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Work experience

Mar 2009Sep 2009

New Media/Journalism Intern

Women's Professional Soccer
  • Performed photo editing that included cropping and resizing.
  • Wrote gamer stories for the WPS website's homepage.
  • Uploaded and posted photos and stories to league and team websites.
  • Enhanced web stories and sections using HTML editing.
  • Updated, managed, and blogged on social media outlets including YouTube, Facebook, MySpace, and the company's Fan Corner.
  • Assisted Marketing Director with league promotions through social media sites and league site.
Jul 2006Mar 2009

Newsroom Assistant

The Modesto Bee
  • Assisted with Letters to the Editor and compiled several stand-alone sections.
  • Answered multiple phone lines, processed messages, and assisted customers with issues and complaints.
  • Managed routine servicing and maintenance of office machines.
  • Coordinated check-in/out of company vehicles.
  • Trained on MediaGrid to archive news materials.
  • Performed reporting duties for online to include morning cops calls and daily briefs.
  • Wrote various stories as needed and assigned.
  • Misc. tasks as required.
Jun 2004Sep 2006

Crew Leader (Part-Time)

Mountain Mike's Pizza
  • Managed registers and daily reconciliation.
  • Supervised shift employees.
  • Answered phones, placed customer orders, and prepared pizza as needed.

Education

Sep 2006Dec 2009

Bachelor of Arts

California State University, Stanislaus

Skills

Content Management Systems (CMS)
Experience using CMS while a New Media Intern at Women's Professional Soccer and Online Editor at The Signal.
Adobe Creative Suite
Developing skills using Adobe Creative Suite programs including Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Adobe Acrobat.
Microsoft Office
Proficient in all Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
HTML/CSS coding
Ability to write and fix HTML and CSS coding in the creation of websites and web pages.
Typing Speed
55 wpm

References

Amanda Vandervort

John Sumser

Work Examples

Letters of Recommendation

Summary

Entry-level Communications Specialist with three years experience in the media industry.I am willing to relocate anywhere the right opportunity awaits.

Hyperlinks

All-Star Game Roster - Blog

This was one of many blogs I created while interning at WPS.  Using HTML coding I was able to hyperlink to all the player profiles and various stories found on the company website as well as format the text.