8 Laurie Callsen

Skills
8 write to deadline 8 conduct in-depth interviews 8 pitch stories 8 display excellent news judgment 8 proofread & copyedit 8 layout newspaper designs 8 photojournalism & photo editing 8 gather and edit audio and video 8 work with DSLR cameras, high-end audio recorders and video cameras 8 work with Adobe software, iMovie, GarageBand and Audacity 8 able to work with both Mac & PC 8 highly organized and independant 8 able to speak simple French Clean and tight writing for: 8 print, online and breaking news 8 radio and TV 8 specific beats such as hard news, politics, arts and features
laurie.callsen@gmail.com 780.226.9030 lauriecallsen.com twitter.com/laurie_callsen

Experience
Camrose Canadian
July 15, 2010 —present (Camrose, AB) Multi-media reporter 8 Write sports, lifestyles, news & editorial copy 8Find & pitch stories 8 Shoot & edit photos 8 Proofread & edit copy 8 Design & layout pages 8 Work independently as the sole editorial employee for two months 8 Maintain and update website, Twitter and Facebook

Sun Media
April 26—July 15, 2010 (Lacombe, Wetaskiwin & Camrose, AB) Summer intern 8 Write sports, lifestyles, news & editorial copy 8 Interview sources 8 Shoot & edit photos 8 Proofread & edit copy 8 Design & layout pages 8 Displayed ability to work with many people and under varying degrees of guidance

Intercamp
Sept. 2009—April 2010 (Edmonton, AB) News Editor 8 Teach volunteers writing style, editing techniques and journalistic principals 8 Find, pitch and assign newsworthy stories 8 Recruit and retain volunteers. 8 Proofread and edit copy 8 Take photos as needed

Class 5 Operator’s Licence, Cond. A (July 2007)

Certification

WHMIS & WHMIS Consumer (June 2010)

Vehicle: Pontiac 2009 G5 Camera: Canon Rebel T2i with HD video; Sony HD Snap Recorder: Sony IC Computer: MacBook OS X 10.5 Software: Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Distiller; Cyberduck; GarageBand; iMovie; Microsoft Office

Equipment

Camrose Canadian W: 780.3498 E: editor@lacombeglobe.226.com Lisa Joy Editor. Level II Université Sainte-Anne July 2008 .9030 lauriecallsen.June 2010 (Edmonton. Lacombe Globe W: 403.497.com Cell phone: 780. Level I Westcliffe Composite School June 2008 (Marengo.August 2008 (Pointé-de-l’Eglise. QC) French.callsen@gmail.jo.com @laurie_callsen lauriecallsen lauriecallsen . Intercamp C: 780.First Class Standing (2009 & 2010) 8 Dave Billington Memorial – Edmonton Sun Scholarship (2009) 8 Governor General Award Academic (2009) Websites and Contact E-mail: laurie. SK) High School Diploma References Vince Burke Editor.4421 E: vburke@camrosecanadian.June 2009 (Rivière-du-Loup.8 Laurie Callsen Education Grant MacEwan University September 2008 .782. AB) Journalism diploma Cégep de Rivière-du-Loup May 2009 .com Justin Bell Former Managing Editor.5412 E: justin.com Other Interests 8 Multi-media journalism 8 Hyper-local journalism 8 Guitar 8 Mandolin 8 Singing 8 Social Media 8 Podcasting 8 Print Design Distinctions 8 MacEwan .672.bell@gmail. NS) French.