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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
Army Brat

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

  • Supervised day-to-day operations of the editorial office
  • Reported and produced Paper Trade article
  • Trained staff to summarize and analyze advertising analytics
    reporting and to operate CMS
  • Increased digital magazine productivity to ensure market
    reports were proofread and prepared at least one
    day
     in advance to meet critical publishing deadlines
  • Top edited copy (also on the digital side)
  • Spread-sheeted special editorial projects and doubled as
    Digital Administrator
  • Oversaw production and publishing of 11 newsletters weekly
  • Digitized Modern Trader magazines, using CMS and Dropbox
  • Published advertisement deals
  • Managed distribution for Modern Trader magazines
  • Production assistant 
  • Reported and produced monthly economic calendar to meet
    critical printer deadlines
  • Experience with SEO and InDesign

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

  • Reported and produced lifestyle articles
  • Produced FinTech company profiles
  • Contributed coverage for FinTech Exchange
  • Curated and published market analyses 
  • Ensured market reports were proofread and prepared
    to meet critical publishing deadlines
  • Published daily newsletters and negotiated
    advertisement deals
  • Performed informational interviews
  • Assisted revenue management with monthly advertising
    analytics reporting
  • Reported and produced monthly economic calendar
    to meet critical printer deadlines
  • Managed distribution for Modern Trader magazines
  • Experience with Excel, 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

The Columbia Chronicle
Freelance Copy Editor

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 vice president 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
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)