AMY MULVIHILL

2903 Rueckert Ave. #2 | Baltimore, MD | 21214

(860) 671-0917 | amymulvihill@sbcglobal.net

 

EXPERIENCE

Senior editor, Baltimore magazine, Baltimore, MD

October 2014 - present

Conceive, research, assign, write, and edit feature stories. Conceptualize, write, and edit front-of-the-book "Upfront Metro" section, including coverage of politics, personalities, events, music/books/film reviews, and trends, in fun, dynamic briefs. Oversee travel coverage, including two cover features and four to six "department-length" (1,200 to 1,800-word) articles per year. Blog about breaking news, cultural events, and trends. Collaborate with designers and digital staff to formulate visual and online presentation of content. Contribute to popular service packages like “Hot Neighborhoods” and “Best of Baltimore,” as well as dining coverage.  

Copyedit and proofread pages for clarity, grammar, and style. Approve electronic and printed proofs. Hire and manage supplemental proofreaders. Manage in-house style guide to keep pace with changing language standards. Promote magazine on radio and TV.

 Assistant managing editor, Baltimore magazine, Baltimore, MD

July 2008 – October 2014

Calendar editor/research director, Baltimore magazine, Baltimore, MD

November 2006 – July 2008

Conceive, research, assign, write, and edit feature stories. Plan and write profiles of noteworthy Baltimoreans and national figures in sports, academia, science, the arts, and politics. Collaborate with designers and website staff to formulate visual and online presentation of content. Contribute to popular service packages like “Hot Neighborhoods” and “Best of Baltimore,” as well as dining and travel coverage.    

Conceptualize, write, and edit 10- to 20-page front-of-the-book calendar section, including listings, write-ups, and sidebars. Cover fundraisers and galas for monthly party pages. Hire and supervise professional photographers. Edit film, book, and music reviews.

Oversee online calendar, editorial content, and archives. Blog about breaking news, cultural events, and trends.

Oversee fact-checking for all editorial products. Copyedit and proofread pages for clarity, grammar, and style. Approve electronic and printed proofs. Manage in-house style guide to keep pace with changing language standards. Hire, train, manage, and evaluate interns. Promote magazine on radio and TV.

 

Freelance writer

May 2013 - present  

"Ditz, Lightweight, Mooncalf, Naif, The Second-Class Status of Stevie Nicks" for The Awl

"The Tricky Business of Composting," for The Johns Hopkins University Center for a Livable Future blog

 

Reporter, The Litchfield County Times, New Milford, CT

October 2003 – November 2006

Covered environmental, political, and business news in a four-town beat for an award-winning regional newspaper. Reported on issues of statewide importance, including open-space acquisition, campaign-finance reform, voting reform, and telecommunication expansion. Wrote dining reviews and artist profiles for a variety of lifestyle magazines under the newsgroup’s purview. Compiled event listings for weekly newspaper and monthly magazine. Proofread pages for spelling, grammar, and style. Shot images for publication using digital technology.

 

EDUCATION

Goucher College, Towson, MD

            Bachelor of Arts with honors, May, 2003. Major in English Literature.

Betamore Academy, Baltimore, MD

            Front-end Web Development, Fall 2014

Civic Works Real Food Farm, Baltimore, MD

Who Wants To Be An Urban Farmer, May 2014

The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

            Screenwriting I and II with Marc Lapadula, September 2009 – May 2010

 Everyman Theatre, Baltimore, MD           

          Acting I with Bruce Nelson, September – November 2011

Acting II with Deborah Hazlett, January – March 2012

Acting III with Donald Hicken, April – June 2012

Improv II with Bruce Nelson, July – August 2013

 

SKILLS AND CAPABILTIES

Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe CS. Expert in multiple social-media platforms. Wordpress. Final Draft. HTML5 and CSS3. Experienced in New York Times style, AP style.

 

HOBBIES

Active in community theater.

 

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