Joe Harrington

Freelance Blog Writer & Proofreader

Location:Houston, Texas, United States
2 Skills
Joseph Brock Harrington, 830-285-0115,
Journalism Experience
Sports Editor, Kerrville Daily Times, May 2010 to present. Oversaw nightly production, and managed one reporter for an award-winning daily section. Served as primary sports reporter. Designed 12 pages a week and also served as a staff photographer.
Sports Writer/Photographer/designer, Kerrville Daily Times, June 2009 to May 2010. Covered local sports that include high school games of a variety of sports. Photographed each event covered and designed 5-6 pages a week as a part of a two-man sports staff. assistant editor, January 2009 to May 2009. Covered High School basketball and football recruiting.
Sports Editor, Daily Kent Stater, Fall 2008. Oversaw a staff of six people, and supervised two nights week. During this time, worked with video, photography and directed live blogs during Kent State football and basketball games.
Assistant Sports Editor, Daily Kent Stater, Spring 2008. Supervised Tuesday nights in the newsroom and wrote sports columns along with sports feature stories and Kent State softball.
Internship with Summer 2008. Worked for and
Reporter, Daily Kent Stater, Fall 2007. Beat reporter for the Kent State football team.
Reporter, and, Fall 2007 to 2009. Covered high school football and basketball.
Program Experience
NewsEditPro, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, InDesign, Audacity, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Excel.
Kent State University. Received Bachelor of Science in journalism and mass communication in Dec. 2008, with a minor in political science. Grade point: 3.037.
y letter. Captain of lacrosse team senior year. Freshman student adviser senior year.
Honors and Activities
APSE Southwest Region, feature writing: Awarded First Place in the 20,000-under feature writing category for story "Win for Quinn" from September 2009.
APSE, Special Section: Helped produce a Top 10 special section for the 20,000-under category. Wrote four features for the section.
APSE, Special Section: Produced a Top 10 selection special section for the 15,000 and under category for the 2010 Hill Country Football Preview section. Designed 16-page section and wrote several features in the section.
2010 Texas better Newspaper Contest: Received third place in Sports Photo division for September 2009 photograph.
Skills (2) Rating
Blog Writing