MARKETING CHAIR  

ALPHA  CHI  OMEGA  FRATERNITY     Responsible  for  designing,  ordering  and  distributing  merchandise;  I   manage  a  budget  and  work  constantly  with  retail  companies  

2012 - PRESENT

SMU DEDMAN CENTER FOR LIFETIME SPORTS
LIFEGUARD     Responsible  for  maintaining  a  safe  pool  environment  by   supervising  patrons  in  the  pool  area  and  performing  routine  pool   chemical  maintenance    

2012 - PRESENT

VALERIE THOMPSON
I   am   an   aspiring   photojournalist   and   reporter   with   a   keen   interest   in   cultures   and   travel.   I   was   born   in   Dallas,   Texas   but   grew   up   in   Adelaide,   South   Australia.   I   have   participated   in   many   student   exchange   programs   to   India,   France   and   Canada,   and   have   worked   with   Indigenous   Australians   in   the   Outback   of   South   Australia.   After   graduation,   I   returned   to   the   U.S.   to   attend   university.   I   will   soon   commence   a   study   abroad   program   in  Indonesia,  honing  my  photography   skills,   while   immersing   myself   in   the   Balinese  culture.      

THE HARWOOD MUSEUM OF ART
CURATORIAL  INTERN  Ÿ  TAOS,  NEW  MEXICO     Responsible  for  preparation  of  exhibition  spaces,  hanging   exhibitions,  organizing  and  cataloguing  [if  this  is  a  better  word  than   tagging,  if  not  just  use  tagging]  artwork  in  storage,  updating   information  in  the  Museum’s  database  and  retrieval  of  artworks   loaned  to  various  exhibitions  or  donated  to  the  Museum;  I  also   compiled  a  directory  of  artists  for  the  museum  and  produced  a   comprehensive  exhibition  guide  [available  upon  request]    

SUMMER 2012

THE DAILY UPDATE
SMU-­‐TV’S  WEEKDAY  MORNING,  STUDENT-­‐PRODUCED  NEWS  BROADCAST     6  a.m.  crew  call:  proficiencies  include  operating  server,  audio   board,  cameras,  teleprompter  stillstore,  CG,  writing  and  floor   directing  

2011 – 2012

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vthompson@smu.edu   http://vethompson.wordpress.com   @vthompson_smu      

REFERENCES
Ty McDonald                                  (214)  768-­‐8816   [Boss]                                                          tymcdonald@                                                                                  smu.edu     Jina Brenneman (575)  779-­‐6018   [Internship                                        jina@unm.edu    supervisor]     Robert Hart (214)  808-­‐3920   [Photojournalism                    Robert@    professor]                                            roberthart.com    

Proficient  in  use  of  Final  Cut  Pro,  Sony  PD170  mini  DV  camera,   AVID  iNews,  iPhoto,  Canon  EOS  Rebel  T2i.  Knowledgeable  handling   both  server  and  studio  cameras;  versatile  with  stillstore  and  CG;   learning  directing,  producing  and  anchoring     Microsoft  Office  (Word,  PowerPoint),  Adobe  Photoshop,  Mac/PC,   Bridge     Advanced  French  

PRODUCTION EDITING PHOTOGRAPHY COMPUTER SKILLS LANGUAGES

B.A. : JOURNALISM; MINORS: STUDIO ART, FRENCH  

SOUTHERN  METHODIST  UNIVERSITY  Ÿ DALLAS,  TEXAS     Alpha  Lambda  Delta  Honor  Society;  National  Society  of  Collegiate   Scholars     GPA:    3.683    

DEGREE ANTICIPATED MAY 2014

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE DIPLOMA
MERCEDES  COLLEGE    Ÿ ADELAIDE,  SOUTH  AUSTRALIA     Academic  award  recipient  (2004-­‐2009)   Certificates  of  merit  in  French  and  Visual  Art  (2009)   Graduated  in  top  5  percent  of  class  

2009

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