Journalist Resume Example


Journalist Resume Sample

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JOURNALIST RESUME TEMPLATE (TEXT FORMAT)

SUMMARY

I am a 27-year-old journalist with a decade of experience, both in investigative journalism and news writing. I especially like writing and reporting across a variety of platforms, including print, television, and online social media.

EDUCATION

LONSINGTON UNIVERSITY

Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, June 2015

SKILLS

  • Investigative Journalism
  • Photojournalism
  • Proofreading
  • Community Journalism
  • News Writing
  • Research & Fact-Checking
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Slickwrite
  • TinEye
  • Echosec
  • Hemingway
  • Ability to formulate unique ideas
  • Focus on the audience
  • Time management

AWARDS/CITATIONS

  • New America Award
  • Sigma Delta Chi Awards
  • Ethics in Journalism Award

EXPERIENCE

JOURNALIST

Anton Media Group

  • Wrote content for various external and internal clients such as press releases, online blogs, social media posts
  • Researched, developed, wrote and produced ground-breaking investigative news stories
  • Contributed research and analysis on major breaking news events
  • Developed and maintained sources that will generate exclusive reports

JOURNALIST

Vox Media

  • Conceptualized, researched and wrote groundbreaking investigative stories and projects
  • Created a high volume of engaging videos that helped drive video views and expanded the audience
  • Created o multimedia content such as articles, blogs, and audio interviews
  • Built and maintained a network of journalists in fields that covers all areas of client campaigns and operations, including national, regional, and trade press

 

Journalist
Salaries
$40,077
National Average

min
max
 
$26k
$72k
 
Salary $26k – $72k
 
Bonus $296 – $8k
 
Profit Sharing $989 – $2k
 
Commission $0 – $4k
 
Total Pay $24k – $70k
 

***Data are taken from payscale.com



Good Skills to Include on a Journalist Resume

  1. Knowledge of English language
  2. Knowledge of media production and communication
  3. The ability to work well under pressure
  4. Ambition and a desire to succeed
  5. Attention to details

Resume Action Words for Journalists

Advertised Negotiated Directed Motivated
Trained Supervised Mediated Collaborated
Established Prepared Influenced Hypothesized
Persuaded Arbitrated Corresponded Examined

 

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