Calliope Writing


Katrina Robinson – Resume – Editor and Writer

Katrina Robinson

(843) 830-1051

katrinarobin@gmail.com

 

Employment Experience

Calliope Writing Services Charleston, SC May 2007–Present

Owner/Writer/Editor

  • Provide various companies and individuals with superior writing and/or editing services.
  • Write marketing copy including emails, eBooks, SEO articles, and more.
  • Edit fiction and nonfiction manuscripts for self-publishers and individual authors.
  • Write articles for print and digital magazines.

SPARK Remote May 2019–January 2020

Content Coordinator and Editor

  • Provided editorial support to Microsoft by editing email, website, and newsletter communications for clarity, spelling, and punctuation.
  • Processed email and website communications using the Microsoft Readiness app, Azure, and MailJet to publish and/or email communications to Microsoft partners.
  • Utilized HTML knowledge to format communications in Microsoft Expression Web prior to publication.

Palmetto Publishing Group Charleston, SC September 2015–June 2019

Editor in Chief

  • Evaluated fiction and nonfiction manuscripts for consistency, content clarity, grammar, spelling, and overall quality.
  • Edited fiction and nonfiction manuscripts utilizing Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Wrote regular posts for PPG’s blog relating to the self-publishing services industry, book writing, and grammar.

Media Shower Remote December 2014–April 2016

Thought Leader Series Manager

  • Developed content development and promotion program along with the owner of Media Shower.
  • Managed a team of thought leaders/writers to ensure writers met their deadlines and complied with company guidelines.
  • Edited blog posts to ensure accuracy and readability.
  • Maintained positive working relationship with clients through regular communication to ensure customer satisfaction.

May 2013–December 2014

Managing Editor, Promotions

  • Managed several content marketing programs, electronically tracking progress and meeting expectations, regularly meeting with the owner of Media Shower to discuss progress, and setting future goals for each program.
  • Managed editors and writers to ensure constant communication among the various teams of writers, timely deliverables, and compliance with style guides.
  • Edited blog posts and interview articles to ensure accuracy and readability.
  • Wrote various company guides which were utilized companywide by editors and writers alike (e.g., Headline Writing Training Guide, Social Media Guide: Best Practices, Grammar Guide).
  • Maintained relationships with hundreds of blogs and interviewees to continue efforts in promoting client content.
  • Coordinated and facilitated brainstorming sessions for monthly company writers’ calls; occasionally led calls.

June 2012–May 2013

Guest Blog Post Manager

  • Maintained relationships with hundreds of blog owners to continuously promote client content.
  • Utilized Microsoft Excel spreadsheets to track blog owner relationships and interactions.
  • Managed a fluctuating number of writers, ensuring that they met deadlines and wrote according to the Media Shower style guidelines.
  • Edited blog posts to ensure accuracy, search engine optimization (SEO), and readability.
  • Uploaded posts to blogs via Media Shower’s Content Engine, WordPress, and other content management systems.
  • Consistently reached monthly promotion goals.

April 2008–June 2012

Contributing Writer/Editor

  • Ghostwrote a health-related blog, providing blog posts several times weekly for the duration of the blog’s existence.
  • Wrote search engine optimized articles for companies and individuals in a plethora of industries ranging from finance to beauty.
  • Edited other writers’ articles prior to publication, ensuring that articles were clear, concise, and adhered to the Media Shower style guidelines.

Mt. Pleasant Lifestyle Mt. Pleasant, SC July 2013–April 2014

Editor

  • Coordinated content for monthly print publication.
  • Managed a team of writers and photographers to ensure content was created and submitted by the monthly deadline.
  • Conducted several proofing rounds in Microsoft Word and PDF form to ensure magazine was free of errors.
  • Contacted local organizations and individuals regarding interviews and articles, maintaining positive relationships.

Education

2004-2007                          College of Charleston                    Charleston, SC

B.A. in English with a creative writing concentration

 

Skills & Certifications

·           Writer’s Digest Copyediting Certification (2017)

·           Associated Press Stylebook

·           Chicago Manual of Style

·           WordPress

·           Microsoft Office suite

·           Some HTML knowledge

·           Social media networks including but not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram

 


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