Lea Shores

Lea Shores

Education

Education
Aug 2007 - May 2011

Bachelor's

Southwestern College

Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Writing Tutor

Southwestern College

I worked with students on editing and revising papers for their classes and on preparing speeches. I also tutored a total of 6 Chinese speaking students on their English speaking, reading and writing abilities. Several spoke very good English while others were just beginning to learn.

Jan 2011 - Present

Editor in Chief

The Collegian

I write news, features, opinion, and sports. I also take photos and create slideshows. I assign articles to the staff once a week and edit the articles for correct grammar and AP style usage. I check page design in the bi-weekly print edition of the paper and check that assignments are posted to the SCUpdate media website.

Aug 2010 - Dec 2010

Managing Editor

The Collegian

I wrote news, features, opinion, and sports, took photographs and created slideshows. I edited articles from the staff for correct grammar and AP style usage. I helped to oversee the weekly article assignments, check page design in the bi-weekly print edition of the paper and check that assignments were being posted to our SCUpdate media website.

May 2010 - Aug 2010

Editorial Intern

Colorado Springs Independent

I wrote articles for Arts & Entertainment and news. Stories ranged from 100-word briefs to 500 word features. I also worked with two other interns to design a "Student Survival Guide" for freshman coming to Colorado Springs. This included pitching story ideas, writing columns, and designing art.