Elissa Holtmeier Macarin

An award-winning visual journalist, I have worked with numerous papers in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin in various design roles from copy editor/page designer to presentation editor.

Every day I communicate with multiple editors, photographers and reporters who are hundreds of miles away, to plan their daily newspapers and also coordinate weekly and monthly projects. In addition to designing pages, I can design maps, information graphics and logos for various projects as well as create illustrations for stories when photos are not available.

I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism and mass communication with a major in visual journalism and a concentration in information design from Kent State University.