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Social Media Writer

Location:
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Posted:
September 20, 2018

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ALEX GILYADOV

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, ***** 347-***-**** ac638g@r.postjobfree.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

IGN, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK

Reporter/Freelance Journalist, Sep 2016 – Present

Produced written content (news, reviews, etc.) that exponentially increased engagement, viewership, and coverage of breaking news.

Helped the company cover events as an on the ground reporter, including expos and press conferences.

Worked with editors to meet tight deadlines and increase coverage of breaking stories through news articles, reviews, and more.

Interviewed developers, artists, musicians, studio heads, and more for in-depth interviews. Improved the company's editing, quality written content, and more. ENGADGET, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK

Contributing Writer, Feb 2016 – Sep 2016

Improved the company's marketing strategies and overall brand recognition. By working in a high pressure environment, increased coverage of breaking news and stories exponentially during those months.

Tasked with writing different content, like op-eds, interviews, reviews, features, and more helping to cover the most important stories.

Learned how to accommodate and work with a large team of editors and writers. PLAYBOY, VICE, POLYGON, KOTAKU, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK Freelance Reporter and Writer, Jan 2014 – Feb 2016 Increased traffic and coverage of big movies and games by producing news, reviews, interviews, and more.

Always met tight deadlines with quick turnarounds, helping to publish big stories during the time they are breaking.

Interviewed actors, game studios, musicians, studio heads, artists, and more for various pieces and content.

EDUCATION

CUNY HUNTER COLLEGE, NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Bachelor's Degree, Sep 2016

Graduated with high honors (3.7 GPA) taking various media and writing classes. Reported on various issues, including gender issues in college campuses, and the rise of college tuition, and highlighting these issues on campus. Gained an understanding of the social media coverage world, and the daily tasks required from a reporter.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Excellent video and photo editing skills, including Adobe Premiere and Photoshop. Comfortable with on camera work, filming, talking, etc. with a YouTube channel.



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