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Work Examples

Work experience

Feb 2013Present

Special Projects

The Southwest Times

-Reporter for daily newspaper

-Reporter for special projects, including biannual magazine, Progress and Explore

May 2012Jun 2012

Summer Intern

Bedford Bulletin

-News reporting, including court, community and profile pieces -Photography for running stories-Fact checking for other stories, including police, fire and court officials-Page layout and design-Labeling for delivery every week

May 2011May 2012


The Tartan- Radford University's Student-Run Newspaper

-Manage and hire all staff, including editors, writers, designers and photographers -Responsible for the office phone, paperwork and payroll for the staff-Fact check and copy edit pages-Organize production schedule, budget and meetings -Design page layout, centerpiece graphics and supervise all design elements-Encouraged and managed a redesign in January-Communicate with the printers and oversee delivery-Responsible for checking advertisement placement and design before publishing-Reporter for Scene and News-Attended ACP/CMA National College Media Convention in October -Attend monthly Student Media Committee meetings with the university

Jun 2011Dec 2011

Love & Future Editor Intern

College Gloss

-Copy edited and posted articles to website using Blogger

Aug 2010May 2011

Scene Section Editor

The Tartan

-Won Editor’s Choice award-Won Section of the Week five times-Managed section writers -Organized weekly writers’ meetings for story assignments-Designed page layout including photograph and story placement-Reporter for Scene

Oct 2009Aug 2010

Insights Section Editor

The Tartan

-Managed writers and organize weekly writers’ meetings for story assignments-Planed page layout, including puzzles, photographs and opinion article placement-Wrote articles and headlines for section-Reporter for Scene and Insights


Aug 2009Dec 2012


Radford University

Toward a Bachelor of Science in Journalism Graphic Design MinorDean’s list for six semesters


Geoff White

Dr. Bob Stepno

Tom Wilmoth



Web and Social Media
-WordPress -Blogger -Twitter -Facebook -Google+
Other Programs
-Microsoft Excel -File Transfer through Fetch   
Newspaper Reporting
-Reporting -Interviewing -Eye for design -Planing layout
Adobe Programs
-InDesign  CS5 -Photoshop CS5 -Illustrator CS5 -Dreamweaver CS5 -Acrobat 9 Pro -Distiller 9