Resumes by Industry: Arts Entertainment Journalism Media


Renee McEvoy
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Ain't Broadway Grand *Sam, Lindy's Waiter Lunt Fontanne
Abe Lincoln in Illinois Ensemble Lincoln Center Theater (Vivian Beaumont)
* Created Role


The Artist at 40 *Stephen's Dad Manhattan Theater Club
Tiffany (Musical) *George Inness Westbeth Theater Center
The Miser Maitre Simon / Officer West End Theater
Killer Joe Ansel 29th Street Repertory
* Created Role


Sweet Charity Herman Candlewood Playhouse, CT
Oklahoma! Andrew Carnes Candlewood Playhouse, CT
A Day in Hollywood/
A Night on the Ukraine Samavar Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, NY
Mame Claude Upson Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, NY
Evita Peron US / Ensemble Candlewood Playhouse, CT
You Can't Take It With You Paul Sycamore Mill Mountain Theater, VA
1776 Judge Wilson Mill Mountain Theater, VA
Company Harry Cortland Repertory, NY
Damn Yankees Van Buren Cortland Repertory, NY
Scapino Carlo Cortland Repertory, NY
Lend Me A Tenor Bellhop Pirate Playhouse, FL
Two by Two Shem Pirate Playhouse, FL
Guys and Dolls Nathan Detroit Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, NY
She Loves Me Sipos Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, NY
Pirates of Penzance Pirate Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, NY
Annie Get Your Gun Charlie Prather Productions, PA
Godspell Lamarr Aubin Lane Theater, LA
Teahouse of the August Moon Sakini Lampliter Dinner Theater, AL
Fantasticks Mortimer Granberry Opera House, TX
Star Spangled Girl Norman Barn Dinner Theater, TN
Lost Colony Father Martin Outdoor Drama, NC
A Grand Night For Singing Martin Abbey Theater, LA


You Can Only Drown So Long One Man Review Don't Tell Mama, Palssons, The Duplex, Eleanora's
1st Amendment Improv Improv Performance Bond Street Theater, Players Club


Another World • Guiding Light • All My Children • Saturday Night Live • Law and Order


Volvo International • Symbol Technology • Pfizer Pharmaceuticals • NY Times w/Matthew Broderick • Pennzoil


First Wives Club • You've Got Mail

PRWRA Laurie J. Roy - Lafayette, LA 70503 - - - (800) 225-8688 - (337) 233-1871 fax

Actor Singer

Pat Hernandez
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


"I am so grateful that we crossed paths. A lovely performance and a wonderful experience working with you. You've been so dedicated, open and generous with yourself, your talent and good humor.
I've so enjoyed watching you relax and grow in confidence. Thank you for your professionalism, and I so hope we get the chance to work together again. BRAVO!

F. Wade Sterling, Director and Music Coordinator with numerous Broadway credits
Director of "A Grand Night for Singing" at Abbey Theater, Abbeville, LA -- summer of 2003


A Grand Night For Singing, Allyson, Abbey Theater, LA
Annie Get Your Gun, Nellie, Heymann Performing Arts, LA
The Sound of Music, Baron's Wife, Heymann Performing Arts, LA
Pirates of Penzance, Sister, Heymann Performing Arts, LA
Oklahoma, Giggler, Heymann Performing Arts, LA
Napoleon on the Bandstand, Ensemble, Angelle Hall, LA


Da Gumbo Show, Guest Vocalist, Scott & Warehouse Theatres, LA
Bill Roza Trio, Guest Vocalist, Hilton Hotel; Scott Theater, LA
Dr. Z and the Buds, Guest Vocalist, Budweiser Millennium Party & Cajundome DARE Program, LA


Chorale Acadienne, Soloist: Mezzo Soprano / Alto, Int'l: Prague, Czech-Republic w/Nat'l Symphony and Virtuosi; Reg: St. John's Cathedral, Heymann Center, Angelle Hall, LA
St. Patrick's Church, Featured Cantor, Lafayette, LA
St. Bernard Catholic Church, Choir / Section Leader, Breaux Bridge, LA
St. Patrick's, St. Pius, St. Jules, St. John's Cathedral, Our Lady of Fatima, St. Edmunds, St. Francis, Guest Cantor, Lafayette, Arnaudville, Erath, LA
St. Jules Catholic Church, Music Coordinator, Lafayette, LA


Acting: Certain Death (Roberta) • Crew: Shy People (Staff Accountant)


Regional: Professional Résumé Writing and Research Association (San Diego, Kansas City, New Orleans) Local: Abdalla's • Junior League of Lafayette • Abbey Players • KLFY Sports • FOX Promo • Just Your Type


Vocal: Dr. James Haygood, Beaman Griffin, Karen Melancon, Ken Cheshire, and Patrick Shelby
Acting: Novalyne Price Ellis

PRWRA Laurie J. Roy - Lafayette, LA 70503 - - - (800) 225-8688 - (337) 233-1871 fax


Chris Fong
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Opportunity to enhance design and construction of High-Rise, Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Projects through position with leading architectural organization.


• Planning and Creative Designing • Landscape Design
• Project Coordination • Analytical Skills
• Interior Design • Model Making
• Presentation • Computer Literate


Baker and Baker, Chicago, IL
2000 - Present
Prepared working drawings for high-rise office complex. Served as on-site engineering architect consultant.

Lincoln, Beale, & Frank, Chicago, IL
1998 - 2000
Supervised engineering planning and detailing of 500-bed hospital.

Goldman and Frank, Chicago, IL
1996 - 1998
Designed and managed planning of extension to subway system.

Manning and Associates, Chicago, IL
1994 - 1996
Completed the interior design for 5-star hotel.


University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
B.A., Architecture


Auto-Cad, 3D-Max, Adobe Photoshop, MS-Office and Internet Applications.

PRWRA Anup Bhatia - First Impression Management Consultancy - P. O. Box: 44062 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates - -

Architect Designer

Robin Saunders
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234

Client Focused ~ Creative ~ Innovative ~ Multi-Skilled

Aesthetically-inclined architect with strong passion and appreciation for design and detail. Enjoys the challenge of managing projects from inception to completion including client interactions, space planning, construction drawings, contractor interaction and material color selection. Experienced with commercial, residential, interior and public projects; familiar with construction codes and document preparation. Demonstrated ability to deliver projects within strict time and budget constraints.

Architectural capabilities and key areas of expertise include:

· Architectural Design/Drawings
· Design Development
· Technical Drawings
· Aesthetic & Functional Design
· Landscaping Plans
· Electronic Drawing
· 3D & Sectional Views
· Interior Design
· Site Selection
· Computer-aided Design & Drafting
· Blueprints Preparation
· Land Use Studies

Expert understanding of designer and graphic software applications including Photoshop, Illustrator, PageMaker, CorelDraw, AutoCAD, Vector Works, ArchiCad
Impressive portfolio of projects and print graphics available upon request


Architectural Intern, Powers Brown Architecture, Houston, TX
Recruited to provide architectural design, space planning, and urban design for government, commercial and private sector clients. Draft architectural renderings and develop 3D and sectional views.
Implement cost-effective procedures, including construction techniques, budget strategies and site analysis.
· Researched innovative building materials for projects.
· Managed consultant interface and provided direction to designers and production staff.
· Two projects received American Institute of Architecture awards and were featured in Architectural Digest, major industry publication.

Graphic Art Director, DesiMode Magazine, Houston, TX
Challenged to develop planning and conceptualization design for premier South Asian lifestyle magazine. Held full responsibility for creative development, marketing concept, execution and magazine production.
· Advised president on strategic advertising and marketing strategies.
· Worked closely with photographer and editorial staff to effectively generate a high-quality, full color magazine.
· Facilitated photo shoots and created visually appealing designs and layout in magazine format.
· Perfected knowledge of desktop publishing and journalism techniques.

Assistant Executive of Design Sales, Ligne Roset, Houston, TX
Re-hired to lead the design conceptualization and construction of 50,000 sq. ft. showroom for top brand Italian furniture store. Implemented project design concepts, handled construction documents, devised space planning, furniture and electrical layouts. Previous employment as Sales Associate (1998–1999).
· Utilized interior decorating and visual merchandising skills to ensure the store encouraged shoppers.
· Increased store’s monthly sales by offering interior design and space layout services to clients.
· Consulted with clients to access their goals and special requirements and presented final project recommendation.


