Molly Callister

818-515-7605 —
Ohio State University
B.A. in Journalism, International Studies
Honors Program, Cum Laude
Graduated: June 2011
GPA: 3.58
Please see additional work experience on page 2.
Ou tstanding Scholar Award,
Annenberg School for
Communication and Journalism.
May 2013.
Pre senter at the Just Food and Fair
Food Conference at USC. March
An nenberg Fellowship at the University
of Southern California. August 2011
to May 2013.
Best collegiate newspaper in Ohio by
the Ohio Newspaper Association.
February 2011.
First place design by Ohio Newspaper
February 2011.
President of the OSU Chapter of SPJ.
June 2010 – Present.
Paul S. Underwood Memorial
Scholarship recipient.
May 2010.
Second place college sports writing by
Ohio SPJ.
September 2009.
Content Management Systems
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Final Cut Pro
Soundtrack Pro
Apple and PC computers
DSLR cameras
Public Insight Network
University of Southern California
M.A. in Online Journalism
Annenberg Fellow
Graduated: May 2013
GPA: 3.88
Southern California Public Radio
Web team intern
• Produced web build outs to complement KPCC’s radio coverage
• Created an election database and voter guide for the 2012 elections including information
for all candidates in the fve counties our station reaches
• Copy edit wire stories for the web
Los Angeles, Calif.
August 2012 – December 2012
Annenberg Radio News
• Produced a weekly, 30-minute news program that airs on KSXC and online
• Managed a team of reporters, assigned stories, created the rundown, set up weekly host
interviews and ran production during the live show
• Created content for the website and manage social media presence
Los Angeles, Calif.
December 2012 – May 2013
Completed work prior to Summer 2013 as Molly Gray.
USC Annenberg’s Reporter Corps
Editorial Fellow
• Coordinated programming to train young, aspiring journalists throughout Los Angeles
• Helped the students to develop and devise story ideas about issues afecting their
• Edit student work and publish to the web
Los Angeles, Calif.
June 2013 - April 2014
NPR West, National Public Radio
National Desk Intern
• Create Public Insight Network surveys and cultivate sources through PIN for reporters
• Conduct research and pre-interviews for special projects
• Report and produce news pieces for Morning Edition, All Things Considered and the
network’s weekend programs
Los Angeles, Calif.
September 2013 - Present
Freelance Reporter
Radio and Print
• Published writing in the Long Beach Press-Telegram, Hufngton Post
• Radio pieces aired on NPR’s Weekend Edition and Latino USA
Los Angeles, Calif.
June 2013 - Present
Molly Callister
Thank you.
The Lantern
Managing editor of design, webcast director
Previous positions: graphic design editor, arts editor, general assignment and sports reporter
• Managed a staf of designers to produce a daily print newspaper
• Coordinated content with sections editors and the editor-in-chief
• Anchored and produced content for a weekly webcast
Columbus, Ohio
January 2009 – June 2011
The Columbus Dispatch
City desk intern
• Reported on metro business, social trends, education and city government
• Wrote 5-6 daily stories a week, as well as several feature and enterprising stories
• Coordinated with photographers and graphic designers to create complete news packages
Columbus, Ohio
June 2011 – August 2011
Intersections South LA Report
Project associate
• Reported multimedia stories out of South LA
• Created a special projects page for the anniversary of the LA Riots
• Copy edited and posted work to the website
Los Angeles, Calif.
December 2011 – June 2012
CNN International
Web team intern
• Wrote daily news stories on Asia Pacifc for
• Produced multimedia content for online stories
• Managed page layout for the Asia page on
Hong Kong, Republic of China
June 2012 – August 2012

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