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Chartered Institute of Marketing
Senior Content/Managing Editor, Target Marketing
Melissa Ward joined the Target Marketing editorial team as Managing Editor in 2008, and since then has grown the traditional ME role into blogging as Sass Marketing, vlogging as What Were They Thinking and covering all things that fall under the scope of project management. Prior to joining Target Marketing, Melissa was the managing editor for Soundview Executive Book Summaries and a writer and editor for Hydrocarbon Publishing, covering the global oil refining industry. Ward holds a Masters in Publishing from Rosemont College and a Bachelors in English from State University of New York, College at Brockport. While earning her degrees, she worked as a copyeditor and columnist for The Stylus, Brockport’s student newspaper, interned for Philadelphia Weekly, and helped found Parlor Literary Journal, Rosemont’s first graduate-run literary magazine.