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Chase Purdy

104 Park Street

Hillsdale, MI 49242
(502) 457-8887

EDUCATION Hillsdale College, BA History (2009), English Minor,

Dow Journalism Program, experience in French and

EXPERIENCE Internship, Toledo Free Press, summer 2007,

distribution 150,000.
Wrote articles, created multimedia presentations,
accepted radio interviews.
Focus Editor, The Collegian, Hillsdale College weekly
Wrote articles, managed theme page content, assigned
designed page layout, took photos, proposed over 50
story ideas, Aug. 2007 – May 2008.
Freelance writer, Jackson Citizen Patriot, Jackson,
MI daily
circulation 75,251, wrote news and news feature
articles, compiled
information, January 2007 to present.
Staff Reporter, The Collegian, Hillsdale College weekly
Wrote news, features, sports, opinion, and arts articles,
“Most Provocative.” Took photos, submitted over 50
story ideas,
Aug. 2006 – May 2007.
Freelance writer, The Collegian, Hillsdale College
Wrote news, feature, sports, opinion, and arts articles,
submitted story
ideas, Jan. 2006 – May 2006.
Editor in Chief, The ECHO, Trinity High School bi-
Managed newspaper with team of peers, designed page
submitted story ideas, wrote articles, Aug. 2004 – May

AFFILIATIONS Hillsdale College Juggling Club

THS Wrestling, 2001-2002, THS Yearbook 2003-2005.
ACHIEVEMENT Dow Journalism Program Scholarship Recipient, half
tuition ($8,000).

WORK The Toledo Free Press, Staff Writer. May. 2007 – Aug.
Cheddar Box Café, cashier, server. May 2004 – August

TECHNICAL SKILLS Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Office,

Quark Xpress, Sound Slides, Sony Vegas 7.0, Audacity

Tom F. Pounds Tony Gonzalez Michael Miller Nolan Finley

Publisher: Toledo Free Press Editor: Toledo Free Press Editorial Editor The Detroit News
419.241.1700 517.398.6669 419.241.1700 ext. 223 313.222.2542