Kean University, Union, NJ
Bachelor of Arts in Communications: Journalism Option with Minor in English. Graduation: Jan. 2013.
Kean University’s The Tower, Union, NJ 09/ 2008-12 2012
Print and Online Feature News Writer
Coordinated and conducted interviews with feature subjects.
Provided a relaxing environment for interviewees.
Generated story ideas with a focus on student interest.
Pitched story ideas to editors with focus on increasing student readership.
Proofread the paper before it went to press.
Handled photography selection to accompany articles (acted as a photo editor).
JC Penney, East Brunswick, NJ 11/ 2009-05/2012
Cashier and drawer counting.
Answered customer questions.
Resolved customer complaints.
Worked on sales support team/Teammate collaboration.
Straightened sales floor displays
Creating SEO friendly content for websites
Writing blogs and articles for any topic assigned
Creative and detail oriented
Strong Communication skills
Strong Interpersonal skills
Strong typing/writing skills
Experience in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Internet Research
PUBLICATIONS : https://www.sites.google.com/site/melissaannjewels/written-experiene