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TAMARAH WEBB
(785) 341-0583: Cell
Tamarah.Webb@gmail.com | Tamarahwebb.virb.com

  

EDUCATION
Columbia College Chicago
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, May 2016
Minor: Cultural Studies

EXPERIENCE
Learning to Love Again                                                                                   Atlanta, Georgia
Freelance Book Editor                                                                                       May 2018-Current

Perspective STEM Education Curriculum                                                     Atlanta, Georgia
Freelance Content Editor                                                                                   April 2018-May 2018

Futures Magazine, Alpha Pages, LLC                                                            Chicago
Associate Editor                                                                                                 Oct. 2017-Jan. 2018

  • Supervised day-to-day operations of the editorial office
  • Spread-sheeted special projects and doubled as Digital
    Administrator
  • Digitized all Modern Tradermagazines
  • Top edited copy (also on the digital side)
  • Logistics Supervisor
  • Oversaw publishing of 11 newsletters weekly
  • Increased Futuresmag productivity to ensure all
    content was proofread and prepared at least one
    day in advance to meet the critical publishing deadline
  • Production Assistant
  • Reported and produced Paper Trade article
  • Experience with SEO and InDesign

Futures Magazine, Alpha Pages, LLC                                                             Chicago
Assistant Editor                                                                                                   Jan. 2017-Oct. 2017

  • Produced FinTech company profiles
  • Contributed coverage for FinTech Exchange
  • Published daily newsletters and negotiated
    advertisement deals
  • Performed informational interviews
  • Assisted revenue management with monthly advertising
    analytics reporting
  • Reported and produced the monthly economic calendar to
    meet critical printer deadlines
  • Managed distribution for all Modern Tradermagazines
  • Data entry
  • Experience with MS Office Suite,MailChimp and CMS

Futures Magazine, Alpha Pages, LLC                                                               Chicago
Editorial Assistant                                                                                                 Oct. 2016-Dec. 2016

  • Researched and performed fact-checking
  • Reported and produced lifestyle articles
  • Ensured market reports were proofread and
    prepared to meet critical publishing deadlines
  • Administrative duties 

The Columbia Chronicle
Freelance Copy Editor                                                                                          Chicago                                        
                                                                                                                             Oct. 2016-Nov, 2016                                                                                                                                                                                          

National Association of REALTORS®                                                               Chicago
Publications Intern                                                                                                June 2016-Sept. 2016  

  • Produced Facebook Live event and social media
    promotions
  • Contributed to national editorial conference
  • Assisted the senior vice president and publisher
    in production
    of new website
  • Edited and wrote stories for online and print
    publication

Modern Luxury                                                                                                   Chicago
Editorial Intern                                                                                                     Jan. 2016-May 2016

  • Extensive fact-checking and research for portfolio
    of high-end
    luxury lifestyle magazines: CS, NS and Men’s Book
  • Wrote vibrant, diverse pieces for Modern Luxury
    publications, using SEO
  • Assisted with editorial tasks and attended
    editorial meetings

Echo Magazine, Columbia College Chicago                                                     Chicago
Production Manager                                                                                              Jan. 2016-May 2016

  • Oversaw production and editing of more than 30
    stories including features, profiles and Q&As
  • Planned design elements for stories, including
    photography

The Columbia Chronicle                                                                                    Chicago
Copy Editor                                                                                                           Nov. 2015-Jan. 2016                                                   

  • Edited all articles, making sure the articles were accurate
    and contain no libel, violation of privacy or obscenity; and
    ensured that articles adhered to the guidelines set forth in
    The AP Stylebook and the style guidelines of The Chronicle
  • Edited for visual elements in addition to style and grammar
    errors. This included making sure all pictures and artwork
    were included and were sized correctly
  • Wrote headlines and captions
  • Fact-checked all names, addresses, numbers, locations,
    events, etc. (last line of defense against plagiarism and
    fabrication of sources)

ACTIVITIES AND HONORS
Military Brat, Columbia College: Honors Program (2012-2016); Dean’s List (2012, 2015); The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (2014-2016); Kentucky New Era Scholarship of the Arts (2012)

Fort Campbell Kentucky High School: Salutatorian; Senior class president; tennis team; Nashville Rescue Mission (2010-2012)