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Longwood University

Skills

Social Media and Site Management
Facebook Tumblr Twitter Blogging (Wordpress & Storify platforms) Maintaining Websites    
Public Speaking
Canon XF300 Professional Camcorder
Am comfortable maneuvering and operating the camcorder by myself or on a team
Apple GarageBand
Final Cut Pro X
Adobe Creative Suite
Including Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver
Microsoft Office Suite
Including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Publisher

University Coursework

Public Speaking (Central Virginia Community College, Summer 2011)

   -Learned the proper way to give a narrative or persuasive speech in front of an audience

Media Criticism (Spring 2012)

   -Observed patterns within media and how they can be applied to everyday habits; learned and applied documentary observations to create and produce a documentary project of my own.

Interpersonal Communication (Summer 2012)

   -Learned about other sources of communication besides verbal, and how signs, symbols, and nonverbal cues can affect tone and perception within communication

Beginning/Advanced Broadcast Production (Fall 2012/Spring 2013)

   -Wrote, recorded, edited, and produced a number of news and feature video broadcasts using Final Cut Pro X, and wrote and produced radio newscasts and audio podcasts using Apple Garage Band (samples available)

Beginning/Advanced Media Reporting Writing (Fall 2011/Spring 2014)

   -Wrote a number of news, feature, op/ed, and entertainment stories, learned the rules of AP style and inverted pyramid style of writing and how to incorporate it into print media, and wrote a number of media cultivation blogs (samples available)

Computer Mediated Communication (Spring 2013)

   -Learned the basics of branding by keeping a weekly blog about the elements of sitcoms

   -Learned how to market yourself and your business using social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr

Principles of Page & Digital Design (Spring 2013)

   -Learned the basics of design programs such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver

   -Designed and produced an event poster, a newspaper front page design, a 4-page magazine spread, and a personal portfolio website (samples available)

Work experience

Jun 2012Aug 2013

Server/Hostess

The Village at Pheasant Ridge

Dietary

  • General Responsibilities - Take orders, serve dood, set formal dining room tables

Sellavision Media/SML TV

Portfolio

Education

Aug 2010Present

Communication Studies

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