News Writer Resume Samples

A News Writer collects, analyses, and writes information of interest, including breaking news, crime, and government news and broadcasts the same to the public through television, radio, newspaper, and the internet. The job description entails gathering information, writing coverage, and conducting interviews. On a day-to-day basis, the following duties mentioned on the News Writer Resume are carried out – collecting information on assigned matters to report accurately and on time; following up on leads and researching the topic to give authentic news to the audience, reporting on air the recorded news, conducting interviews and generating new and interesting news stories to cover.

Employers seek candidates with the following skills and abilities – strong writing skills, the ability to convey information clearly and conversationally; excellent live reporting skills; the ability to shoot and edit digital video; and excellent understanding of associated press style. A degree in the field of journalism is commonly required for this occupation.

News Writer Resume example

News Writer Resume

Objective : Writing news stories for publication on tight deadlines, and also Building contacts and sources for use in future news articles.

Skills : News, ENPS, Microsoft Office, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Wrote news stories for 5 p.m. newscasts on both KBAK and KBFX.
    2. Wrote daily afternoon and evening teases for 5 p.m., 10 p.m. KBAK and KBFX newscasts.
    3. Responsible for crafting the Weather, Obituaries, and Police Reports sections of a popular city newspaper.
    4. Drafted press releases and contributed to a wide variety of news topics.
    5. Proofread and edited stories.
    6. Wrote for the nightly and morning newscasts.
    7. Relayed campus and community news to the campus community.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Communication


News Writer Resume

Headline : Results-oriented, good team player with strong problem solving and time management skills seeking a position in an organization with a diverse population. Proficient in evaluating individuals and developing effective solutions for challenging behaviors.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Multi-Line Phone System, Cash Handling, SMS, Customer Service, Sales, Data Entry, Hospitality, Stocking, Retail.

Description :

    1. Wrote and produced news segments.
    2. Wrote, reported, and produced live and taped on-air stories for daily newscasts.
    3. Wrote, reported, and edited on-air stories for daily newscasts.
    4. Developed story ideas and produced segments covering breaking news, technology, and entertainment.
    5. Interviewed newsmakers.
    6. Booked on-camera talent, obtained video and other elements needed for on-air stories.
    7. Exercised interpersonal skills to elicit information to write accurate news stories within tight deadlines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS in Journalism


News Writer Resume

Headline : A dedicated and driven communicator in various fields of communication. Areas of expertise include public relations, web, writing, and management.

Skills : Computer, Troubleshooting.

Description :

    1. Scheduled interviews.
    2. Conducted interviews.
    3. Authored bi-weekly articles.
    4. Brainstormed and contributed design and story ideas.
    5. Worked with Microsoft Software.
    6. Worked Independently and/or with a team.
    7. Interviewed different types of people in a wide range of circumstances.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Communication, Education and Media Art

News Writer Resume

Summary : Charismatic, creative, and persuasive communications specialist with experience in public relations, sales, promotional marketing, news-writing and editing, VIP hospitality, advertising, and media relations. Dynamic leader of sales who utilizes creativity, leadership, and teamwork to design and execute solutions that create customer value. An effective communicator in person and on the phone with proven adaptability to differing cultural and business environments.

Skills : Communication, Creative, Interpersonal, Writing, Team Player, Social Media, Press Releases, Sales Support, Hospitality, Administrative, Public Relations.

Description :

    1. Performed research on the assigned article.
    2. Scheduled meetings and interviews.
    3. Attended meetings and interviews.
    4. Wrote articles.
    5. Prepared and published articles about on-campus news and events for Winona State University's weekly student-run newspaper.
    6. Wrote news articles, reviews, features, and other types of articles using AP style.
    7. Interviewed students, WSU faculty, and community members involved with each article's topic.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA in Journalism/Mass Communications With A Focus In Public Relations

News Writer Resume

Headline : Looking to obtain a full-time News Writer position where communication, leadership, critical thinking, and technology skills can be utilized in a professional setting to make a positive impact on colleagues and the company.

