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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Seasoned Journalist offering extensive experience in investigative reporting, editing and publishing. Committed to delivering factual, concise and elegantly written pieces that inform and engage a wide range of audiences.
Skills
  • Exceptional writer
  • Strong AP style writing skills
  • Investigative skills
  • Sound editorial judgment
  • Blogging expert (Blog.idahostatesman.com/broncobeat)
  • Social media (Twitter: @IDS_BroncoBeat)
Experience
Beat Writer, 2002 - 04/2005
Crain Communications New York, NY,
  • Boise State football, Idaho Steelheads hockey (WCHL/ECHL) and golf beat writer
Reporter, 05/1996 - Current
Tonal Houston, TX,
  • Worked the [Beat type] beat, and covered [Topic] and [Topic].
  • Evaluated and followed up on news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
  • Followed through on beat sources, contacts and leads to gather information for stories.
  • Wrote and edited stories for multiple platforms, including Internet and digital channels.
Beat Writer, 04/2005 - Current
Tonal Indianapolis, IN,
  • Boise State football and golf beat writer
Beat Writer, 05/2000 - 11/2001
Fiserv, Inc. Liberty Lake, WA,
  • Pro sports and golf beat writer. Pro sports included Idaho Steelheads, Idaho Stampede basketball (CBA) and Boise Hawks baseball (Northwest League).
  • University of Idaho football in 2001
Sports Writer, 07/1999 - 05/2000
Lee Enterprises, Incorporated Roanoke, VA,
  • High school sports writer and golf beat writer
Sports Writer, 08/1997 - 07/1999
Idaho Statesman City, STATE,
  • General assignment sports writer and golf beat writer
News Copy Editor, 08/1996 - 08/1997
Idaho Statesman City, STATE,
  • News copy editor
Summer Intern, 05/1996 - 07/1996
Idaho Statesman City, STATE,
  • Full-time summer intern on the news copy desk.
Sports Reporter, 05/1994 - 07/1995
The Bulletin City, STATE,
  • June-Aug. 1995: Half-time summer intern as a sports reporter. Served as beat writer for Bend Bandits (Western Baseball League)
  • Freelancer covering all Bend Rockies (Northwest League) home baseball games
Editor and Sports Reporter, 08/1993 - 04/1996
The Daily Evergreen At Washington State University City, STATE,
  • Served as managing editor, assistant managing editor, sports editor, assistant sports editor and sports reporter during various semesters. Beats included football, men’s basketball, baseball and women’s volleyball
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Communication, Expected in July 1999
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Washington State University - Pullman,
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Washington State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Beat Writer
  • Reporter
  • Beat Writer
  • Beat Writer
  • Sports Writer
  • Sports Writer
  • News Copy Editor
  • Summer Intern
  • Sports Reporter
  • Editor and Sports Reporter

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts

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