FAITHFUL OKOYE

Fiction Writer. History Buff. Theatre Lover. Journalist.

RESUME

EXPERIENCE

Samuel Proctor Oral History Program

Intern, August 2012 to present

  • Transcribed, audited and conducted interviews
  • Practiced SPOHP Style Guide
  • Created podcasts & worked on SPOHP wikipedia page for Final Project

Street Sense, DC

Editorial Intern, June to August 2012

  • Wrote articles for DC-based newspaper where the homeless earn income
  • Interviewed veteran from Nevada who walked 2,800 miles for homeless vets
  • Social updates via Facebook, Twitter, Hootsuite
  • Shot and edited video and audio

The Fine Print

Staff Writer, January to May 2012

  • Interviewed UF student and Lost Boy of Sudan, a term for boys orphaned by Sudan civil war and forced to flee gunmen, wild crocodiles and lions to refugee camps in Kenya and Ethiopia.
  • Published dozen articles with student-run advocacy newspaper
  • Edited w/ AP Style

The Florida Independent Alligator & Alachua County Today

Contributing Writer, January to May 2012

EDUCATION

University of Florida

Journalism, minor in History; Graduation Date: Dec. 2013

SKILLS

Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, iMovie, Audacity, Excel, Apple, AP Style

HONORS, AWARDS & RECOGNITION