Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
I have an extensive educational background in media, including experience in quantitative and qualitative research. I also have cross-platform experience in teaching and using professional media systems.
  • Media research and analysis
  • Superb writer and editor
  • Thorough multimedia knowledge
  • Professional media experience
  • Advanced problem solving abilities 
  • Quick learner
Expected in | Journalism and Mass Communication The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA GPA:
  • All but dissertation (ABD)
  • Primary area of study: Framing and cultural hegemony in sports media
  • Secondary area of study: Critical cultural study in sport 
  • Coursework in quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Coursework in social scientific and critical cultural theory
Expected in 2009 Master of Science | Communication The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA GPA:
  • Minor in Political Science
  • Thesis:  “The politics of the source: How the credibility of a news source changes based on the political perception of blogs.”
Expected in 2007 Bachelor of Arts | Communication Studies and Political Science The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA GPA:
  • Emphasis in Political Communication
Expected in 2003 Bachelor of Science | Broadcasting Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO GPA:
  • Minor in Speech Communication
Relevant Experience
04/2014 to 05/2014 Multimedia Fellowship Yale University | Hamden, CT,
  • Collaborated with the City of Van Meter, Iowa, to make the Bob Feller Museum exclusively online
  • Produced, shot, edited, and narrated a 12-minute video on Feller's life for the city's website
  • Acquired knowledge of building websites using HTML and CSS
07/2012 to Current Teaching Assistant Columbia Banking System, Inc. | Redding, CA,
  • Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials
  • Administered and corrected tests and quizzes in a timely manner
  • Earned positive feedback from students regarding course instruction and student learning success
  • Held office hours to support students in mastering material
  • Courses taught: Multimedia Storytelling, Radio and Television Storytelling; Television News Production; Sport, Scandal, and Strategic Communication; Media Uses and Effects; Images and Society
10/2010 to 02/2012 Loan Documentation Specialist Yale University | New Haven, CT,
  • Held position over these dates as needed to meet customer demand
  • Interviewed mortgage loan applicants to verify information
  • Analyzed financial status, credit and property evaluation to determine feasibility of granting loan
  • Performed daily maintenance of mortgage loan applications
  • Identified and resolved system and account issues
05/2009 to 06/2009 Research Tracker Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA,
  • Tracked and recorded voting information and media comments of potential opposition candidates
  • Logged daily updates on media coverage of opposition candidates
  • Participated in party and candidate strategy sessions
07/2007 to 11/2009 Teaching Assistant Smuckers | Columbus, OH,
  • Taught the lab portion of radio production classes
  • Assisted in the production of programming for the university's NPR station
  • Demonstrated how to use radio equipment
  • Taught editing techniques
  • Showed students techniques on assembling news packages
  • Contributed to revisions of the syllabus
  • Aided in the creation of the curriculum for the course
07/2004 to 07/2005 Research Assistant The Daily Nonpareil | City, STATE,
  • Wrote stories and agates covering high school and community college sporting events
  • Interviewed athletes and coaches
  • Served as beat writer for local arena football team
  • Proofread other sportswriters' work
03/2004 to 05/2004 Production Technician KPTM-TV | City, STATE,
  • Edited footage from national feeds for live news program
  • Operated chyron, teleprompter, and studio camera
  • Acted as floor director
Claire, J., and Auter, P. (2012). The politics of the source: How the credibility of a news source changes based on the political perception of blogs. American Communication Journal, 14(1), 1-17.
Media and Mass Communication Skills
  • Extensive experience in television studio and field production.
  • Extensive experience in all facets of audio production.
  • Thorough newswriting experience in written, broadcast, and digital formats.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new media-production software across all platforms.
  • Freelance experience in web production and graphic design.
  • Knowledge of social media, Web 2.0, and HTML.
  • Political and campaign communication experience.

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School Attended

  • The University of Iowa
  • The University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • The University of Iowa
  • Northwest Missouri State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Multimedia Fellowship
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Loan Documentation Specialist
  • Research Tracker
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Research Assistant
  • Production Technician


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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