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									                                           ADAM WODON
                                                 320 Holly Drive
                                              Levittown, PA 19055
                                                 (215) 630-0106

Professional Experience

  Calkins Media, Levittown, Pa.
  Web Content Editor / Web Developer                                               March 2007 – current
     Maintained/created content for the Web site
     Produced/edited videos and other multimedia presentations (see awards below)
     Managed department
     Developed new adjunct web sites (see awards below)
     Developed database-driven web applications and other solutions using PHP, AJAX, MySQL, etc...

  College Hockey News
  Publisher; Managing Editor; Writer                                                    August 1996 – current
      Lead columnist for the most authoritative college hockey resource, online or otherwise
      Composed a regular column called “Between the Lines,” dealing with hard-hitting collegiate sports issues
      Wrote regular feature stories, game recaps and news stories
      Planned, organized, managed and edited content from staff of four, plus 15 freelancers
      Responsible for site news philosophy, stylebook, and all editorial content; guided the creation/development of
         numerous cutting-edge Web 2.0 technologies. Received acclaim in Sports Illustrated and Wall Street Journal.
      Developed cutting edge on-line content, such as an unprecedented 30-minute weekly college hockey talk show;
         live broadcasts of NCAA tournament games and 2-hour pre-game shows before NCAA tournament games
      Created the site’s layout, design, structure, content flow, and dynamic page content

  The Intelligencer, Doylestown, PA
  Sportswriter/Editor                           January 1993 – August 1997; December 2004 – March 2007
      Covered a wide variety of local professional, college and high school sports events for daily newspaper.
      Wrote game reports, features and columns
      Designed pages on semi-regular basis, using Quark
      Contributed to the editing process as needed

  Philadelphia Phantoms, Philadelphia, PA
  Director of Public Relations/Broadcasting                                            Sept. 1999 – Oct. 2001
       Handled all weekly and game-night operations for pro hockey team
       Responsible for managing staff of three interns
       Acted as liaison to local media, other league members, and fan club
       Created department budget
       Wrote news releases, generating publicity, and arranged community events and player appearances
       Maintained web site

  Quad City Times, Davenport, Iowa
  Writer/Designer,                                                              June 1999 – September 1999
       Covered local events, including Quad City River Bandits minor league baseball, and wrote columns
       Designed and edited sports pages.

  Quad City Mallards, Moline, Illinois
  Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations                                        August 1997 – June 1999
       Produced and called live broadcasts of Quad City Mallards, a professional hockey team including televised
         coverage of playoff games
       Hosted one-hour weekly coach’s call-in show, conducted live in front of an audience
          Produced and coordinated pre- and post-game show and intermission features which included conducting related
           interviews and hosting post-game call-in segment
          Conducted game-day duties, including creation of Game Program, media press notes, and managing of press
           room; managed staff of three game-day interns
          Created and maintained Mallards’ web site
          Fully designed, wrote and edited Mallards Yearbook using Quark.


      My diverse skills in a variety of areas has been effectively utilized by numerous media organizations, in the
      following capacities:

          Published a book on the history of Cornell hockey
          Publisher/Editor of online magazine: “College Hockey News”
          Wrote numerous freelance articles for publications such as:; Houston Chronicle; Baltimore Sun;
           Ithaca Journal; and Princeton University
          Performed regular freelance work for the Wall Street Journal Radio Network (covering business) and The Metro
           of Philadelphia (covering news and sports, including the Philadelphia Eagles for three years)

          Studio analyst for College Sports TV’s Friday Night Hockey package – 2003-2006
          ESPN College Hockey analyst – 2003-2005
          MAAC Hockey Championships, MSG Network/New England Sports Network – 2001
          Pennsylvania H.S. Championship, Comcast SportsNet – 2000 & 2001
          UHL All-Star Game – 1999

          Cornell Hockey Broadcaster – 2002-2004
          Quad City Mallards – 1997-99
          Princeton Hockey Broadcaster – 1993-1997
          Wall Street Journal Radio Network – 2002-2004
          News Reporter, WTTM, Trenton – 1993-1996
          Host of daily talk show … Discussed local issues, including politics – 1994-1996

Computer Proficiencies
          Web Building: HTML, DHTML, CSS2
          Advanced Programming: PHP, JavaScript, VBScript, C++
          Database Design: mySQL, Access, SQL Server
          Servers: Unix/Apache, Microsoft IIS
          Streaming media: Podcasting, MP3 production/editing, Real Server, Quicktime
          Graphics: Adobe Photoshop/ImageReady
          Other: QuarkXPress, Spreadsheets (eg. Excel), Hardware installation; Non-linear digital video and audio


          Roy H. Park School of Comm. at Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
          Bachelor of Science, May 1992
          Major: Television-Radio       Concentration: Broadcast Journalism
          Minor: Politics

   2008 Keystone Press Award, Online Innovation, “Touched By War (A Tragic Journey).”
   2008 Penn. AP Managing Editors Award, Web Design, “Unscripted”
   UHL All-Star Game television broadcast team selection, 1999
   UHL All-Star Game radio broadcast team selection, 1998
   UHL Franchise of the Year, member, 1998
   National Student Production Awards, 1992, Grand Prize, “Election Center”
   National Student Production Awards, 1991, Runner-Up, “Gridiron Report”
   IC-TV Video Awards, 1991, 2nd place, “Sounds of the Game.”
   ACE Award, 1991, comedy/variety, 1st place, “IC After Dark.”

Jeff Beideman – Sports Editor
Doylestown Intelligencer
Doylestown, PA
(215) 345-3076

Eric Fisher – Managing Editor
The Metro
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 635-5917

Dan Kaufman – Editor
New York, NY
(215) 342-8700

Joe Bertagna – Commissioner
Hockey East Association
Lawrence, MA
(978) 687-8535

Jeff Hall – Dir. of Sports Marketing
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
(607) 255-6680

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