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Alex Shoemaker | Elance
 
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Alex Shoemaker

A sports writer, editor and photographer.
   United States
  |   Eugene, OR

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $11

To Whom it May Concern:

Throughout my young journalistic career, I have encountered many different openings for success. Having an opportunity to work for your professional organization would serve as a great honor, and a chance for me to gain great experiences. I send this letter and resume with the hopes of finding work with your organization.

My primary work is as sports editor at EugeneDailyNews.com (a WordPress site). I moonlight as a freelance writer, focusing on college football, NBA, NFL and MLB.

If given the opportunity, I would...

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Employment

Eugene Daily News
Sports Editor
2011 - Present
I initially covered high school football games, taking photos for the website as well as writing recaps to local games. I now oversee the entire sports section and its 10+ writers. I assign weekly...
Stadium Journey
Oregon Regional Correspondent
2011 - Present
I cover major stadiums in the state of Oregon (Rose Garden, Autzen Stadium, etc.) and write reviews on them for the website.
Duck TV Sports
Active Member
2010 - 2012
Filming, editing and broadcasting a university run television program focused on the University of Oregon's sporting events.
ESPN Radio
Intern
2011 - 2011
During my time with KFXX, I aided in the making of 30 and 60 second promos used by the station. I was trained by station executives to effectively broadcast score updates on the air. I used Adobe...
Pac-12.org
Freelance Writer
2011 - 2011
I wrote several articles for the Pacific 12 conference's official website with featured stories on its athletes.
ESPNU Campus Connection
Freelance Videographer
2011 - 2011
I made videos for the show "Palmer and Pollack" as well as other videos for the site's youtube channel.
Comcast SportsNet Northwest
Intern
2011 - 2011
My involvement with CSNNW included two aspects of work: one as a producer of multimedia assignments and the other as a writer of sports content for the company's website. My work included:...
Bleacher Report
Oregon Featured Columnist
2010 - 2011
I work as a featured columnist for the Oregon Ducks football program, writing an average of two articles a week.

Education

University of Oregon
B.S. Journalism
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