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Professional Background:I currently work as the Copy Chief for Garden & Gun magazine. Other positions I have held since graduating from Duke include Copy Chief at Vogue, Copy Editor at Discover magazine, and Managing Editor of a custom publishing company. I have also copyedited several books for such publishers as HarperCollins and Little, Brown and Company.
How has being an English graduate from Duke University helped shape your professional success?:As an English major at Duke, I was challenged to read a wide variety of texts closely and critically. This was great preparation for being an editor.