front desk clerk resume example with 14+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Exceptional broadcasting professional and journalist bringing extensive print, television and radio experience, including seven years as an anchor with Uganda Broadcasting Corporation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills  
  • Effective interviewer
  • Copy editing and proofreading
  • Voice-overs
  • Deadline-driven
  • Firm grasp of journalistic ethics
  • Superb editor
  • MS Office Suite
Makerere University Kampala, Expected in 2004 Bachelor of Arts : Tourism Management - GPA :

Emphasis in Tourism Management and OperationsThesis on 'The effect of the Media on Tourism growth in Uganda'

Sault Tribe - Front Desk Clerk
Sault Sainte Marie, MI, 04/2014 - Current

  • Maintain an organized and sanitary front desk to represent the prestige of the company appropriately.
  • Managed the receptionist area, including greeting visitors and responding to telephone and in-person requests for information.
  • Maintained the front desk and reception area in a neat and organized fashion.
  • Served as central point of contact for all outside vendors needing to gain access to the building.
  • Supplied key cards and building access to employees and visitors.
  • Made copies, sent faxes and handled all incoming and outgoing correspondence.
  • Facilitated working relationships with co-tenants and building management.
  • Managed daily office operations and maintenance of equipment.
Flair For Her Magazine/Bride And Groom Magazine - Writer Kampala, Uganda
City, , 11/2005 - 03/2013
  • Published stories, previews, reviews and magazine profile articles across a wide-variety of topics directly affecting the female gender.
  • Traveled to location to write reviews from firsthand experience.
  • Wrote three magazine articles per month for the magazines.
  • Proofread and reviewed all print content of the magazine for correct grammar and adherence to house style.
  • Reviewed and edited colleagues’ written work for grammar, tone, voice and creative quality.
Vision Group XFM 94.8 - Freelance Presenter
City, , 07/2009 - 02/2013
  • Interviewed celebrity guests on X-alted which resulted in alot of traffic from listeners
  • Wrote, produced and cut concepts and spots for show launches, current shows and advertiser-sponsored campaigns.
  • Produced and hosted a weekly inspirational show.
  • Researched topics and background information for items to be featured on the show
  • Planned and rehearsed shows;writing, and sometimes memorizing, scripts
  • Liaising with other members of the production and technical teams.
  • Introduced and hosted shows
  • Interviewed guests in the studio, by telephone or on location
  • Played music 
  • Reading short news, traffic, sport or weather reports
  • Provided links between programmes;
  • Kept the programme running to schedule, responding positively and quickly to problems or changes and improvising where necessary
UBC Television - News Anchor/ Acting Producer
City, , 06/2007 - 02/2013
  • Presented local news and feature reports in the public television style on both local and national news programs.
  • Wrote factually correct, concise and engaging news stories within tight deadlines.
  • ​Gathered and verified factual information regarding stories through interviews, observation and research. 
  • Gathered and verified factual information regarding stories through interviews, observation and research.
  • Conducted two on-air interviews per day including with local and international celebrity guests such as Mira Nair and Navio.
  • Introduced fresh and new angles on previously-reported material to update and inform readers.
  • Networked with various industry leaders and experts to gather multiple perspectives on issues. Combined video, audio and graphics to effectively convey each story.
  • Acted as lead anchor for Uganda Broadcasting Corporation.
  • Promoted targeted content through various social networking sites such as facebook and twitter.
  • Covered breaking news such as Presidential campaign and elections 2011 and Buganda Riots in 2009.
  • Simplified topics such as healthcare, energy, government and technology through clear, concise and compelling writing.
  • Wrote and produced compelling investigative and human interest stories about celebrities and iconic news subjects.
  • Pitched two to three story ideas daily.
  • Wrote and revised three intros per every other day for show hosts.
Fluent in English and Intermediate in French
customer service,
Strong Oral and Writing skills
Excellent Internet and Social media skills
Additional Information
  • Wrote Multiple publications  for The New Vision Newspaper(2005-2013)
  • Wrote Multiple publications for the Daily Monitor newspaper  (2006)
  • Completed a Commercial Radio Master Level 1 Award (2012)
  • Participated in the 4th BN Poetry Award poetry writing competition (2012)
  • Emerged winner and scooped Literary Award for the 7th and 8th National Book Week Festival (1999-2000)
  • Published an educational middle school health book, Brave Kemi
  • (2007); Fountain Publishers Uganda Ltd

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School Attended

  • Makerere University

Job Titles Held:

  • Front Desk Clerk
  • Writer Kampala, Uganda
  • Freelance Presenter
  • News Anchor/ Acting Producer


  • Bachelor of Arts

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