Elizabeth Short

Output Editor



  • Online
  • Print
  • News
  • Media
  • Social
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Indesign

Work history


Output Editor


Jan 2013
  • I am responsible for controlling output workflow by managing a team of broadcast journalists to ensure they edit video news packages in a timeframe that can compete with the likes of APTN. I am responsible for smooth and technically sound final video edits, factual accuracy and style in scripts and shot-lists alongside writing succinct and click-worthy headlines. I am required to keep on top of breaking news 24/7, pitch unique story ideas, as well as consistently increasing my knowledge of historical/political affairs.


Arts Editor


Jul 2012 - Oct 2013
  • Arts Editor- Waxxx Magazine Was head editor of the arts section of bi-monthly Liverpool publication Waxxx. Along with finding, organizing and assigning content, I helped in the formation of a ‘profiles’ section dedicated to local artists


Editorial Intern


Jun 2011 - Sep 2011
  • Worked for travel website iHoppers. Responsibilities included researching and attaining photos of tourist spots in the Canary Islands. I was also in charge of editing all of the English language articles written by interns during my time there.


Editorial Intern

Family Go Live

May 2011 - Jul 2011
  • Whilst interning at this Liverpool family magazine, I edited two issues, and wrote a range of articles based on subjects such as education, child behaviour, family days out and assisted with advertising and PR campaigns.


Freelance Reporter

Cheshire Life

May 2011 - Feb 2013
  • Upon completing an internship, I secured regular paid freelance work at Archant's regional publication Cheshire Life. I wrote a range of articles and conducted numerous interviews with local artists, photographers and businessmen.I also wrote book reviews, reported local news, and compiled events listings.



NCTJ Newspaper Journalism

Liverpool College

Aug 2012 - Dec 2012
  • I took completed modules including media law, public affairs and sub editing.


French and English

University of Neuchâtel

Jan 2011 - May 2011
  • Studied French up to B1 level and undertook courses in American and 17th Century Literature.


A Levels

West Kirby Grammar School

Aug 2007 - Apr 2009
  • A levels: English Literature (A), Textiles (A) History (C) As level: Art & Design (C)


English (BA

Sheffield Hallam University

Aug 2007 - Apr 2012
  • I achieved a 2:1 in English Literature and Language. I specialized in Literary Editing and launched my own magazine "STEEL', an arts and culture magazine that was distributed for free around Sheffield. I took additional modules in French before embarking on an Erasmus exchange at the University of Neuchâtel.



Woodchurch High School

Aug 2002 - Apr 2007
  • English Literature-A*, English Language, A*, History A, Textiles A, Maths B, Science BB, Art B Spanish B