Kimberly Anne Lopez
E-mail: klopez223@aol.com
2900 S.W. 23rd Terrace, Apartment 132
Gainesville, FL 32608
Objective

A challenging newsroom internship for the summer of 2003 where I can apply my knowledge of news writing to deliver breaking news and enterprise stories.

Education University of Florida August 2000 - present
Degree expected: bachelor's in journalism, May 2004
Major: Journalism with an emphasis on reporting
Experience The Independent Florida Alligator August 2000 - present
  • News Editor: Oversee six university reporters aiding in editing, story content and writing improvement.
  • Freelance Editor: Assign and edit news and feature stories of more than 30 freelance writers.
  • Administration Beat Reporter: Covered the decisions, meetings and responsibilities of UF's executive staff


The Orlando Sentinel May 2002 - July 2002
  • Newsroom intern
  • Worked as a general assignment reporter in a 10-week internship program
  • Wrote stories involving county government, city ordinances and news features for the Seminole County bureau.


The Orlando Sentinel December 1999 - December 2001
  • Work seasonally as an editorial clerk compiling obituaries, cop logs, answering phones and distributing press releases.


Orlando Sentinel Rave August 1997 - July 2000
  • Three year correspondent earning the Rave correspondent scholarship.
Special Skills
  • Speaking, reading and writing fluency in Spanish.
  • Trained and efficient in CCI NewsDesk, Adobe PageMaker, Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Office Programs.
Activities
Awards
  • The National Dean's List 2000, 2001, 2002
  • College fully funded by merit-based scholarships
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