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I am a recent graduate of Katherine Reese Pamplin College of Arts and Sciences at Augusta State University. My degree is in Communications with a focus in Journalism.

I was a staff writer for The Bell Ringer, the college newspaper, for three consecutive semesters before becoming the Arts and Life Editor. I held the Arts and Life Editor position for one year until graduation in May 2009.

Upon completion of my degree I performed my internship with The Metro Spirit, a weekly newspaper, and the monthly U Magazine in Augusta, Ga. I was a staff writer for The Metro Spirit and wrote a monthly business column for the U Magazine. Clips from these experiences can be viewed here. 

I am a goal-oriented self-starter with over 4 years of progressive experiences performing functions as an administrator and manager. I have excellent interpersonal communication skills in addition to my leadership, teamwork and customer service abilities.

I am seeking employment with a print or electronic publication where l because I believe I will be an asset by producing quality work with integrity, honesty and passion.

Education

Aug 2007May 2009

Bachelor of Arts

Augusta State University

Published Photography

Work experience

May 2009Aug 2009

Intern

The Metro Spirit
  • Completed two to three writing assignments weekly also supplying photos for each article.
  • Assisted with the Metro Spirit’s newest publication U Magazine by assigning dead lines and stories to new writers, completing data entry for calendar events, editing all content and writing a business column.
  • Responsible for setting up photo shoots for feature stories and
  • Produced content for Web site publication including restaurant, music and book reviews as well as local education coverage.
Aug 2008May 2009

Arts & Life Editor

The Bell Ringer
  • Provided guidance for new writers
  • Responsible for generating stories and distribution among staff
  • Required to edit for style, grammar, punctuation, and possible further development of stories.
  • Meet the quota of writing two feature stories a week for publication with an 1100 minimum word count.
  • Conducted multiple interviews for each story to obtain objective information.
  • Conducted weekly meetings with staff writers, new writers and management staff to assist with newspaper production.
  • Assigned stories for Web site publication and update daily.

Published News and Opinion Artic

Published Reviews

Printable Resume

Public Relations Clips