Melissa McCoyDeputy Managing Editor
EXPERIENCE
• Los Angeles Times, deputy managing editor, 2005- ; assistant managing editor, copy desks, 2001-2005; foreign desk copy chief, 1994-2001; suburban assistant copy chief, 1993-1994; metro copy editor, 1992-1993.
• Long Beach Press-Telegram, copy chief and news editor, 1987-1992.
• Columbus Dispatch, copy editor, 1986.

EDUCATION
Ethics Fellow, Poynter Institute, 2003-04
California State University Northridge, M.A., Mass Communications
Ohio State University, B.A., Journalism

PERSONAL
Born: Fairfax County, Virginia

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS
• Lowell Thomas Award for foreign travel writing, runner-up, 1990

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
• American Copy Editors Society, executive committee member
• National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association, member

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