Samantha Fenton

Freelance Photographer & Videographer

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Location:Roselle, Illinois, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/samanthafenton
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Samantha Fenton

Journalism and Broadcasting Major

My goal is to one day make a difference in the lives of many people. I believe that broadcasting and journalism is a great way to reach my goal. I have always had an interest in the performing arts and broadcasting.

Experience

William Rainey Harper College / WHCM 88.3 FM Harper Hawk Radio September 2010 to Present

Station Manager

• Hired Djs and planned for events that we had been involved in through the school.
• Made decisions for upcoming events
• Helped to make the station better and more popular through the means of the internet
• Searched for news of school events and flyers for DJs to read on air
• Trained DJs
• Disciplined DJs for mistakes that were made

Program Director

• Hired DJs
• Made sure DJs showed up for their shows
• Helped at the events in which the station was involved in through the school
• Recruited DJs
• Searched for flyers and information on school events for DJs to read

DJ

• The Pixie Show starring DJ Pixie
• I played alternative, rock, and country music (sometimes I would have a retro special)

William Rainey Harper College / Harper Harbinger August 2010 to November 2010

Writer Reporter

• First article written made front page head line
• I interviewed with Reed Timmer from Discovery Channel’s Storm Chasers and wrote the article on it.
• I wrote about six articles

Quincy High School / Daily Announcements September 2000 to May 2003

News Anchor

• Reported important news to the school
• Researched news from outside the school
• Read the news from a teleprompter in front of the camera
• Interviewed a teacher

Quincy High School / Quincy High School Drama Society September 2000 to May 2003

Actress
• Our Town, Sam Craig, Lady in the Box / Fall 2000
• Pajama Game, Max / Spring 2001
• Absolutely ******, Dottie / Fall 2001
• Return To The Forbidden Planet, Newscaster / Spring 2002
• Rumors, Assistant Technical Director / Fall 2002

Current Employment

JCPenny Portrait Studios October 2011 to Present

Photographer/ Sales Associate

• Trained to take photos
• Trained to sell products
• Helped customers choose photos and packages
• Helped customers set up appointments and sessions

Alexian Village Senior Home July 2010 to October 2011

Wait Staff

• Waiting tables
• Prepare deserts
• Cleaning dining room and kitchen
• Making sure the needs of the residents are met
• CPR trained as of October 2010

Education

Quincy High School
High School Diploma 2003

William Rainey Harper College
Major: Mass Media / Journalism / Broadcasting
Associate’s in Applied Science 2012
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Videography