Michael Roy Pasini

291 Ulloa St.
San Francisco, CA 94127-1226
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A senior editorial position with a news organization


Extensive experience covering technical and financial beats, streamlining the editorial workflow with custom software, managing contributors, determining coverage.

Also highly skilled in production, including photo editing and page layout for print or Web, as well as crafting software to relieve bottlenecks.

Can speak the same language as writers, photographers, graphic designers, programmers.


Photo Corners, Editor & Publisher (12.2012 — Present)

Founded and edited Photo Corners, the daily Web publication covering photography. Designed the hand-coded site and developed the content management system.

Imaging Resource, Editor (11.1999 — 12.2012)

Editor of the 48K biweekly newsletter. Reviewed cameras, printers, software and accessories. Wrote ecommerce, image processing and text processing applications.

The Underwriters' Wire, Editor (06.1997 — 09.1999)

Editor of the daily national insurance Web site. Wrote QuarkXPress to HTML and AP Style utilities. Designed hand-coded site.

Underwriters' Report, Vice President

Held almost every position in production, editorial and management at the widely-respected West Coast insurance publication. Also wrote and supported commercial advertising, classified advertising, accounting, circulation and composition software applications.


Programming: Perl, JavaScript, Ajax, jQuery (Spry), PHP, MySQL (dBASE), C, 8088 Assembly Language; AppleScript; ImageMagick; HTML, CSS

Applications: Adobe Creative Suite with expertise in Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere; Adobe Lightroom, DxO Optics Pro; Numbers (Excel, Multiplan), Pages (WordPerfect, Word, WordStar); iMovie, iDVD; WordPress; iOS productivity apps


Bachelor of Arts, University of California at Berkeley (1974)

The Field Major in the Social Sciences required a 110-page thesis for graduation. The thesis, West of Tomorrow, compared accounts of the Boston Massacre and the Isla Vista riots of 1970.

Worked as a sophomore at the University of California at Santa Barbara for the Daily Nexus first as a Staff Reporter and then as City Editor.

After graduation, completed half of the requirements for a Masters degree in political science at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (1975).


English native speaker, Italian (see Translations)


Available on request.