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The Oswegonian - Freelance Staff Writer Resume Example

Owen Adams
XX XXXXX XXXXXX, Newark, NY 14513 | (H) XXXXX XXXXXXXX | XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Professional Summary
Accomplished and energetic aspiring journalist with slew of experience in writing for multiple fast-paced professional media organizations. Core competencies include writing, reading comprehension and multimedia applications, as well as excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency.  

Skills
  • Proficient writing abilities
  • Reading comprehension and active listening 
  • Masterful at professionally using social media applications (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)
  • Possess plethora of sport knowledge
  • Sound interviewer
  • Exceptional time management skills
Experience
Freelance Staff Writer 01/2015 to Present
The Oswegonian Oswego, NY
  • Write profile and feature stories on athletes, faculty and staff at SUNY Oswego. 
  • Pitch new ideas and topics to sports editor of the newspaper for forthcoming editions. 
Contributing Writer 08/2014 to Present
Sports Information Office at SUNY Oswego Oswego, NY
  • Develop game recap stories for Oswego's online publication, oswegolakers.com. 
  • Filter through and update online biographies as season comes to a close for each respective sport. 
  • Handle social media updates throughout any sporting event, including live-tweeting, Facebook and Instagram posts for @OswegoAthletics page. 
  • Construct weekend previews outlining weekend's upcoming contests for Oswego State athletic department.  
Contributing Writer Intern 06/2014 to Present
OSWEGO Alumni Magazine Oswego, NY
  • Compose articles for "Lake E-ffect" and "Oswego Parents" online publication. 
  • Interview alumni and draft articles for spring '14 magazine edition.
  • Gather class information on Oswego alumni to formulate Class Notes and Alumni Bookshelf sections of magazine. 
  • Plan and assist administration with design and writing portions of new Athletics section in magazine magazine for the spring '15 edition. 
  • Meet with administration once a week to stay on track for deadlines. 
  • Work in conjunction with other staff members to produce visually pleasing, informative magazine edition filled with Oswego-rich experiences from alumni.  
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Journalism May 2015 State University of New York at Oswego - Oswego, NY
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Previous Companies:

  • The Oswegonian
  • Sports Information Office at SUNY Oswego
  • OSWEGO Alumni Magazine

Previous Job Positions:

  • Freelance Staff Writer
  • Contributing Writer
  • Contributing Writer Intern

Schools:

  • State University of New York at Oswego

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts

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