Masters of Journalism, UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, Houston, TX

Bachelor of Architecture, UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, Houston, TX

Abby Locke - -

Architecture Student

Robin Saunders
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Third-year student of architecture inspired by the nuances of urban and community housing designs that both enhance and complement the existing neighbourhood and incorporate the best of modern technologies for energy efficiency and sustainability. An analytical thinker; acknowledged throughout academic training for capacity to absorb information, develop inventive and imaginative solutions, and communicate strategies and concepts clearly. Focused, well organised, and systematic in approach to problem solving. Keen to refine creative ingenuity and technical craftsmanship in preparation for professional internship.

Expertly trained in:
• Model Making • Structural, Mechanical Analysis
• Project Coordination • Design & Conservation
• Collaborative Design • Site Contour Modelling
• Collages & Sketches • Technical Integration Strategies
• Urban Design • Structural Fundamentals & Schematics
• Client Consultations and Briefings • Site Analysis and Planning
• Technology snapshot: PhotoShop, Internet, email, Microsoft Office; ArchiCAD (for site contours)


University of Sunshine Coast, Australia
Anticipated 2006

High School Education
Participant, Gifted & Talented Education (GATE)

Southside Secondary College, Florida, USA


Published in IY Architecture Review 2002 for "Entrance to activities hall in winter morning sun"
Drawing selected for expressed feeling of space.

Published in EW Architecture 2001 for "Section through potting shed in the landscape."
Drawing selected as a study in communicating use of interior and exterior space.

Volunteered for expert mentoring under architectural-industry scheme designed to partner
accomplished students of architecture with leading industry figures.

Dean's Commendation for "Academic Achievement"

Winner, 2nd Place Award: Florida Young Artist Competition for Mixed Media (1999)

Winner, "Most Outstanding" at Tennessee Art Contest for all categories (1999)

Winner, Melbourne Young Artist Competition for sculpture (1998)

"Honourable Mention" at Florida Art Contest for sculpture (1998)

Selected to present to staff and parents of Valley State School. One of only five from class selected.


Design Class, The Potting Shed
Brief: Layout elements of a potting shed, garden, library, studio, and retreat on a large sloping site with a house under construction. Project focused on the picturesque landscape and its relationship to the building.
Result: High Distinction
Collaborated on initial layouts as part of a team of four, and later designed a potting shed and sustainable garden as a solo activity. Complicated by the rapid departure of two group members, shouldered the entire project as part of a two-person team producing drawings at the final critique. Personally researched sustainability and permaculture.

Design Class, Valley State School Activities Hall
Brief: Design a multi-purpose community activities hall for an inner-city primary school as part of the school's "real-life" intention to expand. Cost constraints, practicality of site positioning, and reflection on the security and safety of children were critical project considerations.
Result: Distinction
Personally designed flexible and easy-to-maintain building, complementing the existing colonial schoolhouse complete with carefully designed activity space as research indicated were needed by children. Presented in the exhibition area for the final critique, and won selection to present to the faculty and parents of the Toowong State School.

Design Class, Community Baptist Church
Brief: Uncover the preferences of community groups through consultation and workshops for the design of a new church to replace existing dilapidated construction. Design considerations included iconic appeal, cost-effectiveness, main road visibility, and flexibility.
Result: Distinction
Robust discussions and complex decision-making hallmarked the collaboration between 16 original team members designing and promoting the 2 x ½-day workshops to invite community comment at the existing site. Joined forces to devise brief including research, site analysis and workshop information. All information was collected and bound for the community to reflect on during future development discussions. Personally measured the site and existing buildings and worked in partnership on contours and vegetation producing a usable plan to scale. Achieved brief of being visually iconic and cost effective; designed coherent and usable interior and exterior spaces flexible to both church constituents and community groups using the area for training and other activities.

Technology, Flinders Street Analysis
Brief: Research, document, and analyse building, providing a report on design features, architectural concepts and strategies, construction process, and structural analysis.
Result: Distinction
Despite limited available information resources, team member absenteeism, and conflicting time schedules, delivered project on time, personally contributing five of the twelve A3 sheets for the Photoshop presentation. Conducted intensive research on history and the construction process, and presented to the head of the department.


Member and Vice President, Honour Society, Southside Secondary College, Florida USA
Member, Alpha (Math Club) (1997-1998),
School Representative, Regional Maths Competition
Co-creator of the Art Society

Competitor, Florida Riders Swim Team (1990-1997)
Junior National Relay member (1996); State Champion (1996); Regional Qualifier (1994/1995/1996); Zone Qualifier (1995/1995/1996); State Champion (1994)

PRWRA Gayle Howard - Top Margin Resumes Online - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3116 - - - (61) 3 9726 6694 - (61) 3 9726 5316 fax

Broadcast Journalist

Dale Wong
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Emmy Award-winning broadcast professional with 22 years experience in television news programming, daytime programming, cable programming, entertainment and variety programming, live network sports and award shows.


• Build and foster interpersonal relationship with industry professionals to ensure successful program broadcasts.
• Work with producers and directors, nationwide, to update network feeds.
• Direct in-studio segments of network prime time series and remain responsible for handling all facets of administration and personnel issues.
• Manage and monitor personnel responsible for providing scheduled, live coverage of sporting events.
• Supervise editors in post-production of daytime programming tasks.
• Aid in decision-making processes for final program assembly.
• Guide and monitor activities of all personnel associated with project under personal responsibility to ensure projects remain within budget, on time and in compliance with organizational specifications.


• National Emmy Nomination - Outstanding Directing Team - Daytime Drama
• National Emmy Award - Outstanding Coverage, XXVI Olympiad, Atlanta, GA
• National Emmy Award - Outstanding Coverage, XXIV Olympiad, Seoul, Korea
• Member, Directors Guild of America


2000 - Present

Dreamer Daytime Drama
1999 - Present
Post-Production Director

1998 - Present

Romance Day Time Drama
1997 - 1999
Post-Production Director

Video Police, NBC News
1993 - 1995

Director, XYZ News
1980 - 1998

NFL Football
1980 - 1998

PGA and LPGA Golf
1980 - 1998

1980 - 1991


University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
M.A., Broadcast Law and Ethics

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
B.A., Journalism/Radio/Television/Film

PRWRA Lea Clark - Clark & Associates - Macon, GA 31206 -


Pat Hernandez
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Radio broadcasting experience in sports reports and play by play. Strengths include:
• Communication and interpersonal skills
• Organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines on time/within budget
• News and Sports Production
• Working independently or as a team member


Bachelor of Science, Mass Communications, Radio Broadcasting emphasis, Minor: Speech Communications
Career-related Courses:
Radio Production
Advanced Audio Production
Introduction to TV
Broadcast News Writing


KABC Radio, Minneapolis, MN
2001 - Present
Broadcasting Intern
• Interview pro athletes, attend sporting events, and obtain sound bites.
• Production work: RCS, SAW, and DAT machines.
• Cut and edit sound.
• Create promos and liners for the show.
• Report sports updates for the show.
• Operate the board during over-nights.
• Show persistance, for example booked a "hard to get" guest in 2 hours which brought high praise from management.

KDEF Radio, St. Paul, MN
2000 - 2001
• Recruited by station to cover local baseball games.

KXYZ Radio, St. Paul, MN
1999 - 2000
University Variety Station
• Wrote and delivered weekly reports on performance of university's baseball team.
• Provided play-by-play and analysis of games.
• Reported sports updates during news segments.

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Casting Director

Kerry Cordova
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234



2002 – Present
Manager/Casting Assistant (Film and Television)
· Built company while in school and through networking production companies, including: Paramount, Sony Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Miramax, DreamWorks SKG, Warner Brothers, Spelling Entertainment, Buena Vista.
· Supervised and handled issues and multiple special events related to casting assignments including public relations and marketing. Designed strategies for effective auditions, call backs with directors and special events.
· Communicated with media outlets (newspapers, television, radio stations) to organize promotions, press events and casting calls.
· Coordinated multiple film and television departmental personnel to manage high profile personalities and their individual requirements. Arbitrated negotiations between high profile personalities and unions (SAG and AFTRA).
· Successfully developed and implemented database software to support casting activities.
· Researched and produced protocol to ensure strict adherence to child labor laws in various states.
· Researched and wrote infrastructure, standards, goals, policy and procedure, and systems.

