Skilled and news-oriented journalist with a vision to provide fair, fresh, prompt and truthful news to the public.
Thomas Carpenter 987 Argonne Street Newark, DE 19714 (222)-143-5537 firstname.lastname@example.org
Date of Birth: May 6, 1979 Place of Birth: DE Citizenship: American Gender: Male
• Solid background in political science • Abreast with the latest public news and affairs • Solid understanding of Journalism ethics • Solid technical knowledge in broadcast media
MA in Journalism, 2008 Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
BS in Journalism, 2006 Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Sr. Journalist, 2007 – Present The New York Times Company, New York, NY
• Researched stories and article to be published. • Extended hours on duty to meet deadlines. • Conducted interviews to various people related to the topic involved. • Coordinated researchers for press releases and other news. • Attended various important events to gather scoops on high ranking or top profiles.
Jr. Journalist, 2006 – 2007 News Corporation, Newyork, NY
• Followed up leads by conducting personal research. • Presented news in a fair and respectable manner. • Conducted personal interviews to government officials involved in the Oil Spill Scam. • Conducted final check and edits to the writer’s news stories. • Verified the veracity of details incorporated in the news. • Utilized software and hardware applications in reviewing news reports.
Training in Copy Writing and Editing
Society of Certified Journalists Best News Article, 2008
Association of Java Developers
Ability to multitask Knowledgeable in sub-editing, illustration and layout. Updated with local and national events Ability to write on entertainment, lifestyle and human stories