Staff Reporter Resume Samples

A Staff Reporter investigates and develops articles and broadcasts about current events or participates in the creative cycle of a news story. While the topic covered by every reporter differs, the Staff Reporter Resume describes the following core duties and tasks – investigating facts and performing research; conducting interviews; writing news; taking a photo or video footages; collecting and verifying newsworthy information, assembling findings; writing and delivering news stories; broadcasting news stories; maintaining notes and audio recordings; and abiding by the journalism’s codes and ethics.

Those interested in this area of work should mention on the resume the following abilities and skills – excellent verbal and writing skills; social perceptiveness; a strong portfolio of published articles; broad knowledge of headlines; and proficiency in digital editing and web researching; and an up-to-date knowledge of latest current events. A College education in Journalism is required.

 

Staff Reporter Resume example

Staff Reporter Resume

Summary : Seeking a Staff Reporter to track the money flowing to and from some of the largest and most important companies in the world.

Skills : Feature Writing, Sports Writing, Photojournalism.

Description :

    1. Searched for numerous articles around campus.
    2. Covered a range of areas (e.g news, sports, education, lifestyle, and travel) as a full- time general assignment reporter.
    3. Brainstormed, researched, interviewed, wrote, and developed editorial content.
    4. Edited Newspaper content and contributed to designing and editing layouts.
    5. Conducted interviews in person or by telephone.
    6. Provided support to other news writers.
    7. Assembled, prepared, and set up equipment prior to filming, which may include tripods, monitors, lighting, cables, and leads, and headphones.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Communications


Sr. Staff Reporter Resume

Headline : Actively looking into breaking into the communications industry of broadcast journalism, print, public relations, online, and video production. Additional interest in business and health to pursue higher career aspirations.

Skills : Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, Dreamweaver, Illustrator Proficient, AP Style Literate, HTML5.

Description :

    1. Covered the police beat as well as civil and criminal court cases.
    2. Wrote many features and worked in a general assignment capacity for The Hour.
    3. Eliminated as part of a series of lay-offs and staff restructuring.
    4. Discovered that officials at the Roy Lester Schneider Hospital were taking medical waste and dumping it on an unsecured loading dock in the parking lot.
    5. Exposed the officials' lies and cover stories as to why the situation occurred and who was truly responsible.
    6. Brought to light the potentially dangerous public hazard the hospital had created, as well as the culture of corruption, lying, and ineptitude that allowed such negligence to flourish.
    7. Covered a challenging banking and finance beat and wrote feature stories on small businesses.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In English


Jr. Staff Reporter Resume

Summary : To utilize strong work ethic in an effort to build upon prior work experiences to propel to the next level in career.

Skills : Microsoft Office, HTML, CSS.

Description :

    1. Reported news stories for publication or broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
    2. Arranged interviews with people who can provide information about a story.
    3. Reviewed and evaluated notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and details.
    4. Determined a story's emphasis, length, and format, and organize material accordingly.
    5. Researched and analyzed background information related to stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
    6. Gathered information about events through research, interviews, experience, or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social, or other functions.
    7. Investigated breaking news developments, such as disasters, crimes, or human-interest stories.
    8. Researched and reported on specialized fields such as medicine, science, and technology, politics, foreign affairs, sports, arts, consumer affairs, business, religion, crime, or education.
    9. Received assignments or evaluated leads or tips to develop story ideas.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Journalism

Staff Reporter III Resume

Headline : Experienced interviewer and writer with the ability to communicate meaningfully with members of the local and international community, as well as internal audiences.

Skills : Bilingual, Intermediate Spanish, Translate, read.

Description :

    1. Conducted research, writing hard news and op-ed pieces, and delivering production-ready projects by the deadline.
    2. Produced articles for a 6-day/week publication, in addition to providing stories for special sections and annual editions.
    3. Assisted in any area of the business, accepting heightened levels of accountability in a newsroom where contributors are called on to perform many functions in support of editorial, publishing, and community relations goals.
    4. Established and cultivated hundreds of professional relationships with media representatives, business and nonprofit leaders, government officials, and community stakeholders.
    5. Interviewed an immensely diverse audience from celebrities to elected representatives, federal law enforcement, and local farmers.
    6. Assigned to cover challenging stories requiring tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.
    7. Covered, from research to production, high-profile pieces such as the passing of notable members of the community, and the appointment of a Butler native to become the nation's highest-ranking naval officer.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A. In Journalism

Staff Reporter II Resume

Headline : Award-winning multimedia journalist, passionate about new media innovation, accuracy, communication and accountability. Adept at building online communities, managing staff and growing online readership.