· Casting
· Knowledge of Film Industry
· Research Efficiency/Organization
· Media/Relations/Public Relations
· Media Efficiency/Integrations
· Creative, Team Oriented General Manager
· Media Efficiency/Integration
· Event Planning & Management
· Multi-Project/Multi-Task Oriented
· Business Trend Analysis
· Customer Relationship Management
· Major Client Account Communications
· Vendor Relationship Management
· Marketing Business Development
· Budgeting/P&L Responsibility
· Video & Broadcast Technology


· Work well under pressure in demanding, time-sensitive environments. Appreciate challenges, diversity and creative opportunity. An assertive, proven leader with transferable skills from freelance casting, media relations, a film production background and management roles.
· Experienced writer/public relations professional from creative film business background including; a unique and dynamic skills set as a creative program leader with various project skills in the area of personnel/casting. Interaction with multiple film and entertainment industry professionals, and all aspects of sales, marketing, advertising, and public relations.
· Strong negotiation skills in a union and non-union setting; legal knowledge includes various labor laws.
· Extensive event planning and project coordination skills include planning press and promotional events as well as casting calls and related film, television and production work.


Bachelor of Arts in Communications with an Emphasis in Media Production, August 2004
Major Projects:
Writing for Television; Writing for Radio; Commercial Writing; Media Theory

John M. O'Connor - -

Communications Professional Recent Graduate

Drew Anderson
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


· Results-oriented professional with experience in marketing, communications, business development, public relations, business administration, and relationship management.
· Background in diverse aspects of marketing and advertising initiatives.
· Proven success interacting with clients and increasing retention levels.
· Skilled in event planning and event management functions for high profile events.
· Dynamic leadership abilities concerning employee supervision, training, and professional development.
· Foreign language proficiency in Spanish, Italian, and French.


Bachelor of Arts, Dance & Communications (2004)


Extra in the movie 9 Months with Hugh Grant and Julianne Moore as a ballet dancer
Acted as the voice in a commercial for San Francisco Ballet’s, The Nutcracker
Dance Choreographer – University of California at Santa Barbara, Junior’s Concert
San Francisco Ballet – Dancer


· Managed all aspects of marketing within the organization.
· Developed marketing campaigns that increased visibility within the community.
· Increased campus exposure of Alpha Phi Sorority by designing and introducing strategic initiatives.
· Generated significant response at promotional booths.
· Spearheaded business development initiatives, which significantly expanded customer base.

Event Management
· Played a key role in organizing all aspects of volunteer work for high profile events including Goleta Lemon Festival.
· Coordinated all aspects of events including planning stages through completion.
· Utilized sound management and training skills to instruct 5 dancers during rehearsals.


Choreographer – UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SANTA BARBARA, Junior’s Concert, Santa Barbara, CA (2003-Present)
Promotions Director – WINDY CITY BAIL BONDS, Chicago, IL (2002)
Commercial Announcer – CLASSICAL RADIO STATION, New York, NY (1996)
Extra – TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX, Los Angeles, CA (1995)


Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint

Kristen Coria - -


Drew Anderson
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


• "Memory" - Artist: Amila.
• "Insurrection" - Artist: Local Sense featuring Lisa Hill.
• "The Money" - Artist: Brian "Big Daddy" Johnson.
• "You Don't Know" - Artist: Black Attack.
• "Just Friends" - Artist: Johnny Martinez.
• "Love Life Attack" - Artist and Grammy Nominee: Morris Manning.


• Opening performer for R&B artist Boys to Boys.
• Opening performer for R&B group 311 of Bad Boy Entertainment.
• Performed for the 8th Annual Black Men & Women Awards.
• Special guest performance for Hip Hop Fashion Extravaganza - Trenton Symphony Hall.
• Performed for an Aids Benefit hosted by Fire 105 FM Radio Station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
• Performed on Def Comedy Jam Tour 1998.
• Performed for "Fresh Unit" After Party - 2000.


• Three-time winner of BET's "Can You Sing It, Karaoke" show - New York, NY.
• Won first place in Dance Category and overall best performance in Talent Search Showcase, hosted by Fat Man Stan of Fire 105 Radio Station.
• Grand winner of the Zeus Amateur Contest - New York, NY.


• Teach Performing Arts in Pebble County, NJ.
• Director of the dance group Silent Flight of Union County, NJ.
• Served as an on air personality/radio DJ for WBBZ-FM in Union, NJ.
• Served as Backstage Technician for the Brunswick Theater in New Brunswick, NJ.


Kean University, Union, NJ
B.A., Communications
GPA: 3.7, Emphasis on Performing Arts, Broadcasting, Television and Film

PRWRA Dawn Reid - PTI Career Services - P.O. Box - Roselle, NJ 07203 -

Designer Best

Devon Franklin
549 Oswego Circle, Rochester, NY 04932 / Tel# (204) 555-8374 Email:



Ten years experience in graphic design, working directly with clients to produce award-winning artwork. Created and produced online catalog of high-quality graphics, managing project from initial conceptualization to final publication. Designed and created graphic art for numerous magazines, journals, books, flyers, posters, and brochures always within time and budget constraints. Earned Masters of Fine Art degree and received an award for thesis project.


· Artistic ability – demonstrated ability to produce creative, eye-catching, award-winning graphic designs and artwork.
· Client relations – maintained customer-focus throughout development to ensure final product met and exceeded client expectations.
· Project management – worked with client to develop product specifications, develop budget, and establish completion date. Implemented high-quality artwork and graphic designs that met specifications, budget, and timeline requirements.
· Innovative approach – assessed industry trends, market needs, and technological improvements to invent new products or methods to create stimulating art.
· Technical expertise – skilled with Adobe products: Illustrator, Photoshop, Framemaker; Macromedia products: Dreamweaver, Flash, Director, Freehand; QuarkXPress; Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.


2000 - Present
Created and produced a catalog of online graphics. Conceptualized new categories of graphics, managed contributing artists, reviewed submitted graphics, and managed project to an on-time and under budget completion.
· Increased number of graphics 30% by including animations and short movies.
· Improved quality of graphics to address customer issues and requests.
· Streamlined communication with consulting artists to ensure understanding of design specifications and timely delivery of artwork.
· Developed digital watermark embedded in images to enable tracking of online assets.
· Competing with 25 other submitters, received award for Best Online Resource.

1998 - 2000
Graphic Designer
Produced art for monthly print publications, including complex, technical drawings, multi-colored graphs and charts, and full-color photographic images. Consulted with Publisher and Editor on publication layout. Formulated graphic design specifications.
· Managed aesthetic aspects of publications to ensure quality and consistency.
· Produced award-winning art – received 3rd place in state-wide competition.
· Developed visual tool to enable editorial staff to estimate final layout while editing articles.
· Initiated online pilot publications to increase visibility and circulation.

1995 - 1998
Graphic Artist
Designed eye-catching company logos and advertising materials. Prepared sample graphics illustrating design choices for clients. Advised clients on aesthetic and technical aspects of reproducing artwork. Provided technical support and advice for print shop equipment.
· Interviewed clients to explain design options and formulate specifications for artwork.
· Produced prototypes for client approval and final artwork to meet client deadlines.
· Initiated electronic transfer of content for publications reducing the number of client visits.

FREELANCE (self-employed)
1992 - 1995
Desktop Publisher
Produced multi-color flyers, bi-fold and tri-fold brochures, informational pamphlets, and user guide booklets. Worked with clients to enhance content through visually appealing layout and enhanced text effects.
· Successfully developed informal desktop publishing service into viable business, netting over $25,000 in the final year.
· Designed templates for standard documents, reducing the time to produce a new final document by half.
· Implemented approval forms and sign-off procedures to ensure clients’ expectations matched targeted deliverable.


