Giuliana Macaluso

  • Washington, D.C. Metro Area

Search Plan Profile

Seeking a copy editing position to ensure grammatical clarity and consistency within and across publication content. 

Recent Positions

Work History
Aug 2015 - Present

Copy Editor

The Bluestone

- Copy edits all copy of James Madison University's yearbook content for grammar, consistency, and adherence to Associated Press style

- Serves as the publication's authority on Associated Press style

- Composes original headers, sub-headers, and captions for diverse spreads

Aug 2015 - Present

Staff Writer

The Bluestone

- Creates content for James Madison University's yearbook, including interviewing sources and conducting research

Jan 2015 - Present

Senior Editor

Lexia: Undergraduate Journal in Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication

- Displays editorial judgment by reading, reviewing, and editing students' submissions across genres

- Collaborates with and guides writers to revise pieces prior to publication

May 2015 - Jul 2015

Business Analyst Intern

Booz Allen Hamilton

- Performed technical editing for the Organizational Approach and Technical volumes of a multi-million dollar government proposal

- Edited and formatted internal Booz Allen indoctrination handbook

- Created and maintained a compliance matrix for a multi-million dollar government proposal

- Collaborated with senior leadership populate, format, and collect information for key and non-key personnel resumes for a multi-million dollar government proposal

May 2014 - Aug 2014

Youth Ministry Intern

Cedar Run Community Church

- Researched, coordinated, and executed ministry events for middle and high school students

Feb 2014 - Apr 2014

Creative Writer/marketing Team Member

Young Life Fairfax

- Created marketing material via WordPress blogging for the Young Life Fairfax Splatter Run 5k race

- Increased Google keyword ranking by 90 places via SEO; increased race contributions by over 100%

- Wrote sponsorship pitches to prospective sponsors; coordinated sponsorships

Targets

Seeking a position at a small, collaborative print publication that brings pertinent news its locality.

Education

Education
2013 - 2016

James Madison University

Bachelor of Arts

Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication and French