I am a skilled young writer just out of college and eager to make a name for myself. All of my previous employers know me as reliable, determined and capable. I am a quick learner, so even while working on something I am new to, I can provide quality results.
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I have worked at various newspapers and magazines, writing articles and taking photos. I've also done page layout and design, and I've been a copy editor, assignment editor and a managing editor before.
No matter what role I am given, I perform to the best of my abilities and I...
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Writing - I have written stories for various newspapers and magazines, on numerous topics. My writing is versatile, I can do a piece on any topic, even ones I am not particularly knowledgeable of at first. I am a quick learner and I do thorough research. I can write creatively, I can write in a professional manner, I can write in casual styles and I can adhere to strict formats and style-guides. I default to the Canadian Press style guide. My writing is particularly strong in regards to gaming, culture, people, science, art, music, politics and community stories.
Editing - I can edit writing, and I run a volunteer group known as the Teen Writers Guild where I edit the creative writing of teenagers and teach them new styles and tricks. I have edited journalistic articles, short stories and novels.
Photography/Photo editor - I have a Canon T3i and a couple of lenses, including a 250mm telephoto zoom.
Page layout and Design - I have built pages for newspapers, and I helped design many pages for a magazine from scratch. I use Adobe InDesign, however if you use/prefer a different program, I can adjust.
Interviewing/Research - Two essential skills for any journalist. I have been commended many times for my ability to get interviews and communicate with sources.
Blogging - I have my own personal creative writing blog with an audience of around 150 people. My fans have commended my casual and personal blogging style. A fellow writer described it as "blunt, beautiful and...
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Teen Writers Guild (Non-profit)
2014 - Present
I founded the volunteer group to teach teens interested in writing fiction, and to edit their fictional work and help them on their way to getting published.
Press Start Magazine
2013 - 2014
I co-founded the magazine with two other people, and together we managed the paper, wrote stories, took photos, designed and managed the website and I personally took charge of the social media....
2013 - 2014
During this time, I also spent several weeks in the role of assignment/copy editor and the role of managing editor.