Resumé

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About Jake:

An experienced and deadline-tested student journalist based in Des Moines, Iowa. Involved in all facets of the newsroom including social media, managing a website, photography, online ad sales and reporting on impactful, newsworthy stories.

Experience:

COMMUNICATIONS INTERN | FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK OF DES MOINES
MAY 2016 – PRESENT

Creates internal and external communications plans
Writes press releases, designs graphics for external use in Adobe suite software Fluent in today’s banking issues, intricacies of federal banking regulations

DIGITAL EDITOR | THE TIMES-DELPHIC
 AUGUST 2015 – PRESENT

Manages multi-platform social media presence
Reports on local news, politics and student government for the weekly print edition Authors humorous weekly email newsletter covering national and local news, as well as what is upcoming in print.
Curates online exclusive content for the TimesDelphic.com website

Skills:

  • WRITING, AP STYLE
  • SOCIAL MEDIA
  • VIDEO PRODUCTION, EDITING
  • COPY EDITING

Education:

PURSUING BACHELOR OF ARTS IN JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION MAJOR IN NEWS/INTERNET, MINOR IN HISTORY
DRAKE UNIVERSITY | 2014 – 2018