Fact Checker And Writer Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

I am a Summa Cum Laude honors graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University. Seeking a position utilizing strong writing and research skills, I hope to gain experience in editing, publishing, writing, and other skills in communication. I have experience as a freelance writer/fact-checker and intern with Oklahoma Today magazine.

Current to Current Fact-Checker and Writer Bickford Senior Living | , ,
  • Write feature articles about the people, places, history, and culture of Oklahoma.
  • Fact-check a wide variety of articles, captions, and listings for both the magazine and the state travel guide.
  • Act as liaison between featured persons and editors.
Current to Current Arizona State University | , ,
  • Fact-checked articles for Oklahoma regional tourism brochures.
  • Presented necessary alterations in a clear and concise format.
Current to Current Tutor National Audubon Society | , ,
  • Tutored diverse set of high school and middle school students in math, English, and science.
05/2012 to Current Maurices, Sales Associate | , ,
  • Provided consistent and high-quality customer service by assisting with the selection of merchandise and preparing garments for sale.
  • Assisted with the training of new associates.
05/2012 to Current Editorial Intern State Of Minnesota | , ,
  • Completed 300 hours fact-checking articles and captions.
  • Researched topics, event listings, and restaurants for upcoming articles.
  • Wrote short articles, captions, and dining guide.
  • Edited content.
03/2008 to 07/2010 Cashier Oklahoma Today Magazine | , ,
  • Maintained high standards of customer service during high-volume, fast-paced operations.
  • Assisted with the selection and training of new associates.
Expected in May 2014 Bachelor of Arts | English Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, OK GPA:
Expected in Spring 2013 | University of Roehampton, London, GPA:
  • Participated in study abroad program with full-time courses in literature and linguistics
  • Traveled during free days around England, Ireland, Spain, Italy, and France
  • Wrote as a featured blogger for International Studies Abroad student blog
Expected in June 2010 Diploma | Francis Howell Central High School, St. Peters, MO GPA:
Additional Information


  • Sigma Tau Delta, Secretary/Treasurer (Fall 2012 - Spring 2014) Presented original fiction at national convention. Recorded meetings and coordinated fundraisers.
  • Scriblerus Literary Magazine, Copy Editor (Fall 2010 - Fall 2012) Selected publishable materials from student submissions. Analyzed overarching theme from entirety of submissions. Wrote letter introducing the issue. Edited content for clarity.


  • United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Italy, France, Honduras, Mexico



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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Oklahoma Baptist University
  • University of Roehampton
  • Francis Howell Central High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Fact-Checker and Writer
  • Tutor
  • Maurices, Sales Associate
  • Editorial Intern
  • Cashier
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Diploma