Meredith Galante

Meredith Galante

Work History

Work History

Shot Selector for NBC.com's Highlight Factory

NBC Universal

-Olympics Highlight Factory: edited video, created montages and highlight packages from 2008 Beijing Olympics, which were all streamed on NBCOlympics.com.

May 2010 - Present

Staff writer

The Star-Ledger

-Features staff writer; covers fashion, kids events, plays, the arts

-Metro editorial intern; covered Newark City Hall, features, record breaking heat, Kids Count policy and other general assignment articles

-May 2006-August 2006: Sports editorial intern and Sid Dorfman Scholar; covered AVP volleyball, WNBA All-Star game, Joga soccer, USA Swimming, minor-league baseball and wrote enterprise stories.

Jan 2010 - May 2010

Editor In Chief

The Daily Orange

-Editor in Chief (January 2010- May 2010); CEO of The Daily Orange Corp. Head of the board of directors. Made all final editorial decisions for a paper of 10,000 circulation. Hired a staff of 35 people.

-Managing Editor (May 2009-December 2009); oversaw a staff of 35 people; planned the budget for the next day’s paper; responsible for paychecks.

-Asst. Copy Editor (August 2008- May 2009); read copy for AP style and fact checked articles in the sports section.

-Staff writer (August 2006-August 2008); Beat writer for winter track, spring track and field, women’s soccer, women’s tennis, Big East football notebook, men’s lacrosse.

Apr 2008 - May 2010

Contributing Writer

Inside Lacrosse

-Contributing writer; covered the Syracuse men’s lacrosse team; wrote game previews, recruiting pieces, season outlooks and live-blogged games.

May 2009 - Aug 2009

Editorial Intern

The Home News Tribune

-Editorial intern during the summer of 2009; covered women’s pro soccer, high school lacrosse and other community sporting events while pursuing other enterprise stories.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Moveable Type

Post, edit and blog entries in the back-end of Advance Internet newspapers. Basic understanding of HTML.

Photoshop

- Basic photo editing skills, including creating title slides and image adjustments.

InDesign

 Experienced in designing print layouts.