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Summary

Multi-media specialist experienced in  journalism, social media marketing, and web content management. Background in editorial and social media advertising.

Education

Aug 2009May 2015

Bachelors in Communications: Multi-Media Journalism

University Of North Florida

Highlights

  • Provided social media marketing for small businesses in all verticals
  • Provided Copywriting work for London Tourism Publications, LLC
  • Produced video news stories for Inside Jacksonville
  • Covered OneSpark Crowd Funding Festival
  • Provided editorial work for 1010XL Jax Sports Radio
  • Provided editorial work for Times Union
  • Provided editorial work for Ponte Vedra Recorder
  • Provided editorial work for Somewhere In The City
  • Frequent volunteer in school's Communication organization
  • Operated a Big Brother Big Sister fundraiser
  • Created a Public Relations Campaign for Second Harvest North Florida
  • Planned and organized a film production.

Skills

  • Social Media Marketing 
  • Google AdSense Certified
  • Optimus for Facebook
  • Facebook Business Manager
  • PicMonkey                                                
  • Non-linear editing
  • Pro SEO
  • Effective Interviewer
  • Copyediting & Proofreading
  • Broad knowledge of local news topics
  • Form grasp of journalistic ethics
  • Technological newsgathering tools
  • Final Cut Pro
  • iMovie                                                                                                  
  • MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • MS Outlook
  • Broadcast journalism
  • Digital video production process
  • Experienced with Final Draft

Work experience

2016Present

Social Media Specialist

WEB.com

Jacksonville, Florida

20152016

Emergency Dispatch Officer

ADT SECURITY SERVICES

Jacksonville, Florida

2015Present

Copywriter

LONDON TOURISM, LLC

Jacksonville, Florida

Feb 2014Jan 2015

Administrative Assistant/Enrichment Instructor

POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE

Jacksonvile, Florida

Mar 2014Apr 2015

Sales Associate

ROSS

Jacksonville, Florida

May 2014Aug 2014

Staff Writer (Intern)

1010XL JAX SPORTS RADIO

Jacksonville Florida, 

Jan 2014Apr 2014

Videographer

UNF MEDIA

Jacksonville, Florida

Portfolio

aaronsmothers.wordpress.com

Professional Affliations

  • AASU-Public Relations Committee
  • Osprey Film-student member
  • CRU- student member
  • Pre- Law Society- student member
  • UNF Spinnaker Staff Writer

Awards/Achievements

  • BEST COPYWRITER, WEB.COM 2016
  • MOST IMPROVED , UNF MEDIA 2015
  •  BEST VIDEO PACKAGE, RUNNER UP,  UNF MEDIA 2015