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Resume 5.25.11

Resume 5.25.11

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Published by: Jenn Schanz on May 25, 2011
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Jenn Schanz
650 W. Barry, Chicago IL 60657 ● jschanz@mail.depaul.edu ●616-822-7970 
Communication Skills:
Multimedia reporting, public speaking, trilingual
 Analytical Skills:
Editing and conceptualizing articles, organizing print layouts, fact checking
Multicultural Awareness:
Interest and knowledge of global issues and current events, cultural sensitivity
DePaul University, BA in Journalism
Expected graduation: March 2012, Summa CumLaude
Coursework in Arabic and International PoliticsCurrent G.P.A.:3.9/4.0Dean’s List Honoree all quarters in attendance
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE“The DePaulia” University Newspaper: Chicago, IL
Opinions Editor May 2011-Presen
Write, edit, conceptualize and delegate stories for the Opinions section of The DePaulia
Responsible for the weekly layout of a two page spread using Adobe InDesign
Communicate with fellow editors, copyeditors, and staff writers to produce print, online, and multimediacontent
Chicago Sun-Times/NBC5, Marin Corp’s DePaul Documentary Project
Research Intern September 2010-April 2011
Under the supervision of Chicago Sun-Times political columnist Carol Marin and NBC5 producer DonMoseley, provided research assistance on a variety of stories and projects covering Illinois politics
Communicated regularly with campaign managers and local politicians to collect voting trends andcandidate background information for midterm and municipal elections
Contributed to NBC5 stories, received a by-line in NBC’s Wardroom
Analyzed Carol’s twice weekly political columns for the Sun-Times by providing feedback and critiques
Participated in political interviews and story preparation by attending political debates, candidate forums,filing FOIA requests and going out in the field on election day
DePolitics1011 Political Blog
Blogger/Reporter September 2010-March 2011
Assisted in the creation and maintenance of www.DePolitics1011.com, a political blog for DePaul’s Collegeof Communication
Covered several ward-wide, city-wide, and state-wide events
Interviewed several politicians and communicated regularly with campaign managers
Took photos, contributed to podcasts, and created blog content on a weekly basis
Anne Kavanagh’s (Fox Chicago) “United We Learn” Documentary
Research Contributor May 2010 
Assisted Fox Chicago investigative reporter Anne Kavanagh in collecting research on public educationfunding within Chicago high schools for “United We Learn” documentary
Conducted interviews with notable Chicago figures such as Toni Kukoc, Betty Loren-Maltese, and localaldermen
Worked diligently with fellow investigative reporting students in filing FOIA requests and reviewing statereports to gather comprehensive data and funding statistics
www.linkedin.com/in/jennschanz @JennSchanzwww.JennSchanz.com
Jenn Schanz
Chicago Tribune, Tribune Interactive: Chicago, IL
Syndicate Intern January 2010- March 2010 
Worked in the Feature, News, and Television sectors of Journalism with Tribune editors and producers
Assisted in updating and creating photo galleries, stories, and pages for CLTV, WGNTV, and over 30 other networks in New York, Los Angeles, Denver, Miami, and Washington D.C.
Participated in weekly conference call meetings to address story updates and project statistics
Created and designed my own photo gallery, which was published with a byline on network sites aroundthe nation
ON CAMPUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCEDePaul University, Office of Alumni Relations: Chicago, IL
Student Alumni Ambassador October 2009-Present 
Co-facilitate DePaul Alumni events as a student liaison between university alumni of all ages, colleges, andindustries
Demonstrate leadership through instilling a sense of community and motivating group discussion amongguests
Professionally promote DePaul’s urban, Catholic, and Vincentian three-pillar mission while networking withuniversity alumni
DePaul University, Office of Academic Enhancement: Chicago, IL
Chicago Quarter Mentor and Orientation Leader June 2009-November 2009
Facilitated group discussion on issues such as diversity and culture, urban living, politics and theenvironment for 30 first-year students during their first academic quarter at DePaul
Collaborated with professor to determine how to best provide guidance, academic, and emotional supportfor students while helping them to acclimate to city life
Assigned innovative and thought-provoking class assignments on social justice, cultural identity, andprofessional aspirations
Demonstrated a mastery of DePaul’s resources and opportunities through facilitating small and large groupinformation sessions for incoming freshman students and parents
AWARDSDePaul University’s First Year Writing Program: Chicago, IL
Showcase Writer May 2009
First Year Writing Showcase Award recipient for political essay “Rugs Heads: Courtesy of the Red, White,and Blue”
Received $125 award from the College of Communication at DePaul University
DePaul Universitys Study Abroad Program December 201
Traveled to North Africa while conducting research on how new media affects Moroccans on a generationallevel
Staying with a family in Fez, Morocco and camping in the Sahara strengthened my Modern StandardArabic and intercultural communication skills
Learned Moroccan dialect of Arabic and spoke it regularly with host family
Proficient in Assembler, Adobe InDesign, P2P, and all Microsoft Office software
www.linkedin.com/in/jennschanz @JennSchanzwww.JennSchanz.com

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