Ray Belew
7770 Bale Kenyon Road
Lewis Center, Ohio 43035-9310
Phone: (614) 523-3226
Fax: (614) 794-0801
E-mail: linray@sprynet.com

  • Technical writing, editing, desktop publishing and market research, 1997-present
  • Copy editor, 1991-1997
  • Foreign desk editor, 1988-1989
  • Reporter, 1974-1988, 1989-1991
  • Technical writing and editing, converting manuals to Web format, constructing Web pages, editing college textbook manuscripts for publication
    May 1997-present
  • General assignment reporter, federal court reporter, copy editor; The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, Ohio
    September 1989-July 1997
  • Assistant foreign editor; The Washington Times, Washington, D.C.
    May 1988-September 1989
  • Special projects reporter; The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, Ohio
    December 1985-April 1988
  • Chief reporter; Wilmington Morning Star, Wilmington, N.C.
    May 1982-November 1985
  • Paralegal; Warren J. Davis, P.A., Beaufort, N.C.
    September 1981-May 1982
  • Reporter and photographer; Eastern Weekly, Beaufort, N.C.
    October 1980-August 1981
  • Freelance photographer, writer and legal researcher in Beaufort, N.C.
    September 1979-October 1980
  • Chief reporter; Carteret County News-Times, Morehead City, N.C.
    February 1975-September 1979
  • Third place, community service, Associated Press Society of Ohio, 1989, for Ohio National Guard stories
  • Third place, series, Associated Press Society of Ohio, 1987, for youth gang stories
  • Second place, investigative reporting, N.C. Press Association, 1986, for reporting on dangerous trucks
  • First place, spot news, N.C. Press Association, 1984, for stories on U.S. Marines in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Second place, spot news, N.C. Press Association, 1977, for court story
  • B.A. in Journalism, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1974
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