Brandon Hicks

Freelance Book Illustrator & Cartoonist

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Location:Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
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Brandon Hicks
?5 WHITETAIL LANE, SAINT JOHN, NB E2K4T5
brandonhicks123@gmail.com
TEL 506 647-6395

Profile:

A fourth year student at Saint Thomas University, pursuing communications and journal- ism.

Experience:

WRITER/HOST/PRODUCER, SAINT JOHN YOUTH RADIO PROGRAM, SEPT. 2010-JUNE 2011
a bi-weekly radio show that ran from September 2010-June 2011. In 2011, I had won the Atlantic Student Journalism award for the episode “It Get’s Better”, which I wrote and produced. Duties included: conduct- ing interviews, hosting shows, writing scripts, live phone ins, and website design.
Website: www.sjyrthewhiners.webs.com Facebook: Saint John Youth Radio

SALES REPRESENTATIVE, WYNDHAM HOTELS, MAY-JUNE 2013
Duties included customer service and sales.

?MAINTENANCE WORKER, FERNHILL
CEMETERY, JULY-AUGUST 2013
Worked through S.E.E.D program at Fernhill Cemetery for the full work term(8 weeks), Summer 2012. This included maintenance work of the grounds and stones.

UPTOWN AMBASSADOR, UPTOWN SAINT JOHN, JULY-AUGUST 2013
The Uptown Ambassador position held many responsibilities, such as communications work, and tech set- up for local bands and events, as well as meeting with all local businesses.

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER, THE NEXT FOLDING THEATRE COMPANY, SEPT 2013-ONGOING
Producer, and director of the Live Audio Workshop series, as well as the producer of the upcoming Next Folding radio programs.

SUMMER READING CLUB COORDINATOR, SAINT JOHN PUBLIC LIBRARY, JUNE-AUGUST 2014
Organized reading games and activities for children, maintained several weekly programs, duties also included out- reach and promotion.

VOLUNTEER CARTOONIST/WRITER, THE AQUINIAN, SEPT. 2011-ONGOING

VOLUNTEER CARTOONIST/WRITER, THE BRUSWICKAN, SEPT. 2011-ONGOING AQUINIAN BOARD OF DIRECTORS, 2014-15

ILLUSTRATION WORK, 2012
Drew several illustrations for a powerpoint to be shown in business presentations.

WRITTEN FOR:

University Papers

Humor websites--Nearly Robots, The Manatee

Cartoons published on--The Rumpus

Education:

Graduated Honors - Saint John High School 2007-2011

Summer French Program at University of Moncton. Basic French communication skills.?

Skills:

Writing skills:?-Press Releases?-Short Story Fiction?-Essay Composition?-Film Review?-Script Writing?-Blogging?-Reporting?-Cartooning?

Athletic, playing various sports and having a black belt in Tie Kwon Do.

Referrals:

Tracy Hanson, Project Coordinator at Uptown Saint John. Phone(work): (506)633-9797 Email: Tracy@UptownSJ.ca
Douglas Forbes, Manager of Fernhill Cemetary
Phone: (506)652-1133 Email: Douglasforbes@fernhillcemetery.ca
Skills (2) Rating
Book Illustration
Cartooning