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John Akins Daniels

www.johnadaniels.weebly.com
2105 Owens Lane Raleigh, North Carolina 27610 (919) 803-9385 johnda@email.unc.edu
National University of Singapore Study Abroad Summer, May 2010-Jul. 2010 Topics studied: Religion and Globalization
 

EDUCATION
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill B.A. Journalism, May 2013 Honors Program Student   City University London London, United Kingdom Jan. 2012-Apr. 2012 Journalism Exchange Semester

WORK EXPERIENCE

Carolina Week, Chapel Hill, NC Reporter and Crew Member, January 2013-Present -Producing packages and story ideas for the student run award-winning weekly newscast -Doing production duties such as camera operating, playback operating, and running Google, Ann Arbor, MI Global Advertising BOLD Intern, May 2012-August 2012 -Honed interpersonal and customer service skills by providing Google AdWords phone and email support to approximately 250 advertisers across the United States and Canada -Interpreted policies and analyzed ad copy/landing pages to assist advertisers in writing appropriate and relevant internet ads -Collaborated to plan, film, and edit a video for the company’s yearly diversity celebration -Wrote blog posts for the intern website The News and Observer, Raleigh, NC Freelance Photographer, September 2011-November 2011 -Helped publicize the newspaper by taking photographs at local college football games, which are uploaded to a paper-owned website North Carolina Department of Transportation, Raleigh, NC Communications Intern, May 2011-July 2011 -Increased awareness of department’s mission, services, and goals while obtaining public relations and reporting skills -Wrote: • More than 10 press releases, all of which gained coverage in news outlets such as the Associated Press • Scripts for, and filmed, the department’s weekly broadcast, airing on YouTube and public access stations statewide • Speeches and letters for department administration and articles published in the department’s employee newsletter Carolina Conversations on UNC-Chapel Hill’s Student Television, Chapel Hill, NC Producer, November 2010-December 2012 -Facilitate the planning of the weekly talk show, which broadcasts to all of Chapel Hill, with a group of 10 students -Set up, operate, and conduct trainings on studio cameras, audio equipment and Final Cut Pro Publicity Chair, January 2010-November 2010 -Increased public knowledge of the show by creating Facebook and Twitter pages that have more than 150 fans and 100 followers, respectively -Communicated with staff members and campus media to create magazine advertisements

OTHER EMPLOYMENT AND ACTIVITIES
UNC-CH Department of Housing and Residential Education Office Assistant, August 2011-Present -Performed administrative duties such as handling telephone calls and mail -Assisted residents with checking out spare keys and other supplies and updated records using Google Apps Carolina (and National) Association of Black Journalists Member, August 2010-Present

SKILLS
Proficient in: Photography, Spanish language, AP Style, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, Apple Final Cut Pro, Google Drive, Google AdWords, Google Analytics; Familiar with: Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, HTML