Staff Writer Resume Samples

Staff Writers are accountable for providing quality content such as reviews, features, news report, and publications and so on. Unlike a journalist, this role is basically an office-based one. The Staff Writer Resume shortlists the duties into the following categories – carrying out research work to gather information, writing content for publications, attending seminars or events; communicating with related people or staff to extract news item, interviewing key people, maintaining notes, contributing to content idea generation and ensuring that the collected pieces are accurate and genuine.

A Career to Journalism begins basically by joining as a Staff Writer, and these skills are the ladder of success-proven work experience, a strong portfolio that depicts a wide range of published articles, computer proficiency mainly with publishing tools, ability to fact-check information, and a wide knowledge of headlines. One can become a Staff writer even without formal education if they are able to depict a portfolio that denotes enough work experience and talent.

 

Staff Writer Resume

Objective : Seasoned writer with over 15 years of experience. Distinguished from peers by outstanding eye for detail, creative flair, and resolute determination to maximize quality in fast-paced environments. Acknowledged for executing balanced judgment in critical projects, delivering on-time, high-quality work, and willingness to share expert technical knowledge with team members.

Skills : Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 For The Site Owner/Power User Certified, June 2011.

Description :

    1. Wrote 5 to 15 feature articles per week on scientific cardiovascular findings for daily web news.
    2. Wrote 9 feature/side bar articles over six bimonthly print magazines.
    3. Performed up-to-the-minute, spot reporting during scientific and medical conferences.
    4. Interviewed international medical and scientific experts.
    5. Copy-edited web and magazine articles for AP style.
    6. Created/edited average of 5 newsletters per week Uploaded and edited content, including press releases, topic articles, referenced content and conference articles, in content management system.
    7. Researched articles in scientific and medical journals.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Staff Writer/Content Producer Resume

Summary : Young creative professional from a diverse working background with academic and visionary ambitions of both visual and written expressions, an established ability to cooperate within and galvanize any group, with an earnest tenacity, towards high standards of excellence, authenticity and fairness in the hopes of establishing a media industry that is engaging, thoughtful and wholly responsible towards its audience.

Skills : Word, Supervisor, Excel, Powerpoint, Account Management,.

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 copy and correct errors in content, grammar, and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
    4. Reviewed and evaluated notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and details.
    5. Determined a story's emphasis, length, and format, and organize material accordingly.
    6. Researched and analyzed background information related to stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
    7. Developed and implemented online marketing and social media strategies, evaluating and reporting the campaign's effectiveness.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business Administration


Staff Writer/Editor Resume

Summary : Communications specialist with unique skill set that combines experience in traditional print and new media with a mix of marketing, public relations, social media, community building, content management, writing and graphic design.

Skills : Strong Verbal And Written Communication Skills, Digital.

Description :

    1. Wrote, edited and produced stories for multiple platforms, including Internet and digital channels.
    2. Researched and wrote weekly articles for Winchester Herald Chronicle.
    3. Evaluated and followed up on news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
    4. Edited footage to create videos for multiple multimedia platforms.
    5. Shot video and still photos to accompany news stories.
    6. Increased social media presence, engagement and likes.
    7. Created dynamic content that energized user engagement.
    8. Assisted new staff in the use of Facebook, WordPress, AP Mobile & Brightcove.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Communication

Staff Writer/Reporter Resume

Summary : Five-plus years of experience in collegiate and professional online and print news. Passionate about researching and writ- ing compelling, easy-to-read stories. Organized, detail-oriented and deadline-driven with strong time-management and communication skills that lead to success in both team and individual work settings. Strong writing abilities and knowledge of AP style translate to nearly any topic.

Skills : Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Traditional Art, Painting, Digital Media, Graphic Design, Marketing Design, Creative Writing, SEO, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Covered breaking news for newspaper in competitive news market, primarily focusing on crime and community news within one of Florida's largest counties.
    2. Collaborated with newspaper, website and television station staff members to prepare significant news stories and multimedia packages for all three platforms.
    3. Acquired background information via public records searches, providing a deeper analysis.
    4. Reported stories on air for News Channel 8.
    5. Spearheaded efforts to create Tribune's Republican National Convention blog.
    6. Led Tribune's coverage of security issues prior to and during the 2012 convention.
    7. Managed a Twitter feed with more than 3,500 followers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Journalism

Staff Writer/Development Editor Resume

Objective : In pursuing a career in journalism, I have become involved in media production through interning at the Catholic News Herald, Charlotte N.C., and working as a staff writer and social media manager for student run paper, The Crusader.

Skills : Personnel Management, Inventory, Cash Management, Journalism, Cleaning.

Description :

    1. Listened and wrote reviews for new releases by bands or solo artists.
    2. Improvised and offered new ideas to site editors.
    3. Submitted any music-related news to site editors.
    4. Discerned which music lists submitted by site users or contributors should be featured on the main page.
    5. Composed year-end feature lists of the best albums.
    6. Cleaned artist pages sporadically with missing biographical information and album art.
    7. Wrote an average of one article per week to be published in the print edition, and/or online.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
English

Staff Writer/Researcher Resume

Headline : Experienced, passionate writing professional seeking to deliver captivating content to a diverse audience.

Skills : Proficiency in research, writing, editing, public relations, web content development.

