Online Editor Resume Sample

A web editor manages content and images on a website. Their primary task is to plan, research, and edit the content of a website. They have to create and publish new content in a creative manner. The candidate needs to be a skilled writer and researcher and should have an understanding of the special requirements of web writing. The job duties of an online editor include developing digital contents for assigned website, performing daily posting on websites with latest updates, obtaining approval from managing editor for the publication of content, coordinating with team members across the organization to develop and implement strategies, check the accuracy of content, proofread and edit material, use SEO and social media platform for content marketing, comply with copyright and privacy regulation. The online editors need to possess a degree in journalism or communication and must have a creative mind. They need to have in-depth knowledge about SEO and familiar with the content management system.

Online Editor Resume

Name: Jennifer Hunter

Address: Broadway Lane, New Parkland, CA, 91020
Phone: 476 – 406-734

Email: [email protected]
Current Job: Online Editor, New England Newspapers, Inc., Norfolk, VA


Dedicated and experienced online editor with a degree in journalism and a strong eye for detail. A focused online editor with vast knowledge in all aspects of online newspaper production. Able to work effectively as a part of a team and independently. Adept functioning in a high-pressure work environment. Developed a strong understanding of how to phrase words, and edit articles before publication. I have experience in both writing and researching facts before approving articles.


  • Outstanding web editorial and content management experience
  • Profound knowledge about writing, editing, and page layout
  • Understanding of digital media and multimedia journalism
  • Knowledge about the online content development process
  • Proficient in Photoshop and MS Office Suite

Work Experience

Online Editor, New England Newspapers, Inc., Norfolk, VA ( 2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Curating innovative contents and providing ideas and strategies
  • Encouraged interactive storytelling and raising synergies
  • Maintained website with constant cooperation of editors
  • Handled breaking news segment daily
  • Edited lifestyle pieces before transferring to the news desk

Online Editor, Los Angeles City Paper, Los Angeles, CA (2014 – 2016 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Worked on the draft submitted by authors, performed edits and returned the work to authors
  • Ensured articles are free of spelling and grammar mistakes
  • Performed research online about the facts, links, and information listed in the article
  • Responsible for transferring articles from paper to online site
  • Edit new stories on sports and movies

Online Editor, Bangor Daily News, Norfolk, VA (2012 – 2014 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisted design teams regarding creative development
  • Ensured latest news are published on the site
  • Crafted ideas coordinating with other editorial staff
  • Assisted web reporters in creating article layout
  • Proofread online content for grammatical accuracy


Masters in Journalism – University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Bachelor Degree in Journalism – University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE
High School: South Magnet High School, Omaha, NE


Mary John, Online Editor, Los Angeles City Paper, Los Angeles, CA

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 12/10/1988
  • Hobbies: Gardening and cycling

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