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Published by: Adam Sylvain on Dec 29, 2012
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Adam G.

4195 Jeremy Grove Fairfax, Virginia 22030 United States www.adamsylvain.com (603)475-4124 asylvain@masonlive.gmu.edu

January – May 2012 USA Today, McLean, VA 22108 Freelance Contributor | National Correspondents Intern At USA Today, I wrote front-page articles for the organization’s and online platforms. After completing my internship in May 2012, I continued to contribute as a freelance correspondent.

Connect2Mason.com, Fairfax, VA 22030 Managing Editor

August 2011 – May 2012

I was responsible for day-to-day content management of the student media website, both writing news articles for the site and editing stories written by contributors and editorial staff. May – August 2010 Townhall.com, Arlington, VA 22209 Editorial Intern I wrote articles for the monthly Townhall magazine, aggregated news content and posted Op-Eds to the website.

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The Daily Caller, Washington, DC. 20006 Intern

September – December 2009

At The Daily Caller, I worked closely with the staff on a variety projects prior to the organization’s web launch in January 2009. I researched possible contributors, aggregated news articles and generated multimedia content.

Teaching •
Paul VI Catholic High School, Fairfax, VA 22030 English and Technology Teacher June 2012 – June 2013

I taught American literature and Computer Information Systems to high school students at the “Top 50” Catholic High School.

Professional Development and Distinctions • •
• Presented an undergraduate thesis on infographics titled, “What is an infographic?: A Synthesis Approach to Interpretation of New Media,” at 2012 GMU Undergraduate Research Symposium Attended course titled, Presenting Data and Information, taught by Edward Tufte, Professor Emeritus at Yale University. The course reflected upon strategies and practice of information design Connect2Mason.com was a 2011 ACP Online Pacemaker Winner, as awarded by Associated Collegiate Press Graduate of Computer-Assisted-Investigative-Reporting (CAIR) Boot Camp hosted at the National Press Club

Technical Skills

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HTML LexisNexis/CisionPoint AP Style Proficient

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Social Media Proficient Adobe Photoshop/InDesign Google Analytics

George Mason University — Fairfax, VA BA, Honors in English-Undergrad with a concentration in Nonfiction Writing, Cum Laude

August 2008 – May 2012

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