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Nathan Carter

1006 Amber Ct. Apt #6 – Erie, PA 16502 – 814.431.9596 – ncarter5069@gmail.com

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:

  • 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


WRITING AND EDITING EXPERIENCE:

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

EDUCATION:
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)

 TECHNICAL SKILLS:

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

OTHER EXPERIENCE:

  • 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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