Skills : WordPress, Graphic Design, CRM, Customer Service, Web Design, Page Layout.

Description :

    1. Wrote weekly articles on news-worthy events or college advice.
    2. Wrote articles for publication in the university newspaper.
    3. Researched potential news leads.
    4. Interviewed sources in research articles.
    5. Composed/edited newsletters, military families, and home-education businesses.
    6. Upgraded graphic design tools for increased readability and graphic appeal.
    7. Interviewed necessary parties involved in incidents and scope of coverage.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    BS in Organizational Leadership

    News Writer Resume

    Objective : Seeks to further career with a company by strengthening commitment and advancing through abilities of dedication, strong character, and leadership.

    Skills : Effective Leadership and Communication, Effective Interpersonal Skills.

    Description :

      1. Submitted or rewrote copy for approval by supervisor.
      2. Edited news material to ensure it fits within available time or space.
      3. Reported the most current and relevant news in the gaming industry.
      4. Directed editorial writing and strategies for delivery.
      5. Achieved title of one of the most captivating college papers in the county.
      6. Researched topics.
      7. Found and interviewed sources.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      BA in Arts

      News Writer Resume

      Objective : A freelance writer with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and English writing, and a minor in Music. Interested in pursuing a career in editing, publishing, marketing, freelance writing, or other creative fields.

      Skills : Writing, Proofreading, Photoshop, InDesign, Spanish, Microsoft Office.

      Description :

        1. Wrote news articles in AP Style as part of the student newspaper's editorial board.
        2. Covered local political figures.
        3. Covered the reaction of international students, advocacy groups.
        4. Gather news from multiple media sources to write scripts for the daily news rundown.
        5. Searched social media and other outlets for local and national news.
        6. Performed live and taped interviews, confirm sources and information, follow up.
        7. Reported and wrote for the channel.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Junior
        Education
        Education
        BA in Spanish, English Writing

        News Writer Resume

        Objective : Recognizing as a detailed-oriented, highly organized, and self-motivated team player, offering progressive experience in salesperson position. Capable of completing a variety of projects with accuracy, and efficiency in a fast-paced environment.

        Skills : Microsoft Outlook, Customer Service, Accounts Payable.

        Description :

          1. Prepared, wrote, and edited copy to improve readability.
          2. Read copy to proof to detect and correct errors in spelling and punctuation.
          3. Followed leads.
          4. Wrote articles on entertainment news.
          5. Covered the Super Bowl halftime show and the Oscars.
          6. Researched news projects and field produced.
          7. Pitched stories, blogged, and contributed to five shows.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Junior
        Education
        Education
        BA in English

        News Writer Resume

        Headline : Goal-oriented management professional with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills seeks opportunities to contribute expertise while working for a reputable organization.

        Skills : Photoshop, Illustrator, Graphic Design.

        Description :

          1. Wrote articles about news events and/or persons of interest.
          2. Consistently shaped lean writing skills to write valid, newsworthy articles and feature articles.
          3. Assisted news editor on a volunteer basis providing story ideas and research.
          4. Wrote sports and human interest stories in Spanish.
          5. Created advertisements using Photoshop and Illustrator.
          6. Compiled press releases that detailed academic advancements and events taking place at the University Conducted interviews with staff, faculty.
          7. Covered/Published major campus achievements such as the Wayne First Capital Program raising over 900 million dollars for student programs/.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        BS in Organizational Leadership

        News Writer Resume

        Objective : An experienced News Writer professional has been focused on people development, with specific experiences and expertise in learning and development and change management within the public sector.

        Skills : Leadership, Training & Development.

        Description :

          1. Wrote articles about local stories.
          2. Developed interviewing, writing, and editing skills.
          3. Wrote news, feature, and opinion articles.
          4. Offered promotion to copy editor.
          5. Responsible for conducting interviews via phone or in person.
          6. Worked on a daily deadline to compose local news for the community.
          7. Attended community and on-campus events as appropriate for each article.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Junior
        Education
        Education
        BA in Arts