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Staff Writers are employed by newspapers, magazines and various companies needing written content. Their usual duties include research, collecting information, interviewing people, writing, editing, and collaborating with other staff. Those interested in a Staff Writer position should demonstrate in their resumes excellent writing and editing skills, research, accuracy, creativity, computer competencies, and teamwork. Based on our collection of resume samples, most eligible candidates hold a degree in communication or journalism.

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Staff Writer

  • Wrote major funding proposals, researched international areas of need and interviewed on-site project managers, created major donor reports, wrote newsletters and created Web content for two websites.
  • Wrote in a typical deadline-driven schedule without sacrificing quality and integrity.
  • Designed the Scope & Sequence and wrote the initial lessons for a children's curriculum to be offered in parishes nationwide in conjunction with the adult fund-raising events.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
22

Staff Writer

  • Wrote and edited magazine content: previous projects have featured Columbus Zoofari hosted by Jack Hanna. The five-page story for October's issue featured Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and included interviews with cast members and the executive producer.
  • Researched and pursued potential stories that involved Columbus people and businesses.
  • Assisted with web content and social media to attract new readers and customers.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
English, Business, Professional Writing
BA
English
23

Staff Writer

Wrote human interest feature stories for weekly newspaper

  • Wrote obituaries, community events and weekly meeting updates
  • Proof read items for publication
  • Photographed news and feature items and prepared photos for publication
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Homeland Security
24

Staff Writer

Wrote stories and interviewed subjects for the news and sports departments

  • Assisted editors in compiling box scores for sports results
  • Summarized game results for high school games
  • Contacted several law enforcement agencies regarding stories and events
  • Compiled court reports and daily logs from law enforcement agencies
  • Photographed subjects for stories
  • Stories can also be seen in the Salem News, East Liverpool Review, or other circulations owned by Ogden Newspapers
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Telecommunications
25

Senior Staff Writer (sports)

  • Regularly covered both club sports (rugby, fencing, soccer and clogging) and university affiliated sports such as football, basketball, baseball, wrestling, golf, men's tennis, track and field and cross country.
  • Wrote news stories regarding players and teams; features, previews and event coverage
  • Position requirements: Attended games, events and press conferences; conducted interviews with players and coaches in person, over the telephone and via e-mail; contacted and worked with media relations; and conducted background research for stories.
  • Other requirements: Attended staff meetings, helped design the weekly budget and developed story ideas.
Candidate Info
BA
Communication
26

Baseball Editor and Staff Writer

Write and edit baseball articles covering a wide range of topics within the sport.

  • Promoted to editor within 2 months of working for the site.
  • Helped site reach all-time highs in views in consecutive months (July-August 2014)
  • Began working for site when it averaged fewer than 100,000 views per month; now averages between 200,000-300,000 per month regularly.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
English
27

The 'doah Staff Writer

  • Wrote, edited and submitted within deadlines, 3 articles per month
  • Suggested, lobbied for and wrote 3 front page articles
  • Conducted background research
  • Scheduled and conducted interviews
  • Attended events as official press representative
  • Covered late-breaking stories and negotiated revised deadlines
  • Staged and photographed pictures for front page articles
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
English
28

Correspondent / Staff Writer

  • Wrote 1 to 3 news articles weekly for Rutgers student newspaper, [company name].
  • Reported on local stories and conducted interviews with members of the Rutgers community.
  • Generated article ideas, researched information, and helped edit stories.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Journalism And Media Studies
29

Staff Writer

Pitched and developed story ideas for section editors for print and online media

  • Investigated stories about campus and local events, copywriting stories
  • Copyediting all articles weekly to be featured in campus newspaper
  • Interviewed student and teacher subjects on a daily basis (Merchandising and Buying supplies)
  • Lifestyle and fashion blog, Customer and telephone service/ Strict Deadlines
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Communication
MA
International Business
30

Staff Writer

  • Wrote news and game stories for Lasell baseball, softball and men and women's lacrosse, soccer and basketball teams.
  • Assigned stories such as player profiles, team previews and game recaps.
  • Updated Lasell College athletic website with game recaps for men's basketball team.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Journalism & Media Writing, Sports Communications

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