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Writing, editing, photography, scheduling

Fort Worth, Texas, United States
November 30, 2017

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**** ****** ****** *****, **** Worth, TX 76177 C: 864-***-**** Over 10 years in the media


Familiarity with a wide range of

communication styles.

Experience in deadline writing

and editing, photography, and

developing and executing story

ideas in various formats.

Experience in social media

platforms, client relations and

setting schedules.

Learning Spanish.

Experience with Microsoft Office


Member of the Editorial

Freelancers Association.

Was chosen to be the sole editor and manager for a Defense Department newsletter that had to be formatted to government specifications and delivered by 2 a.m. seven days a week.

05/2009 to 08/2016 Senior Broadcast Editor (worked in office and remotely) ASC Services, LLC 䠉 Linthicum, MD

Edited, formatted and sent verbatim transcripts from news programming. Sent political and economic news transcripts on subscriber-based news wires. Scheduled typists and editors for assignments from broadcast clients and the Department of Defense based on priority and shifting deadlines. Trained and mentored new transcribers and editors. Developed and updated style guides and training methods.

Coordinated deadline coverage and rush transmission of televised campaign events such as network town halls and debates.

10/2015 to 01/2016 Freelance Writer (worked remotely) Zillow 䠉 Seattle, WA

Researched and wrote articles on various aspects of the rental housing market. 09/2012 to 01/2013 Defense Department Editor (worked remotely – project canceled due to federal budget cuts)

ASC Services, LLC 䠉 Linthicum, MD

Worked independently to extract and format news packages from the company's broadcast transcripts that were of interest to the Defense Department into a newsletter seven nights a week.

Searched for news stories to include from other broadcast sources via Cision Point software and keyword searches and produced additional transcription as needed.

Worked with the Defense Department to improve the product as requested. 10/2008 to 02/2009 Manuscript Copy Editor

Tate Publishing & Enterprises 䠉 Mustang, OK

Copy edited book manuscripts for spelling, grammar, and formatting for EDUCATION


Christian-based publishing house.

Used the Chicago Manual of Style and the SBL Handbook of Style. 05/2007 to 10/2008 Reporter

The Post and Courier newspaper 䠉 Charleston, SC

Wrote stories about the downtown Charleston and island communities, including features, local government, crime and education.

Shot photos to illustrate my articles.

Enterprise reporting.

Developed and executed news packages.

Shot video with hand-held camera, helped section editor arrange news budgets, and advised interns.

Collaborated with a small group for a women-geared feature section. 08/2006 to 12/2006 Managing Editor & Writer

The Carolina Reporter - USC Journalism School 䠉 Columbia, SC Led a staff of 12 student journalists for half a semester during a journalism school senior seminar at the University of South Carolina. Spent half of the seminar as the managing editor while writing and copy editing and the other half as a page and graphic designer. Used both AP Stylebook and local style guides.

08/2005 to 04/2007 Copy Desk Chief & Writer

Garnet & Black Magazine - USC 䠉 Columbia, SC

Functioned as the sole copy editor for a quarterly student-produced magazine at the University of South Carolina.

Wrote trend features.

Used the AP Stylebook and local style guides.

06/2004 to 08/2006 Summer Intern

The Post and Courier newspaper 䠉 Charleston, SC

Wrote stories about the greater Lowcountry.

Shot photos.

Worked as a copy editor on day and night desks.

09/2003 to 05/2007 Student Administrative Assistant University of South Carolina 䠉 Columbia, SC

Organized paperwork in the University of South Carolina's Residence Life office. Fielded questions from other university departments and local media. Performed data entry and proofread duty rosters.

2007 Bachelor of Arts: Journalism and Mass Communications University of South Carolina 䠉 Columbia, SC

1. Todd Stephens, Political department manager at ASC Services




2. Bob Hoenstine, former Broadcast department manager at ASC Services


3. Steve Mullins, former managing editor at The Post and Courier


4. Marsha Guerard, former deputy managing editor at The Post and Courier


Articles on Zillow - Renting 101: The Basics


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Shot a 30-second video spot that aired during a football game on CBS College Sports.

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