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Alex M.

15 Village Lane Woodbury, NY 11797 516-509-5254 @AlexMSilverman

Standard & Poors

Journalism and Communications Experience

Freelance Editor (May 2013-Present) Edit credit analyses and commentaries for concision, clarity and accuracy in the insurance and structured finance sectors Pitch, write and produce podcasts for publication on S&Ps multimedia portal

Missouri Baseball Beat Reporter (January 2013-May 2013) Missouri School of Journalism Copy Editor (January 2012-March 2012) Staff Reporter (Summer 2011) Bachelor of Journalism Covered University of Missouri athletics and local news in a (May 2013) professional newsroom environment at a community newspaper Traveled to Oklahoma City to cover the Missouri softball team at the Print and Digital News Business and Sociology Minors Womens College World Series, working on deadline and finding unique Graduated with Honors story angles Provided localized, breaking coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings, as well as fires and tornadoes in Mid-Missouri.

Columbia Missourian


Adobe InDesign, Photoshop Social Media Management Final Cut Pro and iMovie Reporting and Interviewing Copy Editing Media/Public Relations Search Engine Optimization Content Management Systems On-the-Fly Learning

Veterans United Home Loans

Marketing Intern (August 2012-January 2013) Monitored a network of Facebook pages for the nations largest provider of VA home loans, interacting with both current and prospective customers via social media Used search engine optimization techniques to drive traffic toward my own original targeted content on


Online Portfolio and Extended Rsum

Sports Intern (Summer 2012) Covered professional, college and local sports for one of New Yorks long-standing and highly circulated publications, writing both day-turn and feature pieces Played a major role in Newsdays coverage of the National Hockey League labor negotiations in Manhattan, connecting with officials from both the league and union

New York Islanders Hockey Club

Media Intern (Summer 2010) Composed press releases regarding personnel moves, team events and promotional campaigns, along with media materials for the NHL Draft and Prospects Camp Produced feature stories for the official team website and content for the media guide