J E A N Y L Y N L O P E Z 3025-‐304 The Credit Woodlands Mississauga, Ontario L5C 2V3 (647) 628-‐9140 firstname.lastname@example.org E D U C A T I O N Sheridan College Oakville, ON Diploma in Journalism 2013 -‐ present • A first-‐year print journalism student. • Received a GPA of 3.8 in first semester. University of Toronto Toronto, ON Honours Bachelor of Arts 2008 -‐ 2013 • Graduated with a bachelor of arts with a major in English and minor in history and philosophy. W O R K E X P E R I E N C E News Editor Oakville, ON The Sheridan Sun 2014 -‐ present • Suggested stories to students and kept track of stories that students were writing. • Determined which articles should be placed in the paper, and in what order. • Made changes to final pages of the publication by correcting grammar and layout mistakes. Journalist Oakville, ON The Sheridan Sun 2013 -‐ present • Reported on stories with detail, accuracy, and timely manner. • Pitched story ideas to a group of editors and journalists. • Gathered information through interviews, and/or online and in book research. • Took multiple pictures of events that needed coverage. • Laid out final pages of the publication on InDesign. • Worked independently and as a member of an editorial team. Barista Mississauga & Toronto, ON Starbucks Coffee 2012 -‐ present • Prepared and served a variety of beverages in a fast paced environment. • Worked with a team of baristas and supervisors to serve customers efficiently. • Received and processed customer payments. • Described menu items to customers and suggested products that might appeal to them. Sales Associate & Cashier Mississauga, ON Norma Reed 2010 -‐ 2012 • Handled areas of sales, customer service, credit and cash transactions and store maintenance. • Welcomed and assisted customers to sell dresses for commercial accounts in a fast pace environment. • Worked with a team of sales associates to sell dresses to individual clients. • Assisted in preparing stock supplies including pricing and arranging store merchandise within the store.
P R O J E C T S News Curation, Digital Storytelling Sheridan College • Used Storify to curate an article on the contest the Toronto Zoo was holding to name their polar bear cub. -‐ Wrote an article that needed visual appeal to readers. -‐ Created gifs of the polar bear cub to use within the article. -‐ Provided the reader with pictures, gifs, videos and web links that enhanced the written story. Obituary Article, The Sheridan Sun Sheridan College • Wrote an obituary on the former athletic director of Sheridan College, Steve Blundy, who died at the age of 68 earlier this year of cancer. -‐ Interviewed the current athletic director who was one of Blundy’s good friends. -‐ Attended Blundy’s memorial to obtain quotes from speeches from his family and friends. -‐ Gathered information on Blundy through newspapers that dated back from the 1970s. S K I L L S • Adobe InDesign • Timeline • Adobe Photoshop • Scribble Live • Adobe Dreamweaver • Adobe Acrobat Pro • HTML • Twitter • MS Office • Instagram • Storify • Facebook
Published on Apr 18, 2014