My Resume

EXPERIENCE:

Chicago Sun-Times
– (May 2011- Jul. 2011)
– Position: business reporting intern, published articles in print and the web
– Editor Polly Smith (psmith@suntimes.com, 312-321-3156)

The Missourian Newspaper
( Aug. 2010 – current)
– Multimedia reporting, information graphics and social media analytics
– Instructors Joy Mayer (mayerj@missouri.edu, 573-673-6867) and Lynda Kraxberger (kraxbergerl@missouri.edu, 573-882-6633)

KOMU 8, an NBC affiliate
( Jan. 2011- May 2011)
– Position: web editor, posted wire news and KOMU video to web
– Exec. Director Stacey Woelfel (staceywoelfel@komu.com)

Advocate Magazine
( May 2010- Aug. 2010)
– Position: intern, covered Far North Dallas beat
– Blogged several times a week on local events, wrote hyper-local articles
– Created videos for web publication

The Maneater- University of Missouri
( Aug. 2008- May 2009)
– Position: Reporter/ senior staff writer
– Wrote for crime, University news and sustainability

Plano Star Courier Newspaper
( Jan. 2008- May 2008)
– Position: Reporting Intern

Other Newsrooms:
KBIA radio, Discovery News, Newsy.com

EDUCATION:

University of Missouri at Columbia
– Applicant for graduation May, 2012
– Direct admit to the School of Journalism
– Accepted to the Convergence (multimedia) sequence
– Current GPA of record: 3.4

Richardson High School
– National Hispanic Heritage scholar
– Highest SAT score of all Hispanics in Richardson Independent School District

SKILLS:

Social Media
– Putting together analytics reports to optimize website traffic using Google analytics and Chartbeat
– Putting together Twitter compilations using Storify
– Using Spotify, Twitter, Facebook, CoTweet, Google Voice, WordPress, Blogspot and Django

Multimedia
– Using Adobe Photoshop
– Capturing and editing video pieces on Avid, Final Cut Pro and Final Cut Express
– Editing audio with Adobe Audition and Audacity
– Creating a webpage with Dreamweaver and Text Wrangler
– Creating audio slideshows using Sound Slides
– Creating information graphics using Excel, Adobe Illustrator and Flash
– Coding HTML, XHTML and CSS

Reporting
– Photography with the Nikon D70 and D80
– Skills with audio equipment including the Marantz digital audio recorder
– Experience using a Canon ZR800 and Sony video camera
– AP style copyediting

Download a PDF of my resume: Rachel Diane Rice

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