Michael Catalini

Michael Catalini

Work History

Work History
Jul 2009 - Present

Editor - Sports analysis

The Baltimore Sun

• Manage and edit three reporters at one of newspaper's most successful departments, under deadline in print and online

• Strategically produce pages of baltimoresun.com, averaging 2 million page views monthly

• Set strategy for production and integration of multimedia: video, audio, photo, mobile

• Contribute original reporting, including reporting on international aspect of sports

Aug 2008 - Jul 2009

Assistant Multimedia Director

The Baltimore Sun

• Manage videos and multimedia projects from conception to dissemination on web, working with reporters, photographers, bloggers and freelancers

• Formulate strategies, via research and outreach, to increase video, multimedia, site viewership

• Direct social media/outreach for video on Twitter.com

• Responsible for organizing multimedia content on baltimoresun.com

• Maintain technical equipment: video, audio, ancillary

• Pioneered use of live-streaming video at baltimoresun.com

May 2007 - Aug 2008

Web Content Editor

The Baltimore Sun

• Worked with reporters, editors and web designers of The Baltimore Sun to create content for baltimoresun.com

• Served as principal editor of news reports, blog entries and special projects for the web

• Conceptualized and produced news video. Examples: Pope Benedict's visit to Washington; the Preakness Stakes; How to Tie a Bow Tie for the blog You Don't Say

• Collaborated with reporters and web designers to build and maintain news features: mashup of Baltimore City homicides; Flash presentation of invasive species in Chesapeake Bay

Jun 2006 - May 2007

Copy editor

The Baltimore Sun

• Edited stories for front-page, metro and sports sections, with focus on accuracy in facts and language, conciseness and clarity

• Composed headlines and photo captions

• Oversaw compilation of The Sun's daily digest, a summary of the news 


Jan 2009 - Present


Johns Hopkins University

• Research and analyze public and foreign policy - 21 credits earned

• Build relationships with peers, who are Washington professionals, ranging from political journalists to legislative aids

Aug 2002 - May 2006


Penn State

• Worked for four years as reporter, editor at 20,000-circulation newspaper

• Earned Dow Jones editing scholarship

• Copy editing internship at The Buffalo News




• Edited regularly with Final Cut Pro; Photo Shop; HTML; content management systems • Worked as professional videographer, using HD, SD equipment • Publish blogs, reports using Microsoft, Mac OS and blogging platforms    

Foreign language

• Fluency in Italian; understanding of Romance language, including Spanish • Beginner's ability reading, writing Arabic; understanding of Egyptian dialect