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Joseph Clark
  • XX XXXXXXXX XX, Clinton, MA 01510
  • H: XXXXXXXXXXXX
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Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic sports editor with a strong history of achievement in a deadline-driven journalistic environment. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include working under tight deadlines, outgoing personality and social media involvement.

Skills
  • Communications and Media
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Writing
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Negotiation
  • Print Design
  • Social Media skills
  • Still/action photography
  • Efficiency under tight deadlines
Experience
Weekly Division Sports Editor, 10/2012 to Present
The Lowell Sun Newspaper Lowell, MA
  • Prepare, rewrite and edit copy to improve readability.0
  • Verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources.
  • Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax.
  • Develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal.
  • Review and approve proofs submitted by correspondents prior to publication production.
  • Plan the contents of publications according to the publication's style, editorial policy, and publishing requirements.
  • Allocate print space for story text, photos, and illustrations according to space parameters and copy significance, using knowledge of layout principles.
  • Shoot photographs and short videos for online edition.
  • Maintain a social media presence with sources on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Tout.
Radio broadcast intern, 09/2009 to 06/2012
Charlotte 49ers Athletics Department Charlotte, NC
  • Operate control consoles.
  • Identify stations, and introduce or close shows, using memorized or read scripts, and/or ad-libs.
  • Provide play-by-play commentary for Charlotte49ers.com audio/visual live stream of baseball, soccer and basketball.
  • Locate guests to appear on talk or interview shows.
  • Discuss various topics over the telephone with viewers or listeners.
  • Provide commentary and conduct interviews during sporting events.
  • Attend press conferences in order to gather information for broadcast.
Sports Editor/writer, 08/2009 to 04/2012
The University Times Charlotte, NC
  • Arrange interviews with people who can provide information about a story.
  • Determine a story's emphasis, length, and format, and organize material accordingly.
  • Report on athletic contests and coordinate feature stories.
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Mass Media Communications/History, May 2012 The University of North Carolina at Charlotte - Charlotte, NC
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Previous Companies:

  • The Lowell Sun Newspaper
  • Charlotte 49ers Athletics Department
  • The University Times

Previous Job Positions:

  • Weekly Division Sports Editor
  • Radio broadcast intern
  • Sports Editor
  • writer

Schools:

  • The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts

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