B A H j o u r n a l i s t

Brian Anthony Hernandez

Experience

Mashable.com, New York, N.Y.
Copy editor/writer, February 2011-present
Vaporize errors in news, features and promotional content; occasionally write stories; fill in as an assistant news editor; manage overnight tweets for @Mashable, which has more than 2.4 million followers, as well as several other Mashable-related Twitter accounts

TechMediaNetwork’s BusinessNewsDaily.com, New York, N.Y.
Reporter, August 2010-February 2011
Cover small business with a primary focus on writing about social media and online tools for entrepreneurs; contribute to our company’s social media initiatives by teaching co-workers about the journalistic applications of social media

Arizona Republic and azcentral.com, Phoenix, Ariz.
Online producer, January 2010-June 2010
Produced, edited and posted content for The Republic’s online Things To Do and Nightlife pages and Metromix; maintained social networking tools; was the Metromix liaison between corporate and the local product

Copy editor, October 2009-January 2010
Edited copy for A1, wire, state, sports, business; wrote headlines and captions; edited azcentral.com headlines, abstracts, captions; flagged broken links

Pulliam Journalism Fellowship reporter and copy editor, June 2009-September 2009
Wrote health, court, crime and general assignment stories for print and online; edited copy for 16 community editions; wrote headlines and captions

New York Times website’s political blog “The Caucus”
Blogger, September 2008-November 2008
Blogged live during two presidential debates, one vice-presidential debate and on election day; coordinated content with Times’ editors

Daily Nebraskan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln newspaper, Lincoln, Neb.
Editor in chief, August 2008-January 2009
Hired and managed staff of more than 150; managed $231,000 personnel budget; supervised redesign of website; consulted with web developers

Copy chief, January 2008-May 2008
Managed eight to 12 copy editors; slotted stories, captions and headlines

Cleveland Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio
Reporting intern, May 2008-August 2008
Wrote three to five stories a week as a metro reporter and features reporter

New York Times Journalism Institute, Tucson, Ariz.
Reporter and copy editor, January 2008
Wrote and edited stories and headlines; trained with Times’ reporters and editors; edited web stories, blogs, slide shows and text on videos

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee, Wis.
Dow Jones Newspaper Fund copy desk intern, June 2007-August 2007
Edited two to three stories per hour; wrote news and features headlines

Des Moines Register, Des Moines, Iowa
Reporting intern, May 2006-July 2006
Wrote stories as a general assignment reporter and police reporter; posted stories to web during out-of-town reporting stints

Copy desk and page design intern, July 2006-August 2006
Edited five to seven stories per hour; wrote headlines; designed section fronts

Scottsbluff Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, Neb.
Full-time page designer and copy editor, August 2007-December 2007
Designed pages; edited copy; selected copy for world, nation and state sections

Lincoln Journal Star, Lincoln, Neb.
Copy desk and page design intern, May 2005-May 2006, August 2006-May 2007
Edited five to seven stories per hour; designed section fronts and inside pages

General assignment reporting intern, May 2005-May 2006, August 2006-May 2007
Wrote stories as a general assignment reporter and police reporter

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