Kelly Carr: Editor of Life

Senior Editor, The Lookout: Fall 2013—Summer 2017

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curated content

As editor of a weekly publication, I: 
• developed annual 52-week theme list
• analyzed hundreds of queries monthly and assigned articles
• mentored freelance authors and contracted columnists
• edited submissions and managed proofreading process
• determined images and layout with graphic designer

I also collaborated with our marketing team on brand strategies and supervised the assistant editor and several contractors.

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The written word

During my years as editor, my writing skills were tested and sharpened as I wrote a weekly editorial.

I was also called upon to create articles and conduct interviews on behalf of The Lookout and its sister publication, Christian Standard

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 digital platforms

During this time I facilitated daily content for the magazine on its digital platforms and launched its social media pages.