Brittney Fennell

Freelance Editor & Journalistic Writer

Location:Somerset, New Jersey, United States
2 Skills
Brittney Fennell
38 Drake Road Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 491-6005


Freelance Writer 06/2013- present
• Contributing writer for, a London-based website covering R&B and Hip-hop music and culture
• Wrote online feature for, “[Game, Blouses] The Black Women of Sports Blogging”
• Pitched and wrote articles for and

FEARLESS Magazine, Online Editor 08/2011- 05/2013
• Established the FEARLESS voice by coordinating articles for the FEARLESS Journey and FEARLESS Entrepreneur sections which served as the center of the online content
• Conducted and scheduled feature interviews and maintained relationships with publicists
• Uploaded and edited website content via Wordpress and promoted with Twitter and Facebook

JAYE Magazine, Associate Editor 06/2011- 02/2012
• Wrote entertainment articles for the Culture section geared towards the female college-aged audience
• Submitted article pitches about music, television and cultural events on monthly deadlines
• Participated in monthly editor conference calls to share knowledge and review responsibilities

2010 NABJ Student Multimedia Project, San Diego, CA, Student Reporter 07/2010
• Week-long journalism boot camp at the 2010 National Association of Black Journalists Convention & Career Fair writing front-page stories and feature articles for convention publication, The Monitor

2009 NABJ Student Multimedia Project, Tampa, FL, Student Reporter 08/2009
• Week-long journalism boot camp at the 2009 National Association of Black Journalists Convention & Career Fair receiving training at the Poynter Institute and as the lead reporter for the NABJ Elections

Leftfield Pictures, Post-Production Intern 06/2009 – 08/2009
• Created production grids and screened tapes of reality shows that were in production
• Assisted with casting and research of television shows such as History Channel’s “Pawn Stars”
• Updated casting log and transcribed production tapes of “Pawn Stars”

Broadcasting & Cable Magazine, Editorial Intern 06/2008 – 08/2008
• Drafted ‘Fates & Fortunes’ section which highlighted media professionals’ career moves
• Designed online photo gallery and composed articles on TV shows and cable networks
• Attended press conferences, weekly staff meetings and assisted with editing podcasts


Skills: AP Style, Microsoft Office Suite, MAC, Wordpress, SEO, Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe InDesign, Twitter, Facebook, Instragram, Vine, Pinterest, Tumblr

Hampton University 09/2006 – 05/2010
Scripps Howard School of Journalism & Communications
B. A. Print Journalism Area of Emphasis: English
Skills (2) Rating
Journalistic Writing