Kayla Schultz

Freelance Editor & Journalistic Writer

Location:Three Rivers, Michigan, United States
2 Skills

Central Michigan University
Bachelor of Science, May 2014
Major: English, creative writing
Minor: Journalism
Overall GPA: 3.63

Muskegon Community College
Associates Degree in Science & Arts
Graduated in 2010


The Society of Professional Journalists
Fundraising Chair of the CMU
Fall 2012-Present
Aided the revitalization of the dormant club, developed on-campus events and created flyers to publicize

Sigma Tau Delta
International English Honors Society
Spring 2013-Present
Interact and network with others in the English community, read to children and elderly, promote interest in English

National Society of Leadership and Success
Fall 2012-Present
Meet with my social networking team to create and follow through with goals, creating better leaders through interaction between peers, teachers, and successful people in society


JRN 202 – Writing for the Mass Media
Discovered AP Style, wrote news articles, feature articles, press releases, obituaries

JRN 203 – Info Gathering for the Mass Media
Gathered various types of information, using government databases and interviewing, entered information into a
self-made Excel database to analyze information.

JRN 302 – Intro to Graphics and Visual Communication
Introduced to Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, created an eight page magazine layout for final project using both programs

JRN 315 – Editing
Edited newspaper articles for crisp, concise language, wrote headlines, created a front-page newspaper layout using InDesign, with all stories edited and headlined

ENG 391/392 – Creative Writing: Fiction/Poetry
Critiqued my peer’s writing, and also had my writing critiqued, gained skills in giving constructive criticism, as well as taking it, gained insight into editing literature


Bridge Magazine
April 2013
Retrieved and recorded data from websites and databases into an Excel spreadsheet for analysis

Multi-task Employee
The Concession Stand Deli & Store
Shelby, MI – September 2009-2012
Cashier, food preparation, cleaning, stocking

Swimming Lesson Instructor
Shelby Recreational Club
Shelby, MI – summer months 2008-2012
Created lesson plans, encouraged developmental progress, facilitated an enjoyable environment
Skills (2) Rating
Journalistic Writing