Master of Fine Arts, 1995
Central University, Syracuse, New York

Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1992
Central University, Syracuse, New York


Best Online Resource – Graphic Arts International
Outstanding Masters Art Thesis – Central University
Third Place – New York State Graphic Art Competition
Most Creative Logo – Syracuse Art Society


Jean Adams
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Manager with 28 years experience in construction, encompassing architectural drafting and design expertise.

• Work with multidisciplinary teams to meet the 21st century homebuyer's/builder's mutual needs.
• Professionally responsible (0 sick days in past 15 years), organized, cost conscious, and personable.
• Adapt to emerging technologies through life-long learning. Beginning as an accomplished board designer, have become proficient with DataCAD and AutoCAD software. Internet savvy in all aspects of the field.
• Strengths: Customer care from preliminary design to project completion, project estimating experience in all phases of construction, purchasing experience of all building-related materials, new product research, material takeoffs, closing statement documents, sworn construction statements, and lien wavers.


HOMES, INC., Anytown, MN
1987 - Present
Design Draftsman / Purchasing / Estimating
• Manage architectural design/drafting and administrative functions for this residential builder. Projects: 20-25 homes ($250,000+ - $1 million) per year plus town homes/apartments, averaging 5-6 projects simultaneously.
• Consult with buyers on all aspects of projects. Serve as liaison with clients, employer, and subcontractors.
• Handle estimating, bids and purchasing for all building materials.
• Conduct ongoing research to remain competitive with innovative, aesthetic, cost efficient and durable products - from laminated floorings, to window types, to shingles, to millwork and cabinetry.
• Led company's transition to computerized design drafting with AutoCAD and DataCAD.
• Assumed Project Manager role of 17 14-unit apartment complexes after manager's termination upon completion of only 3 units. Directed combined work crews and subcontractors in the hundreds. Finished under budget/on time.
• Responded to community's needs after tornado, facilitating design/building for 12 homes.

XYZ HOMES, INC., Anytown, MN
1973 - 1987
Head Draftsman (1975-1987) / Head of Estimating (1977-1987) / Head of Purchasing (1980-1987)
• After hired as #3 of 3 draftsmen, promoted within 2 years to head department of 7.
• Established a strong network with general contractors, subcontractors, vendors and buyers.
• Adapted to change with company's phenomenal growth (50 to 250 homes in three years of hire)
• Honored with Distinguished Service Awards.
• Received numerous performance-based bonuses based on percentages tied to affected profits.


Technical College, Anytown, MN
Diploma, Building Construction, Drafting & Estimating
AUTOCAD Training

Training Center, Anytown, MN
Post Doctorate
Microsoft Training

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Editor Best

Stewart Sterling
3249 Brotherhood Place, Philadelphia, PA 16473 / Tel# (306) 555-7655 Email:



Seasoned editor with 17 years experience, offering discerning eye for detail, creative flair, and resolute determination to maximize quality in fast-paced environments. Ability to execute balanced judgment in time-critical projects, deliver on-time, high-quality work, and build and lead teams that achieve results. Recognized for streamlining and standardizing production processes based on comprehensive knowledge of publishing tools and techniques.


· Led team to produce quality magazines and journals, realizing significant market acceptance.
· Envisioned and developed future-focused business plan to build publication assets.
· Maintained aggressive publication rate while improving quality of deliverables.
· Instituted a culture of constant feedback to ensure consistency and efficiency.
· Innovated to realize the potential of computer technology to the field of publishing.


1999 - Present
Created and directed the content, tone, and overall style for nationally publicized magazines and professional journals. Supervised staff of 34 professionals and a $26M budget. Determined business strategy, acquisitions, marketing campaigns, and oversaw production of all publications.
· Developed professional team to deliver quality results, on-time and within budget.
· Automated and improved production process to reduce delays and overruns.
· Analyzed sales results and worked with marketing and advertising departments to create a sales promotion that resulted in a 17% growth in subscriptions.
· Initiated multi-year planning process to identify and prepare for future acquisitions.

1996 - 1999
Associate Editor
Served as liaison between management staff and contributing writers. Read and evaluated materials submitted for publication. Managed major projects by setting project goals, allocating resources, establishing deadlines, and monitoring progress.
· Negotiated writers’ contracts to ensure deliverables and deadlines.
· Managed publication of 24 major products in three years, maintaining a 95% on-time rate.
· Directed content development using frequent review points to monitor progress.
· Reviewed and evaluated potential contributing authors to supplement resources.

1993 - 1996
Editorial Assistant
Assisted editorial staff by proofreading, copy editing, filing, fact-checking, archiving, and researching articles for publication. Organized library of graphic designs and artwork. Maintained communications and scheduled meetings for 5 senior editors. Managed staff of 3 proofreaders.
· Proofread articles to evaluate proofreader performance. Coached staff to improve skills.
· Catalogued graphic designs and artwork from previous issues, designed and implemented an online, indexed image library to improve accessibility to existing assets.
· Developed order monitoring system to anticipate frequency and quantity of re-orders.

1991 - 1993
Proofread all material for monthly publication, checking for proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Edited articles to improve readability and maintain consistent style of writing. Managed contact between contributing authors and outsourced printing service.
· Developed style guide to ensure contributed articles conformed to well-defined criteria.
· Conducted research for 7-10 articles monthly, checking for accuracy and authenticity.
· Pioneered electronic transfer of material from contributing authors, reducing costs by 15% and time to process by one day.

Freelance Writer
1985 - 1991
Wrote company brochures, newsletters, and annual reports. Composed stories for travelogues and descriptions for travel guides and magazine articles. Contributed to book of short stories.
· Significantly grew business by developing reputation for quality documents.
· Maintained 100% on-time delivery rate while producing over 2500 documents in six years.


Master of Arts (Journalism), 1994
University of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing), 1991
Philadelphia College, Philadelphia, PA

Continuing Education Courses
Editorial Techniques, Managing Writers, Technology in Publishing; University Extension


Society of Creative Writers, Treasurer
National Editorial College, Member
Editors’ Union, Member, Chair of Standards Committee
Philadelphia College Author Guild, Vice-President


Morning in Madrid, Reflections, Philadelphia College
Cathars and Crusaders, Reflections, Philadelphia College
Tahitian Twilight, Reflections, Philadelphia College

Graphic Artist

Renee McEnvoy
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Publication and Custom Design Expertise

Highly respected professional graphic artist offering innovate design concepts across diverse mediums. Focused work ethic and positive demeanour capably balances conflicting demands from multiple stakeholders. Strong team orientation ensures interdepartmental co-ordination to support organizational objectives. Ability to relate to people at any level of business and management. Talented in understanding and interpreting need of clients to "win" accounts. Motivated, learns quickly and adapts to new environments. Core competencies include:

• Business & Marketing Materials • Web Site Development
• Packaging / Logos / Illustrations / Photos • Training & Presentations
• Problem Resolution • Customer Relationship Management
• Process & Performance Optimization • Special Events


PC and MAC: Word, Outlook, Access, Power Point, Adobe Illustrator 10.0, Adobe Photoshop 7.0, Adobe ImageReady 3..0, Macromedia Dreamweaver MX, Macromedia Flash 5.0 & QuarkXpress 4.1. Macromedia Director 7.0, HTML, Java, JavaScript and Internet.


ClubHouse Corporation, Blue Bay, Ontario
2002 - Present
Selected as head webmaster by Canada's largest owner, operator and developer of 32 high-quality golf courses. Accountable for all site designing and updating. Currently making the site bilingual. Fast paced environment demands immediate uploading of press release. Successfully complete all of this single handedly, formerly done by a team of 5 professionals. Recognized company wide for producing the popular E-Golf for staff use. Known as the "go to" person for all technology issues. Train and support others.

• Trusted with all access codes, user names and network passwords and ad campaign information before public release.
• Advanced skill-set produces additional requirements for generating ads. Creative works have been selected for ad campaigns in publications such as ScoreGolf, Wedding Bells, Life Magazine, Toronto Sun, Hamilton Spectator and Toronto Star.
• Identified need for an office project management board. This facilitated project prioritization while simultaneously communicating works in progress to others.

K Graphics, Blue Bay, Ontario
2001 - 2002
Reputation for solid web design and marketing capabilities resulted in direct recruitment from college for this printing company with 75 employees. Handled projects for biggest customers like Sears, Eatons and Kindred. Granted complete design control measures for creating company web page.

