Journalist Resume Sample

 JANE SMITH                                                100 Home Street ǀ Buffalo, NY 00000

                                                                                555.555.5555 ǀ username@email.com


JOURNALIST AND STAFF REPORTER

Accomplished photojournalist and investigative reporter recognized for thorough reporting of regional news & events, developing a deep rapport with interviewees, and highlighting news that generates extensive public interest. Expertise in uncovering key informants and statistics for developing stories.

CORE COMPETENCIES

 

Feature Writing

 

Investigative Reporting

 

Photojournalism

Copy Editing

Video Production

Interviewing

Data Analysis

Public Relations

Public Speaking

 

PROFESSIONAL AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2014-Present                           The Buffalo Herald                                Buffalo, NY

Staff Reporter

  • Cover Erie County political events and news. Research and report on 3 to 4 articles per week.
  • Recognized for investigative article, ‘Who Watches the Watchers’, piece uncovering members of local school board accessing district resources for private use.

2013-2014                            Buffalo College Sentinel                  West Seneca, NY

Staff Reporter

  • Covered student government, campus service learning initiatives, and campus academic resources. Wrote two articles per week.
  • Recognized for article, ‘Where’s the Beef’, which uncovered campus supplier’s failure to maintain contracted food variety.
  • Provided photo editorials for special editions covering student activism.

TECHNOLOGICAL PROFICIENCIES

Ms Office: Excel, PowerPoint, and Word; Digital Photography; DSLR Cameras.

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

2014                                        Buffalo College                                      Buffalo, NY Bachelor of Science, Journalism


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