Alexa Johnson

Freelance Blog Writer & Creative Writer

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Location:Elon, North Carolina, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/alexajohnson
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EDUCATION

Elon University, Elon, NC
Bachelor of Arts
Major, Strategic Communications
Major, English with a concentration in Creative Writing and focus in Fiction
Expected Graduation Date, May 2012
Honors: Dean’s List, 2008-2010

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Friends for Asia, volunteer organization in Thailand
• English Teacher: (June to July 2011) prepare and teach lessons to 15 to 18-year-old novice monks at Thammaraj School, serve as an aid to other teachers

First Inkling, international graduate and undergraduate literary magazine
• Satellite Editor: (Spring 2011 to Present) cull and annotate submissions, interview authors, blog, manage Twitter account

WSOE 89.3, university radio station
• General Manager: (Winter 2010- Fall 2011) oversee radio operations and improve quality
• Program Director: (Spring 2010-Fall 2010) schedule radio slots, keep the station running
• Disc Jockey: (Spring 2009-Present) host of The Carnal Romp, Elon’s *** radio talk show

Colonnades, university literary magazine
• Fiction and Web Editor (Fall 2010-Present)
• Reviewer (Fall 2009-Present)

Xanga.com, blogging community
• Managing editor at Datingish.com: (Fall 2010 to Present) edit user and intern submissions, write and schedule articles, develop Datingish brand and increase quality
• Editorial intern: (Spring 2010-Fall 2010) write and edit articles for Lovelyish and Datingish, facilitate comments

The Pendulum, university newspaper
• Senior Reporter, Columnist, Photo Contributor (Fall 2009-Present)

Live Oak, university public relations agency
• Account Executive: (Fall 2010) update social media, expand media list, and create other materials for Earth Share North Carolina and Campout! Carolina

WICU, local news station
• Creative services intern: (Summer 2010) write scripts, create Power Points, Caribbean research, office work

RELEVANT COURSE WORK

Digital Media Convergence/ Web Publishing
• Sound editing, video editing, website creation (Dreamweaver, Wordpress templates)

Qualitative Research Methods and Communications Research
• Participant observation, ethnographic research, interview skills, case studies and coding
• Survey construction, data evaluation

Marketing
• Create new product and marketing plan, evaluate techniques and campaigns

COMPUTER SKILLS

Social Media, HTML, CSS, Digital Photography, Microsoft Office, Digital Wave Player, Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Dreamweaver, Soundtrack Pro, QuickTime
Skills (2) Rating
Blog Writing
Creative Writing