• This was primarily a printing facility. Teamed to lend pertinent technological and web content considerations to all company departments. Instructed sales representatives to pose the most pertinent questions to sell web services. Served as expert during high end client meetings. Projected project timelines to assist sales crew to accurately cost jobs. Clarified client expectations by delineating procedural requirements.

• Retained by multiple companies and businesses nationally and internationally, to provide custom web and graphic design services.


Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario

Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario
• Achieved Deans list for two years.
• Earned scholarship in final year for Design & Visual Arts Scholarship.


• Web Writing • Web Graphic Design • Project Management • Marketing & Promotion
• Typography • Art History • Photography • Web Site Architecture & Planning
• Database Interaction • Interactivity for the Web

PRWRA Audrey Field - Résumé Resources - 6 Andrew Court, Wasaga Beach, Ontario, Canada L0L 2P0 - - - 1.877.204.9737

Graphic Design Specialist

Renee McEvoy
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Executive coordinator, project manager, meeting planner, and production management professional focused on project and event design, promotional planning/administration, business management and communications. Diverse and unique multi-task leadership and business skills include:

· Event Planning/Coordination Management
· Production Project Coordination
· Creative Marketing/Promotions
· Innovative Team Planning
· Media/Press Relations/Public Relations
· Television Network Graphic Stylist/Designer
· Relationship Customer Service
· Vendor Relationship Management
· Vertical Customer Base Expansion
· Graphics Design Consultant
· Production Supervisor Liaison
· Creative/Team Oriented General Manager
· Competitive Analysis/ Industry Trend Analysis
· Written/Verbal/Interpersonal Communications
· Target Market Campaigns/Counter Strategies
· Proprietary Software Skills/Design Software
· Goal Oriented Team Leader
· Staff/Contract Supervision/Training/Motivation


· A proven innovator and creative manager who possesses skills for graphic design project management and related event coordination work.
· Successful projects have been with major television networks and supporting design departments within those networks, company experience includes: CNN / CNNfn / CBS / ABC.
· Strong ability to oversee new programs/products and immediately improve existing programs through effective management skills: marketing materials, advertising, promotional communications, web support/e-solutions, public relations, major client management, product development and merchandising, event management, creative concept development and related solutions to build business and ensure quality, safe, effective and timely project completions.
· Maintains a broad view of what the project team is trying to accomplish and how decisions in one area may affect those in another. Proven leader with track record for taking ideas from concept to creative, effective, profitable and productive solutions for groups, individual retail customers and corporate customers.
· Diverse communication, organizational, marketing and management skills that will apply easily to a number of multi-task management assignments. Able to take calculated risks without harming product image. Known as a motivated leader who can build or work within a structured environment. Strong entrepreneurial attitude toward assignments.
· Strong production management experience with a rapid promotional history in fast-paced environments. Recognized for creative ability and consistent attention to detail throughout all phases and project design and implementation.
· Regarded as an innovative, competitive problem-solver who successfully leads new strategic alliances and activities into highly profitable operations through proven people development philosophies and advanced understanding of operational and marketing solutions that immediately impact quality/results.
· Able to design and build graphics and presentation strategies under tight deadlines and short, intense production periods.
· Creative production management ability includes: innovative team planning, team motivation, and unique, effective graphic design. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills – a team player, focused on results.


Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Arts with a minor in Business Administration (May 2002)
Additional Education:
Flash 4.0, D’Vinci Interactive (2000)
Quantel Paintbox System, Sheffield Institute, Quantel Officers (1998)


1998 – 2001
Production Management Intern and Part-Time (Summers)
· Maintained open communication lines with producers and anchors to design creative and effective visual strategies for shows.
· Created graphics for daily broadcasts of “Moneyline” with Lou Dobbs”, using the Liberty Paint System.
· Served as a liaison between producers, directors, and anchors to determine the most dynamic and appropriate graphics for a variety of subject matter.
· Worked closely with the Art Director to guide the production of full-screen layouts, over-the-shoulder boxes, and various animation in short, intense production periods.

1998 – 2001
Graphic Design Internship (Summers)
· Responsible for all design and graphic production projects as well as the management of production teams.
· Conceptualized, designed and built all graphics for “Moneyweek”, a “Moneyline” weekend spin-off.
· Consulted with directors, producers and anchors to research and design various creative story segments that are aired through both networks. (CNN & CNNfn).
· Responsible for the overall organization and planning of network design needs; managed artist and technical design team to complete all scheduled graphics under deadline for production.

Graphic Artist
· Designed and created “Over-The-Shoulder” graphic box displays using Quantel Paintbox for the “Weekend News with Dan Rather”.
· Maintained expert working knowledge of cutting-edge design applications, software systems and visual strategies.
· Built and fostered open communication lines with all network management, production personnel, directors and anchors.

Graphic Artist Internship
· Served as the Art Directors Assistant, helping to create ideas for new segments of “World News Tonight with Peter Jennings.”
· Participated in multiple production meetings concerning solutions to graphic issues for the show and the network.


· Quark Express
· Photoshop 3.0 – 6.0
· Illustrator
· Quantel Paintbox System
· Adobe AfterEffects
· Adobe Premiere
· Flash 4.0
· Liberty Paint System
· Everest / Peak
· D’Vinci Interactive
· Various Camera Systems
· Various Lighting Systems

John M. O'Connor - -

Graphic Designer

Stacey McGovern
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


• Graphic Designer with 13 years of experience in graphic design and developing web sites.
• Extensive experience in developing for traditional and new media using a mix of traditional design techniques and computer aided techniques.
• Supervised creative path of client projects.
• Highly skilled in HTML/DHTML, JavaScript, and CSS.
• Proven success in web site design including concept development, designing, and coding.
• Accomplished in all aspects of print design.


Zane Design, Portland, OR
2000 - Present
Art Director
Supervised creative direction of numerous projects both internally and externally. Fostered a creative working environment. Worked to inspire user centered design techniques. Established a new set of corporate identity guidelines.
• Instrumental in updating corporate identity, advertising, and web site ensuring a consistent visual signature for all aspects of company branding.
• Acted as a consultant for web design to help facilitate the smooth transition from internal creative process to corporate engineering process.

Web Company, Tacoma, WA
1988 - 2000
Graphic Designer
Developed corporate web sites for start-up and established organizations. Designed logos, presentation folders, brochures, and advertisements. Created online brochures and catalogs.
• Conceptualized and managed wide variety of projects including print and web.
• Aided in shaping of marketing strategies relating to print and web.

Smith Communications, Vancouver, WA
1996 - 1998
Interactive Designer/Creative Director
Designed and adapted graphics for use on web sites. Collaborated with department heads to scope out new GST web site project and deliverables.
• Served a multifaceted role in combining creative savvy and technical foundation to create compelling web site and user interface designs.
• Combined content organizational models, navigation schemes, artwork, and branding to create detailed page layouts and templates.

Hiera, Portland, OR
1995 - 1996
Graphic Designer
Served as designer for the marketing department and consistently met tight deadlines by prioritizing and organizing tasks.
• Assisted and collaborated in the design and implementation of slide show presentations for major sales initiatives and trade shows.
• Played a key role in establishing the use of animation, video, 3D modeling, and interactive presentations as part of our services.

Industrial Savings and Loan, Portland, OR
1993 - 1995
Graphic Designer/Specialist
Served as in-house graphic designer in the forms and printing department. Created electronically distributed forms using JetForm. Designed and produced a variety of ads, brochures, stationary, and other creative projects for local distribution.
• Worked with branch managers, department managers, and other staff to design or modify forms for all branches and departments.
• Established streamlined electronic on-demand forms printing system using a high-speed Xerox printer/copier connected to multiple computers using different operating systems including Mac, PC, and Unix.

The Portland News, Portland, OR
1992 - 1993
Graphic Designer/Typesetter
Managed all aspects of producing a weekly newspaper while meeting a demanding production schedule. Performed activities including setting type, creating graphs, maps, drawings, advertisements, and typographic elements. Acted as backup for various functions of weekly newspaper.
• Managed a variety of in-house documents and promotional materials.
• Rebranded paper from front to back including new masthead, new section headers, new layouts, standardized headlines, standardized classifieds, and story formats.


