Copy Editor Resume Sample

The primary duty of a copy editor is to ensure that a text is readable, accurate, and ready for publication. A copy editor works for various publications like books, newspapers, and magazines. They have to review and edit content for proper grammar, spelling, and layout. The job duties of a copy editor include reviewing and revising content for accuracy and quality, communicating with the production team to ensure content is published promptly, check correct tone, voice, flow and structure of content, compile and update style guides, pen down headline and strapline, coordinate with the team to come up with fresh and creative ideas, able to manage multiple projects and knowledge of SEO. The candidate must possess a degree in journalism with experience in publishing. Candidate must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. They must be highly organized; detail-oriented and must possess leadership skills.

Copy Editor Resume

Name: Anthony Hensley

Address: 2954 Summer Street, Los Angeles, CA 900045
Phone: 396 – 406-724
Email: [email protected]
Current Job: Copy Editor, Future Magazine, Palm Springs, California


Meticulous and result oriented copy editor with experience in managing multiple tasks and meeting deadlines. Possessing editing and proofreading capabilities with successful completion of projects for a major online editing service and a magazine. A quick learner and a dedicated team player recognized for initiative and meets deadlines consistently.


  • Experience in writing, editing and managing high-quality content
  • Superb knowledge about research methods and techniques
  • Proficient working with a variety of media
  • Able to develop marketing materials for clients
  • Strong expertise in drafting and editing blog post, articles, tag line, and social media channels
  • Expertise using keywords for SEO
  • Exceptional organization, and communication skills

Work Experience

Copy Editor, Future Magazine, Palm Springs, California ( 2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Wrote materials for publications and checked spellings and punctuations
  • Evaluated facts in written material using standard references
  • Observed copies and modified changes to ensure compliances meet publication standards
  • Maintained copies for the printer and marketed them aptly
  • Streamlined edit copies and supplemented them with apt photographs and other illustrations

Copy Editor, Marsh, Southfield, MI (2014 – 2016 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Edited and proofread all contents for spelling and syntax
  • Made sure compliances meets mercer editorial style
  • Monitored copies to rewrite sentences and meet the necessary standard
  • Managed all edit copies and marked copies ensuring the changes are made in electronic format
  • Collaborated with writers, copy editors and account managers

Copy Editor, Popsugar Editorials, Los Angeles, CA (2012 – 2014 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducted research for client projects for quality rich content and display information as per readers accessibility
  • Performed checking for accuracy of copy written content
  • Evaluating the layout of pages such as image placement and text spacing
  • Assessing blog posts, and tag lines for grammar spelling mistakes


Masters in Journalism – UCLA department of communication studies, Los Angeles, CA

Bachelor Degree in Journalism – Otterbein College, Westerville, OH

High School: Palm Springs High School, Westerville, OH


Samantha Sands, Copy Editor, Popsugar Editorials, Los Angeles, CA

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 13/11/1989
  • Hobbies: Boxing and cycling

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