Skills : Photography, Social Media Management, Wordpress, Interviewing, Copywriting, Proofreading.

Description :

    1. Refined ability to write well under pressure and strict deadlines.
    2. Responsible for writing two stories every day about council meetings, crime, and other forms of breaking news in Montgomery, Schoharie, and Fulton counties.
    3. Wrote dozens of feature and enterprise stories about extraordinary community residents.
    4. Forged working relationships with dozens of state, city, and local officials to generate articles.
    5. Developed story ideas without the help of an editor or assignment editor by constantly making connections with county and city legislators.
    6. Gained proficiency in using social media to live-tweet events and relay news to Twitter followers.
    7. Managed a bureau covering three counties for more than six months.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Journalism

Staff Reporter I Resume

Headline : Skilled in news reporting, investigative reporting, social media strategies, search engine optimization, video production and editing, audio production and online content editing and management.

Skills : Website Management, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite.

Description :

    1. Responsible for reporting and writing about five to six articles per week on pending and actual legislation, budget hearings.
    2. Wrote for the local and statewide effects of the casino referendum approved by state voters and the financial and social ramifications on upstate communities.
    3. Developed proficiency in using high-tech digital cameras while covering events and rallies in and around the Capitol Building.
    4. Assisted in copyediting and the layout of the weekly newspaper.
    5. Gained experience using social media to relay the news to readers while covering events.
    6. Monitored other news outlets for breaking news in the Capital District.
    7. Awarded the highly competitive internship based previous reporting experience.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Journalism

Asst. Staff Reporter Resume

Headline : Over 3 years of experience as a Staff Reporter hard working Film Student with proven leadership and organizational skills seeking to apply abilities to the position.

Skills : Proficient In Microsoft Word, Proficient In Microsoft Excel.

Description :

    1. Built relationships with business owners in the community for networking opportunities.
    2. Ensured that the public is receiving honest information.
    3. Kept up good communication between the President of the organization and its members as well as people that we work with.
    4. Sent out weekly emails to keep members updated with information that we have gone over in meetings.
    5. Oversaw each member of the executive board is properly managing their position.
    6. Reported issues and performance updates directly to the president.
    7. Collaborated with all members to create successful strategies to reach the organization's long-term goals.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
American Studies

Lead Staff Reporter Resume

Headline : Staff Reporter with a concentration in linguistics and rhetoric hoping to utilize knowledge of writing, research, and editing skills in a challenging and rewarding environment.

Skills : Technical Writing, Text Editing, Creative Writing, Report Writing, Journalism, Interview, Healthcare.

Description :

    1. Responsible for writing a minimum of 8 online articles a week.
    2. Responsible for writing trend pieces in company's monthly magazine.
    3. Published articles online and in-print.
    4. Interviewed C-level executives, doctors and health care professionals.
    5. Attended trade shows in health care field.
    6. Developed relationships with prominent health care companies and professionals.
    7. Researched new and upcoming health technologies and techniques.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
English

Staff Reporter/Executive Resume

Headline : Award-winning multimedia journalist, passionate about new media innovation, accuracy, communication and accountability. Adept at building online communities, managing staff and growing online readership.

Skills : Photography, Social Media Management, Wordpress, Interviewing, Copywriting, Proofreading.

Description :

    1. Refined ability to write well under pressure and strict deadlines.
    2. Responsible for writing two stories every day about council meetings, crime, and other forms of breaking news in Montgomery, Schoharie, and Fulton counties.
    3. Wrote dozens of feature and enterprise stories about extraordinary community residents.
    4. Forged working relationships with dozens of state, city, and local officials to generate articles.
    5. Developed story ideas without the help of an editor or assignment editor by constantly making connections with county and city legislators.
    6. Gained proficiency in using social media to live-tweet events and relay news to twitter followers.
    7. Managed a bureau covering three counties for more than six months.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Journalism

Staff Reporter Resume

Headline : Over 2 years of experience as a former journalism, public relations and business student aiming to obtain and thrive in a career where may use communications skills.

Skills : Journalism, Online Journalism, Video Editing, Audio Editing.

Description :

    1. Wrote at least 12 stories a week covering topics such as government and education.
    2. Wrote feature stories on events, local personalities, and historic landmarks.
    3. Responsible for taking photographs to accompany stories.
    4. Researched and reported on wasteful spending that resulted in changes in procedures by the county government.
    5. Showed local school board was the second-highest paid in the state at a time of furloughs and other cuts.
    6. Involved and state legislators lowered school board pay.
    7. Helped transform the newspaper into a publication that holds public officials accountable.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Economics