Dedicated reporter with a nose for news,a passion for community journalism and a reputation for impeccable ethics.
Five-year record of commended performance as a reporter for print and online editions with circulations of up to •••••,•••••
Adept storyteller who treats news,features and other events with equal passion and thrives within the deadline-intensive newsroom environment.
Examiner Media-Houston,TX•••••Reporter,••••• to •••••
I.D. Magazine-New Orleans,LA••••• Freelance Writer,••••• to •••••
Covered a range of areas (e.g., news, sports, business, education, healthcare, lifestyle, financial) as a full-time general assignment reporter(and photographer).
Consistently singled out as one of the most prolific writers and productive story contributors. Never failed to meet a deadline.
Provided complete, accurate and compelling coverage of both anticipated and spontaneous news for print and online media.
NOA-TV,New Orleans,LA•••••News Reporter Intern, ••••• to •••••
Developed solid news judgment.
Prepared and performed stand-ups.
Produced a professional news package.
Narrated and tracked script.
Learned high journalistic standards and ethics.
University of New Orleans-New Orleans,LA
BA in Communications, •••••
CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT:Served as Assistant Editor and Staff Reporter for university newspaper(Driftwood)throughout college career(••••• to •••••).
Research & Fact-Checking
Windows & Mac OS Platforms
MS Office (Word,Excel,PowerPoint)
Digital & ••••• mm Cameras
Infographics Tools & Software(Flash,Processing,Dundas,Infragistics)