Hilary Weaver

Editorial intern, The Nation magazine, New York, NY: Jan. 2015-present
Fact-check weekly features for the magazine, review facts and changes with writers
Research for writers and editors, provide statistics and background information for further story context Produce blog posts, with proper HTML and find photos and write fitting heds, deks for each post

Freelance Writer, New York, NY: Aug. 2014-present
Contribute feature stories and personal narratives to women’s media sites Women’s eNews and Levo League

Social Media Intern, Women in the World Summit New York, NY: April 2014 and upcoming 2015 summit
Managed official Women in the World Summit Twitter account as part of three-person team recording discussions about social justice and women’s issues among panels of global women leaders at Lincoln Center

Editorial and reporting roles, Vox Magazine, Columbia, Mo: May 2012-Dec. 2014
News & Insight department editor (Aug. 2014-Dec. 2014): pitched, edited and worked on a one-on-one basis with reporters to develop hot-button news issues to fit a magazine platform
Reporter (Jan. 2013-May 2013): crafted stories concerning social justice issues, music and arts; served a biweekly general reporting shift for Vox’s sister publication, The Columbia Missourian; contributed to Missouri Press Association award-winning feature package on faith and religion
Contributing writer (May 2012-Aug. 2012): contributed arts and culture features and music and film reviews as needed throughout the summer

Tutor, MU Writing Center, Columbia, Mo: Jan. 2013-Jan. 2015
Worked with students to address higher-order structural concerns on literary analysis, cover letters, personal narratives and other undergraduate and graduate writing assignments

Editorial Intern, PSFK New York, NY: May 2014-July 2014
Wrote and edited daily technology, art and innovation-related posts for 24-hour news desk
Aggregated top-10 daily headlines for tech and innovative business and lifestyle news
Conducted original reporting at events such as Nina Garcia’s Withings smartwatch release party, Microsoft’s Inner Circle event and New York Fashion Tech Lab’s premiere at Hearst Tower

Editorial Intern, Inside Columbia Magazine, Columbia, Mo: Aug. 2013-Oct. 2013
Pitched, interviewed and wrote features concerning finance, fashion and community events
Fact checked, edited for AP style and grammar for stories published in monthly issues

Features Intern, Nursing Times magazine, London, UK: May 2013-Aug. 2013
Crafted, fact-checked and researched weekly profile features about prominent UK nurses
Copy edited final text before publication on weekly production days
Managed social media accounts for weekly Twitter interaction with practicing and student nurses

Seattle Pacific University (2010-2011) Seattle, Washington

University of Missouri (2011-2014)
Bachelor in Journalism, emphasis in magazine journalism editing and writing; minor in English Literature

Competent in AP Style, Chicago Manual of Style, APA Style, Microsoft Office, HTML, In-Design, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, WordPress, WiX, Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro X


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