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NICHOLE M NORTON [Type your address] CARLSON TAYLOR R[Type your phone number] [Type your e-mail address]
OBJECTIVE To gain experience in writing and editing for publication, broadcast, public relations and marketing. EDUCATION NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY-FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA Bachelor of Science in Journalism, minor in English Expecting to Graduate-December 2009 Current GPA 3.4 Dean’s List Fall 2007, Fall 2008 and Spring 2009
RIO SALADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE-PHOENIX, AZ Assorted Elective Courses SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR HIGH SCHOOL-PHOENIX, AZ Diploma Received May 2006 SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS My editing experience stems from years of writing, reading and editing a variety of written works. Throughout my academic and professional life I have been proactive in assisting others to improve their work as well as having to edit my own work, create and present packages and create layouts. I have worked on a student newspaper where I have been required to write and edit for media. Please view my online portfolio at www.taylorcarlsonporftolio.weebly.com. EXPERIENCE THE LUMBERJACK STUDENT NEWSPAPER-FLAGSTAFF, AZ Writer for Arts and Entertainment Section March 2008-December 2008 NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY DISTANCE LEARNING-FLAGSTAFF, AZ Student Worker August 2007-May 2009 Responsibilities included telephone, email and face to face communication with current and prospective students which involved customer service skills and detailed knowledge of many university matters. SKILLS Experience in writing and editing for a variety of media outlets, literate in computer software and programs for PC and Macintosh including Adobe InDesign, years of experience in customer service and professionalism in the workplace. AWARDS Scripps News Editorial Scholarship for 2008-2009 Academic Year
TAYLOR R CARLSON
WRITING FOR COMMUNICATION CHANNELS -Fundamentals of style, grammar, and structure in writing for specific communication channels. MEDIA WRITING AND REPORTING -Focuses on information gathering, story organization, and basic news writing. ADVANCED REPORTING-Development of news beats and news judgment; techniques of information gathering, including an introduction to computer-assisted reporting. BASIC EDITING-Developing news judgment, copy editing, headline writing, stylebook usage, photo editing, and newspaper design. Letter grade only. Course fee required. FEATURE WRITING-Writing and marketing of nonfiction feature articles for newspapers, magazines, and other print media. PUBLIC AFFAIRS REPORTING -Reporting that focuses on municipal, county, and state governments; judicial systems; education; and institutions. ADVANCED EDITING: VOICE, STORY STRUCTURE, AND PUBLICATION MANAGEMENT-Applying publication design principles, structure, and styles for the print media. Type, illustrations, color, and new technology; writing publication specifications. CRITICAL AND ANALYTICAL REPORTING Researching, reporting, and writing interpretative articles, editorials, columns, and reviews.