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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Multi-talented Content Writer well-versed in research, writing and editing wide range of content. Comfortable working with little oversight to write interesting, clean and clear copy. Skilled in content management systems, online content publishing software and SEO. I am currently pursuing writing positions with newspapers. I am an award-winning writing with a strong background in features, columns, and fiction writing. I have worked with two publishers in the past.

Skills
  • Website copy
  • SEO principles
  • Proofreading
  • Technical writing
  • AP Style
  • Copywriting, editing and review
  • Book publishing
  • Excellent interpersonal communications
  • Content development
  • Social media proficiency
  • Feature genre experience
  • Column genre experience
  • Fantasy genre experience
  • Coming of Age genre experience
  • Grammar skills
  • Team collaboration
  • Decision-making
Experience
Author, 01/2022 to Current
Bonneville InternationalSan Francisco, CA,
  • Proofread and reviewed all print and electronic content to verify grammar, tone and creative quality.
  • Worked closely with development to align documentation and development processes.
  • Used Microsoft and Wix to update company website content, including contact information, articles and services.
  • Managed web content by configuring links, texts and images following automated workflow.
  • Applied strong writing, editing and proofreading abilities to each assignment to produce best possible content.
  • Used strong grammar and research skills to craft well-written, mistake-free copy.
  • Performed in-depth research into topics to write clear and accurate copy.
  • Prepared news stories based on information provided by assignment desk and press releases.
Reporter, 03/2022 to 07/2022
Gothenburg TimesCity, STATE,
  • Drafted accurate, engaging and fact-checked stories.
  • Asked questions and discovered facts during interviews.
  • Produced and edited daily news and entertainment reports.
  • Used social media outlets to connect directly with public.
  • Shaped narrative on key issues through effective storytelling and knowledge of public opinion.
  • Completed investigations of important community issues and put together well-received reports.
  • Maintained up-to-the-minute knowledge of breaking news stories and responded to round-the-clock emergencies.
  • Collaborated with media executives to create interesting story lines.
  • Obtained additional training in Indesign.
  • Obtained additional training in Adobe.
  • Obtained additional training in Photography.
  • Obtained additional training in Sync.
  • Obtained additional training in Dropbox.
  • Proofread and edited work for grammar, style and accuracy.
  • Covered news events at various locations and delivered information in cohesive format on-air.
  • Built relationships with experts in various fields to create funnel for story leads and information.
  • Conducted interviews with various individuals to obtain valuable quotes for stories.
  • Presented coverage of breaking news and special events to viewers from onsite locations.
  • Researched various topics to develop insightful and fact-based news stories.
  • Scheduled and conducted interviews by asking targeted questions to capture quotes.
  • Collaborated with other reporters to develop large-scale stories.
  • Gathered data for news stories from variety of different sources and assimilated truth from fiction.
  • Created tightly written news stories crafted from reliable sources.
  • Authored articles by crafting original writing.
  • Reviewed feedback from Editor and completed revisions for approval.
  • Read trustworthy publications to gather information on current events and breaking news.
  • Updated organization's social media and website pages with breaking news stories to keep content visitors educated.
  • Developed connections with public relations contacts, providing exemplary sources for news stories.
  • Employed use of quotes or clips and provided appropriate credit.
Freelancer Content Writer, 03/2022 to 07/2022
Platte Valley MediaCity, STATE,
  • Applied strong writing, editing and proofreading abilities to each assignment to produce best possible content.
  • Delivered high-quality, insightful, informative and entertaining written content while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Performed in-depth research into topics to write clear and accurate copy.
  • Edited and proofread content to verify proper grammar, quality and consistency with AP style.
  • Coordinated with subject matter experts for interviews and topic generation.
  • Authored strategic content using appropriate tone and language to meet objectives.
  • Followed style guidelines and writing project parameters to produce on-target deliverables.
  • Researched national topics using multiple sources for writing inspiration and information.
  • Drafted posts and comments to engage audiences on social media platforms.
  • Delivered articulate and clear writing for projects such as the Pony Express Times and Summer Recreation Tabloid.
  • Communicated with publisher to receive assignments and clarify project details.
  • Created graphics to cohesively frame content.
  • Referenced credible sources for stories and reports.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: American And English Literature, Expected in 05/2015 to MidAmerica Nazarene University - Olathe, KS
GPA:
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2010 to Heartland Lutheran High School - Grand Island, Ne,
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Promoted from reporter to lead reporter, in less than 12-months.
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Received the Nebraska Press Association 1st Place, Class B Feature Series award in the 2022 Beter Newspaper Competition.

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School Attended

  • MidAmerica Nazarene University
  • Heartland Lutheran High School

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  • Author
  • Reporter
  • Freelancer Content Writer

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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