Inventing Reality: My Editing Experience

Herald Times Reporter

n Position: News Editor

n When: 2000-2002

n Where: Manitowoc, Wis.

n Duties: As the Herald Times Reporter's news editor, I headed the copy desk and routinely paginated all sections of the paper except sports. During my tenure, I oversaw the newsroom’s conversion to new software and Web site, tweaked our newspaper design and rewrote our stylebooks for reporters and copy editors. My staff won headline and special projects awards from Wisconsin Newspaper Association. In addition, I served on the Herald Times Reporter's editorial board, writing an editorial about once a week and an op-ed column every two.

n Awards: Complete list

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