Bianca Angelina Bucholtz

843.475.8584
biancabucholtz@gmail.com

Education


Bachelor's Degree
Michigan State University

Professional Writing, Major | Focus in Editing & Publishing 

Gender & Women’s Studies, Minor | Focus in Gender and the Arts and Humanities

Graduated with Honors

Dean’s List for eight consecutive semesters 

3.835 GPA


Experience

Publishing Consultant 
Private Client- Chicago, IL| September 2023-  

  • Oversaw production of printing process for published work, including managing business accounts with publishers 
  • Oversaw design and formatting of final copy and cover
  • Assisted in the final editing and proofreading of manuscript

Content Manager, Copy Editor
NadiPlates- Milwaukee, WI| August 2021 -  

  • Responsible for writing and editing all copy, including social/web content, food blogs, recipes, event menus and in-house copy
  • Assisted in the development and management of online brand, including social media pages and website

Literary Editor
Red Cedar Review - East Lansing, MI | January 2022 - May 2022

  • Responsible for editing all copy for annual literary magazine, including poems and short-form fiction pieces
  • Developed an updated editing guide for digital and print copy 
  • Maintained interpersonal relationships with authors and creators

Social Media Manager
The Cube - East Lansing, MI | December 2021 - May 2022 

  • Monitored online presence of The Cube’s brand and engage with current and new audiences
  • Managed campaigns and marketing strategies for social media platforms including Instagram and Twitter
  • Worked alongside team of digital strategists to create unique and informative content for all platforms associated with The Cube

Editor
The Current Magazine - East Lansing, MI | September 2021 - May 2022 

  • Designed engaging and interactive content for Instagram including releases of blog and print articles, which saw a 30% increase in viewership. 
  • Worked with a team of graphic designers and content managers to create content and maintain brand consistency across social platforms
  • Wrote and edited bi-monthly articles for online blog-style magazine
  • Developed seasonal print magazine alongside team of writers and editors. 

Co-Editing Director
VIM Magazine - East Lansing, MI | May 2020 - May 2022

  • Responsible for copy and developmental edits for student-run magazine in both print and digital forms
  • Created engaging and informative content for social media
  • Trained, oversaw and managed a team of editors
  • Led a training course on magazine writing and AP Style for staff writers

Publishing Intern 
Contract, Private Client - Chicago, IL | August 2021 - November 2021

  • Provided publication assistance, liaising with representatives from publishing houses and other relevant contacts to relay questions of the Client
  • Oversaw production of printing process for published work, including managing business accounts with publishers 
  • Assisted in the final editing and proofreading of manuscript

Arts & Entertainment Editor 
The Western Herald - Kalamazoo, MI | September 2018 - May 2019 

  • Oversaw and managed a team of reporters and assistant editors.
  • Assigned editors and writers to weekly articles.
  • Edited layouts, photos and stories for larger paper

Co-Editor-In-Chief
The Chariot Newspaper- Troy, MI | September 2015 - May 2018 

  • Oversaw operational and editorial production at one of Michigan’s top-rated and largest high schools.
  • Responsible for delegating assignments and positions to staff of writers, editors and photographers.
  • Designed cohesive layout, edited photos and copy


Awards


  • All-State Journalism Staff 2018
  • First Place Editorial, Michigan Youth Journalism Coverage 2017
  • Honorary Department Award, Troy High School 2018

Skills

technical

  • Adobe Photoshop, Indesign & Illustrator
  • Basic Italian
  • Google Suite
  • Microsoft Office & Excel
  • Photography 
  • Social Media Marketing

editing 

  • AP Style
  • Copy, Fine and Developmental editing
  • Copy Writing
  • News Reporting

personal

  • Costumer Service
  • Management
  • Time Management
  • Team Building
  • Team Leadership
Using Format