Sean Berry 533 S. Lewis Lombard, IL 60148 C 630 433-0161 Sean.Berry@Hotmail.com www.seanberry.me
S U M M A R Y O F Q U A L I F I C AT I O N S Emerging writer that is experienced in the following: • Journalism • Screenwriting: short and feature-length scripts • Creative Writing • Advanced Office skills: proficient in Microsoft Office, designer of website
W O R K H I S T O RY Broadcasting Intern, WTTW11, Chicago, IL — SEPT 2009-JAN 2010 Conducted script outlines for the Broadcasting Department and assisted in the productions for soundstage. • Wrote VOCC’S (Voice Over Closing Credits) for shows including: America’s Test Kitchen, Mexico One Plate at a Time, Everyday Food, and others • Prepared a weekly schedule of upcoming shows for the broadcasting team Engineer Intern, T.Y. Lin International, Chicago, IL — SEPT 2008, JUNE-AUG 2011 Planning an analysis of city data for a firm serving various Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs. These projects for the T.Y. Lin culture offered planning, design, and construction engineering and inspection of transportation infrastructure. • Worked on Data Analysis models for city planning purposes, for review by management • Conducted projects that entailed working in the Field to assess pedestrian activity • Applied writing practices to record footage of bike lane evaluations to envision variables of safety Secretary Of The Renegades, Chicago, IL — JAN 2012-PRESENT Manage office duties for a student organization overseeing sports-related activities for the school. • Record proceedings for the weekly meetings • Guide students into sport’s clubs • Represent organization at student events Fitness and Recreational Leader, Chicago, IL — AUG 2011-PRESENT Orchestrate student events as a project manager. • Discover the target market and optimize resources for every event • Reserve locations • Network and cooperate with similar-minded organizations • Supervise project activity Attendant/Entertainer/Supervisor, The Fun Ones, Addison, IL — JUN 2005-JULY 2008 Assisted an entertainment company with delivery and set-up of carnival attractions for scheduled events. Supervised attractions to ensure safety. Performed as Scooby-Doo, Cookie Monster, and other costumes during special occasions.
E D U C AT I O N Columbia College Chicago, IL — Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing, May 2012 Relevant Coursework: Creative Nonfiction, Fiction Writing and Publishing, Adaptation, Writer’s Portfolio Experienced in Final Cut Pro
ACHIEVEMENTS Staff Writer for high school newspaper during my senior year. Volunteer Work: Counselor in Training, Elmhurst Hospital, the Pink Elephant. Selected as the project manager for the Columbia Olympics of 2012.