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SUMMARY

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.


EXPERIENCE

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.


EDUCATION

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.


LEADERSHIP

OMEGA PHI ALPHA, NATIONAL SERVICE SORORITY

  • President – 2017
  • Vice President – 2016
  • Historian – 2015
  • Alpha Pledge Class Fundraising Chair – 2014

REFERENCES

ADELL CROWE, DIRECTOR OF STUDENT MEDIA

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY

  • Phone: (304) 293-2567
  • Email: adell.crowe@mail.wvu.edu

JOHN DAHLIA, FAIRMONT NEWS EDITOR

NCWV MEDIA

  • Phone: (304) 276-1801
  • Email: jdahlia@prestonnj.com

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