Professional Resume

Jennifer Roland, Writer and Editor


  • Experienced writer and editor with national and regional credits (See a list of samples here.)
  • Style manuals: Chicago, American Psychological Association, Associated Press


Freelance Writer

June 2006–present

  • Writing articles, books, and marketing materials on the topics of educational technology, pets, entertainment/pop culture, and other lifestyle topics
  • Writing and editing a credit union member newsletter
  • Managing media relations and social media feeds for a credit union

International Society for Technology in Education

Senior Editor, Learning & Leading with Technology

July 2002–June 2006

  • Edited articles for all sections of the magazine
  • Wrote feature articles, news briefs, profiles, reviews, and spot ad copy
  • Managed editorial and production of the show daily for ISTE’s 2005 conference
  • Penned the first staff-written feature for the magazine

Managing Editor, Learning & Leading with Technology, Journal of Research on Technology in Education, Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, JCSE Online, and SIGTel Bulletin

September 1998–July 2002

  • Edited and produced two print and two online journals
  • Managed schedules for print and online publication of journal materials
  • Edited articles for a monthly magazine
  • Wrote Web copy, article sidebars, and spot ad copy

Assistant Editor, Learning & Leading with Technology, Journal of Research on Technology in Education, and Journal of Computing in Teacher Education

February 1997–September 1998

  • Designed and produced the organization’s main research journal
  • Hired and supervised copyeditors and editorial assistants

Publications Coordinator, Special Interest Group publications

June 1995–February 1997

  • Edited and produced seven special interest publications, from a peer-reviewed academic journal to a 16-page newsletter

Editorial Assistant

June 1994–June 1995

  • Provided editorial and design support for a monthly magazine

Oregon Daily Emerald

Ad Designer/Paginator

April 1991–August 1995

  • Designed and produced ads
  • Produced editorial pages


Bachelor of Science, University of Oregon, 1998

Majors: Journalism and Political Science

Major focuses: Magazine management and editing, international relations, American politics, political theory

Other fields of study: Public relations, linguistics, history, economics, literature

Seminars and Workshops

Copy Editing: Solving Your Problems, 2004

Web Design and Development Conference, 2000

Managing Multiple Projects, Objectives, and Deadlines, 1998

How to Become a Better Communicator, 1997


Willamette Writers, National Association of Independent Writers and Editors, Public Relations Society of America, Education Writers Association