My Resume

Education      Louisiana State University (LSU), Baton Rouge, La.   GPA: 3.3    May 2011

Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication

Concentration: Journalism. Minor: Women’s and Gender Studies

Relevant Courses: Print Newsgathering and Editing; Advanced Journalism; Advanced Print Newsgathering; Broadcast Newsgathering and Producing; Visual Communication; Foundations of Media Research; Foundations of Media Persuasion

Louisiana State University at Eunice, Eunice, La. June 2007-July 2008

Experience:    

  •      Editorial and Social Media Intern, Country Roads magazine, Baton Rouge, La.  June 2010- August 2010

Edited and published work on website and magazine; Conducted source interviews; Operated magazine’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

  •      Student Worker, Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes, Baton Rouge, La.  January 2009-May 2010

Perform administrative support tasks such as transcribing handwritten information and operating computers to work with invoices and other documents.

  •      Student Worker, Public Relations Student Assistant, Eunice, La.  January 2008 – August 2008

Assisted in the day-to-day operations of the university’s public relations office, including clerical work, photography, graphic design work and feature writing for university publications and website.

  •      Entertainment Editor, Bayou Bengal, Eunice, La.  August 2007-May 2008

Wrote two articles for monthly publication; Edited section articles and gathered information about events through research, interviews, and attendance at artistic, social and entertainment functions.

Skills     Newswriting, Investigative Reporting and editing. In- depth Interviewing and Researching. Web design. Film/ Video editing. Digital photography. Proficient in AP style. Proficient in Windows and Mac formats, Microsoft Office Suite, WordPress, SEO, Edius Neo 3  and Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.

Honors      Dean’s List; Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society

Memberships:    Society of Professional Journalists; Tiger Athletic Foundation

                           

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