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Alexandra Chang

Alexandra Chang

Freelance Writer

various publications

Ithaca, Other

Freelance writer


various publications

Freelance Writer

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

Career medium 03


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.



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.

Career medium 03


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.

Career medium 05
Career medium 04

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.



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.

Career medium 04
Career medium 03

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.


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

Career medium 04

University of California, Berkeley

B.A., Rhetoric

University of California, San Diego

Literature/Writing, Political Science