News Journalist

Philip Scown
783 Banfield Circle
Centennial, CO 80203
(303) 555-1234

Summary of Qualifications

• Nine years of experience and knowledge as a Radio News Journalist and Field Producer.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to work under pressure and achieve deadline under extreme pressure.
• People-centric and well liked by peers.
• Outstanding writer and presenter.  Ability to type over 65 WPM.
Professional Experience and Accomplishments

News Today, Aurora, CO

2001 – Present
Manager
Head manager of a professional writing service specializing in small business internet sites, including press releases, business proposals and custom voicemail greetings.
• Earned two new professional certifications from nationally recognized internet site writing associations within two years of managing the office.
• Making continuous daily headlines with success in favorable résumé-writing industry on local television stations such as Denver.

Daily News Updates, Pheonix, AZ

1999 – 2000
Eastern Regional Manager
Eastern Regional Manager for radio news feed service that covers weather and special stories between member stations.
• Wrote and announced scripts for daily feeds; interacted daily with regional member stations throughout eastern region to communicate the latest news.
• Interviewed and hired crews, including News Analysts, Reporters, various commentators to announce news specials and the weather at different locations.
• Developed strong relationships with competing television news personnel at diverse levels to help keep up on hot topics.

Ten O’Clock Always News, Chandler, AZ

1997 – 1998
Freelance Writer
Freelance Writer for television news feed service that covers breaking news.
• Planned, wrote, and directed Ten O’Clock Always News feed to affiliates worldwide for re-broadcast on local newscasts.
• Reported breaking news live during non-normal business hours to on television.
• Assigned stories to various people personnel to dispatched breaking and planned news events.

News 98, Littleton , CO

1994 – 1995
Classified Ads Editor

Radio Live, Aurora, CO

1992 – 1995
Commercial Anchor and Reporter
Certifications

Certified Official Journalist (COJ), Professional Journalist Association
October 2002 (www.pja.com)

Certified Television Anchor, Professional Association News Anchors
January 2001 (www.pana.com)
Awards and Recognition

Awarded Most Innovative Idea for Breaking News
Computer Skills

•    NewStar, Applegate, Photoshop, Word, Excel, Lotus Notes
Education

UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, DENVER, CO

1987
B.S., Communications

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