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My Resume

Objective:
I am interested in expanding my experience within the field of communications, especially in journalism.
Experience

Contributor Good News Gulf Coast September 2010 to present
Responsible for interviewing people or covering events on the Gulf Coast as assigned by editor.

Billing Manager/Staff Writer, The Herald, Arkansas State University January 2010 to May 2010
Prepared tear sheets and invoices for organizations who advertised with newspaper.
Covered events and wrote features as assigned by editors. Wrote for sports, news, and opinion pages.

Sports Editor, The Herald, Arkansas State University August 2009 to December 2009
Was responsible for writing and assigning stories, as well as story editing and page layout.
Responsible for making sure Photo Editor had list of pictures required for each issue.
Reported to editor-in- chief about story delays, ideas, and layout of page.

Assistant to the Director UA-PB Historical Museum & Cultural Center February 2008 to December 2008
Assisted Director in creative development of projects and created backdrops and text readings for exhibits.
Reported to the Director of the Museum

Communications Specialist, Ken Hubble and Associates January 2008 to August 2008
Was responsible for covering various events, individuals and projects around the Arkansas Delta Region.
Reported to Internship Coordinator

Staff Writer, The Arkansawyer, University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff October 2004 to August 2008
Was responsible for covering various events and writing feature stories as assigned by editor.

Education
Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas January 2009 to May 2010
Master’s of Science in Communication, emphasis in Journalism
May 2010

University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Pine Bluff, Arkansas August 2003-July 2008
Bachelor’s of Arts in Mass Communication, emphasis in Print Journalism
December 2008

Skills
Is proficient in Microsoft and Mac Operating Systems
Is proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
Type speed: 80 wpm

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