Ben Streeter CV

EDUCATION

The George Washington University, Washington, DC, Class of 2019
M.A., English Literature

Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA, Class of 2013
B.A., Political Science, cum laude

ARTICLES

CONFERENCE PAPERS

  • “Representations of War, Guilt, and Complicity in Contemporary Literature” WCC, September 29, 2018

  • “An Emerging Genre of Trauma Narrative” Re/Inventions: Trauma, CSU Long Beach, April 5, 2018

  • “W. G. Sebald and Dissociation in Austerlitz” EGSA, George Washington University, February 20, 2018

TEACHING

  • Guest taught at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, March 2018

WORK EXPERIENCE

The Pew Charitable Trusts | Senior Associate, Stateline, June 2015 – present
Washington, DC

Stateline provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy. Since its founding in 1998, Stateline has maintained a commitment to the highest standards of nonpartisanship, objectivity, and integrity.

  • Sole copyeditor and fact checker, reporting directly to the executive editor

  • Coordinating with communications, digital, production, design, and research teams

  • Overseeing graphics from conception through publication

  • Liaison with media partners include HuffPo, Tribune, and the Washington Post

Stanford University | Research Assistant, History Department, September 2018 – present

The Hill and TheHill.com | Copy Editor and Fact Checker, June 2014 – June 2015
Washington, DC

The Hill is a print newspaper and website devoted to Capitol Hill, the White House, and K Street.

  • Edited and fact-checked stories, proofread pages, and wrote headlines

  • Wrote content for TheHill.com

Carroll County Times | Copy Editor and Page Designer, November 2013 – June 2014
Westminster, MD

Carroll County Times is a Maryland daily newspaper with a circulation of 25,000.

  • Designed front page

  • Wrote headlines

  • Edited stories and proofread pages

  • Prepared wire budgets for editorial staff meetings

AWARDS

  • Spot Award for Exceptional Contributions, The Pew Charitable Trusts, August 2018

  • Achievement of Continuing Excellence Award, The Pew Charitable Trusts, April 2017

CERTIFICATIONS & TRAINING

  • Poynter ACES Certificate in Accurate, Audience-Focused Editing, 2016

  • Poynter ACES Certificate in Editing, 2015

LANGUAGES

Fluent in French

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Editorial Intern at The Gettysburg Review, one of the country’s premier literary journals