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Zach Linge

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Experienced and well-rounded writer and editor with a passion for sharing company culture globally.


Skilled in writing compelling internal correspondence, narratives, and copy for online and in-print publication that reflect brand identity. Record of writing for various audience levels while maintaining a brand voice and expert-level grammar.

But that's the official stuff. I'm a bookworm. Fiction, poems, magazines, you name it. My favorite restaurant around Raleigh is Himalayan Nepali Cuisine. Get the paneer.

Selected Experience

Visiting Assistant Professor of English   |   Meredith College   |   2022 – present

  • Headed “Marketing the Major” branding committee for the Department of English

  • Member of “Who We Are” college structuring and branding committee for the College of Arts & Humanities

  • Offered undergraduate courses in critical reading and writing, principles of writing, and disability in literature

  • Wrote and published cultural essays on topics such as disability representation in media and literature


Freelance Editor and Writer   |   Self-employed   |   2012 – present

  • Consulted with C-suite executives to develop brand guides that encompass brand identity elements such as logo design, voice, and editorial style

  • Provided research-based advice on naming, storytelling, messaging, strategy, positioning, and visual identity for personal, professional, and company-wide branding projects

  • Edited and wrote copy for websites, social media platforms, and marketing materials

  • Worked with clients from various industries such as energy, education, healthcare, and publishing


Senior Editor   |   Bulletin Intelligence   |   2021 – 2022

  • Wrote, edited, and published daily news-analysis briefings for the Vice President and First Lady of the United States

  • Collaborated with other editors to write, edit, and publish daily briefings for the President of the United States and senior White House personnel

  • Researched current events and narrative biases in news coverage across multiple sources


Editor-in-Chief, Assistant Editor, Online Editor   |   Southeast Review   |   2017 – 2021

  • Edited both staff writers and freelancers, with a focus on literature and creative writing but editing across a variety of subjects and story types

  • Coordinated with section editors and other colleagues on short- and long-term story planning

  • Conducted structural and line editing, and put the finishing touches on pieces with headlines, art, and social-media sells

  • Trained staff in copy fundamentals and edited their work for adherence to company brand


PhD in English, Creative Writing | Florida State University | 2021

MA in English | The University of Texas at San Antonio | 2017

BA in English | The University of Texas at Austin | 2015


Writing: Extensive experience in cultural criticism and analysis, with expertise in numerous genres of copy, including advertising, in-house correspondence, email marketing, events

Editing: Expert command of grammar and mechanics. Fact checker. Fast. Concise. Mind for research, eye for detail


Style: Expertise in multiple in-house and standard style guides, including APA, Chicago, MLA

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