Resume


Objective

To obtain a reporting or copy editing job or internship to start a career as a professional journalist. Available May 2007.

Education

  • 2003-present: University of Florida, pursuing B.S. Journalism

  • 1999-2003: Bayshore High School

  • Work Experience

  • May-August 2006: Reporter, The Bradenton Herald.
  • Covered city government, cops, courts and education extensively. Wrote occasional features and business stories. Emphasis on generating original story ideas and competition with other daily papers.

  • May-August 2005: Camp Director, The Manatee County Family YMCA.
  • Planned, scheduled and implemented summer camp activities for 120 children and 10 full time counselors. Responsible for communication with parents both in person, over the phone and through written reports.


    Qualifications

  • Proficient in computer programs: SpeedWriter, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, PageMaker, Adobe Photoshop.

  • Trained in: reporting, editing, writing for the World Wide Web, features and magazine writing, photography, fact finding.

  • References

    Available upon request.