Lindsay Burkholder

Freelance Writer & Poem Writer

Location:Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
2 Skills
Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, GA
Bachelors of Arts, English
GPA: 3.78/4.0
Dean’s List; Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012
Self-funded approximately 63% of tuition and college expenses.

Work Experience:
Editorial Intern, February 2012 – Present
True North Custom media, Chattanooga, TN
• Write short articles and check stories for factual errors
• Met strict deadlines for submission of completed and edited stories

News Editor, August 2011 – February 2012
The Bagpipe, Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, GA
• Found stories and writers for every issue and enforced writers’ deadlines
• Edited these for errors in style and facts
• Met strict deadlines for submission of completed and edited stories

Photographer, August 2011 – Present
Communications Office, Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, GA
• Photographs school events for purposes of advancing the college; published on the college’s website
• Ensure that each event is adequately covered
• Submitted edited photos by strict deadlines without supervision

Front Desk Receptionist, May 2011-August 2011
Conference Services, Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, GA
• Responsible for meeting customer needs in a friendly and timely manner
• Required skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Required excellent communication skills, ability to multi task, and work in a fast-paced environment as a team

Office Assistant, January 2011 – May 2011
Office for Advancement, Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, GA
• Managed the minutiae for Covenant’s Leadership Forum, a high-profile event for cultivating relationships with potential supporters of the college
• Checked and rechecked details of addresses, personal information, invitation status of each guest

Sales Associate, September 2010 – January 2011
Buckle, Inc. Winston-Salem, NC
• Closely interacted with customers to anticipate their needs and meet them in a timely manner
• Involved in various ongoing projects at once; required the ability to multitask efficiently

Language Lab Assistant, August 2009 – May 2010
Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, GA
• Tutored students in Spanish, helping them to reach a deeper understanding of the language
• Substituted for professors in class by teaching Spanish lessons to peers

• Excellent listening skills; teachable
• Self –reliant while also being supportive of others; a steady performer
• Able to grasp abstract concepts and skilled at crafting solutions and responses to problems
• Focused and succinct in speaking
• Fluent in Spanish
Skills (2) Rating
Poem Writing