Resume

Summary:

  • Currently enrolled in the journalism program at the University of Ottawa
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as developed in interpersonal skills class
  • Knowledge of Windows operating system as well as Adobe InDesign for layout
  • Able to work well independently and with others as demonstrated at the Algonquin Times

Education:

Sept. 2013 –           University of Ottawa Journalism Program

Present

Ottawa, Ontario

Sept. 2011 –            Algonquin College Journalism Program (Dean’s Honours list)

Present              

Ottawa, Ontario

  • Practical training in newspaper, magazine, and online journalism with the award-winning College newspaper, the Algonquin Times, being the primary learning tool
  • Generate story ideas, write and edit copy, find and photograph images worthy of publication, shoot web video stories, electronically produce pages, and run the Algonquin Times as a community newspaper
  • Superior writing skills

Sept. 2007 –            Sacred Heart High School

June 2011                 Stittsville, Ontario

  • Honour student in Grade 11
  • Core French certificate

Work Experience:

July 2013 –             http://www.sportseh.ca

February 2014

  • Wrote features and profiles on amateur and collegiate teams and players
  • Wrote preview and analysis stories, as well as opinion pieces
  • Researched statistics and data for stories

March 2013 –         Ottawa Sun

April 2013                    Ottawa, Ontario

  • Conducted streeters
  • Wrote general news and sports stories
  • Was part of the 2013 women’s world hockey championships coverage
  • Conducted and transcribed interviews
  • Took photos for some stories

Sept. 2012 –            Glue Magazine Contributing Writer/Editor

April 2013                     Ottawa, Ontario

  • Wrote a piece for the print edition and an additional piece for the online edition
  • Edited pieces from other writers

Sept. 2012 –            Sports Editor, General Assignment Reporter

Dec. 2012                 Algonquin Times

Ottawa, Ontario

  • Paginated the sports section front for the Algonquin Times
  • Wrote and edited game stories
  • Wrote and edited features
  • Conducted and transcribed interviews
  • Assigned stories

Jan. 2012 –              Security Beat Reporter, General Assignment Reporter

April 2012                Algonquin Times

Ottawa, Ontario

  • Compiled and wrote security briefs
  • Researched and deciphered information for stories
  • Wrote and edited stories, editorials and opinion pieces
  • Conducted and transcribed interviews

Other Work

Jan. 2009 –             HMR Service Clerk

Present                     Real Canadian Superstore

Ottawa, Ontario

  • Cook and serve food for customers
  • Operate a cash
  • Occasionally train new staff
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