Faith Higbee

Freelance Writer & Blog Writer

Location:Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
2 Skills
Seeking a position where I can utilize my journalism and communication skills in a professional environment.


Friendly, compassionate, supportive, good listener, adaptable, motivated self-starter, enjoy interacting with others, and eager to learn.

Job skills:

Customer service oriented, collaborative, effective team player, good communicator, organized, and flexible, always meets or exceeds deadlines, and good computer skills (typing speed 80 wpm with 90% accuracy).

Professional Work, Internship, and Volunteer Experience:

Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Mission work)

- Served as an intern for 6 weeks helping local communities, providing food and personal hygiene kits to nearby tent cities, running a school in the city of Les Bours, implementing a journal program for Haitian mothers with infants and assisting with an on-site orphanage on a daily basis.

In-Care Hospice of Michigan (Volunteer)

-Visiting clients to support, encourage and provide companionship.

Communications, Kramer Entertainment

-Created new layouts for educational newspapers directed toward nationwide clientele, conducted interviews with new talent, wrote and edited articles for distribution, created written material for the agency’s Web site.

Writer/Reporter (Internship), WWMT Channel 3 News

-Wrote anchor scripts, packages, tosses/teases, searched and selected affiliate videos and graphic elements for stories, composed articles for 24-hour Internet news stories and online content, and called local police stations for daily crime beats.

Freelance Writer, The Kalamazoo Gazette

-Reporter and writer of assigned news stories, researched and developed weekly interest articles

News Writer, The Western Herald

-Interviewed sources/witnesses over the phone and in person, verified data for accuracy for news releases, and the Lead writer for the Crime Beat.

Reporter/Writer, Muskegon Community College The Bay Window

-Investigated and wrote college student interest stories.


Western Michigan University - B.A. in Journalism
Skills (2) Rating
Blog Writing