Professional Resume for Damien J. Dennis by KYSdIX0L

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									                                                 Damien Dennis
                                      2591 Lee Avenue, Shelby Township, MI 48317

                                          (231) 313-9213 djdennis@oakland.edu

Objective

To work for a newspaper or radio station where I can utilize my skills while aiding said paper or station in their business

Education

Oakland University, Rochester, MI                                                                        Aug. 2009 to Present

        Bachelor of Arts in Journalism                                                           Expected December 2012
        Vice-President: Society of Professional Journalists-OU                                       Feb. 2012 to Present

Macomb Community College, Warren, MI                                                                    Aug. 2007 to July 2009

        Associates of Arts (May 2009)
        Magna Cum Laude: GPA 3.6 (May 2009)
        Phi Theta Kappa (Accepted February 2008)
        Dean’s List (2007-2009)


Related Experience

Ann Arbor Radio – Board Operator/Promotions Assistant                                               August 2012 to Present

        Run the radio board during live and recorded broadcasts, record promos
        Assist in setup and technical aspects of remote broadcasts for radio group
        Lead interns in learning promotions and studio work for a radio station

The Oakland Post – Sports Editor                                                                          May 2012 to Present

        Assign stories to reporters and photographers, budgeting for sports section, directing staff
        Designing the sports section of the newspaper
        Writing articles for Sports and other sections of the newspaper

WXOU 88.3 – Sports Show Host                                                                             Oct. 2010 to Present

        Host of “The Pit: Sports Talk”
        Discuss sports news from the world of college and professional sports
        Interview on-air guests on a variety of sports topics

The Oakland Press – Entertainment and Arts Intern                                             May 2012 to September 2012

        Interview potential sources for stories and information
        Write compelling, newsworthy articles for the Oakland County community
        Art fairs, concert reviews and movie-related features primary article topics



Skills

Efficient in writing, interviewing, copy editing, AP Style, social media networking, on-air commentary, sports
broadcasting, play-by-play of live sporting events, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Works, InDesign,
Photoshop, radio production, television production, photography, filming, and basic Italian language skills.

								
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