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Shweta karikehalli

EXPERIENCE News Copy Editor

Dec. 2017-present

The Daily Orange. • • • •

Edit for AP style and grammar Fact check articles and infographics Write and pitch articles Mentor incoming staff writers

“Ask the Experts” Beat Writer

Aug.-Dec. 2017

The Daily Orange • • •

Researched international and national news topics Spoke with experts to break down topics Pitched ideas weekly

Freelance Writer

March-July 2017

Syracuse Woman Magazine • Wrote articles for award-winning regional magazine • Researched subjects and businesses

Substitute Teacher

June 2017

Syracuse City School District • Taught kindergarten through eighth-grade students weekly • Maintained order in classrooms • Took teaching assignments on short notice

Environmental Educator

Aug.-Nov. 2016

Burton 4-H Center • Taught marine biology and ecology to school groups • Assessed wetland health through monthly plankton monitoring • Cared for program animals

Seasonal Naturalist

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AP Style Adobe Premiere Adobe InDesign Adobe Photoshop Adobe Dreamweaver Microsoft Excel Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Structured Query Language Solid-Phase Microextraction Geographic Information Science Wildlife Identification Ecological Monitoring Twitter Instagram Facebook

EDUCATION S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Syracuse, New York M.A. Magazine, Newspaper and Online Journalism 2018 SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry Syracuse, New York B.S. Conservation Biology 2015

May-Aug. 2016

Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center • Led environmental education activities • Assisted with outreach events

Research Assistant

June-Nov. 2015

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry • Collected and chemically extracted samples • Analyzed results • Conducted literature reviews • Observed and recorded zebra finch behavior

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Skarikeh resume  
Skarikeh resume