Ben Cake lives and writes in New York City. He has worked for Esquire, Women’s Wear Daily, Runner’s World, Life & Style, and a host of other national and international publications. He invites feedback, ideas for creative collaborations, and job offers. If you want to contact him, he can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2008–2012 Women’s Wear Daily (Condé Nast)
> Copyedited fashion and business news for national daily trade newspaper.
> Wrote headlines and adjusted layouts.
> Collaborated with Web department to copyedit material for the Internet and iPad.
> Managed and oversaw all copy for the brand’s magazines.
2006–2008 Esquire (Hearst)
Associate Copy Editor
> Copyedited essays, fiction, and front-of-the-book material for monthly award-winning general-interest magazine.
> Managed work flow between editorial, copy, research, photo, and production departments, ensuring deadlines were met and copy was accurate.
> Served as senior copy editor for three issues.
2005–2006 Quick & Simple (Hearst)
> Copyedited and fact-checked fashion, health, and personal-finance articles for weekly women’s magazine.
2004–2005 Life & Style Weekly (Bauer)
> Copyedited weekly celebrity news and fashion magazine.
> Ran the copy department for six issues.
2004–present Freelance Editor/Writer
Penguin Books; Esquire Big Black Book; Runner’s World; Leopard Films; Hearst International; Bucks; Philadelphia City Paper; Chestnut Hill Local; Wild River Review; Punchlinemagazine.com
2003–2004 Bucks County Writer Magazine
Managing Editor and Publications Director
> Managed day-to-day operations of quarterly literary magazine.
> Wrote profiles.
1998–2001 Kenyon College
> Bachelor of Arts in English; minor in philosophy