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Ashley Hearn

Author, Editor, Producer

YA author. Editorial assistant at Entangled Publishing. Freelance editor. Producer for The Badger Sports Report. Lover of nonsense. Coffee addict. Gryffindor.

Editorial Assistant
  • Assist with producing and editing acquired titles
    • YA credits: Island of Exiles, Erica Cameron (Winter 2017); WHY I LOATHE STERLING LANE, Ingrid Paulson (Summer 2017), and SECRETS OF SKIN AND STONE, Wendy Laine (Summer 2017)
    • Adult Romance credits: PLAYING THE SPANISH BILLIONAIRE, MK Meredith (Spring, 2017), and Nicola Davidson’s Erotic Regency trilogy, Surrender to Sin, The Devil’s Submission, and THE SEDUCTION OF VISCOUNT VICE
  • Proofread galleys
  • Read and evaluate incoming submissions, both agented and non-agented
  • Write, edit, and review flap and back cover copy
  • Provide assistance and support for the Senior Editor

 FREELANCE EDITOR  2016 – Present

Ashley Hearn Editorial
  • Work with client manuscripts on development and line edits
  • Critique client submissions materials including pitches, synopses, and query letters
  • Pitch Wars mentor for YA fiction
  • Freelance copy editor for Throne Publishing Group; copy editor for Melanie A. Brown’s Legacy of Greatness

Producer 2012 - Present
  • Support the Executive Producer with the coverage of live events and production of taped studio shows for The Badger Sports Report
  • Pitch, write, research, and cut weekly features and packages for the show
  • Conduct locker room interviews and cut sound bites
  • Shoot highlights for Badger football and basketball games
  • Screen, log, and select highlights for the show
  • Record and log tapes for the archives

TURNER BROADCASTING • Atlanta, GA • Summer 2012
Creative Services Sports Unit Intern
  • Produced two national teases for TBS Sunday Baseball
  • Clipped and logged melts for NBA TV, TBS Sunday Baseball, and NASCAR Summer Series.
  • Assisted with research gathering for coverage of the Coaches vs. Cancer basketball tournament.

 WISC-TV MADISON• Madison, WI • Winter/Spring 2011-2012
Sports Intern
  • Shot and edited stories for the evening news
  • Shot highlights for high school and college football and basketball, as well as high school wrestling, swimming, hockey, baseball, soccer, and track
  • Assisted anchors in collecting data for stories, shot interviews, and collected sound

 91.7 WSUM, MADISON STUDENT RADIO• Madison, WI • 2010 -2013
On Air Personality 2010 - 2013
  • Co-host of “The Sunday Huddle”
  • On air-talent for Wisconsin’s “Student U” games for BTN and
  • Provide play-by-play and color commentary for select Badger football games, as well as men’s and women’s basketball games
Traffic Director 2011 - 2012
  • Oversaw day to day operations of the station such as checking email, voicemail, and PO box
  • Managed the station website
  • Gave tours of the station to interested students and new trainees
  • Reported the minutes of weekly executive management meetings
  • Updated and maintained the music library
Talk/ Sports Director Summer 2011
  • Oversaw training of new members to the Sports Department
  • Attended the 2011 Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Sports Clinic at Miller Park
  • 2011 ACA sports talk radio instructor
  • 2011 College for Kids and Moving Minds radio and live sound recording assistant instructor
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