Resume

Alice Wallace

Available:

June 2004

Education:

University of Florida, Bachelor of Science in Journalism, with emphasis in reporting, expected in May 2004

Graduated from St. Cloud High School in May 2000 with 4.6 weighted GPA and in top ten of senior class

Work Experience:

(Feb. 2004 - present) Night Cops reporter for the Gainesville Sun - circ. 50,000:

Filled the night cops positiong on a temporary basis four nights a week, responsibilities include covering all law enforcement agencies in area, as well as covering night meetings of various kinds. Also responsible for centerpieces on a regular basis.

(Aug. 2003 - Feb. 2004) Stringer for the Gainesville Sun:

Regularly covered Saturday's cops beat, as well as filled-in on one or two stories per week in both metro and features sections

(May 2003 - Aug. 2003) Intern with the Gainesville Sun:

Wrote three to five stories per week while interning in Metro, also spent six weeks in Features department

(Jan. 2001 - July 2002) Arts and Entertainment staff writer for the (now-defunct) Gator Times in Gainesville, FL


Awards/Honors

Recepient of the Orlando Sentinel/South Florida Sun-Sentinel Scholarship for 2003-04 school year

Named "Best A&E Writer" for the Fall 2001 semester by the Gator Times

Member of Golden Key International Honor Society

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship recepient

National Merit Commended Student

Computer Skills

Experience with both PC and Macintosh systems and software

References

Jon Rabiroff, Metro Editor for the Gainesville Sun: (352)374-5093, rabiroj@gvillesun.com

Jeff Tudeen, Features Editor at the Gainesville Sun: (352) 374-5023, tudeenj@gvillesun.com

Kristin Harmel, former UF journalism instructor, current writer and reporter for People and American Baby: (407) 935-1655, KrisDH54@aol.com

Leonard Tipton, Professor of Journalism at UF College of Journalism and Communications: (352) 392-6669, ltipton@jou.ufl.edu