Billy Kekevian has been a writer and editor in the Philadelphia/South Jersey area since 2003. He has worked all sides of the desk, from reporting and writing to editing and layout design. Kekevian's work has appeared in the Cinnaminson Patch, PhillyVenues.org, The Spirit of River Wards and the Philadelphia City Paper among other publications. He has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Rutgers University.
He can be contacted through the Ask Me Anything function on the top of this page.
-Strict adherence to proper grammar, brevity and Associated Press style
- Commitment to ethics and accountability
- Skilled in Adobe Indesign and Photoshop and Web publishing tools
- Established contacts throughout Philadelphia
Copy Editor/ Paginator
South Jersey Newspapers, Woodbury, N.J.
-Edited staff and Associated Press stories.
-Selected stories and designed layout for front page, wire, and features pages.
Philadelphia City Paper, Philadelphia, Pa.
-Researched, wrote event listings for 5 separate beats, including weekly column
-Freelanced after internship
Editor-in-Chief, Editor Emeritus
Rutgers-Camden Gleaner, Camden N.J.
-Wrote and edited a wide range of articles from hard news and profiles of local business and politics, to music reviews and editorials.
-Built larger staff, managed office, ads, content and modernized layout.
WHYY’s Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane, Philadelphia, Pa.
-Assisted producers in organizing show, sat in on meetings, contacted guests.
Painted Bride Quarterly, Camden, N.J.
-Read and judged poetry and short fiction submissions
Rutgers University – College of Arts & Sciences Camden, N.J. — B.A. in Journalism
-Personally designed journalism major
Georgetown University - The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) Institute for Political Journalism Washington D.C.