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Ellen Matis

Ellen Matis

Digital Media Coordinator

The Indiana Gazette

Indiana, Other

It's important to work in a field you're passionate about -- that's why I'm working as the Digital Media Coordinator and a staff writer at The Indiana Gazette, a daily newspaper. After graduating from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2012 with a bachelor's in journalism and public relations, I knew I wanted to pursue...

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Digital and social media, technology, SEO and innovation.

The Indiana Gazette

Digital Media Coordinator

Manage content on The Indiana Gazette Online, editorial and web-exclusive.
Manage company's social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Pinterest.
Continue to perform staff writer duties, including writing editorial content, pagination.

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The Indiana Gazette

Staff Writer

Develop and help implement editorial social media strategy.
Manage social media accounts, primarily Facebook and Twitter.
Paginate using Quark Press.
Cover/report local stories.
Manage the obituaries section of the newspaper, write and edit them, and work with region individuals and funeral home personnel.
Type content in to CMS.
Work on deadline.

See stories that have been published here: http://bit.ly/114TVG2

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Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Social Media Intern

Assisted with the preparation and presentation of social media workshops for new social media users.
Photographed events and daily campus activities for use on IUP's Facebook page.
Used HootSuite to promote IUP and engage with its followers.
Worked with other IUP departments to ensure social media promotions were accurate and timely.
Engaged with students, prospective students and alumni.
Wrote and edited content for multiple platforms.
Used Google and HootSuite analytics to measure effectiveness of social media efforts.
Prepared year-end analytics reports.
Created student manual for future interns.

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The Penn

Managing Editor

Manage content for the newspaper, published twice weekly. Write the editorial content on behalf of the newspaper.
Manage the Opinion page of the newspaper, its contributed articles, columns and cartoons.
Manage employee records.

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The Penn

Copy Editor

Responsibilities include: Checking and editing every page before publishing. Working with editorial staff to ensure paper is published without errors. Attending weekly editorial meetings and bi-weekly production meeting. Covering/photographing local stories as needed.

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The Penn

Photographer/Staff Writer

Responsibilities include: photographing events/individuals, writing articles, interviewing, working on a deadline, and working as a team.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Journalism/Public Relations, Communications Media