Hardworking and detail-oriented media professional looking to obtain a reporting position to cover current events. Background includes extensive work in multi-media journalism. Committed to delivering factual, concise and elegantly written pieces that inform and engage a wide range of audiences.
Skilled interpreter and translator
Sound editorial judgment
06/2015 to Current
Political ReporterIowa State Daily – 2420 Lincoln Way Ames, IA 50014
Wrote, edited and produced stories for multiple platforms, including Internet and print.
Researched and wrote 1-3 pieces per week for Iowa State Daily.
Evaluated and followed up on news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
Worked the politics beat, and covered the Bernie Sanders campaign.
Worked the breaking news beat, and covered crime and community safety.
Delivered live reports from site of event and from mobile device.
Organized material, determined area of emphasis, and wrote stories according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
Shot still photos to accompany news stories.
Arranged and conducted interviews with individuals knowledgeable about each story\\'s subject matter.
Covered presidential campaign and Iowa Caucus
Covered Ames City Council
10/2015 to 01/2016
Bridal Consultant Pure Bridal – 306 S 16th St, Ames, IA 50010
Recommended merchandise to customers based on their needs and preferences.
Wrote sales slips and sales contracts.
Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges and security practices.
Responded to customer questions and requests in a prompt and efficient manner.
Engaged with customers in a sincere and friendly manner.
Completed all cleaning, stocking and organizing tasks in assigned sales area.
Performed thorough note taking after each appointment
Printed and filed purchase orders
Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Journalism and Political Science Iowa State University - Ames, Iowa
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Iowa State University
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Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences : Journalism and Political Science
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