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Paige OBJECTIVE

Talented SMU graduate seeking a position where my skills in editorial copy

Kerley can be utilized in a creative communications agency setting

EDUCATION
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN JOURNALISM SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY
May 2015
Student Senate member; writer for The Daily Campus; worked various
technical positions for The Daily Update

EXPERIENCE
EDITORIAL ASSISTANT PEOPLE NEWSPAPERS
January-May 2015
Wrote three to four monthly features for Park Cities People and Preston
Hollow People, updated the publications’ blogs with news or events
(approximately 12 posts per week), edited photos for online publication,
copy edited all pieces prior to publication, assisted monthly photo shoots

METRO DESK INTERN THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS


September-December 2014
Reported breaking news and overnight crime for the Metro blog,
communicated with local law enforcement and public officials, completed
metro feature stories

INTERN THE TEXAS LAWBOOK


June-September 2014
Researched and compiled data to be used in a future database for Texas
Lawbook, copy edited all pieces prior to publication, produced multimedia
projects to be used in conjunction with or supplementary to web copy

INTERN OFFICE OF GEORGE W. BUSH


September-December 2012
Organized and replied to President Bush’s scheduling requests, answered
phone calls, verified and facilitated military retirement letters, assisted in
preparing the office for guests, supported office staff through errands or
office tasks

CAREER SKILLS
 AP Style
 Microsoft Office
 Wordpress
 Final Cut Pro X
2427 Allen St #424  Adobe Photoshop
Dallas, TX 75204  iMovie/iPhoto
 HTML (minimal)
(913) 219-6111
paigekerley1@gmail.com
www.pkerley.wordpress.com