Dionne Reynolds

Lead Multiplatform Editor


Accomplished, thorough journalist offering 17 years of writing, editing
and leadership experience, with a vast knowledge of world events, unmatched technology skills and a passion for a digital-first environment.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2012 - Present

Lead Multiplatform Editor

Treasure Coast Newspapers
  • Leads the Multimedia Platform Desk, which includes booking stories and pages, adjusting for breaking news, altering employees' tasks, and managing page flow, maximizing deadline results.
  • Sends stories and art to TCPalm.com, Facebook and Twitter sites, updating breaking news stories with reader-enticing headlines and kickers, prioritizing top stories, adding galleries and videos, and monitoring and updating traffic and weather.
  • Improves clarity and accuracy of local and wire stories, and designs pages for The Stuart News, the Indian River Press Journal, the St. Lucie News-Tribune, and the Anderson (S.C.) Independent-Mail.
  • Selects and edits regional, national and world wire stories and photos for the four newspapers.
May 2011 - Nov 2012

Page Designer/Copy Editor

Media General Consolidated Editing Center
  • Booked and designed The Tampa Tribune's and The Pasco Tribune's Metro sections; the Nation & World pages for The Tampa Tribune, the Richmond Times-Dispatch and the Winston-Salem Journal; and the Hernando Today and Highlands Today pages to assist the Community Consolidated Editing Center.
  • Edited local copy for the Tribune’s newspapers, and Nation & World wire copy for the Tampa, Richmond and Winston-Salem newspapers.
  • Compiled and edited the National & World briefs for the three papers, and proofed and approved all wire pages as the Nation & World chief.
  • Added videos, video galleries and slideshows nightly to The Tampa Tribune's new e-edition.
Dec 2005 - Feb 2011

Night News Editor/Wire Editor/Page Designer

The Kitsap Sun
  • Coordinated and edited the local, state and Nation & World sections, serving as the night and weekend assignment editor.
  • Managed copy and art flow to designers, and edited proofs to maximize deadline results.
  • Posted and prioritized breaking news, local stories, photos, PDFs, videos and created photo galleries for the paper's website to keep readers informed of the latest news.
  • Designed pages and created graphics for the A1, Nation & World, Business, Life and Sports sections.
May 2004 - Dec 2005

Senior Copy Editor/Page Designer

Peninsula Daily News
  • Led the daily planning meetings; booked and designed the local, business and wire sections for the Clallam and Jefferson county editions.
  • Designed the weekly TV book, as well as fielded readers’ questions and requests for the section.
  • Coordinated and designed weekly advance pages, such as the Sunday Features section.
  • Spearheaded the coordination, booking, design and editing of the summer and winter North Olympic Peninsula Newcomers' and Visitors Guides magazines.
Dec 2002 - Jan 2004

Copy Editor/Page Designer

The East Valley Tribune
  • Planned and designed the Local News sections for the Scottsdale and East Valley editions.
  • Improved quality of local, wire, features and business stories, and proofed pages.
  • Managed nightly page flow and sent all pages to prepress.
    Aug 2000 - Dec 2002

    Copy Editor/ Page Designer

    The Roanoke Times
    • Planned and designed the National, Metro and Business pages for the state, New River Valley and Roanoke Valley editions.
    • Edited local, state and wire stories.
    • Posted and prioritized local stories nightly for Roanoke.com.
    Apr 1999 - May 2000

    PC Support Representative

    • Solved insurance agents' software and hardware problems during rollouts of Allstate's new computer systems.
    • Configured and debugged issues with IBM fixed-function terminals, DeskJet and Lexmark printers, and AS/400 systems.
    • Solved problems with Windows NT, Reflections, OS/2, Rumba and dial-up router AS/400 connections, and Life Mobile Office laptops.
    • Configured software for the installation of Siemens and Nortel phone systems to insurance agency computers for AutoDial functionality.
    Nov 1996 - May 1998

    Sports Reporter

    Naples Daily News
    • Wrote news and features stories and columns on area high school, community and minor league sports.
    • Spearheaded the new Prep Page, including writing columns, advance game stories and features, and picking the Prep of the Week.
    • Designed agate pages.



      Examples of Design and Editing




      Newspaper production suite

      Adobe InDesign and InCopy

      Newspaper design and editing software


      Newspaper production suite


      Newspaper production suite

      Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat

      Creative applications

      Quark XPress

      Newspaper design software

      Microsoft Office

      Business software


      Content management system


      Content management system


      Poynter News University: Digital Analytics and Social Media

      Poynter News University: Scripps Edit with Confidence and Accuracy