Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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I am award winning journalist who has also worked as an editor, blogger and critic. I have worked just about every position in a newsroom, and covered almost every beat including education, city government and crime.

I have also managed reporters and other staffers.

I am currently the Online Editor at The News Herald in Panama City. My duties include editing stories and placing them on the web, overseeing special projects and filling in for both the Night Editor, the Managing Editor and the Viewpoints Editor when they are away.

  • Reporting
  • Editing
  • Researching
  • Shooting and editing video
  • Managing employees
  • Training on multiple issues
  • Managing online assets
  • Column, blog and editorial writing

Took the entire News Herald staff through social media training. That task included how to use social media sites and explaining the right and wrong ways to use them.

Also, trained multiple reporters to post stories online, to shoot and edit video using smartphones and working with Apple software.

Assisted multiple reporters with stories. Helped them with everything from daily assignments to special projects and offered advice on writing, researching and editing.

Used government salary and police ticket data to craft thought provoking stories and shared the information online.

Wrote, edited and published our Sunday night breaking news coverage of the raid on Osama Bin Ladin Compound and his death.

Filled in multiple times for the Managing Editor, Night Editor and Viewpoints Editor.

Along with news stories, wrote an award winning music column, a blog, and several editorials.

Online Editor, 07/2010 to Current
Dbc - Deseret BookCosta Mesa, CA,

Oversaw revamps and changes to the website, assisted staff with technological issues and kept The News Herald's website and social media pages fresh.

Reporter, 01/2003 to 06/2010
Relx GroupNewton, MA,

Covered multiple beats including; education, crime, courts, Panama City and Cedar Grove.

Reporter, 01/2002 to 2003
Relx GroupRochester, NY,

Covered the school system.

Bachelor of Arts: Communications, Expected in 2001
University of West Florida - Pensacola, FL

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  • University of West Florida

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  • Reporter
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  • Bachelor of Arts

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