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Tom Beck | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 14, 2015

Tom Beck

   United States

Overview

I am a Philadelphia based journalist and student at Temple University. Upon completion of my degree, I hope to pursue a career in the field of journalism. I am taking a unique path on my journey to become a professional journalist, which emphasizes versatility. I pride myself on being able to report on a variety of different topics, whether it be politics, music, science or sports. I have more experience than most other journalists my age, having interned with six different publications, including Philadelphia Weekly, WXPN and PoliticsPA.

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Social Media
Blogging
Social Networking
Journalism
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Social Media Marketing
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News Writing
Facebook

Employment

Fox School of Business at Temple University
Writing Tutor
2015 - Present
I assist students, many of whom are international students with limited English speaking/writing abilities, at Temple University's Fox School of Business with writing essays and papers for various...
WXPN
Contributing Writer
2015 - Present
I write stories on the local Music scene on a freelance basis. Past work has included interviews with musicians, profiles on local store owners, and concert photography and reviews.
Philadelphia magazine
Citified Blogger / Intern
2015 - Present
I write stories about what's going on in and around the city of Philadelphia.
Phawker
Contributor
2015 - Present
I write up stories about what's going on in the world of music. Much of the music is local, but not necessarily so.
Pizza Mia
Delivery Driver
2012 - Present
I have a wide array of responsibilities at Pizza Mia, however my main three are delivering food, washing dishes and cleaning the kitchen/food areas.
PoliticsPA
Intern / Contributing Writer
2015 - 2015
I write articles for the website and cover local political events around the Philadelphia area. I assist with the writing of the "Morning Buzz" pieces every night, and prepare them for the morning.
WXPN
Intern / Music Blogger
2014 - 2015
I write articles and photograph pictures for the blog, and cover concerts and other events in various areas, mostly in Philadelphia.
MAGNET Magazine
Intern
2014 - 2014
Edited Guest Blogs Wrote Blurbs for the Website Assisted with Organizational Duties
City AM
Intern / News Reporter
2014 - 2014
Wrote Articles for the Newspaper Assisted with Organizational Duties
Philadelphia Weekly
Intern
2014 - 2014
Among my responsibilities at Philadelphia Weekly were Writing articles for the newspaper, writing blurbs for the calendar on the website, fact-checking articles, and assisting with organizational...
Mike's Harleysville Exxon
Cashier Customer Service
2011 - 2014
Ran the Cashier Filled Propane Tanks Filled RVs with Propane Assisted Customers with Pumping Gas Assisted with Organizational Duties
The Montgomery County (PA) Democratic Committee
Intern
2012 - 2012
At the Montgomery County Democratic Committee, I managed various social media accounts,made campaign calls, and assisted with organizational duties.

Education

Temple University
working towards Bachelor's Degree
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Montgomery County Community College
Associate's degree
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