John Winn

Freelance Editor & Writer

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Location:Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/johnwinn
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OBJECTIVE
To obtain a position as a paid freelancer working in media and communications in North Carolina.

EDUCATION
High Point University
B.A., English Literature
Grad Date: May 2008
Overall GPA: 3.10

EXPERIENCE

Magazine33 January 2011 – Present
Correspondent, Greensboro/Winston Salem Region Greensboro, NC
• Covered live shows, interviewed artists, composed articles/features, collaborated with local photographers

Hennen's Observer October 2010 – Present
Social Media Coordinator/Contributing Writer High Point, NC
• Managed social media (Twitter, Facebook), interviewed subjects, composed stories, and organized local events, managed one employee

Racket Magazine September 2008 – November 2010
Contributing Writer Redlands, CA
• Utilized oral communication, written communication, interviewing, and time management skills to complete projects for an arts & entertainment periodical in advance of deadlines

Campus Chronicle March 2006 – April 2008
Staff Writer/Opinion Editor High Point, NC
• Supervised a staff of six, designed layout for opinion page, edited current events column, interviewed subjects, and composed stories
• Used Adobe InDesign for layout

The Matrix September 2002 – April 2005
Staff Writer/Opinion Writer Macon, GA
• Organized staff meetings, published current events column, interviewed subjects, and managed two employees

CAMPUS/COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, Inductee/Member
Lasting Contribution to the Matrix Award (2004)
Dean's List, 2003, 2004, 2008
Forsyth County Public Library, Volunteer

SKILLS

• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop
• Knowledge of social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook)
• Event management experience (1+ year)
• Team player with an open-mind and a passion for delivering quality results
• Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
• Passion for achieving success

REFERENCES

Bobby Hayes
Professor of Communications
High Point University
Tel: 336-767-7107
Email: bhayes@highpoint.edu

Ed Piacentino
Professor of English
High Point University
Tel: 336-841-9142
Email: edpiacent@highpoint.edu

June Williams
Co-owner, Buzzy Multimedia
Tel: 914-574-0794
Email: buzzymultimedia@aol.com
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Editing
Writing