PC, Mac, UNIX, PageMaker, Quark XPress, Illustrator, FreeHand, CorelDRAW, Photoshop, Ray Dream, Director, Flash, Fontographer, PowerPoint, VB Script/ASP, HTML/DHTML, JavaScript, CSS, SQL, Perl/CGI, cross-platform issues, cross-browser issues.


Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR
Bachelor of Science, Graphic Design

PRWRA Kristen Coria - - Accounting Paradigms

Interior Designer

Renee McEvoy
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Residential, Showroom, and Office Interior Design


• Over six years interior design experience.
• Won Best Decorated Home--Builder's Design Show.
• Redesigned a 30,000 square foot showroom and won Second Place in Display Competition.
• Successful in selling a variety of interior design products by establishing good rapport with clients, determining their needs, and making product recommendations on based on competent knowledge.
• Have established clientele including contractors, businesses, and private individuals.
• Organized, scheduled, and marketed events and shows for automobiles and RVs.
• Decorated campers, trailers, and motor homes for trade shows.


• Expertise in coordinating wall paper, window treatments, floor coverings, tile, accessories, and overall design.
• Highly motivated, resourceful, and can get the job done.
• Excellent customer service and public relations.
• Prompt, reliable, dependable, and willing to learn.
• General office skills including answering multi-line telephone system, copy and facsimile machines, and various office machines.
• Computer literate: experience in Word, Excel, DesignCad, AutoCad, Illustrator, Quark, PhotoShop, Internet, and Email.


Interior Living by Design, Idaho Springs, Idaho
1997 - Present
Designer Trainee
Produce floor plans and designs for homes, offices, and commercial space. Work with clients to determine color schemes, lighting, window treatments, accessories, and wall paper and overall design.

Interior Living by Design, Idaho Springs, Idaho
1996 - 1997
Sold a variety of wall paper, carpet, linoleum, furniture, and accessories. Made office visits and in-home visits to assess customer needs. Placed orders and tracked sales.

Interior Living by Design, Idaho Springs, Idaho
1995 - 1996
Inventory Stocker/Receptionist/Cashier
Answered multi-line phone system, directed calls, balanced cash drawer, and made bank deposits. Regrouped and organized wall paper and accessories to make easier to locate.


Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho
Bachelor of Arts, Interior Design

Skyline High School, Idaho Falls, Idaho

PRWRA Camile Carboneau - CC Computer Services - PO Box 50655 - Idaho Falls, Idaho 83405 - URL: -

Maintenance Manager

Taylor Anderson
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Seasoned aviation maintenance manager offering over 30 years experience with one of the largest helicopter companies in the world. Forte is helicopter support, materials, planning and processes.

Special Assignment: Bell Helicopter and American Eurocopter for parts support; New Aircraft Acceptance and Senior Parts Planner for 18 months.


"This completion was one of the best coordinated air medical completions that we have ever performed. Drew has worked extremely well with my guys and handled this completion in a professional and timely manner. He virtually eliminated any delays normally experienced due to his determination and knowledge of the requirements to accomplish this completion. He responded quickly to our requests on items needed from PHI. Our ability to complete the job over a week early is due primarily to his efforts. It was a pleasure working with Frank, and I would appreciate it if you would extend the sincere appreciation from the individuals at Heli-Dyne who worked with Drew on this completion. This has been a good example of how to do a medical completion right. Thanks from the Heli-Dyne Staff, and we look forward to doing future business with PHI."
...Jerry Sterling, Executive Vice President, Heli-Dyne Systems, Inc.


1966 - Present

Lafayette, LA
1998 - Present
EMS Maintenance Manager (promotion)
Manage EMS bases in various U.S. locations. Oversee ground support, training and personnel schedule.
• Decreased cost for shipping by 25% on average, saving company $1+ million annually.
• Improved efficiency by engaging in Bell Helicopter buyback program.

Lafayette, LA
1975 - 1998
Lead Mechanic (promotion)
Oversaw Houma, Morgan City, and Lafayette bases with approximately 25 Bell Helicopter and American Eurocopter aircraft at each base. Supervised 15-20 crewmembers at each base.
• Letters of commendation for achieving large volumes of work in Houma base.

Lafayette, LA
1966 - 1975
Line Mechanic
Supervised all maintenance performed on 206 model aircrafts at Grand Isle, LA


• Certificate of Recognition - Bell Helicopter Textron (2002) Ruby Award - Federal Aviation Administration (1999)
• Silver Award - Federal Aviation Administration (1998) Gold Award - Federal Aviation Administration (1997)
• Silver Award - Federal Aviation Administration (1995) Ruby Award - Federal Aviation Administration (1995)
• Bronze Award - Federal Aviation Administration (1993)


Maintenance Resource Management • Bell Helicopter Senior Parts Planner • PHI Senior Parts Planner
Gulf South Aviation Maintenance • Customer Support Training • MD 900 Maintenance • HazWoper Awareness Level Customer Service Training • Hazardous Material Training

PRWRA Laurie J. Roy - Lafayette, LA 70503 - - - (800) 225-8688 - (337) 233-1871 fax

News Journalist

Taylor Anderson
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


• Over 5 years experience as a Television News Journalist and Field Producer.
• Proven ability to maintain calm demeanor and make split second decisions under extreme deadline pressure.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; well liked and respected by peers.
• Outstanding Writer and Word Processor, with typing speed exceeding 65 WPM.
• San Diego local; familiar with geography and continuing news stories making daily headlines.


Professional Impressions, Coronado, CA
2000 - Present
Owner/Operator of professional writing service specializing in personal and business marketing materials, including résumés, press releases, business proposals and custom voicemail greetings.
• Earned professional certification from two nationally recognized résumé writing associations within first year of operation.
• Conceptualized "International Update your Résumé Month" to raise public awareness of Professional Résumé Writing Industry.
• Gained favorable résumé industry publicity on local San Diego television station.
• Authored monthly column titled "Alert the Media" encouraging Résumé Writers to seek media publicity for their business.
• Selected as National Speaker for PRWRA 2002 Annual Convention to teach résumé writers how to handle media publicity.

Octagon Communications, Denver, CO
1998 - 2000
Western Regional Manager
Western Regional Manager for television news feed service that covers breaking news and offers video sharing between member stations.
• Wrote and edited scripts and corresponding video for daily feeds; handled special requests for news archive tape and live shots, and interfaced daily with all regional member stations throughout western region.
• Hired and supervised crews, including Photographers, Reporters, and Satellite Truck Operators during breaking news and planned events on location.
• Managed five field crews (Octagon, KLIS, KCIE, KUFW, KIE TV) in adverse weather conditions, while covering the Columbine High School Shootings, executing 119 live shots in 2 days.
• Approved scripts, oversaw editing, and spoke with Producers during live shots to ensure seamless broadcast.
• Coordinated annual regional conference resulting in greater cooperation among affiliates.
• Developed strong relationships with television news personnel at all levels.

CBS Nightly News, Denver, CO
1996 - 1998
Freelance Coordinator and Field Producer
Freelance Coordinator and Field Producer for television news feed service that covers breaking news and offers video sharing between members.
• Planned, wrote, and directed CBS Nightly News Mountain feed to CBS affiliates worldwide for re-broadcast on local newscasts.
• Produced field team of Oklahoma City Bombing Trials, JonBenét Ramsey Murder, Denver Blizzard of 1997, and the Summit of 8.

KLKJ-TV/News 12, Colorado Springs, CO
Assignment Editor/Reporter
Assignment Editor/Reporter for local NBC affiliate in market 96.
• Assigned stories and dispatched crews to breaking and planned news events.
• Interviewed newsmakers, wrote, produced, and edited news stories for broadcast.
• Briefed producers and networks on daily basis regarding local stories, noting exceptional video when necessary

Zane Networks, Denver, CO
1993 - 1995
Traffic Anchor and Reporter
Traffic Anchor and Reporter for company that provided live on-air traffic reports to local radio and television stations throughout Colorado.
• Reported traffic live on seven local radio stations and KBGF-TV.
• Performed hourly beat checks to inquire about accidents and traffic jams.


