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David Funk

Freelance Article Writer & Editor

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Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/davidfunk
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David P. Funk

WORK EXPERIENCE

Self Employment, St. John, Ind.
Freelance Journalist
07/2007 - Present
? Currently report for The Times of Northwest Indiana in sports and formerly in news,
covering
? a number of beats
? Currently write for the SB Nation blog Big Ten Powerhouse, covering Purdue men's
? basketball and Big Ten basketball recruiting
? Pitch and write for various web sites and blogs in sports, news, technology and
entertainment

The Chronicle of Purdue Calumet, Hammond, Ind.
Editor in Chief
06/2005 - 06/2007
? Managed a staff of over 50 and a budget of over $100,000
? Founded, developed and maintained a web site and email edition
? Increased circulation by 25 percent and advertising revenue by 20 percent
? Wrote news and sports on deadline
? Wrote features and developed long-term projects
? Also worked as sports editor, news editor and managing editor

EDUCATION

Purdue University Calumet Hammond, Ind.
Communication
2003 - 2008

SKILLS

? Proficient in Quark, Microsoft Office and most Adobe software
? Versed in HTML and various web content-management systems
? Experienced in Associated Press style, grammar and copy-editing
? Possess basic photography skills
? 2007 winner of the Stark-Tinkham award for journalistic writing for a piece on the
growing popularity and influence of religion-based student organizations on the Purdue
Calumet campus
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Editing