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CANDICE JADE NORWOOD candicenorwood.com • cnorwood@governing.

com • @cjnorwoodwrites

EXPERIENCE: EDUCATION:
Governing Magazine July 2018 – present American University | May 2016
Web Producer & Writer | Washington, D.C. • M.A. International Media
• Write general assignment stories analyzing state & local government / policy • Spring 2016 graduate student
• Aggregate, produce a daily morning newsletter for 60,000 subscribers commencement speaker
• Assist with special projects: 2018 ballot coverage & profiles of public officials
University of Illinois at Urbana-
Bloomberg News Sept. 2016 – June 2017; Aug. 2018 – present Champaign | May 2013
Weekend White House Stringer | Washington, D.C. • B.S. News-Editorial Journalism
• In-town pool reporter; cover the president’s public appearances
• Feed information for news stories to the White House team during live events SKILLS:
Digital & Web:
Politico May 2017 – July 2018 • Social media, WordPress, CMS,
Web Producer for Politico Pro | Arlington, VA HTML, CSS, SEO, data visualization
• Copyedited/produced ~20 stories, alerts, newsletters daily on 18 policy areas
• Managed PoliticoPro.com for Pro subscribers who are policy stakeholders Software & Multimedia:
• Troubleshot CMS glitches, communicated larger web issues with our tech team • Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Premiere,
• Coordinated with policy editors to ensure fast and accurate content production Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, Audition
• Worked with the “ProWeb” production team of 17 to strategize best practices, Aperture, Audacity, DSLR camera
improvements to the website, and customized digital news products for readers • Data Analysis: Qualtrics, SPSS
• Selected and embedded photos, videos, graphics to enhance written web content
• Assisted with researching and writing the California Playbook newsletter Writing, Language & Research:
• Spanish language certification,
The Atlantic July 2016 – May 2017 narrative long-form, breaking news,
Editorial Fellow for Politics & Policy | Washington, D.C. copyediting, fact checking, AP style
• Researched and co-wrote a daily political newsletter for 75,000 subscribers
• Pitched, wrote stories about national politics and the 2016 Trump transition
• Copyedited, wrote headlines/deks, and produced 10-15 web stories weekly
INTERNATIONAL WORK:
The Community of Madrid
• Worked with freelancers to shape submissions to meet web editorial standards
Sept. 2013 – June 2014 | Madrid, Spain
• Managed email submissions account and provided feedback on story potential
• Prepared daily lessons about English
• Contributed to on-the-ground reporting during Trump’s inaugural weekend
grammar, vocabulary and American
• Managed Facebook and Twitter accounts; strategized best practices for social
culture for Spanish-speaking students
Vox.com Jan. 2016 – May 2016
• Advised 12 students for a national
Race & Identities Intern | Washington, D.C.
high school journalism competition:
• Reported, wrote stories and explainers on race, gender and identity topics
“El País de los Estudiantes”
• Wrote headlines and web blurbs; selected images and graphics for stories
CEGRI Institute of Higher Learning
The Washington Post Sept. 2015 – Dec. 2015
Jan. 2012 – May 2012 | Granada, Spain
Local Desk Intern | Washington, D.C.
• Completed Spanish minor
• Reported and wrote one print or online breaking news story, blurb or
feature per week covering D.C. courts, public safety and community events
REFERENCES:
C-SPAN (through t-howard.org) June 2015 – Aug. 2015 Jessica Cuellar, Politico
International Programming Intern | Washington, D.C. Production Director, Politico Pro
• Logged video, coordinated production for foreign and domestic programs jcuellar@politico.com
• Edited video, researched, and created graphics and on-air scripts
Nora Kelly, The Atlantic
* Other internships: NPR, Newsday, San Diego Union-Tribune Senior Associate Editor, Politics
nora@theatlantic.com
SPECIAL PROJECTS:
Priscilla Alvarez, The Atlantic
“Ferguson’s Fault Lines: The Race Quake That Rocked A Nation”
Assistant Editor, Politics
Co-Author | Book released by the American Bar Association in April 2016
palvarez@theatlantic.com
• Wrote a 16-page research chapter analyzing news bias following the high-
profile deaths of black men, including Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin