Professional Objective: To actively participate in news gathering, production, design, and writing by using both my creative and communication skills to provide accurate and interesting information to readers and customers.
Education: University of Utah Graduated May 2000 BS in mass communications with an emphasis in news/editorial journalism Minor in English GPA: 3.61 overall
Related Courses: Reporting for the Mass Media, Magazine Writing, Editorial Conference, Editing Process, Professional Writing, Visual Editing
Honors: Dean's List six times University of Utah President's Award twice Computer Experience: Quark Express, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe PageMaker, Web Design, Macintosh and PC systems, Word Perfect, Microsoft Word
Related Work Experience: Tooele Transcript Bulletin;Tooele, Utah August 2001 to present Community News Editor - In charge of editing, content, layout and production of the "Hometown" section of the Tooele Transcript-Bulletin. - Wrote human interest and feature articles on people, places and events of interest in Tooele, Utah; also aided in some photography and graphic illustrations. - Worked as a business beat writer, reporting on the local and national economy and business developments. - Worked on layout for TBP projects, including Ski News, Garden Magazine, and Summer Guide.
DesignStream; Sandy, Utah Feb. 2001 to May 2001 Graphic Artist - Collected information, wrote articles, designed advertisements, and co-produced the 2001 issue of Sandy Style Magazine. - Designed brochure for Express One shipping company, aided in site plan renderings for SunCrest and Village Communities.
Murray Green Sheet; Murray, UtahDec. 2000 to Feb. 2001 Editor - Worked full time as the editor of a community weekly with a circulation of 10,000 - Edited articles for content and space, reported on community events and meetings, designed layout, planned weekly cover stories and took photographs.
Reuel's Art and Frame: Salt Lake City, Utah Sept. 2000 to March 2001 Graphic Layout Artist - Worked on content and layout of a 450-page art supplies catalog. Designed cover and wrote ad copy. - Gained experience in production, layout design, graphic design, and copy editing.
Daily Utah Chronicle: University of Utah May 1999 to May 2000News Reporter - Worked full time as a news correspondent for the student government (ASUU) beat; covered meetings, ASUU policies and speakers, and most major campus events. - Gained extensive experience in investigative reporting, researching, news gathering, working closely with news sources, and working under deadlines.
Scott Dunn Publisher, Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (435) 882-0050 John Kirk Manager, Reuel's Art and Frame (801) 561-8481 Paula Rushton Graphic Designer, Murray Green Sheet (801) 572-5162 firstname.lastname@example.org