News Reporter Photojournalist resume example with 15+ years of experience

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

SheJessica Claire is a current student graduating Spring 2020 with excellent communication, verbal, creative and office skills looking to become part of a dedicated news team. She is seeking to obtain an abundance of knowledge and experience in the areas of broadcast journalism, news writing, social media managing, production and photography. In the past, she has been a tenacious reporter and photographer with a passion for journalism and has a proven ability to thrive in deadline-driven environments.

  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite
  • MS Office suite
  • Photography background
  • Thrives under pressure
  • Adobe Creative Suite, Quality control
  • Adobe, Researching
  • Adobe Dreamweaver, Research
  • Adobe Photoshop, Sales
  • Ad, Self-starter
  • Advertisements, Servers
  • Advertising, Stories
  • AP Style, Telecommunications
  • Broadcast, TV
  • Interpersonal skills, Transmission
  • Content, Troubleshooting
  • Client, Video
  • Creative development, Videography
  • Special events, Web Site Design
  • Film, Web site
  • Final Cut, Written
  • Flash, Articles
  • Graphic
  • Journalism
  • Lighting
  • Market research
  • Marketing
  • Marketing and sales
  • MS Office suite
  • Office
  • Network
  • Newspaper
  • Photography
  • Presentations
  • PR
  • Programming
  • Public relations
  • Public Speaking
  • Publications
  • Publication
  • Quality
Work History
01/2015 to 12/2015 News Reporter/Photojournalist Sax Arts & Crafts | Colorado Springs, CO,
  • Presented news by researching, developing and covering news events in the field Interviewed individuals from all walks of life and all cultures for breaking news stories Generated, produced and delivered high profile special reports and communicated in community events behalf of the station Pitched long-form stories, planned and conducted research and writing of investigative news stories Conducted live and taped interviews to obtain information Cultivated long-term relationships with individuals in the public relations field through exceptional communication and interpersonal skills Conducted interviews with various individuals to obtain valuable quotes for stories.
02/2019 to 08/2019 Social Media Marketing Manager Tegna | Tyler, TX,
  • Engaged social media audience by collaborating with graphic designers to develop visually appealing content.
  • Identified effective promotional methods and negotiated media through meticulous market research.
  • Anticipated client's current needs offering comprehensive resource management reports, data presentations and data analytics.
  • Trafficked all advertisements to target audience increasing sales.
  • Welcomed visitors to office, communicated arrival to team and managed visit expectations.
  • Produced written content and schedules.
  • Edited images and videos using Adobe and Final Cut.
  • Updated tags, displays and signage for special promotions.
  • Liaised with marketing and PR colleagues to promote special events in social calendars.
03/2006 to Current Digital Content Producer Nbc Universal | Englewood Cliffs, NJ,
  • Photographed high-quality images for both print and internet distribution Edited, toned, captioned and uploaded photographs for news publications Selected and set up appropriate props, backdrops and lighting Archived photographs on computers and servers Developed marketing and sales strategies to maximize business success Oversaw creative development and filming of different types of video content Scheduled shoots and set up filming by communicating with talent and crew Accomplishments Interviewed well-known and respected people in the community.
  • Consistently commended by upper management for spearheading and leading effective marketing campaigns.
  • Wrote several articles for the award winning newspaper.
05/2019 to Current Master Control Operator WAAY-TV | City, STATE,
  • Performed quality control duties for on air content during newscasts Ran commercials during newscasts, sports programs and network shows Identified equipment issues and implemented troubleshooting techniques for resolution Monitored channels to ensure compliance with federal regulations and strict company rules Evaluated program schedules and prepared programs to assess transmission readiness and identify any signal issues Incorporated advertisers and products into shows in innovative ways Ensured compliance with FCC regulations Placed commercial breaks during sports programming, newscasts and TV shows.
Expected in 04/2020 Bachelor of Arts | Communication Arts The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, GPA:
  • Member of The Charger Times (Student News Publication)
  • Dean's List Summer 2019
Expected in Bachelor of Arts | Journalism And Creative Media The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL GPA:
  • Received Alabama GI Scholarship Award
  • Minored in Women's Studies and History
  • Coursework in AP Style Writing, Photojournalism , Microcomputer Applications, Web-Site Design and Film
  • Dean's List Fall 2016
Expected in 05/2014 Associate of Science | Calhoun Community College, Tanner, AL GPA:
  • Coursework in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Flash (Animate)
  • Dean's List Fall 2013
  • Graduated with 3.7 GPA
Expected in High School Diploma | American School of Correspondence, Lansing, IL, GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • The University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • The University of Alabama
  • Calhoun Community College
  • American School of Correspondence

Job Titles Held:

  • News Reporter/Photojournalist
  • Social Media Marketing Manager
  • Digital Content Producer
  • Master Control Operator


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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