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Megan Lydon
ADDRESS: 6 Patriot Circle, Devon, PA 19333 t PHONE: (610) 731-3603 t E-MAIL: lydonmeg@gmail.com Profile I have experience as a newspaper reporter, sales associate, and in daycare and childhood education. I am highly motivated, creative, organized, personable, and I have excellent time management skills. Experience The Philadelphia Inquirer Philadelphia, PA InternSeptember 2013-

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Bill March, Managing Editor Daily Local News 250 N. Bradford Avenue West Chester, PA 19382 430-1197 JoAnne Hartsough, School Administrator Lane Montessori School 505 E. Swedesford Road Wayne, PA 19087 989-9200 Jennifer Magrowski, VP Human Resources Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc. 201 Great Valley Parkway Malvern, PA 19355 240-3815

Daily Local News, West Chester, PA May 2013- August 2013 Intern- I wrote for the features section, business section and the news section. I had 15 articles published. Aerie, King of Prussia, PA 2012-present Sales Associate- I have experience selling to customers, working in the fitting rooms and organizing and decorating the store. Lane Montessori School, Wayne, PA 2009-2010, summer 2011 Nursery School Teacher and Day Care Provider- Responsible for helping with story time, lesson plans, teaching the children, arts and crafts, cleaning and organizing the classroom, greeting parents and giving them updates. Main Line Media News, Ardmore, PA May 2009

Intern- One of my articles was published in the newspaper Main Line Suburban Life, a publication of Main Line Media News. I helped with the yearly events document and proofread articles. Education Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA Delaware Valley Friends School, Paoli, PA Graduated with a 3.83 GPA Extracurriculars I have written for my school’s newspaper, The Hawk, since 2011 and have been the Assistant Features Editor since late 2011 to early 2013 but am currently taking time off to focus on my internship at The Philadelphia Inquirer Students Helping Honduras- Volunteer with my school’s chapter from 2011-2013. I helped plan our group’s biggest event of 2011, Hondurock, a benefit that raises money that goes directly to impoverished children in Honduras and to the building of schools in Honduras Back on My Feet- Volunteer from 2012-2013.

Who is Megan Lydon?
I love to write, run, swim and be active in any way possible. I hope to one day compete in a triathlon and run in a marathon. I like to push myself physically and mentally and I like a good challenge. I’m always willing to learn something new.

2010-present Graduated 2009

“I became a journalist to come as close as possible to the heart of the world.” -Henry Luce

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