Amy Moore

Freelance Journalistic Writer & Press Release Writer

Location:Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
2 Skills
Amy Moore

• Six years’ experience as dedicated newspaper reporter.
• Recognized as an energetic leader in the newsroom and as a knowledgeable, thorough, balanced, consistent writer in the community.
• Solid computer, writing and public speaking skills.
• Excellent knowledge of a variety of writing styles
• Ability to motivate, supervise and organize
• Experience working in high stress, fast paced and often-changing work environments
• Proficient with social media
• Second, third place, honorable mention - Texas Association of Managing Editors
• First place, Southeast Texas Press Club
• Community service recognition award, Beaumont Police Department
The Beaumont Enterprise Newspaper, Beaumont, TX
• Began as breaking news reporter covering half a dozen counties in Southeast Texas, covered local county government, education, investigative reporting, and wrote a weekly question-answer column
• Met minute to minute news deadlines on social media and website, as well as daily print deadlines, producing well written, thought-out news pieces to provide insightful information to readers
• Met and interviewed a variety of people on a myriad of news and profile topics
The Port Arthur News, Port Arthur, TX
Reporter/City Editor
• Began as general news reporter, moved to covering city and county government, education as well as breaking news including hurricanes and crime
• Promoted to city editor, overseeing staff of seven to produce up to the minute news online in addition to a daily newspaper with engaging stories and photos
• In addition to editing and writing, also took photos and designed layout pages for the daily newspaper
Lamar University, Beaumont, TX, 2006
Bachelor of Arts, English, minor history
GPA: 3.25

References available upon request