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Work experience

Jan 2011May 2011

Intern

WSLS Newschannel10

Enhanced journalism skills in and out of the newsroom as an intern. Shadowed professional reporters to seek and film media, including the practices of: writing scripts, editing videos, and posting finished works online by the 6 o’clock news. Interacted with producers to fill rundowns, and assisted where possible at the station 

Jun 2008Oct 2009

Waitress

H.O.A.

Preserved customer-friendly image while presenting guests to their seats, taking orders and serving food, clearing and sanitizing tables, washing dishes, stocking work stations, participating in promotional events, and supervising employee work ethics as a head waitress 

Oct 2007Mar 2008

Hostess

Macado's Restaurant

Accountable for answering phone calls, making dessert, operating the cash register, seating guests, clearing tables, cleaning bathrooms, mopping the floors, and preparing to-go orders

Dec 2005Jun 2007

Hostess/Waitress

Carlos O'Kellys

Performed duties as a hostess and as a restaurant server. Greeted and seated guest as a hostess; coordinated to-go orders, restocked stations, and attended to coworkers, accordingly. Served guests as a waitress; carried food to tables, cleaned and vacuumed work area, and executed side-work regulations

Education

Skills

Technology
§ COMPUTER SOFTWARE: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook on both PCs and Macs. § OTHER SOFTWARE PROGRAMS: Photoshop, Dreamweaver, ENPS (Essential News Production System), iMovies, iTunes, Social networking sites on both PCs and Macs. § BUSINESS EQUIPMENT: RCA Digital Voice Manager, digital/video cameras, flip cameras, Final Cut editing system, and classroom broadcast practice equipment. §    KEYBOARD WPM: 75  

References

Nam Nguyen

Ashley Roberts

Jarett Henshaw

Portfolio Items

Objective

Actively seeking a position related to the field of communications.

Blog and Portfolio Sites

Published Work

Leadership Experience

§WRITER for Radford University’s student-run Internet magazine Whim

§Built leadership and partnership skills as “DREAM GIRL” for Theta Chi Fraternity at Radford University

§MANAGER for Radford University’s Ice Hockey Team

§PARTICIPANT in Student Government Association

§TEAM MEMBER for the Table Tennis Club at Radford University