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Allison Flores
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Professional Summary

Dedicated sports editor with 19 years of sports reporting, photography and editing experience for two large weekly newspapers in Wisconsin and winner of four Wisconsin Newspaper Association first-place awards. Looking for a new challenge in higher level of sports media.

Skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Knowledge of several sports and statistical data
  • Knowledge of InDesign and Quark Express
  • Photography skills
  • Self-motivated

Experience
Sports Editor May 1998Present The Star News Medford, WI Sole person responsible for weekly 9-14 page sports section. Covering varsity sports at three high schools, plus all other local sports and outdoors news. Responsible for most photography and design all pages. Winner of Wisconsin Newspaper Association's award for Best Sports Pages, Large Weekly Division, awarded February 2002 and February 2008, and for Best Local Sports Column, Large Weekly Division, awarded February 2012. Earned second-place award for Best Sports Pages, awarded February 2007.
Reporter Jan 1995May 1998 The Lakeland Times Minocqua, WI Covered all varsity sports news for two high schools, as well as all other local sports news in two-county area for twice-weekly newspaper. Responsible for all sports photography and most of the page design. Other reporting responsibilities included outdoors news, general school news, town and county board coverage. Winner of Wisconsin Newspaper Association's award for Best Sports Story, Large Weekly Division, awarded June 1997.
Reporter/Feature Writer Jan 1994Dec 1994 University of Wisconsin-River Falls Sports Information Department River Falls, WI Wrote weekly reports and statistical updates for UW-RF athletic teams and feature stories for game programs.
Intern Reporter May 1994Aug 1994 River Falls Journal River Falls, WI General assignment reporter and some photography.
On-Air Announcer May 1992Aug 1993 WKEB-FM/WIGM-AM Medford, WI Read news, weather and sports reports; disc jockeyed and recorded commercials.
Education
Bachelor of Science : Journalism Dec 1994 University of Wisconsin-River Falls River Falls, WI
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Previous Companies:

  • The Star News
  • The Lakeland Times
  • University of Wisconsin River Falls Sports Information Department

Previous Job Positions:

  • Sports Editor
  • Reporter
  • Feature Writer
  • Intern Reporter
  • On Air Announcer

Schools:

  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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