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soppe taylor

Education

Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism, Evanston, IL Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Minor in Film and Media Studies Graduated in June 2011 Magna Cum Laude. GPA: 3.76.

Internships/ Fellowships

Coastal Living magazine, Birmingham, AL Editorial Fellow (Fall 2011): wrote FOB stories and blog posts, found products and photographs to feature Condé Nast Traveler, New York, NY Editorial Intern (Winter 2011): researched/wrote stories, blogged, assisted on photo shoots, planned trips Los Angeles Magazine, Los Angeles, CA Editorial Intern (Summer 2010): pitched/ wrote stories, fact-checked, researched story ideas, blogged Surfer magazine, San Juan Capistrano, CA Online Intern (Summer 2009): conducted phone interviews, wrote daily web stories, posted to CMS

Journalism Experience

northbynorthwestern.com, Evanston, IL Video Editor, Multimedia Editor, Photographer, Writer, Study Abroad Blogger (Fall 2008-Spring 2011) Assigned, edited, wrote, photographed, filmed and produced multimedia content for Pacemaker Award-winning online campus newsmagazine North By Northwestern magazine, Evanston, IL Senior Editor (Fall 2010): assigned, edited, fact-checked front of book stories for campus magazine

Photography Experience

The Protest, Evanston, IL (Spring 2011) Photographs published in campus politics magazine North By Northwestern magazine and website, Evanston, IL (Spring 2008-Spring 2011) Photographs published in campus student life magazine and website Photography Courses: Flash Photography class at the Southern Institute of Photography, Birmingham, AL (Fall 2011) Photojournalism class at the Medill School of Journalism, Evanston, IL (Spring 2009)

Video Experience

Yo Soy Así: 30-minute documentary about the struggles of lesbian women in Buenos Aires Co-creator with two collaborators; Editor (Fall 2009) A Dream Foreclosed: 30-minute documentary about the foreclosure crisis in Chicago produced under faculty direction of Steve James, screened at the Chicago United Film Festival on Sept. 18, 2009 Interviewer, Camera Operator, Lead Editor (Spring 2009) Massive.tv, Evanston, IL (Spring 2009- Spring 2011) Shot and edited video profiles for website documenting student artists Couch, Evanston, IL (Fall 2011) Editor of short student comedy about two roommates’ struggle to bring home a piece of found furniture

Media Design Experience

Al Bayan, Evanston, IL Design Editor (Spring 2011): designed 24-page student Muslim magazine Medill School of Journalism, Evanston, IL Teacher’s Assistant for Media Design Class (Spring 2010- Spring 2011): assisted students, lead workshops Medill Student Showcase Award for travel magazine design (Spring 2011)

Skills

Language: Fluent in Spanish Technical: Print: Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, Illustrator, Quark, Bridge, InCopy Video: Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Avid Audio: Audacity, GarageBand Web: CMS, Flash, iWeb, Wordpress

Organizations

Pi Beta Phi Women’s Fraternity 2008- present Society of Professional Journalists 2009- present Society of News Designers 2010- present


Taylor Soppe Resume  

Multimedia Journalist Resume

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