Nathan Carter

1006 Amber Ct. Apt #6 – Erie, PA 16502 – 814.431.9596 –


  • Four years of experience writing for a college-level and award-winning newspaper
  • Two years of experience editing articles and designing pages for same newspaper
  • One year of experience in hosting an internet radio show pertaining to Indie music
  • Hard-working and willing to learn anything I do not already know


Journatic (June ’12 – August ’12)

  • Freelance writing experience for the Chicago Tribune, Houston Chronicle, etc.
  • Communicating with supervisors and clients alike through email and over the phone
  • Creating short local pieces from press releases and released documents 

The Behrend Beacon (Fall ‘08 – Spring ’12)

  • Wrote for all sections of the Behrend Beacon: news, opinion, sports, and arts
  • Emphasized arts writing with promotion to arts editor (2010)
  • Filled a copy editor position for the Beacon (2010), however copy-edited throughout

Behrend BVZ Radio (Fall ’11 – Spring ’12)

  • Wrote responses and reflections after each aired episode, peer critiques
  • Developed writing plans for each aired episode and playlist construction
  • Researched artists and concerts to supply information, making content locally appealing

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Graduated: May 2012, Bachelor of Arts in English,
Literature Option,  Education and Communication Emphasis
Cumulative GPA 3.25 (Major GPA 3.55)
Dean’s List (3.72 Spring ’10, 3.69 Fall ’11)


Adobe InDesign and Photoshop

  • Worked to design 2-4 pages for the Beacon under pressure to be timely
  • Experience with Quark at high school newspaper and early Beacon
  • Moderate photo-editing experience with citing and inlay for the newspaper

Sound Forge Audio Studio

  • Worked with editing and sound checking throughout the radio show (’11-’12)

Microsoft Office

  • Extensive office use of Excel, Access, Publisher, Power Point, and Word


  • Data Entry/Database Maintenance
    Digital Measures System (July 1-Present)
    Penn State Behrend – Erie, PA
    Office Manager Kristy Bunce (814)898-6152
  • Shift Manager      
    Recently promoted (March 9, 2012 made shift manager; Left February 2013)
    Country Fair – 12th St. Erie, PA   Store Manager Kelly (814)456-5205
    also worked at Waterford, PA Location, Store manager Lisa Morris
  • Department Aide – Humanities Office
    Aide Duties (FA ’10 – SP ’12)
    Penn State Behrend – Erie, PA
    Work Study Manager: Jackie May (814)898-6178

Other work history and letters of recommendation available upon request.


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