Resume

 CARLI VELOCCI | JOURNALIST, WEB EDITOR, AND SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

Phone Number Available Upon Request | Velocci.c@gmail.com

Geek.com   | Remote
Entertainment Writer |  September 2016 – Present

  • Reported on the latest in geek entertainment for Geek.com.
  • Researched and wrote features on entertainment history and criticism.
  • Attended and reported on events in the Los Angeles area.

Gizmodo/io9   | Remote
Weekend Editor | May 2016 – September 2016

  • Researched and wrote stories for the Gizmodo and io9 blogs on the subjects of science, technology, and pop culture.
  • Curated social media posts on Twitter and Facebook
  • Edited and fact-checked articles from other writers for grammar and spelling.
  • Moderated comments sections

Polygon, Vice, Paste Magazine and Others  |  Various Locations
Freelance Writer | February 2013 – Present

  • Wrote reviews, news, and features including interviews, editorials, etc for online.
  • Formatted articles for the web with HTML and CSS in CMS.

The Boston Globe   | Boston, MA
Content Producer | December 2014 – June 2016

  • Formatted and posted stories in current events, entertainment and lifestyle, sports, and more on BostonGlobe.com.
  • Wrote web teases and headlines to maximize audience engagement.
  • Managed social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and more by posting latest updates and expanding reach.
  • Wrote up original content as needed.

WHDH-TV   | Boston, MA
Web Producer | December 2013 – December 2014

  • Wrote and posted local, national, and world news on WHDH.com and applications through the WorldNow CMS.
  • Helped with breaking news by pushing notifications, communicating with executive producers, and quickly writing up stories.
  • Managed social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus by posting latest updates and expanding engagement.
  • Recorded on-air broadcasts and edited video for the web.
  • Created website pages and edited utilities in CMS with HTML and CSS.

Reviewed.com | Boston, MA
Staff Writer | March 2013 – October 2013

  • Managed the recently launched Deals Blog, which highlights the best electronics sales.
  • Searched the Internet for the best deals on electronics and accessories and composed daily blog posts and features.
  • Inserted relevant affiliate links and coordinated with the VP of business development to maximize efficiency.
  • Entered and formatted articles in the CMS for the website.

DigBoston | Boston, MA
Contributor and Web Assistant| May 2012 – Present

  • Assisted the Web Editor in uploading articles and features into WordPress for DigBoston.com.
  • Formatted articles for the web using HTML, CSS, and Javascript widgets.
  • Managed the newspaper’s Twitter and Facebook accounts, updating them with relevant content.
  • Wrote original articles for the site and newspaper pertaining to technology, news, video games, and humor.
  • Filled in for Web Editor when necessary.

Boston Globe | Boston, MA
Editorial Assistant Intern | January 2011 – June 2011

  • Assisted the senior producer of the Business, Technology, and Personal Finance sections with the following duties.
  • Updated the website with new articles and content using a content management system.
  • Composed teases and headlines for stories.
  • Created original content including photo galleries, user polls, chats, and other pages for article packages.
  • Took and edited photographs for original galleries and wrote up copy.

Fox 25 News | Dedham, MA
Web Design and Production Intern | January 2010 – June 2010

  • Updated station’s website with AP wire stories using content management system.
  • Compiled and updated local stories based on reporter information and other news websites.
  • Edited video and photographs for website using Photoshop and Avid.
  • Updated site layout with HTML and CSS under supervision of the senior web producer.
  • Monitored chats, message boards, and social networking websites such as Facebook and Twitter.
  • Filled in at assignment desk when necessary listening to police radios and taking phone calls.

EDUCATION:

Northeastern University | Boston, MA
Bachelor of Arts in English with Honors | September 2008 – December 2012

  • Minors in Journalism and Cinema Studies
  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Dean’s List, Honors Program
  • Relevant Classes Taken: Journalism 1, 2, and 3; Video Basics; Journalism Ethics; Film Theory

SPECIAL SKILLS AND INTERESTS:

  • CMS Including Joomla
  • HTML/CSS
  • Facebook
  • Photography
  • WordPress/Blogging
  • Video Editing Software
  • Twitter
  • Video Games
  • SEO
  • Microsoft Office
  • Instagram
  • Reading and Writing Sci-Fi and Fantasy
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • All Web Browsers
  • Vine

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