Resume

Resume. (Or CV, if you prefer.)

Details

Contact: katherine.myrick@gmail.com, 765-215-5771

Education: Indiana University, School of Journalism, Bachelor of the Arts in Journalism, June 2010

Skills: Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, CCI, Eidos Methode, SAXOTECH, Jazzbox, Layout Champ, Microsoft Office, working knowledge of HTML and CSS

Organizations: Former volunteer editor of SND.org


Experience

Designer, Omaha World-Herald, May 2015-present: Design for the print edition and the website. Art direct a team of designers. Editor for Omaha.com, the Omaha World-Herald’s website. Produce content, design longform stories, edit stories, research slideshows, manage the homepage, and manage social media accounts for various OWH platforms.

Project Designer, Minneapolis Star Tribune, June 2014-May 2015: Designer focused on the planning and production of long-term projects, special sections, Sunday A1, and special projects. Also designed daily sections and weekly features sections.

News Designer, The Washington Post, June 2010-June 2014: Print and digital designer, focused mainly on A1 and project management. Designed A1 for major news events, including Osama bin Laden’s death, Aurora shooting, Newtown shooting, Navy Yard shooting, Boston Marathon bombing, 2013 Inauguration of President Obama, and sale of The Washington Post. Responsible for Sunday A1. Designed and booked metro, sports and features sections. Designed for the flagship iPad app and the Post Politics app. Designed and produced longform stories for washingtonpost.com, including interactive and responsive pieces.

Freelance marketing designer, The Zacher Company, Jan. 2012-present: Design marketing products for The Zacher Company, an industrial and commercial real estate firm in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Designs include: Company brochure, marketing brochure, marketing proposals, business cards, letterhead, offering memorandums, newspaper ads, magazine ads, PowerPoint marketing presentations, and additional marketing materials as requested.

Internships

St. Petersburg (Tampa Bay) Times, May 2009-August 2009: Designed covers and inside pages for the features and news departments. Art directed photo shoots and illustrations. Designed A1.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 2008-August 2008: Designed covers and inside pages for the sports, features and news departments. Art directed photo shoots and illustrations, protoyped new features sections and designed top modules for stltoday.com.

Arizona Republic, December 2007-March 2008: Designed covers and inside pages for sports and business sections. Worked on Super Bowl XLII special sections.

Student publications: Worked for IU’s student publications (Indiana Daily Student newspaper, INside magazine and Arbutus yearbook). Art director of the IDS and INside for two semesters each. Chosen by the Indiana University Student Media Publications Board to serve as editor of the award-winning Arbutus yearbook. Designed cover and all inside pages. Managed a staff of 75+ editors, writers, photographers and copy editors.


Awards and honors

SND, two Gold medals, two full-paneled Judges’ Special Recognitions, eleven silver medals and multiple Awards of Excellence from the Society for News Design’s annual Best of Newspaper Design competition.

Society for News Design's President's Award, 2013

POY Feature Story Editing, First Place, Siberian pictorial, 2013

Poynter Fellow, Summer 2009

Collegiate Designer of the Year, 2008, Society for News Design

Collegiate Sports Designer of the Year, 2008, Sports Designer

Pacemaker Award, 2010 Arbutus, Yearbook, above 300 pages