Resume

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RELATED EXPERIENCE

Assistant Editor – ANDPOP (October 2013 – Present)

  • Part-time position – writing stories, social media management and development of new content concepts for ANDPOP.com

Editorial Assistant/Contest Co-ordinator – Tribute Entertainment Media Group (January 2013 – June 2013)

  • Tribute.ca – writing and postings news stories, updating weekly theatrical releases
  • Tribute Magazine – researching and writing editorial content, fact-checking and proofing pages
  • Contests and Promotions – liaising with studio contacts to prepare and fulfill contest details
  • Social Media – updating Tribute’s Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and IMDB pages
  • Other – interviews for print/online, press releases and special projects for release of Revolution

Photographer –  ReLax Photography (December 2011 – Present)

  • Self employed, specialize in family portraits, weddings, engagements and other events and occasions

Manager – Walmart Portrait Studio (June 2012 – October 2012)

  • Manage the portrait studio and organize employee schedules
  • Daily studio sessions with numerous clients for various occasions
  • Take passport pictures

Editorial Intern – Tribute Entertainment Media Group (March 2012 – May 2012)

  • Write articles for the online section called Celebrity News and Gossip

Layout Designer (Internship) –  R.E.A.L. The Canadian Kids’ Magazine (January 2012 – February 2012)

  • Designed page layouts with stories and activities for children

Multimedia Journalist – Downtown Oshawa News Blog (September 2011 – March 2012)

  • Wrote stories with accompanying pictures and videos about Downtown Oshawa

Crew (Volunteer) – Rogers TV (September 2011 – March 2012)

  • Worked on the live set for the local television show “daytime”
  • Operated camera, audio board, teleprompter; insert graphics; provide guest liaison

On-air Personality – Rogers TV

  • Produced a SOT for “My Community is Durham” reporting for the local television show; story aired December 9, 2010 and was on repeat for the following week

Writer (Internship) – ANOKHI Magazine (December 2010 – May 2011)

  • Wrote articles for the website, mainly placed in the Exclusives section
  • Collected facts, quotes, and information about “hot spots” around the world
  • Wrote mini book reviews for the May 2011 section called “On the Shelf”

SCHOOL RELATED EXPERIENCE

Blogger

Producer, Social Media Editor, Reporter, News/Entertainment/Sports Anchor and Writer, Videographer – DC News

  • Rotated throughout various responsibilities to put together reports aired on DC News, using either Audacity and/or Final Cut Express or the school’s tricaster
  • http://dcnews.ca/?s=renita

Assistant Editor, Art Director, Photo Director and Writer

  • Created a 24-page magazine, On a Dime, about money saving tips for students in the Durham Region

Creator

Entertainment Editor – The Chronicle, Award-winning college newspaper

  • Supervised layouts assigned to page editors
  • Interviewed, investigated, researched and fact-checked
  • Wrote features, routines, profiles, advancers, opinion pieces, and headlines
  • Took photographs for the articles and worked with Adobe Photoshop, Bridge and InDesign
  • Laid out articles
  • http://chronicle.durhamcollege.ca/author.php?id=365&issue

EDUCATION

Journalism – Print and Broadcast Advanced Diploma (September 2009 – April 2012)

Durham College, Oshawa, Ontario

O.S.S.D. and International, Business and Technology Certificate (September 2003 – June 2007)

Gordon Graydon Memorial Secondary School, Mississauga, Ontario

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