Feature Writer Resume Samples

A Feature Writer works as a journalist at various publication sectors and takes responsibility for researching and writing feature stories including cover story and long-form articles. A well-drafted Feature Writer Resume indicates the following duties and responsibilities – writing true stories that entertain, inform and persuade readers; using a mix of news writing and narrative storytelling techniques; interviewing expert sources to find out, “who, when, where, and why” and drafting the article for publication in magazines, websites, newspaper or other media as needed by the company.

The job description is not only about writing articles but also pitching self to develop new ideas and create an ever-lasting impression in the minds of the readers, and to gain this positivity, the following job assets are a must – the ability to write unique and compelling matters; being factual and educational, and researching skills. Most of these writers have strong knowledge of various subjects and have a degree in journalism or Mass Media.

Feature Writer Resume example

Feature Writer Resume

Summary : Helping adult individuals learn and become comfortable with the English language in the areas of grammar punctuation, and composition as it serves their purpose.

Skills : Writing, Interviewing, Reviewing.

Description :

    1. Produced innovative and original ideas that would interest the magazines readers, be it current affairs, trending topics, or a specific theme for future features and articles.
    2. Ensured content remains recognizable, up to date, and exciting to readers.
    3. Read and researched features and articles.
    4. Wrote and rewrote features and articles.
    5. Verified information and interviewing sources.
    6. Adhered to the stories are the right length and other parameters.
    7. Edited and Proofread features and articles. 
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA in Arts


Feature Writer Resume

Summary : Seeking to obtain a position in which one has the opportunity to utilize the knowledge and problem-solving skills as well as grow personally and professionally within an establishment.

Skills : Video Editing, Writing, Social Media.

Description :

    1. Seek out and write stories.
    2. Perform research of organizations' websites that are intended to be featured.
    3. Arranged, facilitated, and conducted interviews with the person (or designated representative of the chosen organization) being.
    4. Created, maintained, and submitted a network of contacts while working on the features and articles.
    5. Understood business etiquette, had solid self-esteem and timely feedback to superiors.
    6. Ensured any delays are escalated to the supervisor immediately and as much as in advance.
    7. Featured in the publication.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BBA in Administration


Feature Writer Resume

Objective : Seeking to share experience, education, and expertise with a nonprofit organization in order to further the mission of that agency and nurture the growth of the overall well-being.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, CAD, Drafting.

Description :

    1. Worked on the Interior Design beat and covered creative topics.
    2. Evaluated and followed up on news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
    3. Researched and wrote 1-2 pieces per week.
    4. Organized material, determined area of emphasis, and wrote stories according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
    5. Arranged and conducted interviews with individuals knowledgeable about each story's subject matter.
    6. Contributed a regular feature during the growing season called "Eating Seasonally" that briefly explained what produce was growing in the state.
    7. Contributed semi-regular "Finale" articles - short, humorous pieces included on the last page of the magazine.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Certification in Journalism

Feature Writer Resume

Summary : Devoted charismatic professional recognized for his honesty, integrity, and leadership qualities. Looking to contribute to a hotel/restaurant management capacity, increasing customer satisfaction, retention, and acquisition by providing owner-like care and initiative.

Skills : Excellent Intrapersonal Communication, Detail-Oriented, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Compiled information into published articles that provided publicity for companies.
    2. Generated arts and entertainment topics of coverage.
    3. Traveled to various locations to collect information and conduct interviews to produce assigned features.
    4. Ensured content is replete with accuracy to the best of my knowledge while maintaining quality in language and layout.
    5. Developed fresh, Edited, researched, and re-wrote content as per the established standards and style sheet of the magazine.
    6. Coordinated with the designer for the page layouts and designs.
    7. Checked the texts for the overall content, spelling errors, grammar, and style.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Cetitication in CS

Feature Writer Resume

Summary : An aspiring sportswriter, having completed internships with the sports departments, seeking an opportunity to work for a daily newspaper or media outlet in any area of coverage.

Skills : Quip, Yammer, Dropbox, Box, Microsoft Office, Adobe, Office 365, Google Analytics, Google Docs, Google Adwords, Invision, Sharepoint.

