Olivia Feldman

120A NW 10th St.

Gainesville, FL 32601



The Gainesville Sun, Copy Editor/Page Designer                                                                                   May 2012 – present

  • Design the pages of The Gainesville Guardian, a weekly newspaper directed toward the east Gainesville community
  • Post stories to the Guardian website
  • Run all Guardian editor duties when editor cannot be present
  • Pull photos for, write headlines and edit wire stories on several pages of the Gainesville Sun and the Ocala Star-Banner
  • Write stories for the Gainesville Sun and its weekly entertainment section

The Independent Florida Alligator, Blogger/Avenue writer, Copy desk chief, copy editor           Sept. 2010 – April 2012

  • Wrote a weekly blog entry, featured on, for the largest student-run newspaper in the country
  • Wrote articles for The Avenue, the Alligator’s weekly entertainment section
  • Managed copy editors and made sure they looked over articles correctly
  • Reviewed articles and tagged them using Adobe InCopy to format them for the production department and eventual publication
  • Worked with editor-in-chief and managing editor to write headlines for stories


University of Florida                      2008-2012

Degree: B.S.

Major: Journalism

Skills and Awards:

  • Skilled in Adobe InDesign, InCopy and basic Photoshop;  AP Style; working knowledge of XHTML and CSS; working Spanish
  • Knowledge of social media and blogging (Twitter, Quora, WordPress, Tumblr, Pinterest, LinkedIn)


  • Studied abroad in Italy with College of Journalism and Communications students and faculty, May 2011
  • Society of Professional Journalists (University of Florida chapter), 2010-2012
  • Former brother of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity, April 2009-Jan. 2011


  • Carolyn Palmer

Editor, The Gainesville Guardian


  • Sharon Sullivan

Assistant managing editor,

The Gainesville Sun



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