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Welcome to the 19th annual American Copy Editors Society national conference in Pittsburgh March 26-28, 2015. (Photo by Jeremy Davis.)

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Saturday, March 28 • 10:45am - 12:15pm
How to Get the Job You Want

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A panel of professionals from print and online publications and businesses, who will lead an open discussion about the latest in resumes and cover letters; preparing for the "big" interview, editing tests and trial editing sessions as part of an interview; follow-up calls and notes; and even how to market yourself as the first step to getting your dream job. (If you're here, you're off to a good start.)

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Emmy Favilla

Copy chief, BuzzFeed
Emmy Favilla is the New York-based copy chief at BuzzFeed, where she manages a team of six copy editors across three bureaus and is responsible for copyediting content across the site. She also created the BuzzFeed Style Guide, aka "the first style guide for the internet." Emmy is the former copy chief at Teen Vogue and currently teaches regular copyediting classes for Mediabistro. She has worked as a copy editor for both print and web... Read More →
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Shana McNally

Corporate proofreader, Costco Wholesale
Shana McNally joined Costco in 2000 as the marketing writer and moved to corporate proofreader in 2008 – the company’s first. She proofs marketing communications, packaging, the employee magazine, employee training, publisher promotions and social media. In addition, she develops and maintains corporate style guides. Recently, she added writing the My Costco Services guide to her responsibilities. Previously, she worked at The Associated... Read More →
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Maggie Walter

Associate professional practice professor, Missouri School of Journalism
Maggie Walter is an associate professor and night news editor at the Columbia Missourian. She joined the University of Missouri (MU) faculty in August 2003. Walter serves as the faculty adviser for the MU Chapter of ACES and is a member of the national organization. She is a faculty member for the annual Dow Jones Newspaper Fund Missouri Editing Excellence Workshop held at the Missouri School of Journalism. She is also a Wakonse Fellow and a... Read More →


Saturday March 28, 2015 10:45am - 12:15pm
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