Resume

ALAN D. BENNETT

Education

University of Maine, Orono, Maine
B.A., Journalism, May 2016
Concentration: Digital Journalism and Multimedia Production

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Certificate of Completion, Summer Intensive Program, July 2015
Program: Multimedia Skills

Relevant Coursework

Multimedia Production
Journalism Writing and Public Affairs Reporting
Business & Technical Writing and Document Design
Public Relations

Work Experience

Social Media and Digital Content Specialist, University of Southern Maine
Portland, Maine
August 2017—present

  • Manager of official university social media accounts, creator of digital content for web and social media, including photo, video and text.
  • Producer of monthly TV show, “The USM Update” and podcast, “USM NOW.”

Staff Writer, Journal Tribune
Biddeford, Maine
May 2016—present

  • News and feature writing for daily distribution
  • Multimedia production, including photo, video and social media
  • Media, community and government relations

Culture Editor, The Maine Campus
Orono, Maine
May 2015—May 2016

  • Editing news and culture articles
  • News, feature and editorial writing
  • Organization and coordination of staff
  • Layout design

News/Culture Writer, The Maine Campus
Orono, Maine
January 2015—present

  • News writing and editing
  • Culture, arts and style articles

Course Facilitator, Honors College 
University of Maine, Orono, Maine
August 2014—present

  • Current events discussion and analysis
  • Lesson planning
  • Debate moderation and course instruction

Student Media Assistant, Division of Marking & Communications
University of Maine, Orono, Maine
May 2014—August 2015

  • Photography and Video production for university content
  • Web-based photo editing and distribution

Technical Skills

  • Editing: Copy editing; editing for grammar, spelling, AP Style and formatting
  • Computer: Adobe Creative Suite; Microsoft Office; and Apple iLife and iWork suites
  • Web: WordPress CMS; basic HTML script; Social Media; Web writing and content production
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