Shannon Bute

Freelance Content Writer & Researcher

Location:Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
2 Skills

- South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
Fall 2008-Spring 2013
Bachelor of Science in College of Arts and Science
• Journalism Major emphasis in News Editorial
• Minor in History
• Cumulative GPA: 3.3


- Daktronics, Brookings, SD
January 2011-Present
Student Sales Administration, January 2011-December 2011
• Answer incoming calls, transferring customers to different employees and different segments of Daktronics, worldwide
• Organizing and entering national and international sales lead requests into specific databases
• Folding architectural drawings and putting together and organizing submittal books for different professional and college sports stadiums
Student Technical Writer, January 2012 – May 2013
• Researched and wrote various stories for the Daktronics publication, the Extra! Extra! as well as for the online news sites. Stories include corporate sponsorship, anniversary stories, and features
• In charge of the Employee of the Quarter program including taking photos and writing stories
• Put together and organized stories and procedures using Adobe InDesign

- Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD
May 2012-August 2012
Development Intern
• Researched and wrote stories and documents for the institution. These were communicated internally to the staff and externally through their blog site, quarterly magazine and brochure.
• Produced content and ideas to help with the institutions communication plan.
Skills (2) Rating
Content Writing