Charles Jurries | a media guy

Web site: Charlesjurries.wordpress.com E-mail: Charles@whatsnewinnews.com Twitter: @charlesjurries Phone: 616.551.9809

Education
y y Bachelors of Science, Communication Studies and Journalism, Grand Valley State University, 2010. Associate of Arts, Grand Rapids Community College, 2008.

Internships
y y Radio News Intern, WGVU News, Grand Rapids, Mich. (Feb. ± Sept. 2010.) News / Web Intern, WOOD-TV8, Grand Rapids, Mich. (Fall 2008.)

Positions Held
y 2009-Jan. to July, Web Help | Grand Valley State University, Grand Valley Lanthorn Develop special projects, coordinate online ads for placement 2008-present, co-host / co-founder | What¶s New in News A weekly podcast talking about media issues affecting journalism. Duties include drafting list of topics for discussion, helping to manage/maintain web site (whatsnewinnews.com). 2007-2008, Web Design Editor / Staff Writer | Grand Rapids Community College, ³The Collegiate´ Developed web site, created content, created/placed ads, maintained online division. Job of ³Web Design Editor´ created to accommodate work done. Staff writing job included covering faculty and staff issues and concerns, including contract negotiations.

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Awards
y y y Michigan Press Association, Deadline Story, ³Faculty Contract Finally Reached,´ Third Place, Division III, 2008. Michigan Community College Press Association, Online Publication, First Place, 2008. Michigan Press Association, Best Online Newspaper, First Place, Division III, 2008.

Professional Organizations
y y y y ³The Collegiate,´ student-run newspaper at Grand Rapids Community College. ³Grand Valley Lanthorn,´ student-run newspaper at Grand Valley State University WOOD-TV 8, Grand Rapids, Mich. (intern, Fall, 2008) WGVU News, Grand Rapids, Mich. (intern, Winter 2010)

Publications
y ³The Collegiate,´ writer, 2007-2008. (Including six front page stories.)

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