Rebecca Go

Rebecca Go

Work experience

Work experience
Aug 2008 - Present

Finance Reporter

San Diego Daily Transcript
  • Covers the San Diego business on a daily deadline, focusing on finance and the local economy
  • Leads content generation for special sections on finance and the San Diego economy
  • Won second place in business writing in 2009 Associated Press California/Nevada competition, small newspaper division
  • Won third place in the San Diego Press Club's 'wild card category' for an article on housing
May 2008 - Jul 2008

Copy Desk Intern

The Press-Enterprise

•    Edited business, features, local news and wire copy on late-night deadlines•    Wrote headlines and captions for designed pages

Jan 2008 - May 2008

Metro Desk Intern

The San Diego Union-Tribune

•    Wrote local feature articles and covered press conferences

Aug 2007 - May 2008

Copy Editor

The Point Weekly

•    Edited all copy for a 12- to 24-page paper on a weekly basis

Aug 2005 - May 2008

Teacher's Assistant

Journalism Department, Point Loma Nazarene University

•    Aided Dr. Dean Nelson in research for his articles and interviews•    Graded AP style and current events quizzes

Dec 2006 - Mar 2007

Editorial Assistant

Point Loma Publishing
May 2006 - Jun 2006

Reporting Intern

Copley News Service, Washington Bureau

•    Covered the Scripps National Spelling Bee, press conferences and congressional hearings


2004 - 2008


Point Loma Nazarene University

•    Graduated summa cum laude, with a 4.0 major GPA and 3.997 cumulative GPA•    Received full-tuition scholarship (2004-2008), departmental scholarship (2006-2008), Evangelical Press Association scholarship (2007-2008) and California Newspaper Publishers Association grant (2008)

•    Studied abroad in China in summer 2005