Certified Résumé Writer (CRW), Professional Résumé Writing and Research Association
October 2001 (

Certified Professional Résumé Writer, Professional Association of Résumé Writers
December 2001 (


PRWRA Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA 2002
Awarded Most Innovative Idea for conceptualizing International Update Your Résumé Month and Volunteers for Careers.


• NewStar, AP NewsCenter, DCM, MS Windows 3.1/95/98/ME/NT/2000, MS Office: Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Explorer; Netscape, Quicken, Publisher, Scott Studios, DAD, SIS, RCS, Macintosh


B.S., Telecommunications

PRWRA Susan Geary - Susan Geary, CRW - -


Jordan Winters
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Recent college graduate is interested in utilizing his professional photography skills in a fast-paced media organization.


• 2001 Photographers Forum Magazine - Collegiate Photo Contest Finalist.
• Managed a demanding and deadline oriented publication schedule.
• Coordinated and directed seven other staff photographers.
• Participated in determining prospective subject matter for the publication.
• Used cost effective methods to improve product quality.


University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Bachelor of Arts, Studio Arts
• Concentration in History of Art.
• Directed Study in Printmaking / Etching.
• College of Business Administration coursework.

Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, PA
Black and White Photography Development.

Queensland College of Art, Brisbane, Australia
CIEE Study Abroad Program - Semester-long program studying Printmaking and Photography.


The Chronicle, The Pitt News, Independant
1998 - Present
Freelance Photographer

The Pitt News
Assistant Photo Editor
Senior Year 2001. Assistant photo editor for daily university newspaper. Duties included photographing material for paper, supervision of staff photographers, enhancing images using Adobe Photoshop 6.0. Responsible for pictures of cultural icons such as; Ralph Nader, Pat Buchanan, Maya Angelou, Arthur Miller, Pittsburgh Mayor-Tom Murphy.


Independent travel throughout Australia, New Zealand, and Israel.


• Adobe Photoshop 6.0
• QuarkXPress
• Microsoft Word
• Microsoft Excel

PRWRA Bob Wolk - Bernard Haldane Associates - -

Production Assistant

Lee Robertson
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Dynamic and proven Production Assistant and Segment Producer significantly contributing to Good Day New York achieving Emmy Award for Best Local Morning Show in NY, 2004. Experience working with the Number One television market in the US – FOX5 WNYW. Passion for producing and presenting news stories and commentary. Outstanding on-air personality, creative, innovative and captivating. Proficient in MS Office, AVID Express, and Basic Parker Vision. Demo reel available for review.


Associate Producer, FOX5 WNTW Problem Solvers airing July 24, 2004
Chosen Applicant to WPIX-WB11 Broadcasting Seminar, 2002


The Good Day New York Show with FOX 5 WNYW
2004 – Present
Production Assistant / Segment Producer / Assistant Editor
Conceived, crafted and pitched story idea. Show will air during sweeps period on primetime television for Five O’clock, Six O’clock and Ten O’clock news shows. Researched and booked all guests, coordinated interview schedules, and directed during interviews.
· Ensure morning scripts, guest list and graphics orders are complete and accurate.
· Post all website information for GDNY.
· Routinely edit teases and broll clips that go on air.
· Organize and create chyrons for next days’ show Researched, booked and produced numerous segments that featured on Good Day New York.
· Perform administrative tasks, managing high volume of calls from major advertising and public relations firms.
· Provide and incorporate valuable information into show rundown for producers.
· Ensure all necessary equipment and supplies are available for next days’ show.

True Entertainment, an Endomol Company, New York, NY
2003 –2004
Production Assistant
For Guess Who’s Coming To Decorate and Help Wanted
· Composed travel grids, production schedules, show questionnaires and contact sheets for weekly shoots.
· Booked crew, talent, vehicles, camera equipment, security and craft services for each location.
· Planned and coordinated all transportation and accommodations for crew, talent and guests.
· Oversaw crew and assisted producers with room renovations and redesign plans in the field and in the office.
· Researched and selected candidates for air guests on the show, determining best candidates.
· Performed all administrative tasks to ensure smooth and efficient operations, prepared and distributed materials, attended and participated in major production meetings, performed data entry, and used personal vehicle to run errands.

News 12 Television Station, Edison, NJ
Intern / Assignment Desk Assistant
· Generated, developed and contributed stories to afternoon and evening news rundowns.
· Collaborated with Assignment Editor to coordinate and develop news stories and special segments.
· Investigated and researched leads for possible stories.
· Interviewed potential story sources and recorded data at press conferences.
· Worked with Producers to prepare newscast materials.
· Performed clerical and production tasks.


Bachelor of Arts, Communications / Broadcasting, 2003, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ
3.5 GPA, Graduated Cum Laude, Dean’s List, 2000 – 2003

Cory Edwards - -


Casey Catello
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Seasoned proofreader and typesetter distinguished from peers by outstanding eye for detail, creative flair, and resolute determination towards maximizing quality in fast-paced environments. Acknowledged for executing balanced judgement in deadline-critical projects, delivering on-time, high-quality work, and willingness to share expert technical knowledge with team members. Professional strengths include:

• Report & Accounts
• Complex Design Briefs
• Proofreading-Literals/Sense
• Technical Typesetting
• Advertisement Designs/Layouts
• Team Building, Supervision & Motivation


• Adobe Acrobat • Adobe Illustrator • Adobe Photoshop
• ADS/ISDN • Adspeed • Macromedia
• Dreamweaver • Microsoft Excel • Microsoft PowerPoint
• Microsoft Word • QuarkXpress • Typestyler


1999 - Present
Proofreader & Typesetter
Launched new freelance enterprise targeting leading publishers and performing freelance assignments on-site. As with all self-employment endeavors, maintain proactive involvement in all business operations, from advertising, direct marketing, and client service, through business bookwork and administration.
Successfully appointed to high profile projects with market leaders including:

• $1 million "Annual Report" project for Acme Inc.
• Baker/FJK
• WisconsinTelecom
• Geo and Maxwell (large department store chain)
• Personally secured independent proofreading project for 1800 page non-fiction book "US TAX CODE" for Accountants and Auditors.

1990 - 1999
Production Manager
Fast-paced 24 x 7 x 365 day operation typesetting newspapers and special periodicals.

Track record of steady career progression, commencing as a paste-up compositor, and culminating in a leadership appointment directing 60 typesetting staff producing artwork to negative stage for 10 newspapers; later engaged to drive on-time production of 50 newspapers weekly in company's main studio.

Contributions, Actions & Results:
• Instituted color-coding system that differentiated the source of editorial and advertisement content, allowing for easy identification and utilization. System reversed long-term problems associated with misplaced items.
• Instituted popular productivity initiative that assigned work tasks dependent upon each team member's level of expertise. Idea spurred a non-pressure environment with improved capacity to meet deadlines, and team members responded positively to change, pleased to be assigned roles exploiting key strengths.
• United two distinct typesetting areas to overcome the peaks and troughs of project work, balancing quiet and peak times more equitably.
• Spearheaded training program to familiarize high turnover client sales teams with methods and processes, substantially decreasing time spent clarifying client needs.
• Co-produced layout for new studio, networked computers, and hired staff.

1987 - 1990
Supervisor/Assistant Manager
Supervised 40 delivery personnel. Monitored order books for accuracy, and encouraged teams to adopt a proactive approach in promoting products to customers for continued revenue growth.

• Boosted product sales by 10% by training delivery staff in techniques that elicit customers' "must buy" response, following sales pitch with widespread leaflet drop.

1984 - 1987
Delivery Man


Maxwell Newspapers, Madison, WI
1983 - 1984
Night Paste-Up Compositor/Proofreader

Wordsmith Printers Ltd., Madison, WI
1982 - 1983


Wisconsin Technical College, Madison, WI
Advanced Craft Examination in Compositors' Work

Madison College, Madison, WI
Basic Craft Examination in Compositors' Work

PRWRA Gayle Howard - Top Margin -


Lee Robertson
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Publisher and freelance photographer with more than 15 years experience. Developed a highly acclaimed reputation for publishing superior, high quality books and recognized with numerous awards. Overall experience includes organizing visits throughout Mexico to photograph and develop book-themes and articles about the culture, people, traditions, and landscape; defining themes and concept for photography and graphic design; securing funds; undertaking or supervising photography; writing and editing copy; and contracting illustrators, bookbinding, and printing. Additional experience in Web site development and maintenance. Competent in both Windows and Mac platforms. Fluent in Spanish and English.


