Resume

Melanie Taryn Lieberman

@melanietaryn

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Experienced editor and writer dedicated to covering travel news and stories that inspire and inform, with a proven history of producing high-performing content for both print and digital.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Travel + Leisure Magazine, New York, NY

Associate Digital Editor, August 2016 — Present

– Write and edit news articles, features, slideshows, and destination guides.

– Contribute regular in-book articles and content.

– Manage a roster of extraordinary writers from around the world.

– Overhauled the America’s Favorite Places survey and develop content.

– Manage World’s Best Awards online-exclusive features.

– Create Facebook videos, Instagram stories, and social copy.

– Spearheaded our SEO strategy and more than doubled monthly output.

– Represent the brand at travel conferences and events.

Assistant Digital Editor, May 2015 — August 2016

– Wrote SEO-optimized articles, consumer news pieces, and long-form features. Contributed to in-book packages.

– Developed our World’s Best Awards edit calendar and online content.

– Represented the brand at desk sides and events.

– Wrote and edited scripts for brand-wide video projects.

Editorial Projects Assistant and Intern, August 2013 — January 2015

– Wrote in-book articles and content for NATJA-awarded news blog.

– Helped develop long-term projects like the first-of-its-kind Cruise Finder.

– Editor on Local Experts project.

– Pitched, researched, and fact-checked.

– Wrote articles and content, both in-book as well as online.

– Pitched, researched, fact-checked. Reviewed unsolicited submissions.

– Created advertorial content.

– Managed brand-wide contacts and databases.

Freelance

Writer and Editor, September 2008 — Present

– Lifestyle articles, creative nonfiction, and news for outlets including SAVEUR, Bloomberg, Yahoo Travel, Thrillist, Lifestyle Mirror, The Connecticut Review, Jetsetter, Boston Common, and LUXE City Guides.

– Create web copy and branded content.

– Fact-checked and copyedited as a temp Research Assistant at T+L.

Boston Common Magazine, Boston, MA

Editorial Intern, September 2011 — May 2013

– Wrote print and online articles and copy for the luxury lifestyle magazine.

– Researched, fact-checked, and edited text.

– Trained incoming editorial and marketing interns.

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