Paul Hughes

  • Fullerton CA

Work History

Work History
Apr 2008 - Present

Editor-In-Chief/desktop Publisher

AANOC

Direct production of 12--page newsletter that is published online and in print every other month while working under minimal supervision: Determine newsletter content, layout and overall look of the publication Assign articles and edit content submitted by a group of volunteer writers Ensure publication is printed correctly and posted online in a timely manner Identify ways to cut production costs while maintaining high quality standards

Jul 2004 - Aug 2007

Technical Writer

SOUTHERN

CALIFORNIA EDISON CO.-Rosemead, CA Technical Writer

Engaged on multiple occasions for technical and marketing communications projects: Maintained Intranet site and edited articles and wrote original stories about progress being made to implement new state-mandated energy acquisition program Edited multiple project specification reports for clarity, grammar and style Interviewed and wrote about engineers, linemen and project managers for Transmission and Distribution Business Unit, providing content for Internet and print publications Traveled to multiple locations to interview subject matter experts and to write firsthand about technical aspects of proposed construction projects

Feb 1997 - Oct 2006

Senior Financial Writer

QUEST CAPITAL STRATEGIES, INC

Contributed to the successful marketing efforts of firm as manager of desktop publishing department: Wrote, formatted and distributed a series of newsletters each month online and in print Authored original articles for company web site while also editing content for grammar and style Repeatedly exceeded expectations for department and routinely completed projects within established budgetary constraints

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Mar 1993 - May 1994

Staff Writer

DESERT DISPATCH
Barstow, CA(Daily Newspaper) Staff Writer
Aug 1989 - Mar 1992

Reporter II

INLAND VALLEY DAILY BULLETIN
Ontario, CA(Daily Newspaper) Reporter II(Journeyman)
Jan 1988 - Aug 1989

Reporter

CARPINTERIA HERALD AND MONTECITO LIFE

Carpinteria, CA (Community Newspapers) Reporter

Jan 1987 - Jan 1988

Reporter

BIG BEAR GRIZZLY

Big Bear Lake. , CA (Community Newspaper) Reporter

Education

Education

A.A.

FULLERTON COLLEGE

B.A

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY