Resumé

JOURNALISTIC EXPERIENCE

Entertainment Editor, The Daily Quirk (thedailyquirk.com)
Online | May 2013 to present
– Edit entertainment related articles for the site and offer feedback to the writers
– Create weekly “hot sheets” to send to editorial staff of recent and noteworthy article topics for immediate consideration
– Work with writers to brainstorm ideas and offer advice for assigned articles

Entertainment Blogger, The Daily Quirk (thedailyquirk.com)
Online | August 2012 to present
– Generate and produce at least two articles each month for online publication
– Contribute content to other general, all-staff articles
– Utilize social media to gain viewer traffic to the site

Content Editor, Her Campus Ohio University
Athens, OH | May 2012 to March 2013
– Responsible for reviewing grammar, Associated Press style and readability in submitted articles
– Work with writers to create and expand article ideas for publication
– Edit and compile all-staff articles when needed

General Writer, Her Campus Ohio University
Athens, OH | January 2011 to March 2013
– Generate article ideas related to campus life and interests at Ohio University
– Produce articles for online publication

General Writer, Southeast Ohio Magazine
Athens, OH | August 2012 to December 2012
– Pitched several stories relating to people and places in southeast Ohio
– Produce articles for the Winter/Spring 2013 issue
– Worked with photographers to coordinate art and wrote captions for articles

Page Designer, Southeast Ohio Magazine
Athens, OH | August 2012 to December 2012
– Used Adobe InDesign to combine design elements for a department spread in the magazine

Editorial Intern and General Writer, Lorain County Local Newspapers
Oberlin, OH | November 2011 to August 2012
– Wrote several articles published in three weekly community newspapers
– Responsible for photographing each written article as well as feature art for each newspaper
– Attended public meetings to generate story ideas
– Offered opinions on pagination and design elements

MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

Branch Manager, Her Campus, national organization
Online | September 2011 to December 2011
– Worked with editors from five different university branches of Her Campus
– Ensured that all content was being updated on a weekly basis
– Answered questions pertaining to uploading content, weekly requirements and management issues
– Completed weekly reports detailing the progress of each university branch
– Sent weekly emails to each editor giving feedback about the content each branch produced

EDUCATION

E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University, Athens, OH | September 2009 to present
Bachelors of Science in Journalism, Cum Laude, May 2013
-Magazine journalism focus with a specialization in Political Science and English

Lorain County Community College, Wellington Center, Wellington, OH | August 2008 to May 2009
– Completed 21 credit hours while in high school

SKILLS

– Experience with Associated Press style
– Experience with QuarkXPress, Adobe CS5 Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
– Basic knowledge with Final Cut Pro
– Basic photography and video skills
– Knowledge of social media and blogging platforms
– Research and investigating techniques
– News editing and pagination experience

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