Clay Cunningham

Freelance Creative Writer & Comic Writer

Location:Franklin, Indiana, United States
2 Skills
Bachelor of Science in Radio/TV/Film, December 2007
Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana
Final GPA: 3.24/4.0
Course work included: Fundamental TV Production, Audio Production, Written Broadcast Media, Film Production, Journalism Reporting, Advanced Playwriting, Non-Linear Video Editing


Newton County Enterprise Reporter, April 2008-August 2008, July 2010-Present
Kentland, Indiana
· Cover a variety of events in both sports and news on a part-time basis.
· Write up news bulletins for publication
· Shoot photos at all events I cover
· Design pages for 40 page weekly layout

Brazil Times Reporter/Archivist, August 2008-Present
· Covered stories for both news and sports department
· Compiled archive work for weekly piece “The Weekender”

Indiana Statesman Asst. News Editor, January 2007- December 2007
Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana
· Hired writers and assigned them stories.
· Found stories of interest on campus

Indiana Statesman Reporter, October 2006- December 2007
Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana
· Covered events and wrote stories on and off campus
· Thanks to superior performance, was offered Asst. Editor Position after only three weeks.

INTERNET WRITING EXPERIENCE Writer/Editor, October 2008-present

· Write various pieces, ranging from food and movie reviews, to comedic essays about revolving doors and the childhood game “red rover.”
· Assign and edit various reviews from our writing staff.
· My review of a book entitled “Everything Hurts,” was featured on the personal website of its author, Bill Scheft. staff writer, October 2008-present

· Scribe level writer on various topics, focusing primarily on the NFL and the Chicago Bears.
· One such piece I wrote was featured in a blog entry by Mark Bradley, an award-winning reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
· Achieved the status of “syndicated writer,” which has helped get my work featured on various blogs and sites attached to Bleacher Report.
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing
Comic Writing