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
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

Certified Official Journalist (COJ), Professional Journalist Association
October 2002 (

Certified Television Anchor, Professional Association News Anchors
January 2001 (
Awards and Recognition

Awarded Most Innovative Idea for Breaking News
Computer Skills

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


B.S., Communications

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