Description :

    1. Pitch, develop, research and write long-form features, news items and articles for New Mexico's leading monthly [] lifestyle magazine.
    2. Topics include business, arts, food, personalities, special sections and news.
    3. Write inBox, magazine's weekly e-newsletter; blog and write copy for abqthemag.com.
    4. Copywrite paid profiles and display advertisements.
    5. Edit and proofread copy at all stages of magazine production.
    6. Work with art and photo staffs on layouts and design concepts.
    7. Make television and radio appearances to promote new issues; represent magazine at events and on expert panels.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A. In Journalism

Senior Staff Writer Resume

Summary : To expand my learning experiences by obtaining a job in the journalism world. Write on deadline, multiple assignments at a time, social media, work under pressure, work with groups/individually.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Written Communication, Internet Research, Communications, Editing.

Description :

    1. Reported in a variety of positions - health-features writer, general-assignment reporter, and suburban-bureau reporter - for the 100,000-circulation daily newspaper.
    2. Daily assignments ranged from spot news, enterprise and features on personal health, health research, schools, courts, business, parish and city governments, and public safety.
    3. Developed and managed a source network to find, break and write relevant news articles on designated beats.
    4. Coordinated with editors, designers, photographers, and colleagues on story development and graphic selections for articles.
    5. Assisted with editing duties of weekly feature section.
    6. Assigned freelancers to cover public meetings, court trials, and other newsworthy events.
    7. Pitched story ideas, conducted interviews, did field research, and wrote at least one article every week.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Junior Staff Writer Resume

Objective : Corporate communications and public relations writer with experience developing content including magazine articles, news releases, and newsletters. Experience developing and posting content for social media, web site and online newsletter content, as well as researching and writing non-profit grant proposals.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Publications department supporting General Motors.
    2. Researched and wrote 10-15 articles monthly for Mercury Award-winning magazines.
    3. Established client relationships and source networks for retail automotive training magazines and corporate communications magazines.
    4. Managed reader contests and developed article series highlighting key responses.
    5. Edited monthly training listings and calendars.
    6. Initiated and implemented electronic story approvals for key clients and streamlined magazine approvals process which boosted efficiency.
    7. Assisted with silver print checks and strategic editorial planning.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Internet Marketing

Staff Writer/Blogger Resume

Objective : An accomplished leader and customer service professional with a passion for continuous self-improvement, natural health and wellness, and building strong relationships. She has exceptional communication skills, seizes initiative, is an innovative problem solver, and takes personal accountability seriously.

Skills : Creative Writing, Report Writing, Copy Editing, Content Creation, Copywriting, Journalistic Writing, Computer Skills, Microsoft Office Suite.

Description :

    1. Updated website with videogame industry news from press releases as well as conducting independent research for articles.
    2. Content ranged from trailers and release info for upcoming games, to reporting industry news concerning important figures and studios, to signal to boost smaller indie projects.
    3. Wrote in-depth reviews for videogames and peripheral hardware, often working on multiple reviews at once.
    4. Emphasized the importance of smaller independent studios and projects in order to bring greater diversity to the website.
    5. Strove to bring news from sources other than press releases provided by companies, in order to provide more information to readers than what publishers want them to read, and to write editorial pieces on industry events.
    6. Wrote multiple reviews while working on Press Releases and researching other articles.
    7. Skills Used General Computer Knowledge- All work was done independently from home using Microsoft Office and Gaming Nexus' online portal.
    8. Creative, Technical, Editorial, and Journalistic Writing- Wrote reviews for games and hardware that included creative input, as well as relaying technical information to the reader; researched and wrote op-ed pieces, press releases, and reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In English

Staff Writer/Social Media Manager Resume

Objective : Corporate communications and public relations professional with experience developing content including magazine articles, news releases, and newsletters. Experience developing and posting content for social media, web site and online newsletter content, as well as researching and writing non-profit grant proposals. Event planning and coordination.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Publications department supporting General Motors.
    2. Researched and wrote 10-15 articles monthly for Mercury Award-winning magazines.
    3. Established client relationships and source networks for retail automotive training magazines and corporate communications magazines.
    4. Managed reader contests and developed article series highlighting key responses.
    5. Edited monthly training listings and calendars.
    6. Initiated and implemented electronic story approvals for key clients and streamlined magazine approvals process which boosted efficiency.
    7. Assisted with silver print checks and strategic editorial planning.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Internet Marketing

Staff Writer Resume

Summary : To obtain a position with a professional organization that allows me to utilize my broadcast journalism, copy editing and script writing experience. I would also assist in increasing team morale by collaborating with other editors, writers and producers to refine final edits of the company's publications. I am seeking to maximize my knowledge in media while bringing value and dedication to the company.

Skills : Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 for the Site Owner/Power User Certified, June 2011.

Description :

    1. Developed, wrote and edited compelling pieces featured in prestigious Stripe newspaper, as well as other national newspapers, magazines and websites.
    2. Executed diligent research to explain complex information in digestible manner.
    3. Army commanders and senior-level officials to analyze and recommend marketing features for broadened exposure and audience captivation.
    4. Created and posted website content and photographs.
    5. Maintained stringent adherence to journalistic ethics and editorial processes Seamlessly managed graphic and written information for two Army websites: Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Northern Regional Medical Command.
    6. Produced award-winning photographs and stories in regional and U.S.
    7. Army editorial competition Professional Experience (Continued).
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS