Sean Carmichael

Freelance Article Writer & Editor

Location:Fairfax Station, Virginia, United States
2 Skills

George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
August 2008-May 2012
Bachelor of Arts in English (Concentration in Nonfiction Writing and Rhetoric)
Minor in Sports and American Culture

• Graduated *** Laude with a cumulative GPA of 3.68.
• Consistent member of the Dean’s List (7 consecutive semesters).
• Gained experience in writing about a wide variety of topics, including (but not limited to) personal narratives, academic essays, argumentative papers, and literary reviews and criticisms.
• Member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Virginia
September 2004-May 2008

Professional Experience

Copy Editor, Kerrigan Media International, Inc., Rockville, Maryland
January 2013-Present

• Gained experience copyediting documents for punctuation and grammatical errors, consistency, tone, and adherence to company and AP style.
• Posts and updates company website content using programs such as Joomla and Issu.
• Sends out monthly "ennouncements" highlighting current issues for each respective magazine using Constant Contact.

Virgil Seay Sports, Falls Church, Virginia
June 2010-August 2010, June 2011-August 2011

• Worked as a camp counselor/after-care administrator.
• Gained experience working with kids and ensuring a safe environment.
• In charge of monitoring children during snack time, setting up camp activities, and supervising the children during after-care hours.
• Used teamwork with coworkers to develop an efficient care strategy.

Blog Writer/Editor, I-Agent Realty Inc., Fairfax, Virginia
June 2009-June 2010

• Created a home buying/selling guide that took readers through a step-by-step process that one might go through while searching for a new home.
• Wrote articles about events that took place in the real estate market.
• Posted new home sales requests on Craigslist.
• Gained experience in writing short blog-type entries.

Patriot Football Camp, Fairfax, Virginia
June 2009-July 2009
Reference: Matt Dyson at ""

• Worked as a camp counselor/skills coach.
• Gained experience working with kids and ensuring a safe environment.
• In charge of coaching kids from age 8-15, setting up position-specific drills, and developing teamwork strategies.
• Monitored kids throughout the day to ensure a fun, safe experience.


• Can use Microsoft applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
• Ability to play multiple musical instruments, including viola and bass guitar.
• Played football for 13 years; was team captain through high school and college.
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing