EJ Holland

Phone: 956-346-6334 Email: eholland@dallasnews.com Address: 2415 Taylor St, Apt. 11311, Dallas, TX, 75201 Education: Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX GPA: 3.6/4.0 Major: Journalism/ Minor: Sports Management Related Experience: The Dallas Morning News Sports Web Producer - Help generate content for the SportsDay online component of dallasnews.com - Create news items and photo galleries using Escenic Content Management System - Assist with publishing of content to iPad and iPhone platforms Fox Sports/Scout.com Publisher - Editor of SMU specific website PonyStampede.com on the Scout network - Create content on recruiting, football, basketball on Adobe CQ5 - Manage a staff of three writers and two photographers Dallas Cowboys Game Day PR Assistant - Conduct and transcribe postgame interviews - Assist with the distribution of in-game and postgame stats and notes - Escort reporters to proper destination Major League Soccer FC Dallas Beat Writer Covered FC Dallas practices twice a week and all home games for the league’s website - Generated five content items per week including features, blogs, and previews - Conduct weekly interviews with coaches and players Dallas, TX February 2012-June 2012 Dallas, TX August 2012-Present Dallas, TX June 2012-Present Dallas, TX February 2012-Present

Dallas Cowboys Public Relations Intern

Dallas, TX

August 2011- January 2012

- Assisted with stats, releases, and other tasks - Coordinated interviews between reporters and players during open locker room - Assisted with the assembly of weekly game media guides Yahoo! Sports/ Rivals.com Pony Pride Staff Writer - Generated at least 8 stories per week on SMU football, basketball, and recruiting - Covered all SMU football practices and games - Appeared weekly as a part of Rivals Radio Hour on ESPN Sports Talk in East Texas Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine Editorial Intern/Blogger - Posted weekly blogs and stories about Texas high school football for texasfootball.com - Appeared on Fox Sports Southwest's Friday Night Blitz program as an analyst - Updated Friday Night Scoreboard using Digome site administration SMU Daily Campus Sports Editor -Edited and laid out sports pages 2-3 days per week using Adobe InDesign - Managed a staff of three writers as well as contributing writers - Covered all 17 SMU sports on campus and composed 3-4 articles per week Dallas Vigilantes Media Relations Intern - Assisted with the creation and distribution of weekly Arena Football press releases - In charge of writing game story after each home game for the AP wire - Distributed stats when needed Current Freelance Writing Clients: Dallas Cowboys Star Magazine- Write four stories a month for in-house publication on team The Dallas Morning News- Cover high school football games every Friday night Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Magazine- Write a weekly recruiting article for the web White Rock Lake Weekly- Write a weekly column on Dallas-area high school football Current Freelance Public Relations Clients: AT&T Cotton Bowl- Assist at all Cotton Bowl sponsored games Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl- Work game and surrounding events each fall Dallas, TX February 2011-May 2011 Dallas, TX August 2010-August 2011 Dallas, TX March 2011-February 2012 Dallas, TX March 2011-February 2012

Past Clients: ESPN College GameDay- Promotions Assistant Super Bowl XLV- PR Volunteer NBC Olympics- Production Assistant Time Warner Sports- Spotter Texas Rangers- Sales Volunteer East Texas Sports- Freelance Writer Related Skills: Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Content Management Systems, Final Cut Pro, Light HTML, Microsoft Office, Some Photoshop, Social Media Platforms. Bilingual- speak Spanish fluently. Awards/Honors: Texas Sports Hall of Fame Voting Member, Football Writers Association of America Member, Texas Intercollegiate Press ‘Best Sports Feature,’ BELO Journalism Scholar, Becker Communications Scholar, SMU Dean’s List (Spring 2012), Minority Academic Achievement Award, New Century Scholar References: Joe Trahan (Dallas Cowboys PR Assistant): 985-778-9896 Scott Bell (The Dallas Morning News Assistant Sports Editor): 231-624-1924 Joel Cox (Fox Sports VP Of Content Development): 310-699-9503 Travis Stewart (Managing Editor Dave Campbell's Texas Football): 972-428-5714 Bo Carter (Armed Forces Bowl Program Coordinator): 214-418-6132

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