"Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better."
-- author John Updike
From November 2006 to February 2010, I worked as a page designer and copy editor for New York Times Co. newspapers in Ocala and Gainesville, Florida. I started with the Ocala Star-Banner, and in late 2008, the Star-Banner's production operations were merged with those of the Gainesville Sun, where my job was transferred.
Designed pages and edited stories.
Posted local stories to Web using Saxotech publishing system.
Software: DTI, Adobe InCopy/InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, ATS MediaDesk.
Ongoing skill development is a major focus of the New York Times Co. Participated in many training opportunities including internal seminars, online seminars at News University, and the 2008 Florida ACES conference. Topics generally related to copy editing, page design and online publishing.