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Work experience

Jun 2011May 2012

Reporter

The Daily Press

Report on the Ashland and Washburn school districts for The Daily Press, produce, shoot and edit local video segments for The Daily Press’s website, prepare death notices and obituaries, news clerking, page design.

May 2010Jun 2011

Reporter

Leader-Telegram

Wrote a biweekly “Around Town” feature, news, entertainment and breaking news stories, provided multimedia, and wrote death notices and obituaries.

Jan 2010May 2010

News Editor

The Spectator

Budgeted news stories for two weekly issues and assigned photos/art and reporters to them, wrote at least one article per issue, edited copy.

Sep 2008Jan 2010

Student Writer

UW-Eau Claire News Bureau

Produced news releases for media dissemination about the university, its professors and students; blogged for the News Bureau and the Center for International Education about my experiences as a foreign exchange student in Germany.

Education

Sep 2005May 2011

Bachelor of Arts

UW-Eau Claire

References

Christena O'Brien

Julian Emerson

Richard Pufall

Designed Pages

Articles

Skills

Digital photography; page layout and design; shooting/editing video; news and feature writing; multimedia reporting; meeting deadlines; social media.

Photos

For examples of my photography work at The Daily Press, copy and paste the URL in your browser.

www.flickr.com/photos/nemecse

Summary

An ethical, hard-working and goal-oriented journalist looking for opportunities.

Videos

Visit the following links to see samples of my video work:

Egg hunt/wader run

http://youtu.be/ynaoKerX4F8

Apostle Island Sled Dog Race

http://youtu.be/tc2XZzT9uwM

Seussical

http://youtu.be/Y2P9dyrF4ss

Ashland Bear Project

http://youtu.be/NqoRF_TbUvk

Dog of the Week

http://youtu.be/_r-BAHybR9w

Honors and Awards

  • Digital Reporter 2.0 
    • November 2011
    • American Consolidated Media

    I was chosen in the fall of 2011 by American Consolidated Media to be among 21 digital reporters in the field from all around the country, armed with iPad2 workstations. When I was chosen to be part of this group, I had been working for the company for a total of four months. The goal was for me to create more unique digital content for The Daily Press’s website, as well as provide timely reports from the field to post as breaking news bulletins online and to include in the printed paper. As part of this project, my work has been featured on ACM’s website as an example of excellence.

  • Cindy Schott Humanitarian Award 
    • May 2010
    • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

    For a continuing junior or senior journalism major whose performance has exemplified excellence and compassion. This memorial award is to encourage and recognize the qualities of responsibility, honesty and the exercise of personal conscience in journalism.

  • Marshall B. Atkinson Scholarship 
    • May 2010
    • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

    For a continuing junior or senior with demonstrated interest in print journalism. This scholarship is funded and awarded by the Eau Claire Press Company in memory of Marshall B. Atkinson.