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Michael Steinhart

m_steinhart@hotmail.com
69-15 150th Street
Flushing, NY 11367
United States


Here is my resume:

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OBJECTIVE

Position as copy editor, proofreader and/or writer.

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Sept. '99 - Present

Staff Editor, PC Magazine

Edit raw copy for content, style, and structure. Compose captions, blurbs, and headlines. Conceive and manage art elements for stories. Manage stories from submission to publication.

May '99 - Sept. '00

Copy Editor, PC Magazine

Copy edit articles, features and charts for international publication with circulation above 2 million.

February '98 - March '99

Online Copy Editor, Computer Retail Week

Copy edited breaking news stories for Web publication on Computer Retail Week Interactive and Computer Retail Web. Maintained sites with HTML programming as necessary. Copy edited files and pages for print publication, and wrote several reviews and news stories for online and print publication.

March '97 - Nov. '97

Project Manager, Editor, Securities Data Publishing

Worked as consultant for New York publishing company. In charge of designing direct mailing and survey, compiling and inputting results, maintaining and editing database and copy for retail brokerage firm directory.

July '95 - Aug. '96

Editor, New York Law Journal Information Systems

Reviewed, corrected and coded text files for 1995-1996 New York and National Law Journals database. Scanned, formatted and prepared these files for "Law Journals on CD-ROM" release.

Jan. '94 - Jan. '95

Chief Copy Editor and Reporter, Ramapo News

Edited all news and feature stories for grammar, syntax and space. Wrote hard news, features and arts & entertainment pieces for college newspaper in Mahwah, NJ.

Dec. '92 - Present

Freelance Writer/Editor

Maintain freelance editorial service. Currently serve as reporter, copy editor and layout editor at Lower East Side Voice. Also compose press releases and design flyers and newsletters for non-profit community service organizations and schools. Wrote obituaries and news articles for Rockland Journal News and other area newspapers.

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

Nov. '96 - May '97

Physical Education Instructor, Yeshiva Tifereth Moshe / Dov Revel Elementary School

Developed curricula and taught physical education classes for grades 1-6 in a Queens, NY private school.

Sept. '94 - June '95

Teacher, Jewish Education Program of Rockland Hebrew School

Taught seventh grade classes for disciplinarily challenged students in Sunday school program.

EDUCATION

1991 - 1992

Rockland Community College, Suffern NY. - A.A., Liberal Arts.

Received Dean's List citations, Honor Society, 3.93 cumulative GPA.

1993 - 1994

Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ. - B.A., Communications.

Received Academic Excellence Award, Leadership Award, Academic Scholarship, Dean's List, cited in "Who's Who Among American Universities and Colleges'95." 4.0 GPA

ORGANIZATIONS

Oct. '96 - Present

Member, Association of Orthodox Jews in Communications

Jan. '94 - Dec. '95

Member, New Jersey Press Association

SKILLS

Experienced with Quark CopyDesk, Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, Access and Excel for DOS, Windows and Macintosh platforms. Also skilled with X-Tree Gold, Unix, Microsoft Publisher and most major pagination software programs. Familiar with Associated Press and Chicago styles.


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