Adam Matonic

(412) 498-6961
adammatonic@gmail.com
333 EBENEZER AVE.
ROCK HILL, SC 29730

Skills
Copy editing, fact-checking, reporting, writing, interviewing, video editing

Experience
AUGUST 2014 - MAY 2016
The Johnsonian, Winthrop University​ - Head Copy Editor & Fact-Checker
● Evaluated the newspaper for errors in copy, layout, and facts.
● Contributed stories and met weekly with the paper’s editorial board.
● Interviewed candidates for the paper’s next editor-in-chief.

JANUARY 2015 - MAY 2016
Safe Zones Program, Winthrop’s Department of Student Affairs ​- Student Director
● Led orientations on LGBTQ student issues.
● Recruited and led students in panel discussions.
● Booked LGBTQ speakers and coordinated cultural events.

JUNE 2015 - present
Teavana​ - Sales Associate
● Communicate benefits to project into the customer’s lifestyle.
● Balance customer experience with sales goal, manage merchandising and stock.

SEPTEMBER 2013 - APRIL 2014
WINR Radio, Winthrop University​ - Radio Host
● Hosted a talk show on politics, arts & culture, and advice.
● Recruited hosts for other shows on the station.

Education
JANUARY 2012 - present
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina​ -
pending BA in Mass Communication, Minor in Art History

Awards
● South Carolina Press Association Collegiate Award for Editorial Writing (2016)
● Human Rights Campaign Scholarship (2013)