Dylan Carter 2349 Rafe Lane Jackson, MS 39211 (123)-887-8623 firstname.lastname@example.org
Allison Astorga CBS Corporation 4414 Kimberly Way Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Oct 23, 2010
Subject: Application for position of Entertainment Reporter
Dear Mrs. Astorga,
I write to introduce myself, Dylan Carter for the advertised position of Entertainment Reporter at CBS Corporation. I have also enclosed my resume along with this cover letter with more details on my career background, for this great Entertainment Reporter opportunity.
Over the past six years of my career as an Entertainment Reporter for Media General, Inc, I have served the department with the latest breaking news in celebrity news, entertainment watch lists, and music/acting debuts and relationships. I have many contacts in the field, and have an outstanding ability to get the news quickly and without trouble. In this role, I have gained a lot of feature stories for my great brainstorming ideas, ability to get inside info, and know our readership. I have a B.S. in Journalism from North Carolina Central University. I am seeking to further my career as an Entertainment Reporter with your company because I am in the market for a new position, and have always wanted to work for your publication.
Please review this cover letter and resume at your convenience to learn more about my background. Thanks so much for your time and consideration today, and also for the opportunity to apply.