Jonah Katz

Freelance Writer & Article Writer

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Location:Islip, New York, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/jonahkatz
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Jonah Katz
90 Lexington Avenue, Apt. 11E • New York, NY 10016 • 631.885.5346 • jbkatz89@gmail.com

EDUCATION

The New School, Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts New York, NY
Bachelor of Creative Writing, Fiction Writing May 2011
Coursework Includes: Spanish American Literature, American Literature, Fiction writing workshops, Non-fiction writing workshops, Memoir and Personal Essay

The George Washington University, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Washington, DC
Bachelor of English, Creative Writing Sept. 2007-Dec. 2008
Coursework Includes: British Literature, American Literature, Fiction writing workshops

WORK EXPERIENCE

The New York Post New York, NY
Editorial Intern Feb. 2011-Present
• Worked as assistant to editor of sports section, print and web editions
• Wrote articles, edited articles, compiled statistics, fact checked articles

Joonbug.com New York, NY
Assistant Editor Dec. 2010-Feb. 2010
• Reviewed applications, conducted interviews, hired contributing writers for 12 cities
• Edited daily content on website for multiple blogs
• Participated as a contributing writer for music section

Dunewood Yacht Club Fire Island, NY
Head Sailing Instructor 2007-2010
• Lead sailing program after working as a sailing instructor for three years (2004-2006)
• Organized 80+ students ages 4-16 into five classes based on ability
• Delegated responsibilities to a team of six instructors
• Created infrastructure for pricing plans, determined instructor salaries, collected and recorded revenue

CBS Sports Washington, DC
Broadcasting/Media Assistant Mar. 2008-Mar. 2009
• Worked on site during NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship
• Traveled to Philadelphia, PA for 2009 NCAA Basketball Championship
• Worked as broadcasting assistant during Washington Redskins football games
• Assisted in game logging, creation of television highlight reels, recording of statistics
• Personal assistant to Production Manager Kari Nelson

ACTIVITIES

Release Literary Magazine New York, NY
Contributing Editor Sept.-Dec. 2009
• Fielded creative writing submissions with a team of editors and chose pieces for publication
• Edited submissions for short stories, poems, and personal essays after approval for publication

Housing Works, Bookstore Cafe New York, NY
Volunteer Jan.-May 2009
• Helped bookstore to raise money for the fight against HIV/AIDS and homelessness in New York City
• Assisted in sales, book filing, and daily store operations

The Daily Colonial Washington, DC
Newspaper Staff Sept. 2007-May 2008
• Contributing writer for George Washington University’s online student newspaper
• Worked in the sports section; attended sporting events and interviewed coaches
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Article Writing