Resume

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WORK EXPERIENCE
Oakland Press (Pontiac) – Copy Editor/Digital Engagement (December 2012 – present)
– Proofreading copy, writing headlines, page layout, social media management, writing for web,
website layout, working on and coordinating with Macomb Daily, Daily Tribune, Morning Sun
newspapers, working on deadline, writing video game news and reviews, planning meetings
Quizzo (working remotely) — Writer (February 2017- present)
– Wrote questions weekly for bar trivia on deadline, coordinated with editors, pitched and collaborated
on question categories during weekly meetings with other writers
Times Herald (Port Huron) — Copy Editor (May 2011 – March 2012)
– Proofread copy, wrote headlines, layout pages, coordinated with Battle Creek paper
Patch.com (Shelby/Utica Area) – Reporter (January 2011 – April 2011)
– Wrote local interest stories including profile features and event stories
Oakland Post (Rochester) – Mouthing Off Editor (May 2010 – December 2010)
– Wrote humor and satire columns and designed edited a section weekly
Oakland Post (Rochester) – Senior Reporter (May 2008 – April 2010)
– wrote features, investigative reports, event stories, reviews, editorials, and briefs
– Campus beat, student Organization beat, Greek Organization beat
ACCOLADES
Oakland Post
– 2010-2011 Associated Collegiate Press Best in Show at National College Media Convention
– 2010-2011 Associated Collegiate Press national newspaper Pacemaker finalist
– 2010 First place ranking by the Michigan Press Association
– 2009 Runner up for regional Society of Professional Journalists award
SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE
Adobe InDesign – created news pages, photos spreads, ads, and brochures
Adobe InCopy – edited stories for grammar, spelling, and accuracy
Saxotech – Pagination system
EDUCATION
Oakland University, Rochester Hills, Michigan (2006 – 2010)
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism
REFERENCES
Jeff Hoard – Associate News Editor
(248)909-7453
Dan Fenner – Quizzo Editor
(248)495-4260

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