Resume


SKILLS

  • Skilled in Adobe Products, including Photoshop, InDesign, InCopy, Illustrator
    Premiere.
  • Advanced knowledge in AP Style editing.
  • Proficient in BLOX CMS and HTML coding.

EXPERIENCE

MANAGING EDITOR, THE DAILY ATHENAEUM

AUGUST 2017 – CURRENT

  • One of the three managing editors leading WVU’s independent student newspaper with more than 50 staff members, which was awarded a 2017 Pacemaker as one of the top student newspapers in the country.
  • Led the decision to have the newspaper inserted in the local paper, the Dominion Post, to reach a countywide readership of 9,000.
  • Focusing on moving the paper forward and gaining more online traffic through
    breaking stories to the web and social media posting.

STAFF WRITER, NCWV MEDIA

MAY 2017 – AUGUST 2017

  • Earned a competitve position as the summer reporter for The Exponent Telegram and The Fairmont News newspapers.
  • Broke high-profile stories on city council, crime, technology, healthcare and local events.

CULTURE EDITOR, THE DAILY ATHENAEUM

AUGUST 2016 – CURRENT

  • Oversaw arts and entertainment coverage and had nine stories prepared each week for the section, even though there were only two writers.
  • Collaborated with the student radio station by printing a story written by their staff once a week.

EDUCATION

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY, MORGANTOWN, WV

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, minor in Creative Writing. Courses include:

  • Multimedia News Publication
  • Multimedia Storytelling
  • Editing & Curation
  • Investigative Reporting
  • Beat Reporting
  • Media Writing
  • Media Design
  • Media Tools & Applications
  • Video & Audio News Writing
  • Media Ethics & Law
  • Intro-Computer Applications

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, MEDIA BUSINESS EDITOR

NCWV MEDIA

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

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