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Maycee E. Dukes

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

Objective                                                           

To obtain a position that will allow me to use my skill set, experience, and enthusiasm to positively impact my employer and fellow employees.  I also welcome any opportunity to attain new skills to advance both the company and my personal career.

Skills & Abilities

Skills: editing/proofreading, rapid communication, clear and effective writing, contextual analysis, leadership, social media, SEO optimization, 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

FutureTech by RehabMart, Journalism Intern

September 2017-January 2018

  • Heading the journalism team for FutureTech, a website by RehabMart dedicated to sharing the newest advancements in rehabilitative therapy and technology
  • Writing at least two articles a week on regenerative and rehabilitative therapies
  • Working with WordPress, metadata, SEO, and content managing
  • Maintaining contact and meeting with founders of RehabMart
  • Maintaining the FutureTech Facebook page

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
  • Serving as a supervisor 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

New York Minute Magazine, Editor/Content Manager

January 2017-February 2017

  • Working under Lead Editors daily to perform first-round proofreading of articles
  • Content managing through WordPress, including audio-visual embedding, finding and properly sourcing photos to articles, and ensuring articles are properly formatted to fit NYMM rules
  • Holding responsibility for SEO of articles and following guidelines for proper tagging, optimization, and character limitations for search engines

The Red & Black, Contributor                                                    

 January 2017-May 2017

  • Attending weekly pitch meetings with at least three pitches for that week’s articles
  • Conducting research and interviews for each article assigned
  • Covering both university and community events, including audio-visual content
  • Keeping regular contact with editorial and administrative staff
  • Writing 1-2 articles weekly for timely submission

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

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