Sharon Vogel

Freelance Article Writer & Blog Writer

Location:Inwood, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills
Curriculum Vitae
Sharon Vogel


King’s University College at the University of Western Ontario, London, ON September 2012-2016
- Entrance scholarship recipient for 90%+ average in final year of high school
- Continuing scholarship recipient in second, third, and fourth years
- Journalist and editor for The Regis student magazine
- Volunteer peer tutor at The Write Place writing centre
- Completed first two tiers of Western’s Leadership Education Program
- Served as student representative on English Program Review Committee
- Deans Listed upon completing first, second, and third year
- Wrote and performed in a unique historical play

St. Andrews University, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland, September 2014-May 2015
- Recipient of the Robert T. Jones Scholarship
- Recipient of King’s UC Exchange Scholarship
- Member of the Gilbert and Sullivan and Mermaids theatrical societies
- Journalist for The Tribe student magazine

Volunteer Experience:

The Write Place, King University College, London ON, September 2013-April 2014, and September 2015-Present
- Helping a students from a range of backgrounds and disciplines to learn to improve their written work in a variety of areas, including grammar, sentence structure, proper citation, and persuasive argumentation
- Reading over students’ written work and offering critiques and suggestions
- Providing guidance to ESL students in using written English to communicate effectively
- Working alongside students in order to help them learn to improve their own written work independently

Creative Writing Editor for The Regis student magazine, King’s University College, London, ON, September 2015-Present
- Writing creative content for publication
- Editing creative submissions and communicating with journalists
- Advertising for creative writing competitions
- Attending committee meetings and discussing plans for upcoming issues

Community Editor for The Regis student magazine, King’s University College, London, ON, September 2013-May 2014
- Writing articles about events taking place at King’s University College
- Recruiting other students to write articles about specific topics regarding the King’s community
- Taking photos for various articles
- Editing articles written by students and correcting errors before the magazine goes to print

Journalist for Devine Debutantes magazine, Florida, USA, June 2013-September 2015
- Interviewing a variety of people for article content
- Writing a quarterly column
- Acquiring photos for articles

Mission Trip, Tepic, Mexico, May 2013
- Prepared for experience through studying Spanish, enabling me to communicate more effectively and provide basic translation for others on the team
- Co-led activities for children from a wide variety of age groups, and taught a new age group daily, requiring flexible planning

Employment History:

Sipkens Nurseries, Sarnia, ON, May-August 2014 and September-December 2015
- Developed communication skills by educating customers on appropriate plant care
- Ran cash register
- Arranged store displays, merchandise, and advertising
- Counted inventory
- Answered phones and relayed messages
- Helped plan large customer events, parties, kids’ activities, and open house days

Au Pair and English teacher, Laguardia, Spain, June 2015-August 2015
- Tutored two children (ages nine and twelve) in English, developing suitable extra material for observed areas of difficulty.
- Provided feedback on written compositions, spoken English, and assignments
- Learned and spoke basic Spanish in order to increase cross-cultural communication
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing
Blog Writing