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MARY REID 1966 E 72nd Pl apt 1E Chicago, IL 60649 Email:

MARY REID 1966 E 72nd Pl apt 1E Chicago, IL 60649


EDUCATION Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, Ill. Major: Journalism/Fiction Writing Diploma expected December 2012 Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism and Fiction Writing, while also taking documentary film classes.

EXPERIENCE Newsbeat * Newsbeat is a half hour weekly show produced by broadcast journalism students at Columbia College Chicago. Buffalo Soldiers Documentary Film * Producing documentary film about the steadily rising death toll of children in Chicago. The film is shot from the perspective of children who have lost siblings, family members or friends to violence. Chicago Talks Contributor * Contributed multimedia packages for this award-winning community news site. As part of a “Covering Politics’’ class, I filmed and edited coverage of the Green Party campaign during the 2010 elections in Illinois and filmed and edited a package on candidate Lee Allen Jones’ visit to Columbia. Researcher, Public Relations and Social Media Strategist For National Gun Victims Action Council Alfred P. Weissmann Award Columbia College Chicago * Recipient of this competitive award that is given annually to a select group of Columbia College students to encourage the completion of a significant body of work.

Skills * Final Cut Pro and Avid. * Reporting, Anchoring and Producing. * Ez News (Automated Data Systems specializes in newsroom, production, prompting.)

REFERENCES * Jennifer Schulze, broadcast journalism faculty member, Columbia College: * Nancy Traver, journalism faculty member, Columbia College: * Frank Bianco, news director at Columbia College Newsbeat :


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