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

Times Herald (Port Huron) — Copy Editor (May 2011 – March 2012)
– Proofread copy, wrote headlines, layout pages, ran shifts, 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

Creative Care Inc. (Clinton Twp.) – Community Support Staff (June 2007 – December 2013)
– provided home care assistance to developmentally disabled adults
– helped prepare meals, assist with chores, and encourage community integration

ACCOLADES

Oakland Post
– 2010-2011 Associated Collegiate Press Best in Show award 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

EDUCATION

Oakland University (2006 – 2010)
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism

REFERENCES

Matt Myftiu, Oakland Press News Editor
248-284-7046

Kay Nguyen, Oakland Post Editor in Chief
(248) 370-4268

Joe Clark – Times Herald Copy Editor
(810) 989-6257

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