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Jane Hexham 217 Audley Street, South Orange, NJ 07079. Phone: 201 965 5409. Email: jmh472@verizon.


WORK HISTORY September 2008 to present, Dow Jones Newswires. Copy editor Edit news and features copy for clarity, sense, fairness, accuracy, grammar and style and write headlines for real-time business newswire. Regularly act as a slot editor, assigning stories. Select, edit and publish articles using Methode for the ADI editions of The Wall Street Journal. Edit and publish stories on FX Trader website using Methode. Regularly run desk at weekends, monitoring and publishing breaking news from in-house and third-party sources. Train new hires and cross train colleagues from the Spot News desk. July 1998 to August 2008, The Wall Street Journal. Copy editor Edited copy for clarity, sense, fairness, accuracy, grammar and style and wrote headlines and picture captions for European, Asian and U.S. editions. Compiled front-page Business and Finance column. Acted as News Editor on a weekly basis, gathering and assigning stories. Overseas experience included month in Hong Kong office, handling news editing and compiling world news and business news front-page columns, and a month in the Brussels office editing features for the Weekend section. January 1998 to July 1998, DM News, New York. Copy editor Edited news and features copy, designed pages and wrote headlines for controlledcirculation weekly newspaper for the direct marketing industry. January 1995 to November 1997, The Dallas Morning News. News copy editor Edited U.S., international and local news copy, wrote headlines and picture captions and proof-read. Monitored wires for late-breaking news

Compiled daily news summaries and regular people news column. December 1989 to October 1994, Sheffield Telegraph, Sheffield, UK. Layout/copy editor on regional weekly newspaper. Wrote restaurant reviews and food features. March 1989 to December 1989, Best, Gruner and Jahr, London, UK. Copy editor at weekly women's magazine. May 1988 to March 1989, Chartered Surveyor Weekly, London. Senior copy editor on commercial property magazine. April 1987 to May 1988, Mini Micro News, London. Staff writer on monthly computer systems magazine. November 1986 to April 1987, Minicomputer News, London. Editorial assistant on monthly business computer systems magazine. June 1986 to November 1986, PC Management, London. Editorial assistant at monthly business personal computer magazine. August 1984 to June 1986, Hugill and Co., London. Information assistant at firm of chartered accountants

EDUCATION AND TRAINING M.A. in Film Studies, Sheffield Hallam University B.Sc. in Biology, University of London London College of Printing, Diploma in Production Journalism Computer and technology skills: Newstation editing system; Methode editing system