Nick Mordowanec

Freelance Report Writer & Writer

Location:Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States
2 Skills

Michigan State University East Lansing, Mich. August 2006 – May 2010
B.A., Journalism


Freelance Sports Reporter August 2010 - Present
• Cover multiple prep sporting events for The Oakland Press (Pontiac, MI, 65k daily circ.)
• Write articles relating to Michigan State sports for, with commentary related to football, basketball, alumni, recruiting, etc.
• Also contribute for Yahoo! Sports, Sportz Detroit Magazine and AOL Patch

Michigan Economic Development Corporation Lansing, MI August 2010 – December 2010
• Developed printed materials, general reports and web content for the MEDC
• Wrote press releases based on government grants for state businesses
• Took part in brainstorming sessions and attended meetings relating to state economy

Capital News Service East Lansing, Mich. September 2009 – December 2009
News Reporter
• Covered state government, politics and public policy for more than 20 newspapers and online news outlets, including Gladwin County Record, Clare Sentinel and Macomb Daily
• Reported on such issues as education, government funding and economy
• Worked with editors to produce news stories each week

Lansing State Journal Lansing, Mich. January 2009 - May 2009
Sports Stringer
• Wrote notices, digests and box scores for agate page
• Handled phone calls from high school coaches concerning box scores and statistics

Spartan Edge East Lansing, Mich. October 2008 - May 2009
Associate Editor of Sports and Music, Freelance Writer
• Collaborated with writers and other editors to comprise material for, a student-run Internet publication at Michigan State University
• Contributed content ideas at weekly meetings
• Wrote and edited articles for the sports and music sections, among others


• Excellent writing, editing and interpersonal communication skills
• Knowledge and experience with both print and online publications
• Ability to report on a wide variety of topics and issues


• 2010 Cappie Award for state government and politics coverage (Capital News Service) for the article “Experts weigh new state budget principle”
Skills (2) Rating
Report Writing