Resume

Kelsey Johnson – 989-600-9249 – kjpennock@gmail.com

Education:

  • Graduation December 2018
  • 3.91 Cumulative Grade Point Average
  • Awarded full-tuition scholarship (2015-2018)
  • Top 20% of class

Work Experience:

  • Reporter for The Post Register, Internship (5/02/18 – 6/20/18)
    • Wrote over 60 news and feature articles covering a variety of topics
    • 10+ front page stories
  • Senior Reporter for The Daily Universe (6/20/17 – 9/7/17)
    • Developed in-depth feature packages
  • Retail Dining Compliant Office Assistant (1/9/16 – 2/28/17)
    • Interviewed and hired employees
    • Head of compliance system and weekly compliance process

Honors and Achievements:

  • Finalist in general news reporting for SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards Region 9 (2018)
  • Nominated and earned ‘Superior’ award in national NCTE writing contest (2013)
  • Published a short story in American Girl Magazine (2011)

Skills: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (AP style)
  • Ability to spot good news stories
  • Proficiency with all Microsoft programs and WordPress
  • Ability to work quickly without losing quality
  • Precision with editing
  • Ability to work under pressure and deadlines
  • Video and social media skills
  • Professionalism

Relevant Activities:

  • Staff writer for Daily Universe (2017)
    • Desk: Metro
    • Beats: White House & Policies; Environment & Transportation
  • Kiwinis Volunteer Club Officer (2011-2016)
    • Coordinated and participated in various volunteer activities with Key Club and Circle K
  • Columnist and Staff Writer for High School Newspaper (2013-2014)

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