Dan Maharry
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Dan Maharry

Senior Content ManagerOxford, United Kingdom
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Dan Maharry

Senior Content ManagerOxford, United Kingdom
About me
Twenty years of experience working on both sides of the editorial process as author, presenter, reviewer, commissioning editor, proofer, editor, publisher, community manager and web developer. Constant desire to learn new things, to understand them and to pass that knowledge on in the best way possible, be it through words, graphics, code, audio, video, or presentations, analogue or digital.
Projects
  • The Sixalot Show \ Sixalot Light
    The Sixalot Show \ Sixalot LightThe Sixalot Show was a radio show I curated and presented weekly for 70 shows between September 2013 and April 2015. It began as my take on the 6Music Recommends show, playing the best new music I could find for an hour each week. However I soon modified the show to incorporate my listeners as much as I could using social media to publicize it and to invite contributions to each show. This approach worked using a weekly theme and single feature tune each week to make it interesting. By the end o
  • Oxford Illustrated Computing Dictionary
    Oxford Illustrated Computing Dictionary
Work history
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    Senior Content ManagerOxford University Press
    Oxford, United KingdomFull Time
    The role of senior content manager involves managing, optimizing and shaping children’s dictionary content in order to deliver an ambitious print and digital publishing, publishing services and licensing programme in the UK and wider international Education Division. Notable projects include driving the development of a new Children’s Language Database Platform, experiments with dictionary-driven apps for Alexa, and a company-wide audit of OUP’s dictionary assets.
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    Radio \ Podcast PresenterFreelance
     - Banbury, United KingdomFreelance
    The Sixalot Show was a radio show I curated and presented weekly for 70 shows between September 2013 and April 2015. It began as my take on the 6Music Recommends show, playing the best new music I could find for an hour each week. However I soon modified the show to incorporate my listeners as much as I could using social media to publicize it and to invite contributions to each show. This approach worked using a weekly theme and single feature tune each week to make it interesting. By the end of its run, The Sixalot Show was syndicated at various rates of fidelity to many radio stations across the UK, America, New Zealand and Singapore. Early shows are archived at http://mixcloud.com/Sixalot. A spin-off, Sixalot Light, was created for Friday morning presentation on local Oxfordshire hospital radio.
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Skills
  • Coding
  • Web Development
  • Radio Presenting
  • Article Writing
  • Technical Writing
  • Presentations
  • Film Criticism
  • Content Management
Education
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    Computer Science and Mathematics BScUniversity of Manchester
     - Manchester, United Kingdom