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Katherine Jones | Elance
 
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Katherine Jones

Writer extraordinaire
   United States
  |   Duncan, SC

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

I am a journalist experienced in both print and online formats, including social media, content management systems, and shooting and editing photos and videos. In addition to journalism experience and education, I have volunteer and paid experience in tutoring and mentoring adults in reading and computer skills.

Experienced in:
AP Style, Microsoft Office Suite, iPhoto, iMovie, Audacity, Extrovert CMS, social media, editing, blogging platforms, tutoring/mentoring

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Portfolio

I conducted several extensive interviews and wrote an article detailing how a...
I conducted several extensive interviews and wrote an article detailing how a...
I reported on the city of Greer's healthy living programs.
I reported on the city of Greer's healthy living programs.
I covered the breaking news of the Simpsonville City Council firing the police chief,...
I extensively covered the development of the South Carolina Inland Port and what it...
I wrote on the development of "Taylors TownSquare," a community effort to...

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The Greer Citizen
Reporter
2013 - Present
Cover the Greer Commission of Public Works, Greenville County and District Five Spartanburg County schools and the Taylors Fire and Sewer District; Cover local arts and entertainment; Assemble...
The Greenville News
Community reporter
2012 - 2013
I covered Greer and Taylors, SC. Wrote news and feature articles on local government, unique local businesses and non-profits; Extensively covered the South Carolina Inland Port, the Taylors Mill...
The Greenville News
Community reporter
2011 - 2012
I covered Simpsonville, SC, for the Tribune-Times. Wrote news and feature articles on local government, unique local businesses and non-profits; Engaged and interacted with readers and sources...
Link magazine
Reporter
2010 - 2011
Wrote features for weekly young professionals publication; Planned and programmed Greenville Metromix for weekend; assembled weekly Metromix e-newsletter; Wrote “I'll Bite,” the local bar and...
Greenville Metromix
Producer
2010 - 2011
I planned and programed Greenville Metromix, scheduled freelance assignments and was responsible for “I'll Bite,” the local bar and restaurant blog.
Thomas Cooper Library
Student employee
2009 - 2010
Organized essential tangible materials according to Library of Congress classification system; Assembled support material for damaged tangible materials; Troubleshot problems that arose.
University of South Carolina
Student
2006 - 2010
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communications Minor in media arts, with an emphasis on screenwriting.
The Daily Gamecock
News Staff Writer
2007 - 2009
Reported on campus and local news; Traveled to Virginia Tech to cover the first anniversary of shootings; Covered crime and Board of Trustees as beats; covered Ocean Isle Beach fire and 2008...
The Greer Citizen
Intern
2008 - 2008
Reported on local news; Wrote news and feature articles; Managed ‘Back to School’ section; organized budget, assigned photos and articles, wrote articles.
Quinn Satterfield, Inc.
Intern
2007 - 2007
Filed, data entry, answered phones, general office tasks.
Compass Communications
Intern
2007 - 2007
Wrote press releases; Shot photos to accompany advertisements and press releases; General office tasks.
Dunlop Sports
File clerk
2006 - 2006
Filed, data entry, general office tasks.

Education

J. L. Mann
Diploma
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University of South Carolina-Columbia
Bachelor of Arts
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