Amber Alexander

Freelance Magazine Designer & Article Writer

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Location:Madison, Mississippi, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/amberalexander
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CAREER FOCUS:
Looking for a position in fashion design and writing

EXPERIENCE:

NEWS WRITER – Madison County Journal and Madison County Magazine, Madison, MS
A. Only writer besides the editor
B. Responsible for over 3 stories a week
C. Interviewed, wrote and proofread each story.
D. While also interning with the newspaper, I wrote stories for the magazine, Madison County
Magazine.
E. Pitched ideas for stories
F. Was in charge of three cover stories including setting up photo shoots, outfits,
accessories, interviews and final preparations.

WRITER- Starkville Daily News, Starkville, MS
A. While also interning with the newspaper, I wrote stories for the magazine
B. Pitched ideas for stories
C. Was in charge of three cover stories including setting up photo shoots, outfits,
accessories, interview and final preparations.

EDUCATION:
Madison Central High School, Madison MS 2008

Maintained a 3.0 throughout high school and graduated in the top 100 of my class of over 400. In my senior year, I was apart of the Dual Enrollment program where I took two college courses at the local community college while still in high school. I was also in the Mentoring Program, where I mentored a 3rd grader at our local elementary school. I received a $1,000 scholarship after writing an essay on what being a mentor meant to me.

Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS Graduate year: 2012

I have maintained at least a 3.0 in all Communication fields and will be graduating on time. I have taken summer school classes the past three summers.

SKILLS:

I have experience in writing feature articles, short stories, editorial pieces, essays, press releases and creative print/radio ad copy. I am well versed in copyediting, transcription/editing of interviews and proofreading. I have a strong technical command of the English language; familiarity with virtually all-writing styles; serious commitment to excellence in the printed and published word. I am a competent researcher, interviewer and reporter. I have experience in photo shoots including setting up the location, photographer, outfits and accessories. I work on a deadline basis and can multitask.
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Magazine Design
Article Writing