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Journalist: writer, editor, designer, photographer

Location:
Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland Parish, Jamaica
Posted:
December 24, 2019

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Gorgette Beckford

Kingswood Pen

Farm Pen

Savannah-La-Mar,

Westmoreland

Jamaica

E-mail: ada4yv@r.postjobfree.com

Employment

**** - **** ******* *******, ******* (multimedia)

• Writer – April to October 2017

• Editor – October 2017 to June 2019

(coordinator to a video editor and a web writer/ social media writer)

2008 – 2017 Jamaica Observer, Jamaica (print)

• Pagination, graphic design, photography,

writing and some editing.

• Top Trends Weekly (TTW), coordinator

2009 - 2010 Radio Jamaica, Jamaica (electronic)

• Freelance graphic design

2004 - 2008 Sunday Herald, Jamaica (print)

• Graphic Artist, Pagination, Image Technician

2003 West, Jamaica (data processing centre)

• Trainee: Provisioning and data processing

2002 Palace Amusement, Jamaica – (Portmore cinema)

• Trainee Projectionist

2001 Identification Services, Jamaica (design)

• ID card design, formatting; graphic design

1999 - 2000 Office of the Commissioner of Police Computer Centre, Jamaica

• College Work Experience

Professional Skills

Design:

• Publication design, layout, conceptualization

• Branding Concept (logos, business cards, etc.),

• Image Technician

• Photography

Programs:

• Photoshop, Quark, InDesign, NewsEdit, NEO, CMS, iNews

Platforms:

• MAC/PC

+Special:

• Efficient, Meticulous, Thinker, Dedicated, Problem-solver, Team-player, Courage under fire, Idea well, Communicator, occasionally fun

Education

1991 - 1996 Manning’s School

1997 – 2001 Excelsior Community College

Computer System Operation • Diploma

Management Information Systems • Associate Degree



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