Objective

I have had fifteen years experience in the journalism arena. I have both extensive knowledge, and experience in the media industry ranging from print journalism to broadcasting. I am very well-versed at using both digital and analogue products ranging from DigiLink, TrakStar, Adobe software (Premiere, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, etc.), a multitude of video editing software, and running sound.

Experience

Freelance Writer

Christian Video Library on Demand

Writing articles on a monthly basis for online publication.

2013-Present

Publisher/Owner

Faith Filled Family Magazine

Responsible for all administrative, marketing, and promotional aspects of the magazine. Experience includes leading a team of over one hundred writers, assigning topics, setting up interviews, some advertising, writing, and layout. Achievements are as follows: took readership of 7,000 in 2010, and increased it to almost 80,000 in 2014. Ran several successful CPC ad campaigns at pennies per click and increased our readership by 50%.

2010- Present

Advertising Account Executive

Naylor Publications

Responsible for advertising sales for trade publications, obtaining copy from clients, generating new sales, and client management. Top three percent of sales for the day.

2004

D.J.

Roadshow Sound and Lite

Experience working sound for a variety of functions. Tailored playlist to clientele, announcing, cash reconciliation, and troubleshooting sound equipment. Responsible for music selection for four events at the Pan-Am Games.

1997-2001

Freelance Writer

Winnipegweb.com

Conducted monthly interviews and wrote articles as assigned. Consistently ranked in the top three writers.

1997-1999

Publisher

The River Word

Responsible for a team of writers, layout and design, assigning topics to writers for a monthly publication, and general overview of the magazine.

2006-2007

Intern

CIAM radio

Responsible for analogue production. Experience with reel to reel, produced weekly satellite feed, pulled carts, production work, and provided on-air voice for April Fool's joke.

1997

Administrative Intern

The Write Stuff

Responsible for layout, production, and writing of bi-weekly newsletter. All copies sold out within two days.

1996


Skills

  • Video production using DigiLink and Adobe Premiere
  • Audio Produciton using TrackStar
  • Analogue and Digital Production
  • Experience in front of, and behind camera.
  • Responsible for four successful publications.
  • Consistently a top performer in everything that I do!

Education

Robertson College

Radio/Television Broadcasting

Studied areas of radio and television production, conducted interviews, practical experience in the field, voice talent. GPA of 4.25

University of Winnipeg

Psychology

Graduated with Bachelor of Arts.