Nicholas A.

2400 E. Nifong Unit #1003 Columbia, MO 65201 269.757.1276 OBJECTIVE: EDUCATION: To obtain a position as a multimedia sports journalist Bachelor of Journalism in Print and Digital News University of Missouri-Columbia Minor: English Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2011 Study Abroad University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia June 12-July 27, 2009 Studied Australian culture through its films and literature JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE: SportsPro Media, International sports magazine Intern and Freelancer May 2010-Present Researched, wrote and analyzed sports business deals and sports business stories, and copy edited for magazine and website Columbia Missourian, Columbia’s Morning Newspaper Sports Reporter January 2010-Present Beat reporter for MU and prep wrestling, prep girl’s soccer and MU men’s basketball, copy editor The Maneater, University of Missouri Student Newspaper Senior Staff Writer and Senior Staff Photographer September 2007-December 2009 Beat reporter for MU football and wrestling teams MU football reporter August 2009-December 2009 Produced short audio broadcasts previewing, highlighting and analyzing MU football games during the 2009 season OTHER SKILLS: New media and blogging skills Photography/Video-editing/Multimedia skills Cross-cultural communication skills SPJ Member MU Dean’s List Recorder for Sigma Nu Fraternity


Nicholas A. Forrester
2400 E. Nifong Unit #1003 Columbia, MO 65201 269.757.1276 REFERENCES: David Cushnan, Internship supervisor, SportsPro Editor 100 City Road, EC1Y 2BP, London, UK +44 (0) 20 7549 3251 Mr. Greg Bowers, Columbia Missourian Sports Editor 310 Lee Hills Hall 573.882.5729 Mrs. Laura Johnston, Print and Digital News Faculty at MU 316E Lee Hills Hall 573.882.6870(w) or 573.225.4785(c)

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