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Maycee E. Dukes

maycee.elizabeth@gmail.com | med52110@uga.edu | mayceedukes.org | LinkedIn: Maycee-Dukes

Skills & Abilities

Skills: editing/proofreading, rapid communication, clear and effective writing, contextual analysis, leadership, social media, SEO, working knowledge of HTML, advanced knowledge of WordPress, working knowledge of Trello, experience with Slack, experience with GroupMe

Strengths: Dependable, highly intelligent, punctual, responsible, mature, great attention to detail, very creative and hardworking

Experience

Freelancermap.com, Content Manager/Virtual Assistant

February 2018-present

  • Editing articles on a weekly basis
  • Creating infographics, choosing feature photos
  • Formatting articles and monthly newsletter with HTML
  • Serving as an outreach advocate for other freelance publications
  • Create content for and maintain freelancermap social media pages

Melody Bussey & Associates, Ghost Writer                    

May 2017-January 2018

  • Writing a minimum of three 1000-word articles on a weekly basis writing for publications ranging from governmental organizations to beauty blogs
  • Keeping in contact with editorial and administrative staff on a regular basis
  • Working with metadata, keywords, and SEO

New York Minute Magazine, Lead Editor

February 2017-August 2017

  • Checking grammar, structure, hyperlinks, sources, and vetting information
  • Supervising for editorial and writing staff
  • Revising and rewriting the NYMM Style Guide, Fourth Edition
  • Updating and revising old articles with new formatting system through WordPress
  • Interviewing and training new editorial staff

 

Education

University of Georgia

Athens, GA, Journalism

Maintaining a minimum 3.5 GPA throughout coursework, participating in UGA Honors program, pursuing a minor in Women’s Studies and certifications in Interdisciplinary Writing and New Media Technology

Academic Projects

Managing News Organizations (JOUR 5640) – The New York Times financial assessment and recommendation

·      Working with a team to create a profile, analysis, and financial recommendation for The New York Times

·      Individually creating a company profile including history, accolades, structure, and current important projects

·      Individually creating a write-up of key issues faced by The NYT, including the huge digital leaps news organizations have faced, The NYT’s closest competitors and Project 2020, aimed at increasing multimedia journalism and doubling digital revenue

·      Project was voted as the best of the class by peers

2015-2019

Leadership

University of Georgia Creative Writing Club, President

May 2017-May 2019

  • Conducting monthly leadership meetings
  • Leading weekly meetings
  • Maintaining official club communication with the university

University of Georgia Creative Writing Club, Secretary    

August 2016-May 2017

  • Maintaining upkeep of club social media pages, emails, etc.
  • Writing weekly ListServ emails to entirety of club giving announcements, sending out forms, etc.
  • Creating forms, docs, and spreadsheets through Google Drive