Fernando Diaz Publishers
1989 - Present
Identify customers, develop book themes and manage all publishing activities from conception and fundraising to final printing and binding. Supervise writers, photographers, editors, proofreaders, graphic designers, printers and bookbinding companies. Prepared budgets for each project.

• Created more than 50 full-color, glossy, high quality books ranging in price from $40 to $60 (U.S.).
• Secured business with accounts such as Kodak Mexicana, The Office of the President of Mexico, Tequila Cuervo, The Children's Museum of Mexico City and Procter and Gamble.
• Recognized with several coveted National Publishing Awards.
• Awarded Best Book, Best Color Separation and Best Bookbinding several times from the Mexican Association of Printing Professionals.
• Worked with the curator of the National History Museum in Mexico to produce a 450-page publication on their collections that was funded by major Mexican corporations.
• Pioneered desktop publishing in Mexico (reduced costs and project time significantly while still maintaining high quality).
• Established a quality control policy with printers and bookbinders that required sign-off on each color separation, proof and materials used for binding, which led to the production of superior publications.

José L. Hernandez
1982 - 1989
Freelance Photographer
Travel throughout Mexico to photograph people and scenery representing the culture and society of small villages as well as ancient cultures. Published ten books with own photographs and wrote several articles for newspapers and Web sites.

• Collaborated with the Mexican Cultural Institute in Dallas on a photography exhibit with over 60 photographs about Mexico.
• Received two Awards of Excellence from Communication Arts Magazine in 1984.
• Won the Grand Prize of Southwestern Airlines with a photograph of a fisherman in Lake Luzcuaro, Mexico.
• Photographed more than 50 ethnic groups throughout Mexico.
• Donated over 4,000 of these photographs to the Museum of Anthropology in Mexico.
• Photographs appeared in The Mayan Culture, published in English, Italian, and Spanish, that accompanied a world-wide exhibit of the Maya culture in Venice, Italy and Mexico City.
• Developed an interactive, permanent exhibit at The Children's Museum of Mexico City.


National University of Mexico City
Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering

PRWRA Sandy Hild - The Résumé Doctor - - -

Radio On Air Talent

Jamie Hill
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Radio On-Air Talent position.


On-Air Radio Personality/Station Programmer with 4 years of experience encompassing digital production, studio and live broadcasts, and commercial voice-overs. Expert in consistently entertaining large audiences with tireless enthusiasm.

• Knowledgeable in operations of state-of-the-art production studios.
• Talent for generating creative ideas and organizing projects.
• Wrote promotion copy for various station events.
• Highly organized. Strong in planning and implementing programs.
• Sociable, personable, and communicate easily with a broad range of personalities.


BMDD Racing, Cambridge, MA
1998 - Present
Camera Operator for FoxSports
Operate camera for BMDD Racing.

KLSA, Franklin Communications, Sampson, AS
1998 - Present
On-Air Talent (Oldies on Sunday nights) / Fill in Board Operator

WOST-TV, Howard Broadcasting, Medford, AS
1997 - Present
Technical Director/Production Assistant/Voice Work
Direct technical aspects of newscast. Operate cameras and run audio for newscast. Operate cameras on live telecasts.

KNBR, Franklin Communications, Redford, AS
1996 - Present
Mid-Day On-Air Talent / Web Site Manager
• Created web site and maintain daily. Tracked visitors extensively and utilized feedback in marketing strategies in conjunction with sales department and station management.
• Trained all staff on Scott Studio System.
• Performed digital production work on commercials, did voice work and dubs.
• Responsible for a minimum of 48 public live broadcasting appearances per year.
• Went from 7 in mid-day slot to 2 within one Arbitron rating period.
• U2 ticket promotion, a call to action where people jumped in pond for pop bottles during Fall season.
• Developed new street marketing program where DJs handed out the radio's promotional stickers to listeners resulting in increased public awareness of station.

WCON, Pierce Broadcasting Corp, Marquette, MI
1996 - 1997
On-Air Talent
Part-time weekends show. Knowledge of Wire Ready Hard Drive System.

WEEI, Marquette, MI
1995 - 1996
On-Air Talent / Part Time Board Operator

WNMU, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI
1992 - 1996
Program Director
• Manage 50 air talents.
• Scheduled and programmed air time.
• Developed Public Service Announcements in conjunction with various non-profits.
• Promotions included Summer Jams and several concert events.

WZZX , Ishpeming, MI
1994 - 1996
On-Air Talent
Learned commercial radio during evening slot and Scott Studio System.


Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI
Completed one year toward Broadcasting degree.

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Television Reporter

Devin Saunders
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Reporter / Anchor with experience in broadcast news reporting and sub-anchoring, including Television News Reporter / Sub-Anchor and Production Assistant with all major affiliates. Skills include broadcast journalism, field and studio reporting, writing stories, public speaking, news research and production, developing creative story ideas, using and confirming sources, suggesting camera angles and shots, studio and sound techniques, and related electronic media functions.


• Well-developed communication skills demonstrated through generation of in-depth written reports and news stories / articles, excellent on-air speaking voice, and the ability to interact favorably with individuals from all backgrounds.
• Technical skills include knowledge of production equipment, Sony DXC-3000A and Panasonic WV-V3 cameras, editing equipment, TelePrompTers, and lighting equipment.
• Knowledgeable in computer operations and applications including News Star, IBM-PC and laptops, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, the Internet, and E-mail.
• Noted by station managers, professors, staff, and co-workers for superior job performance, creativity, solid work ethic, and timely completion of all assignments.


WXYZ-TV, New Orleans, Louisiana
1997 - Present
Television News Reporter / Sub-Anchor
• Handle wide range of broadcast duties including general field reporting, developing story ideas, interviewing community, civic, educational, and business leaders, coordinating schedules with production crews, as well as sub-anchoring and production duties.
• Won Press Club of New Orleans Award for Deadline News Story.
• Won First Place in the Journalism Competition for a feature story on the ongoing problem of motorists speeding through school zones.
• Received recognition for various series.

WDEF-TV, Columbus, Mississippi
1996 - 1997
Television News Reporter / Sub-Anchor / Producer
• Performed general field reporting on a variety of news assignments, topics, and stories for the morning news program, as well as 5:00, 6:00, and 10:00 o'clock broadcasts.
• Assigned numerous sub-anchoring assignments, extensive producing, and related broadcast journalism duties.

WGHI-TV, New Orleans, Louisiana
1995 - 1996
Production Assistant
• Conducted interviews for 26 News broadcasts, writing for the morning news, assisting reporters and the executive producer, operating the TelePrompter, ripped and organized scripts, and working with anchorwoman for the 10:00 p.m. evening news broadcasts.

WJKL-TV, New Orleans, Louisiana
1994 - 1995
Production Assistant
• Prepped guests and wrote for the morning show, gathered and edited information on financial markets and community announcements, operated the TelePrompTer, and worked with anchorwoman.

UNIVERSITY RADIO, New Orleans, Louisiana
1993 - 1994
News Writer / Announcer
Wrote and announced news for University's Department of Communications radio station on a variety of newsworthy and topical stories and subjects.

UNIVERSITY, New Orleans, Louisiana
1992 - 1993
Office Assistant / Receptionist
Performed various office and administrative duties, organized files, mailed documents and correspondence, answered phones, and other duties as assigned.


• Press Club of New Orleans
• Society of Professional Journalists
• New Orleans Association of Black Journalists


B.A., Mass Communications, Minor: Political Science
Concentration: Broadcast Journalism
Honors: Merit Scholar
Foreign Language: Conversational Spanish
Relevant Coursework: Introduction to Mass Communications, writing for the Mass Media, Beginning Reporting, Law of Public Communications, Broadcast Law, Broadcast News I and II, Production Theory and Practice, Professional Writing, TV News Studio, Mass Communications Theory and Research

Activities: High School Newspaper Editor
Honors: Selected as "Outstanding Journalism Student"

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