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Claremore Daily Progress - Staff Writer Resume Example

Liam Johnson
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic writer/journalist with knowledge in public relations, carrying a solid history of achievement in media production and support. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include media relations and writing, interviewing and interpersonal communication.

  • Writing
  • Communication and Media
  • News Development
  • News Production
  • Service Orientation
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Time Management
  • Active Learning
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading Comprehension
Staff Writer 07/2012 to Present
Claremore Daily Progress Claremore, OK
  • Report news stories for publication or broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
  • Arrange interviews with people who can provide information about a story.
  • Review copy and correct errors in content, grammar, and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
  • Review and evaluate notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and details.
  • Research and analyze background information related to stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
  • Gather information about events through research, interviews, experience, or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social, or other functions.
  • Investigate breaking news developments, such as disasters, crimes, or human-interest stories.
  • Receive assignments or evaluate leads or tips to develop story ideas.
  • Photograph or videotape news events, or request that a photographer be assigned to provide such coverage.
  • Transmit news stories or reporting information from remote locations.
  • Write reviews of literary, musical, or other artwork, based on knowledge, judgment, or experience.
Booth Leader 02/2009 to 07/2012
B&B Theatres Claremore, OK
  • Manage/operate theater projection booth.
  • Plan and facilitate start times for movies.
  • Direct and coordinate activities, such as deep cleaning of projectors. Offer direction/assistance in case of projector malfunction.
  • Oversee activities directly related to making products or providing services.
  • Provide personable, quality service to movie-goers.
Store Clerk 05/2008 to 02/2009
Sea and Spray Water Sports Rockport, TX
  • Itemize and total customer merchandise selection at checkout counter, using cash register, and accept cash or charge card for purchases.
  • Answer customers' questions about merchandise and advise customers on merchandise selection.
  • Take inventory or examine merchandise to identify items to be reordered or replenished.
  • Stock shelves, racks, cases, bins, and tables with new or transferred merchandise.
Assistant 04/2005 to 01/2006
MMS-Payne Funeral Services Claremore, OK
  • Provide any services needed of funeral directors before, during and after funerals, such as detailing of hearses, set-up of funeral services and displays, care-taking of funeral home.
Bachelor of Arts: Media Studies Northeastern State University - Tahlequah, OK
  • AP One Contest 2014 - Spot News photo, second place.
  • Sequoyah Award 2014 - Overall quality news reporting.
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Previous Companies:

  • Claremore Daily Progress
  • B&B Theatres
  • Sea and Spray Water Sports

Previous Job Positions:

  • Staff Writer
  • Booth Leader
  • Store Clerk
  • Assistant


  • Northeastern State University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts

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