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Curriculum Vita

Greg Kerr

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Fort Worth Star-Telegram   

Copy Editor

  • Read local, national, international and business stories for accuracy, fairness, grammar and sense and wrote the accompanying headline and photo captions, working to a deadline.

 

The International Herald Tribune

July 2004-September 2006

Copy Desk Chief/Asia, Hong Kong (July 2005-September 2006)

  • Managed the copy desk and had final responsibility for making sure deadlines were met at The New York Times subsidiary; also worked shifts as the daily news editor.

Copy Editor, Paris (July 2004-June 2005)

  • Worked as a copy editor and designer on the news, business and sports pages; worked as a news editor on the news and financial pages.

 

The San Diego Union-Tribune

November 2002-July 2004

Copy Editor

  • Handled first and final reads on stories for local, national, international and business pages.

 

The Washington Post

 June 1999-November 2002

Financial Presentation/Graphics Editor (March 2000-November 2002)

  • Responsible for researching, reporting and editing graphics for the financial pages;  worked as an assignment editor and as liaison with the photography and graphics departments.

Financial Copy Editor (June 1999-March 2000)

  • Handled first reads on stories; worked occasional shifts as designer of the business pages.

 

The Denver Post

January 1998-June 1999

Copy Editor

  • Handled first and final reads on stories for local, national, international and business pages.

 

The St. Petersburg Times

July 1986-January 1998

Copy Editor (June 1994-January 1998);

  • Worked on the sports and news desks in three stints.

 

EDUCATION

University of Maryland at College Park

  • B.S. in Government and Politics, August 1986
  • B.A. in Journalism, May 1985

University of Colorado School of Law

  • Attended from August 1993 to May 1994

Texas Christian University

  • Candidate for Master’s in Journalism; expected graduation May 2011
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