Resume

Jorrit R Dijkstra | Media Professional & Editor

Jorrit R Dijkstra | jorritrdijkstra@gmail.com | +61 40 270 5732 | Brisbane
https://au.linkedin.com/in/jorritrdijkstra

 

Professional Experience

SHUTR.photo |02/2016 – present | Editor

Producing content for the quarterly magazine. Writing interviews, features, book reviews and sections. Responsible for the social media. (SHUTR.photo is the continuation of SHUTR magazine after a 2,5 year hiatus)

Silvershotz | 09/2012 – Present | Senior Editor

Responsible for the transition from print to digital while producing content (interviews, features, reviews) for both the print and online magazine. Coordinating the submissions, selecting photographers and being the primary channel of communication. Managing the different social media channels and promotions.

SHUTR magazine |10/2011 – 09/2013 | Managing Editor

Managing freelancers and their produced content for the quarterly magazine. Writing interviews, features and book reviews. Securing the quality and communicating with the editor-in-chief to determine future strategies. Responsible for the social media and a diverse range of other tasks involving the publication.

Clipboard Publishing | 06/2010 – 06/2011 | Staff Editor

Writing articles for several publications (Digifoto Pro, Winmag Pro, Baaz) about a wide range of subjects in the photography and IT sector. Maintaining the associated websites and social media. Creating multimedia content. Liaising with manufacturers, PR departments and subscribers to increase exposure.

De Pers | 03/2010 – 03/2012 | Cultural Editor

Daily coverage of news from the Dutch cultural sector. Reviewing (photography) books, theatre shows, operas and music concerts. Also concerned with backing up the multimedia office. Guiding interns and keeping the website up-to-date.

3VOOR12 | 10/2007 – 11/2011 | Editor (in-chief)

Founder and editor-in-chief of the Flevoland division of the multimedia platform of the VPRO for alternative pop. Building the database, guiding freelancers and liaising with music venues. Editor at the Amsterdam and The Hague division.

AutoPersmap | 08/2007 – 09/2013 | Web Editor

Writing, editing and online publishing of articles about automotive industry.  Translating and rewriting press releases. Communicating with manufacturers, PR departments and representatives. Preparing content for publication in mass media.

Education

Master of Arts, 2011 | Cultural Sociology
University of Amsterdam

Bachelor of Journalism, 2007 | Minor in English and Philosophy
School for Journalism, Utrecht

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