ARBELA CAPAS  


216 857 9978 | arbelacapas.com | arbelaecapas@gmail.com | Cleveland, Ohio

EXPERIENCE

Substream Magazine | Print Content Editor     10/17 - PRESENT 

  • Editing and fact-checking content for each issue of the print publication. 
  • Corresponded with publicists and artist managers. Conducting and scheduling interviews with artists and other interviewees 

The Vindicator | Editor-In-Chief, Features Editor 05/2015 - PRESENT

  • Developed an editing plan for section editors each month and reviewed articles before print
  • Cultivated and assigned story ideas and pitches for writers and editors. 
  • Wrote pieces for the features section and  assisted writers with cultivating their stories and editing final drafts.

Cleveland Magazine | Editorial Intern   01/2016 - 05/2017

  • Fact checked articles weekly via calls or online research before the print deadline. 
  • Wrote 1-4 articles and write-ups for the print issues as well as pieces for the website. Interviewed sources, transcribed interviews and conducted clip research.

Cleveland State University, School of Communications | Research Assistant 06/2016 - 07/2016

  • Assisted and co-authored a content analysis about the 2016 presidential election. 
  • Coded and categorized 30 articles from the New York Times archives. 
  • Organized data into charts and wrote the methodology section of the project.

 

EDUCATION

Cleveland State University - Cleveland, Ohio 

Major: Journalism and Women’s and Gender Studies 

Minor: Sociology

Expected graduation date: May 2018 

 

SKILLS

Languages: Conversational Lithuanian Elementary Russian speaking and writing 

Programs: Basic skills in Photoshop, Premiere Pro and Audacity. Elementary skills in HTML, InDesign and Illustrator.