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Alexandra Chang

Alexandra Chang

Freelance Writer

various publications

Ithaca, Other

Freelance writer

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various publications

Freelance Writer

Writing for various publications, including WIRED, Details, Dwell, and The Sweethome.

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WIRED

Staff Writer

• Write news and feature stories for online consumer technology vertical Gadget Lab. Occasionally contribute to business and design coverage.
• Review newly released hardware and software for Wired Reviews.
• Contribute product and news to Wired magazine.

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Macworld

Staff Editor

• Wrote news and review articles.
• Worked on features team, focused on long-form editorial projects including Macworld Daily Reader (iPad app) and Superguide book series.
• Assisted with Digital Photo channel coverage.

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AllThingsDigital

Editorial Intern

• Managed and authored Facebook accounts.
• Assisted with social media strategies and best practices.
• Updated blog entries for Voices channel.

Brainchild Tutoring Center

English Tutor

• Worked one-on-one with K-12 students on various English homework assignments.
• Led group tutoring sessions in writing, grammar, vocabulary, and reading comprehension.

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VegNews Magazine

Editorial Assistant (Internship)

• Pitched and wrote daily news stories and pieces for web, front-of-book, back-of-book, and blogs.
• Edited and fact-checked feature, front-of-book, back-of-book, and web articles.
• Fielded inquiries from potential advertisers, writers, and companies to be featured in publication.
• Brainstormed ideas and provided feedback in design and company goal meetings.

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Swirl

Freelance Proofreader

• Proofread projects for text and design accuracy for clients including: Lennar, Microsoft, PG&E, eBay, Delta Dental, Clipper card, and AARP.
• Copywrote e-newsletters for various Lennar communities.

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Joanna Pulcini Literary Management

Literary Assistant / Office Manager

• Served as daily point of contact for clients, publishers, and industry representatives via phone and email.
• Managed agent and select author travel arrangements, agency finances, calendar/schedule, and event needs.
• Drafted and edited memos between agent and authors, publishers, and industry representatives.
• Researched and fact-checked storylines, assisted in editing manuscripts for New York Times bestselling novelists.
• Screened and phone interviewed applicants for additional assistant positions.

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Berkeley Center for New Media

Communications Coordinator

• Serve as press contact; maintain regular correspondence with speakers and press regarding news and events
• Develop and implement communications and production schedule for Center’s events (approx. 5 / month)
• Responsible for content and distribution of press releases, event information, and web content; launched and managed listserv system for monthly e-announcements with more than 3000 subscribers
• Train work-study student employees in administrative duties

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University of California, Berkeley

B.A., Rhetoric

University of California, San Diego

Literature/Writing, Political Science