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KEELYSHANNON

19508 R45 Hwy, New Virginia, IA keely.shannon@yahoo.com keelyshannon.com 515.205.8350

{EXPERIENCE} Editor-in-Chief (2011-12) / Features Editor (2010-11) Aug. 2009 - present The Grand Views, Des Moines, IA • Oversee eight editors and 20 reporters • Design front page every week • Make final copy-edits • Hold meetings three times/week Departments Editor Aug. 2010 - present ALT Magazine, Des Moines, IA • Oversee the four front-of-the-book departments • Write and design spreads • Copy-edit all stories Writer and Photographer March 2010 - May 2011 Iowa Momentum Endurance Magazine, Des Moines, IA • Write cycling-related articles for print • Photograph Iowa bike races for print • Edit copy, design ads and perform other magazine-related tasks Sports Writer Sept. 2007 - May 2008 Winterset Madisonian Newspaper, Winterset, IA • Write sports stories • Photograph sporting events for publication Freelance • Specialized Bicycles - design pricing charts for bike shops nationwide • DesBike Pedicab Service - design logo/identity and create marketing plan • Chris Maharry, photographer - write and design invitations and brochures • BIKEIOWA.COM - design website banners, posters and T-shirts • Des Moines Cityview - write for Cityview’s “bike edition.” • Point Control Massage - design logo/identity and create marketing plan • Documented the nine-day Grand View University choir trip to the West Coast. I blogged about it at grandviewchoir.blogspot.com {EDUCATION}

Grand View University, Des Moines, Iowa Anticipated Graduation: May 2012 Major: Journalism and Graphic Journalism Minor: Photography GPA: 3.85

{HONORS}

• 2nd place Best Feature Story at 2010 Iowa College Media Association Awards • The Grand Views - Newspaper of the Year at 2010 Iowa College Media Association Awards • The Grand Views - 5th place Four-Year Weekly “Best of Show” at Best of The Midwest Awards in Minneapolis • Recipient of the 2011 Meredith Scholarship, awarded to one outstanding communication student per year • Recipient of the 2010 Larson Communication Scholarship, awarded to two Grand View University communication students per year • President’s List - two years, Dean’s List - three years • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities

{SKILLS} • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign CS5.5 • Strong ability to produce cohesive, visually-appealing page designs for publication • Efficient at creating easy-to-read side-bars, graphs and graphic elements to complement stories • Able to carry on multiple tasks at once and work efficiently under deadline • Well-acquainted with online media and social networking • Devoted work ethic, leadership ability and willingness to collaborate • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Strong copy editing skills and familiarity with AP Style


Keely's resume  

This is Keely Shannon's 2012 resume - Writing, design and photography.

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