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Jourden Sander

Freelance Creative Writer & Article Writer

Location:Austin, Texas, United States
Phone: 512-818-3801
2 Skills
Hello! My name is Jourden. I am skilled at writing, editing, and creative consulting. Please contact me for any variety of assignment. And check out my resume below for my relevant experience.


The University of Texas at Austin Bachelor of English December 2014
Minor: Rhetoric and Writing
Overall GPA: 3.58

Writing & Editing Experience:

Texas Spoon University- Section Editor, Writer; Austin, TX December 2013-Present
• Consult and direct pitches submitted by staff writers to sustain a section focus
• Edit articles submitted by staff writers and provide constructive feedback
• Oversee two sections while editing 2-12 articles per week

Aviary Review Literary and Arts Journal May 2014-Present
• Research and write stories for the Art section of the Aviary Review blog

Svelto Magazine Dallas- Contributing Editor; Austin, TX February 2014-Present
• Research and write editorial stories for the Arts section

University of Texas Undergraduate Writing Center- Intern; Austin, TX January 2014-Present
• Act as an editor and consultant for university students

The Daily Texan-Permanent Staff Reporter; Austin, TX January 2013- September 2013
• Promoted to Permanent Staff Reporter March 2013
• Consistently met strict deadlines and word count mandates
• Researched and wrote two cover stories per week with a minimum of three sources
• Acted as Pinterest Account Manager; increasing following by 237%

The Austin Chronicle-Freelance Reporter; Austin, TX March 2013
• Wrote reviews for notable South By South West food events

Georgetown Advocate-Reporter, Columnist; Georgetown, TX November 2012-March 2013
• Researched and wrote assigned cover stories across varied topics
• Authored biweekly column reviewing current bestselling novels

Fiction Publications:

• Finalist for the James F. Parker Prize in Fiction; Honorable Mention in Poetry Fall 2013
• Publication in the literary journal: Analecta 40. Poem Spring 2014
• Publication in the literary journal: Aviary Review. Short Story: Tekillya Spring 2014


University of Texas Club Tennis, Active Member Fall 2013- Present
Frenzied Novelists, Active Member January 2014- Present
Women of Excellence, Mentor, Active Member January 2014-Present

Academic Honors
• The University of Texas at San Antonio Deans List Fall 2011
• The University of Texas at San Antonio Presidents List Spring 2012
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing
Article Writing