WHO AM I?
Paige Westbrook is a recent Journalism graduate with a great deal of experience in writing and designing layouts for newspapers and magazines. As a freelance writer, Paige is looking for compelling and challenging projects to take on that will help polish her skills and add diversity to her portfolio.
She specializes in lifestyle and feature writing with a keen eye for detail and strong dedication to the facts. Paige is willing to pursue any story to its conclusion and is driven to discover new and exciting topics waiting to be documented. She has a keen understanding of how the newspaper and magazine industries work, with a great deal of knowledge in writing, photography, videography and design.
With the ability to write stories on almost any topic, Paige is the perfect candidate for all of your multimedia needs.
PAIGE WESTBROOK - RESUME
Sheridan College, Oakville, ON -- 2008 to 2011
Print Journalism Program
• Entrance scholarship received on merit of high school academic performance
CAREER RELATED EXPERIENCE
Intern at VINES Magazine -- February 2011 to Present
• Wrote articles, monthly newsletters and wine reviews.
• Attended story and publication meetings.
• Took part in fact checking, product calls, research and interviews.
• Freelance writer
Writer for the Sheridan Sun Online -- September 2010 to April 2011
• Wrote and published stories on a weekly basis.
• Designed webpage's, embedded videos and live links.
• SEO savvy
Managing editor for the Sheridan Sun -- January 2010 to April 2010
• Wrote articles, edited copy and met deadlines in a timely fashion.
• Design/Layout for the front page and inner pages of the Sheridan Sun
• Prepared orderly lists and story ideas for all newspaper beats
Copyediting, writing, meeting deadlines, newspaper and magazine layout/design, fact checking, HTML savvy, strong research skills, courteous, organized, hardworking, outgoing, punctual, cooperative, independent and ambitious.
ACTIVITIES & INTERESTS
• Knowledgeable in the use of iMovie, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign, HTML, Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Passionate about food, wine, fashion and travel.
• Hobbies include writing, editing, photography and videography.