Description :

    1. Wrote general assignment features for Life & Arts, Metro, and front page.
    2. Wrote profiles, trend stories, a weekly column, and reviews of concerts, books, and new music releases.
    3. Wrote factually correct, concise, and engaging feature profiles within tight deadlines for the business alumni magazine.
    4. Gathered and verified factual information regarding stories through interviews, observation, and research.
    5. Traveled to conduct live, on-site reporting.
    6. Networked with various business and educational leaders to gather multiple perspectives on issues.
    7. Promoted targeted content through the University website.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA in History

Feature Writer Resume

Summary : Seeking to obtain a position with an organization that allows stretching the leadership, and business skills to further the performance of the organization. Skilled at leading groups and working in a team setting to complete projects in a timely manner.

Skills : WordPress, Excellent Communication, SEO, Blogging, Copywriting, Creative Writing, Team Player.

Description :

    1. Interviewed people for the stories previously selected at the newsroom meetings.
    2. Wrote several feature articles on the blog.
    3. Worked on a team most of the time providing ideas and edited the articles.
    4. Proof-read the stories before sending them for print.
    5. Attended events, had personal interviews, and regularly doing interviews to ensure better credibility for the stories.
    6. Coordinated with the marketing team from time to time for certain editorial/advertorial requirements, based on the client's requests.
    7. Regularly updated the website; updated relevant news on social media.
    8. Made post-event reports for events as and when needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MA

Feature Writer Resume

Objective : Results and detail-oriented professional with a proven record of varied accomplishments in writing and analytical assessments. Successful experience in building relationships, teaching, and implementing goals and objectives.

Skills : Detail Oriented, Excellent Interpersonal, Editing, Drafting

Description :

    1. Researched material and interviewed executives for feature articles regarding advertising and the Internet.
    2. Covered a wide range of topics, including local festivals, food section cover pieces, and trend stories.
    3. Responsible for interviewing subjects and submitting articles before their deadline.
    4. Wrote feature articles as a feature writer and vetted articles by other writers.
    5. Contributed feature articles for numerous websites within the online network.
    6. Published several articles for the company.
    7. Assisted in editing materials presented throughout the publication.
    8. Produced articles on important figures.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Arts

Feature Writer Resume

Objective : Experienced manager with excellent client and project management skills. Detail-oriented with strong ability to communicate effectively with technology, executive, and business audiences.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Multitasking, Quick Learner, Vetting, Copywriting.

Description :

    1. Responsible for creating and maintaining easy to understand, well-presented, and appropriately illustrated content for the product.
    2. Created release notes in a timely fashion for use by customers and employees.
    3. Conducted webinars and presentations as required.
    4. Worked closely with Product Management, Development, Customer Support, and Internal customers.
    5. Reviewed product functional specifications, QA documentation, and test product release to fully grasp and created product feature documents.
    6. Edited product copy for format, consistency, and syntax.
    7. Assigned keywords to product copy to maximize search engine results.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Arts

Feature Writer Resume

Objective : Results and detail-oriented professional with a proven record of varied accomplishments in writing and analytical assessments. Thrives on opportunities to drive people, processes, and new technology to improve efficiencies.

Skills : Reporting, Team Work, Writing, Presenting, Video, Editing, Audio, Law, PowerPoint, Prezi, Adobe Collection, Excel.

Description :

    1. Obtained correct picture caption, content on the image, and credit information.
    2. Ensured stories comply with ethical codes of practice and legal guidelines.
    3. Attended the relevant events, fairs, and conferences, across the country.
    4. Complied with industry and company ethical guidelines.
    5. Stayed up to date with the major laws concerning privacy, copyright, libel, and contempt law.
    6. Researching and sourcing appropriate images for features and articles.
    7. Brainstormed topics, researched material, interviewed subjects, and wrote newspaper articles for Home and Real Estate Preview, Business, Scene.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in SW

Feature Writer Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a position in high-end luxury goods that will utilize prowess in team management and personal styling with room for growth and opportunity for promotion.

Skills : Writing, MS Office, Google Adword, Sharepoint, Proofreading.

Description :

    1. Worked closely with the product development teams to understand new features, gather necessary knowledge, and document product features.
    2. Planned, developed, and supported software product technical documentation, including but not limited to product user guides, administration guides, and inline product help content.
    3. Used photographs, drawings, diagrams, animation, and charts that increase the users’ understanding.
    4. Adhered to compliance procedures and internal/operational risk controls in accordance with any and all applicable regulatory standards, requirements, and policies.
    5. Identified article topics, researched and conducted interviews, submitting writing every two months.
    6. Developed and created content strategies by leveraging SEO and social media to maximize website visibility and build regular readership.
    7. Conducted research and compile findings in an organized manner.

     

Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA