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SUMMARY                        

Journalism major with experience writing for a collegiate satire newspaper. Attained the title of high school yearbook editor with five years of experience writing, editing and designing layout. Abilities include problem solving, communicating effectively and learning quickly.

OBJECTIVE 

Seeking a part- or full-time internship utilizing my interpersonal and organizational skills to gain experience in my current field of study.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Journalism – May 2018 – University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 

EXPERIENCE

Staff Writer, Florida Crocodile – Fall 2014 – Gainesville, FL

  • Brainstormed unique ideas for more than 20 articles
  • Wrote 3 published pieces that reached +5,000 readers

Yearbook Editor, Indian River Charter High School – 2012-2014 – Vero Beach, FL

  • Delegated assignments to staff members
  • Engaged in multiple responsibilities including designing layouts, taking photographs and writing stories
  • Edited/proofread each page before being sent to administration for approval

Sales Associate, Madison Avenue Consignments – April 2013-May 2014 Vero Beach, FL

  • Assisted in organizing and maintaining inventory records
  • Gained interpersonal skills by communicating with hundreds of customers on a daily basis
  • Managed a cash box of up to $2,000 and completed sales reports
HONORS/AWARDS        

Florida Bright Futures Academic Scholarship recipient

Michael Ellington Scholarship recipient (merit based)

Top ten percent of graduating class

SKILLS                                  

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

Four years of photography experience

Six years of writing and copy editing experience

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