Resume

Cary Carr
carr.cary@gmail.com/cary.carr@temple.edu
267-872-9156

Professional Experience 

  • Weight Watchers Magazine Editorial Intern, September 2013 – October 2013
    Researched for upcoming health features, specifically utilizing PubMed
    Conducted interviews with health professionals
  • Technically Philly Staff Writer, January 2013 – May 2013
    Wrote several feature stories for the technology website
    Produced original video content and photographs
  • ASME Intern at SELF Magazine, June 2012 – August 2012
    Pitched and contributed for online entertainment and health blogs
    Attended press events and desk side meetings for editors
    Researched relevant health studies for various editors
    Organized the holiday gift guide
    Various organizational tasks for the Editor in Chief
  • Peer Tutor at the Business Communication Center , August 2012 – May 2013
    Reviewed student’s papers and assignments and made suggestions
    Checked for grammatical and structural errors
    Helped form theses and assist students in preparing for class presentations
  • Philadelphia Magazine Editorial Intern, August 2011 – December 2011
    Fact checked stories
    Transcribed interviews
    Helped editors research for stories
    Organized the bridal listings and wrote descriptions for several venues and businesses
    Pitch and contribute stories for online health blog Be Well
  • Her Campus Temple Health and Fitness Editor, September 2011 – January 2013
    Regularly contributed stories for online
    Ediedt and assigned stories for the health and fitness section
    Met with staff writers to work on their magazine writing
    Held several events and writing workshops
  • The Temple News Contributing Writer, September 2009 – May 2013
    Worked as a contributing staff writer and body image columnist
    Previously Temple Student Government beat reporter
    Previously health and fitness columnist
    Previously relationship columnist
  • JUMP: The Philly Music Project Contributing Writer, January 2011 – May 2013
    Regularly contribute stories for the print magazine
    Attend staff meetings and help copy-edit for upcoming issues
    Wrote two cover stories during the past year
  • Philadelphia Weekly Arts & Entertainment Intern, December 2010 – May 2011
    Updated listings for events on computer database
    Regularly contributed stories on upcoming a&e events in Philadelphia 

Education

  • Temple University Philadelphia, Pa.
  • GPA: 3.89
  • B.A., Journalism
  • Minor in public health
  • Honors Certificate

Awards/Honors

  • Recipient of the Best Arts and Culture Writing Award (2013)
  • Recipient of the David Womack Award (2013)
  • Selected for the American Society of Magazine Editor’s Internship Program (2012)
  • Recipient of the Best Opinion Writing Award (2012)
  • Recipient of the Jack and Florence Steck Scholarship (2011)
  • Kappa Tau Alpha Honors Society

Skills

Somewhat proficient in

  • Final Cut Pro
  • Audacity
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • WordPress
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • HTML/CSS
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