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News Reporter

Manhattan, NY
April 20, 2021

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Kevin Travers 862-***-***** 271 New York Ave, Brooklyn 11216 NY


University of Delaware Newark, DE May 2020

● Bachelor of Arts in History, Minor in Journalism

● Major GPA: 3.7; Coursework included contemporary political policy, legal comm, TV production, news writing & ed. calculus, classics, world hist, Roman hist, art hist, English hist, African hist Dante Alighieri International Italian language program Siena, Italy Jan 2020

● Certified proficient in verbal and written Italian Journalism & Leadership Experience

Reporter deBanked Magazine- Downtown Brooklyn Aug 2020-Present

● Covered daily alternative finance/ small business funding industry + fintech, crypto, real estate

● Conducted interviews with brokers, CEOs, funders borrowers, engineers, lawyers, senators, regulators

● Produced weekend update videos, features, breaking news, newswire, online streams, live anchoring

● Cultivated communication and trust with a community of 60,000 monthly readers, 120,000 article views Editorial Intern Positive Vibes Magazine July 2020-Present

● Pitched wrote produced multimedia content for online magazine startup Senior Reporter The Review - the independent student newspaper of UD Nov 2018-May 2020

● Pitched, wrote, and contributed to weekly breaking news and investigative reporting to an audience of 40,000 online and print monthly readers

● Produced AP Style articles: breaking news, action news, campus events, profile pieces, features, satires, columns, video interviews, and sports coverage.

Copy Editor The Review - independent student newspaper of UD Dec 2018- May 2019

● Edited grammar, spelling, and fact-checked sources of more than ten articles every week Staff Reporter The Review - independent student newspaper of UD April- Sep 2018 Contributing Writer UDress Magazine, HighSchool Reporter Madison Dodger Online Professional Experience

Counselor Adirondack Camp for Boys and Girls, Lake George, NY· June – Aug 2019

● Led and cared for a cabin of 13 seven-year-old boys at sleep away camp. Planned and instructed a progress-based teaching plan as head archery staff. Waiter, Caterer, Host The Village Bistro, New Vernon, NJ· Nov 2015-Aug 2018

● Operated the register and point of sale, maintained cleanliness of restaurant and kitchen, took orders from customers, answering phones, and communicated to staff. Logistical Stocking USA Wine Traders Club of Chatham, Chatham, NJ· July-Aug 2017

● Cataloged incoming orders, managed a company car to deliver to homes, restaurants, businesses Independent Sales Rep. Vector Marketing Corp. Morris & Essex Office, NJ· July -Aug 2016

● Worked with a team of 15 salesmen; created a network of 30 recurring customers with $9,000 in total sales- received three internal promotions as a top salesman for district August 2016 Activities - Skills

Treasurer The Golden Blues Acapella Dec 2018- May 2020

● Embarked on vigorous accretive fundraising activity, solving a persistent deficit Skills WordPress, HTML, C++, AP style, academic research, sales, cold calling, broadcast, listening, news reporting, interviewing, intensity, news writing, archery, singing, presenting, point of sale, web marketing

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