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Journalists prepare articles for publication in newspapers or magazines. A regular resume sample for this job mentions duties like meeting deadlines, performing research, proposing story ideas, securing sources, and following the publication's style guide. Based on our collection of example resumes, the ideal candidate should demonstrate excellent writing and research skills, time management, creativity, teamwork, and communication. People skills are also important, as they need to communicate with people of all sorts. Most eligible candidates hold a Bachelor's Degree in journalism, English, or communication.

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1

Journalist

Produced and presented weather forecasts on the air. Produced and presented on-air/web stories on a wide variety of topics.

  • Chief Meteorologist. Oversaw a team of three meteorologists
  • Delivered critical, life-saving information to the public in times of severe weather.
  • Addressed consumer concerns, ensuring their satisfaction with the company's product.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Meteorology
2

Senior Broadcast Journalist, United States Air Force

  • Managed AFN Benelux Television Station for one year while supervising four broadcasters and the AFN Radio Station for two and a half years while supervising three broadcasters.
  • Administered AFN Radio Station operating budget including over 2.5million worth of assets and contractual maintenance for 17 radio transmission towers.
  • Cultivated the writing, shooting, and editing 100 Television news reports serving 325K military & DoD Civilians and Families in Europe.
  • Produced 150 radio news stories for on air American Forces Network Europe (AFNE) morning and afternoon programs; and Hosted AFN Benelux afternoon radio show conducting over 480 hours of live on air radio time and 136 hours of on-air interviews.
  • Coordinated 200 interviews and news assignments with Public Affairs Officers at five Army garrisons and NATO HQ.
  • Created and produced monthly Travel Show "Benelux Des Voyage" aired Europe wide and currently running for the last two years.
  • Created and produced four-part mini-series "Benelux Haunted Tales" winning two Military awards; including Best Series in Europe out of 16 AFN stations Europe wide.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Journalism Course
Supervisory And Management
3

Journalist

  • Researched, documented, wrote, and conveyed news in an honest, ethical, and objective standard.
  • Interviewed people in a wide range of social circumstances.
  • Constructed contacts and sources for use in future stories.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Sociology
MA
Counseling
Liberal Arts, & Humanities Coursework
4

Free Lance Reporter & Photo Journalist

  • Wrote and published Hearst Award Finalist "'Til Death Do Us Part, " a feature story on domestic abuse in Oklahoma.
  • Reported and published profile piece and enterprise piece on health care and the lives of illegal immigrants in the U.S.
  • Photo Reportage and editing for two published magazine pieces.
  • Created media kits & marketing plan for High Rise Trampoline park
  • Marketing plan included print ads (black & white, color) radio ads and nontraditional media
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Journalism, Advertising & Public Relations
5

Journalist

Conduct feature interviews and write artist profiles/reviews for numerous outlets including print and online media

  • Cover a wide range of topics, including breaking and local news, crime and court proceedings, health and fitness, dining, travel, and entertainment.
  • Internet research on prospective articles
  • Arrange interviews via phone and email
  • Prepare expense reports and invoices
  • Update and maintain contacts' database
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
BA
Film Theory And Criticism
6

Journalist

  • Researched, documented, wrote, and presented the news to the Grand Valley State community in an honest, ethical, and unbiased fashion. Operated as a backpack (or do-everything-yourself) journalist with a strong desire and commitment to tell the truth. Interviewed a wide range of people, wrote copy for publication on tight deadlines, built contacts and sources for use in future stories, and fact-checked information given to me by sources.
  • Wrote stories touching a wide array of topics, including religion, politics, health and life-changing events.
  • Encouraged college students to consider hard-hitting topics and issues in editorial piece entitled "Religion and politics, who cares?"
  • Traveled on assignment, performed research and conducted interviews to develop story ideas and present complete and accurate information.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
C
Spanish
BA
Journalism
Defense Language Proficiency Test-5
7

Media Journalist

  • Head Journalist of event
  • Used Adobe programs to design flyers and event schedule
  • Conducted interviews with participants at event
  • Managed social outlets that covered the Rally, Updated Twitter accounts, Insagram, Facebook
  • Published event overview
Candidate Info
1
month in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
Communication & Media Studies
8

Multimedia Journalist

  • Report, shoot, write, edit news stories within assigned deadlines
  • Generated and contributed story ideas using beat sources and contacts
  • Edit news stories on system Final Cut Pro
  • Research ideas using internet, contacts, and media sources
  • Deliver on-air coverage and breaking news
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
Mass Communications
9

Corporate Journalist

  • Write and create external and internal corporate communications for Fortune 500 companies while adhering to multiple monthly and quarterly deadlines.
  • Shoot professional quality photos for publications.
  • Travel the country conducting interviews to gather news, and meet with clients to ensure quality standards are exceeded.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
MA
English
10

Newspaper Journalist

  • Expounded organizational culture by highlighting employees, demonstrating ideal performance, to promote group cohesion
  • Presented to an audience of approximately 75,000, the workings of base staff, using custom rhetorical devices
  • Worked closely with content and layout editors, planning publication materials for release according to deadlines
  • Utilize specific resources to research relevant and appropriate information pertaining to upcoming publications
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Global Business

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