High-energy journalist accomplished in research, interviewing and reporting with advanced knowledge of newsroom computer systems and social media marketing. Effective communicator with a talent for delivering attention-grabbing, high-quality news stories.
MANAGING EDITOR, THE DAILY ATHENAEUM
AUGUST 2017 – CURRENT
Ran WVU’s student newspaper as one of the three managing editors, which made up the paper’s leadership team. Along with editing stories and posting them online, I focused on moving the paper forward and gaining our viewership through social media posting, planning catchy cover stories and assisting layout with interesting page designs.
STAFF WRITER, NCWV MEDIA
MAY 2017 – AUGUST 2017
Worked as the summer intern for the Fairmont News and the Exponent Telegram. Covered news, breaking and other necessary articles for the printed newspapers. Photographed my own articles and made connections with members in Marion County and the Fairmont community.
CULTURE EDITOR, THE DAILY ATHENAEUM
AUGUST 2016 – CURRENT
Wrote articles that were news-worthy, relevant and detailed. Formed a budget for each week by finding a minimum of 9 story ideas and then assigned them to writers. Edited writers’ work using A.P. style. Worked with editorial team to develop future cover stories. Assisted the layout editors with developing ideas for page designs.
WRITER, HERCAMPUS WVU
AUGUST 2015 – CURRENT
Covered articles that entertained and related to college students. Arranged and conducted interviews with individuals knowledgeable about each story’s subject matter. Received the position of Social Media Director during the spring semester of 2016 and actively updated organization’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY, MORGANTOWN, WV
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN JOURNALISM
Member of multiple clubs including Ed On Campus, HerCampus WVU and Omega Phi Alpha, a national service sorority.
OMEGA PHI ALPHA, NATIONAL SERVICE SORORITY
- President – 2017
- Vice President – 2016
- Historian – 2015
- Alpha Pledge Class Fundraising Chair – 2014
ADELL CROWE, DIRECTOR OF STUDENT MEDIA
WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY
- Phone: (304) 293-2567
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
JOHN DAHLIA, FAIRMONT NEWS EDITOR
- Phone: (304) 276-1801
- Email: email@example.com