Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Hello, my name is Jessica Claire. I'm an enthusiastic 23 year old writer and reporter from the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. I am passionate about combining journalism with pop culture in a way that engages readers.


• Creative writing

• Journalism and article writing

• Essay writing

• Copy editing and proofreading

• Blog posts

• Social media posts

• Ghost writing

• Academic writing

• Technical writing

• AP Style

• WordPress

• Ability to put a positive, negative, or neutral spin on content without going overboard

• Social media proficiency

• Conducting interviews

• Story development skill

• Investigative reporting

• Fact-checking

• Collaboration

• Astrologer

09/2018 to 05/2021 Writer Iconma, L.L.C. | Pennington, NJ,

• Wrote over thirty articles on a wide variety of topics including pop culture/media, current events, profiles, opinions, restaurant reviews, discrimination, and much more

• Learned how to conduct successful interviews with other people

• Regularly attended events and analyzed situations in order to summarize the information in a clear engaging way the readers could enjoy

• Pitched relevant and bold articles

• Exhibited teamwork and social skills by constantly communicating with section editors and copy editors

• Kept up with current events and trends

• Recruited other writers, copy editors, and photographers

• Exhibited initiative and dedication by tackling the harder articles others didn't want

• Fair and objective reporting

• Outgoing personality and willingness to interview and engage with others

• Versatile ability to create a positive or negative spin while still maintaining honesty and integrity

• Completed writing assignments according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style and terminology

• Delivered high-quality, insightful, informative and entertaining written content while meeting tight deadlines with a quick turn around

11/2018 to 05/2021 Campus Life Editor Hilton Worldwide | Chicago, IL,

• Quickly got promoted from writer to section editor after only two months of working at this newspaper because of my diligence, drive, and dedication.

• Keeping up with events that were either on-campus or relevant to the university and student body

• Pitched 6-12 stories weekly, storyboarded plans and assigned writing to various reporters.

• Communicating standards, expectations, and deadlines

• Implementing the edits made by copyeditors and catching any potential errors made by them

• Creating both the online and print layouts for the section within Squarespace, WordPress, and InDesign from scratch weekly

•Creating compelling headlines

• Maintaining strict attention to detail in a fast-paced busy newsroom Overall skills and responsibilities

• Demonstrated initiative and leadership during the work-from-home order during the Covid-19 pandemic by seamlessly suggesting and moving the newspaper group chat from GroupMe to Discord (a website similar to Slack)

• Delegated and monitored progress of assignments, ensuring achievement of all deadlines.

• Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.

• Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.

• Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.

• Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.

09/2018 to 05/2021 Copy Editor Bass Pro Shops | Denham Springs, LA,

• Improved my own grammar

• Quickly and accurately corrected errors made by others

• Rewrote awkward or wordy sentences

• Worked closely with writers to correct their mistakes without removing their voice

• Worked closely with section editors to match their vision of the article

• Edited articles for grammar, spelling, word usage, facts, figures, readability, and accuracy while following both in-house and associated press guidelines

• Stayed focused while reading and editing articles in the busy news environment

• Fact checked articles on a wide variety of topics for every section: News, Opinions, Arts and Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, and Sports

04/2017 to 04/2019 Social Media Manager Metaphonian Society | City, STATE,

• In charge of running the social media and website for the Metaphonian society. The Metaphonian society is an academic, literary, and social organization at Whittier College with a rich history going back to the 1920s.

• Designed and regularly updated the society website

• Wrote polished and witty Instagram captions

• Created an engaging bi-weekly posting schedule including events and members' birthdays for the Instagram account

• Increased social media and website engagement

• Successfully implemented recruitment campaigns by posting strategic creative photos and videos

• Curated a warm polished appearance for the society by establishing photo submission, quality, and editing guidelines

• Demonstrated creativity implementing a "Meet the Misses" recruitment strategy with each society member hosting a social media takeover on the Instagram story

• Communicated constantly with members

Education and Training
Expected in 06/2016 High School Diploma | Calvary Chapel High School, Costa Mesa, CA, GPA:
Expected in 01/2021 Bachelor of Arts | English Whittier College, Whittier, CA GPA:
  • Thesis: White Washing the Underdog: Jewish-Romani Erasure in Marvel Movies and Television
Native/ Bilingual

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