Michael Katz (626) 319-9689; katzml@usc.edu; www.michaellkatz.

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Education University of Redlands, B.A. English Literature, graduated May 2011 Race and Ethnic Studies minor GPA in major 3.81 Overall GPA 3.83 University of Southern California, MA Journalism, expected May 2013 Overall GPA 3.55 Experience Writing Intern Pac12SportsWatch.com March-July 2011 • Student Intern for the website; reported on sports news within the Pacific-10/12 Conference Staff Writer Daily Trojan August 2011-Present • Sports Editor for Spring 2012 and featured columnist • Sportswriter for the Daily Trojan; coverage of football features and beat writer for swim and dive Neon Tommy September 2011-Present • Sportswriter; focus mainly on NFL and college football Awards, Honors, and Association Memberships Phi Beta Kappa • Outstanding scholarship Who’s Who Among College Students 2009-2010, 2010-2011 academic years • Included in the publication, which honors students for academic excellence and a commitment to community service Alpha Phi Omega Fall 2008-May 2011 • Member of Alpha Phi Omega, the nation’s largest community service fraternity Leadership Involvement and Volunteerism Community Service Intern September 2009-May 2011 University of Redlands, Office of Community Service Learning • Manager of community service outreach for student body. Gained valuable experience in organizing large groups of individuals • Helped organize and supervise a University of Redlands team of 50 students for AIDS Walk 2010 Residential Assistant June-July 2010 Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, Stanford site • Programmed nightly and weekend activities for youth residents • Supervised students and created a healthy environment for living; made sure that all students were taken care of and followed guidelines President, Alpha Phi Omega, Sigma Beta chapter 2009-2010 academic year • Held presidency in Alpha Phi Omega, country’s largest community service fraternity, for two semesters Social Media skills • Proficient in: o Facebook  Updating profiles  Uploading pictures  Finding fellow Facebook members  Creating events o Twitter  Play-by-play updates (was the Daily Trojan “tweeter” for the Arizona-USC football game in 2011)  Hashtagging  Retweeting  Mentioning

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