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Catherine Park

Catherine Park

New York, NY

Student at University of Maryland College Park

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Patch.com

Student Reporter

• Receive weekly basic training from regional editor of Patch
• Assigned a local beat to cover in neighboring towns and cities
• Work alongside both regional and local editors on stories, editing
• Pitch story ideas regarding community news, residents
• Required to publish at least 10 stories throughout semester

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Lifestyle Mirror

Editorial Intern

• Wrote a story on Michael Phelps and his girlfriend: “Gold Medal Love”
• Reached out to organizations and PR groups to gather resources for a project focused on summer cocktails: “Water Cocktails”
• Researched background information and products for cover stories: Sonja Morgan, Eugenie Niarchos, Paz de la Huerta and Eva Riccobono and Matteo Ceccarini
• Researched for features such as Lifestyle 35 for July and August, Top Surf Spots and Best Rooftop Bars
• Transcribed interview videos for editors
• Researched products for corresponding cover stories, and created credit and contact sheets
• Pitched story ideas dealing with timely culture and lifestyle news: James Franco for Playboy
• Edited the daily horoscope section

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HOME & DESIGN Magazine

Editorial Intern

• Wrote descriptions for the “Autumn House Tour” section in the Fall 2011 issue
• Interacted with industry professionals to complete projects
• Researched products and completed product descriptions for “Bazaar” section
• Contributed to the “9-to-note” section for the Sourcebook
• Worked on the “Designer’s Choice Awards,” collecting and organizing images for the contest

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Suit Magazine

Editorial Intern

• Assigned weekly articles; “Allour Massage Interclinics: The Healing Touch”
• Conducted interviews with businesses and companies on a national scale
• Helped with background research on stories for managing editor
• Honed fact-checking and editing skills

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Broadway Magazine

Editorial Intern

• Wrote profiles on Broadway shows and cast
• Learned research and editing techniques
• Interacted with managing editor on story ideas and direction

University of Maryland College Park

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Journalism

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Journalism

Tenafly High School

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