Katie Jones

  • Burlington, ON
  • 905-380-4292
  • jatiekones@hotmail.com
Katie Jones

Multimedia Content Professional 

Skills

Skills

Social Media Savvy

Implement strategies to grow social media presence and engagement.

Strong understanding and awareness of social media tools, trends and analytics.

Webmaster Maven

Design and maintenance using web content management systems (WordPress, Joomla, Tridion).

Working knowledge and application of HTML, SEO, keywords, and web analytics.

Graphic Design and Imaging

Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign to create images for web and print.

Operate ENG and DSLR cameras with post-production photo and video editing capabilities.

Organizer of Chaos

Proven ability to multitask and prioritize many projects at once while maintaining a cool, professional demeanor.

Team player who also works well independently.

Innovative Scribe

More than six years experience writing engaging content for multimedia platforms.

Create original, well-written copy for social media and marketing projects.

Thorough research, editing  and proofreading skills.

Public Relations Prowess

Compose and distribute press releases, newsletters, blogs and e-blasts.

Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Build and nurture client and customer relationships, maintain consumer and media databases.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2013 - Present

Digital News Writer

The Weather Network
  • Write and edit news stories for web and television.
  • Search online sources for breaking news and trending stories.
  • Research and fact check news stories using multiple sources.
  • Engage readers through social media posts, update with breaking news
May 2013 - Present

Web and Social Media Coordinator

Club Roma Event and Conference Centre
  • Launched public e-newsletter and write content for monthly issues.
  • Maintain and update website and social media accounts.
  • Design artwork for advertisements, brochures, signage and posters.
Sep 2008 - Present

Community Reporter (Volunteer)

TVCogeco

- On-camera presentation from the field, in studio and live to air.
- Generate story ideas, conduct  interviews, write original content.
- Attend and participate in not-for-profit community events.

Mar 2009 - Sep 2012

Public Relations Manager

Legends Estates Winery
  • Created content for company website and e-newsletter.
  • Fielded communications from patrons, media and wine writers.
  • Prepared and distributed press releases and new releases.
  • Coordinated up to 40 events per year.
Apr 2006 - Mar 2009

Director of Hospitality

Pillitteri Estates Winery
  • Organized logistics and staff for all onsite and offsite events.
  • Managed corporate wine accounts and private orders.
  • Liaison for corporate and VIP clientele.
  • Administrative duties included fielding event inquiries, invoicing, sales and expense reports, arranging travel and accommodations.

Education

Education
Sep 2012 - Apr 2013

Journalism New Media

Sheridan College

Postgraduate diploma (3.95 GPA)

Sep 2002 - Jun 2006

Film Studies and Popular Culture

Brock University

Bachelor of Arts with Honours

Accolades

ONTARIO VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD

Province of Ontario - May 2013

 

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

Sheridan College - April 2013

 

ANNE PEROZUK BOOK PRIZE IN CRITICAL WRITING

Brock University - July 2005

Portfolio

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