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David C.

Floyd
4409 Green Spring Circle, Kingsport, TN 37664
Cell: 423-429-5139
floydd@goldmail.etsu.edu
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Education

Diploma from Dobyns-Bennett High School

Currently enrolled at East Tennessee State University as a Junior (ETSU),


Johnson City, TN

University Honors Scholar in the ETSU Honors College

Seeking Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication - Journalism, GPA 3.962

Seeking Minors in Political Science and Film Studies


Experience
I.
Part-Time Reporter Aug. 2015 - present
Johnson City Press, Johnson City, TN
- Wrote articles, produced video and edited pictures
II.
News Editor, late Sept. 2014 - late Oct. 2014; Jan. 2015 - May 2015; Aug. 2015 Dec. 2015
East Tennessean, ETSU campus newspaper
- Coordinated content for the news section and distributed assignments and
instructions to three news reporters
- Edited articles written for the news section
- Wrote articles for the news section
III.
Intern, June 2015 - Aug. 2015
Johnson City Press, Johnson City, TN
- Wrote articles, produced video and edited pictures
- Helped run the Johnson City Press Happy Snaps booth during the Blue Plum
Festival
IV.
Managing Editor, late Oct. 2014 - Dec. 2014
East Tennessean, ETSU campus newspaper
- Cooperated in the organization and management of written content for the
entire publication with the help of another managing editor
- Coordinated content, assigned articles and edited copy for the East Tennessean
news section
- Wrote articles for the news section
V.
Arts and Entertainment Editor, Aug. 2014 - late Sept. 2014

VI.

VII.

East Tennessean, ETSU campus newspaper


- Coordinated content for the arts and entertainment section and distributed
assignments and instructions to three arts and entertainment reporters
- Edited articles written for the Arts and Entertainment section
- Wrote articles for the A&E section
- Created and organized the elements on the inDesign document for the A&E
page
General Assignment Reporter, Jan. 2014 - May 2014
East Tennessean, ETSU campus newspaper
- Wrote biweekly articles for the paper on a range of campus-related topics
INK Correspondent, June 2012 - May 2013
Kingsport Times News, Kingsport, TN
- Wrote a weekly column about past and present film trends
- Helped to decide what articles or ideas would be included in the weekly
manifest as a member of the INK board
- Contributed to a weekly suggestion page entitled check-it-out in which I
provided a preview for an upcoming film

Special Skills

Software: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook), Blogging


Platforms (Blogger, Wordpress), iMovie, iPhoto, Audition, GarageBand, Dreamweaver,
Weebly, inDesign, Photoshop, Statistical Software (SPSS), Social Media (Twitter,
Facebook)

Blogs: Casual Cinephiliac casualcinephiliac.blogspot.com and Multiple


Chemical Sensitivity mcom2400davidfloyd.wordpress.com
Activities

Co-editor and writer for the Honors College Newsletter


Awards and Certificates

ETSU University Honors Scholar (Honors Scholars receive a full ride to ETSU
and are enrolled in a specialized curriculum that places an emphasis on the
humanities and critical thinking)

ETSU Deans List for Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015 and Fall
2015 semesters