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Freelance Journalists assemble news stories that are relevant to audiences. These self-employed media experts complete work duties such as: reading press releases, conducting research, maintaining contacts, interviewing sources, attending events, writing articles, proofreading their work, and maintaining relations with existing clients while also acquiring new ones. Successful resume samples for Freelance Journalist mention the following job skills: excellent writing skills, networking, communication and interpersonal abilities, work ethics, and time management. A degree in journalism or media is seen on most Freelance Journalist resumes.

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Freelance Journalist

Generates unique, interesting storyline pitches to editor, writes and researches reviews and feature stories with aggressive deadlines.

  • Earned front-page feature position of print edition music section within one week of joining team.
  • Swayed editors 100% with pitched propositions, based on strong content.
  • Landed trending status with 100% of articles in web edition, all placed on top five highest trafficked sites.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
English
2

Freelance Journalist

Covered local happenings in Cambria County area.

  • Interviewed those involved with each story to obtain quotes for complete accuracy in my works.
  • Completed and submitted several works ahead of time, and all within my given window.
  • Maintained quality works and took on a large variety of subject matter (board meetings/human interests/sports).
  • Well versed overall in writing comprehensive and professional documents.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
3

Freelance Journalist/co-editor of The Headquarters Heliogram

  • Crafted scholarly articles on little-known American coastal fortifications built in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth century.
  • Researched and evaluated sources of military significance as they pertain to each article.
  • Edited and provided fact-checking research for scholarly articles submitted to the Headquarters Heliogram.
  • Maintained effective and productive working relationships with corresponding media sources.
  • Collaborated with the co-editor on historical accuracy, syntax and layout of publications.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
History
MA
Public History
4

Freelance Journalist

Partner with creative team to ensure efficient workflow and high quality images

  • Created personalized product templates for internal and external clients, using varies technologies and platforms
  • Documented daily news, sports news, community events and sports
  • Closely collaborate with reports, editors, designers and producers on print and broadcast stories.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
5

Freelance Journalist

  • Created and maintained media campaign for several of the firm's clients.
  • Distributed and published editorials for monthly magazines and newsletters.
  • Maintained professional relationship with the media.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Sociology
MA
History
MA
History
6

Freelance Journalist

Wrote 10+ articles on a variety of topics focused on issues that affect teenagers

  • Analyzed viewer statistics including the number of views, geographic location of viewers in order to enhance marketing effort and better cater to viewer interests
  • Setup advertisements using Google AdSense to increase viewer volume on freelance web page
  • Maintained monthly income balances on freelance web page
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Freelance Journalist

Works independently to develop intriguing story ideas about many topics in amateur motorsports.

  • Raised viewership of hosting website by 10 percent by marketing and publicizing stories in online forum.
  • Experienced in writing for a variety of audiences, from academic to the general public.
  • Consistently able to penetrate superficial level to get meaningful input from interview subjects.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Journalism
MA
Master of Arts
8

Freelance Journalist/photo Journalist

  • I have more than 30 years experience as a writer/editor, both full time and freelance.
  • My articles and photographs have been published in regional newspapers and magazines in southeastern Arizona and Europe.
  • I am an author with my first contemporary suspense novel, "Death in the Desert, "
  • As the owner of a small business, Triple Cross Publishing, I create and publish
Candidate Info
52
years in
workforce
32
years
at this job
Career Education
Air Force Short Course
Personnel Management For Executives
9

Freelance Journalist

  • Edited and wrote stories for news and online publication at the Loudoun Times-Mirror, Fauquier Times, Daily News Record, NCC News, the NewsHouse, VivaLoudoun.com
  • Tweeted live updates to followers
  • Attended sporting events for detailed coverage
  • Took action photographs
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Broadcast And Digital Journalism
MA
Social Media
10

Freelance Journalist

Write articles and interviews with prolific athletes, photographers and filmmakers.

  • Create videos to accompany articles and introduce emerging technologies to the world of action and adventure sports.
  • Write articles and interview prolific athletes and individuals in the snowboard industry.
  • Gear reviews and previews of new product technology in snowboarding.
  • Film, edit, and produce the web series Bachelor Party featuring the Mt. Bachelor Professional Snowboard Team.
  • The series is an exclusive partnership with Snowboarder Magazine.
  • The videos receive over 3,000 views in the first 48 hours.
  • Created a promotional Instagram post that received over 15,000 likes.
  • Grip, lighting and assistant cameraman for a CBS Sports production (televised).
  • Grip, lighting and assistant cameraman for Bend Pet Express commercial series (televised).
  • Grip, lighting, and principle cameraman for tv pilot Beer Nation (online).
Candidate Info
BA
Economics

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