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CANDICE JADE NORWOOD • • @cjnorwoodwrites.

PBS NewsHour (grant-funded position) American University | Aug. 2016
Digital Politics Reporter | Arlington, Va. Sept. 2019 – Present • M.A. International Media
• Pitch, report 1-3 original stories and explainers per week on national politics • Graduate student commencement
• Assist with breaking news, web and YouTube blurbs for livestreams speaker, May 2016
• Cover pandemic’s effects: voting access, criminal justice, economic disparities
• Travel, report dispatches covering the 2020 presidential primaries and election University of Illinois at Urbana-
• Covered the impeachment process of President Trump on Capitol Hill Champaign | May 2013
• B.S. News-Editorial Journalism
Governing Magazine (entire magazine team laid off)
Staff Writer | Washington, D.C. July 2019 – Aug. 2019 SKILLS:
• Pitched, wrote web and print stories focusing on state policy around the country
Digital production:
• Social media, WordPress and other
Web Producer & Writer July 2018 – July 2019
content management systems, HTML,
• Wrote general assignment web stories analyzing state & local policy
CSS, SEO, headline writing
• Pitched and reported three print features; subjects included discriminatory
school dress code policies and tracking cases of murdered Native women
Software & Multimedia:
• Aggregated, produced a daily morning newsletter for 70,000 subscribers
• Experience working with Adobe
• Worked with HTML & CMS; developed best practices to increase web traffic
Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator,
• Assisted with special projects: 2018 state elections & profiles of public officials
Audition, Audacity, DSLR camera
• Data Analysis: Qualtrics, SPSS
Bloomberg News Sept. 2016 – June 2017; Aug. 2018 – Sept. 2019
White House Stringer | Washington, D.C.
Writing, Language & Research:
• In-town presidential pool reporter; covered POTUS appearances and movement
• Spanish language certification,
• Fed information for news stories to the White House team during live events
narrative long-form, breaking news,
copyediting, fact checking, AP style
Politico May 2017 – July 2018
Web Producer for Politico Pro | Arlington, VA
• Copyedited/produced ~20 stories, alerts, newsletters daily on 18 policy areas INTERNATIONAL WORK:
• Wrote breaking new stories on White House and congressional developments The Community of Madrid
• Coordinated with policy editors to ensure fast and accurate content production Sept. 2013 – June 2014 | Madrid, Spain
• Worked with the “ProWeb” production team of 17 to strategize best practices, • Prepared daily lessons about English
improvements to the website, and customized digital news products for readers grammar, vocabulary and American
• Selected and embedded photos, videos, graphics to enhance written web content culture for Spanish-speaking students
• Assisted with researching and writing the California Playbook newsletter
• Advised 12 students for a national
The Atlantic July 2016 – May 2017 high school journalism competition:
One-year editorial Politics Fellow | Washington, D.C. “El País de los Estudiantes”
• Co-wrote The Atlantic Politics Daily newsletter for 75,000 subscribers
• Pitched, wrote stories about national politics and the 2016 Trump transition CEGRI Institute of Higher Learning
• Copyedited, wrote headlines/deks, and produced 10-15 web stories weekly Jan. 2012 – May 2012 | Granada, Spain
• Worked with freelancers to shape submissions to meet web editorial standards • Completed Spanish minor
• Managed freelance submissions and worked with writers to develop stories
• Contributed to on-the-ground reporting during Trump’s inaugural weekend REFERENCES:
• Managed Facebook and Twitter accounts; strategized best practices for social Caroline Cournoyer, Governing
Fmr. Senior Editor, Jan. 2016 – May 2016
Race & Identities intern | Washington, D.C.
• Reported, wrote stories and explainers on race, gender and identity topics Jessica Cuellar, Politico
• Wrote headlines and web blurbs; selected images and graphics for stories Editorial Director, Production and
“Ferguson’s Fault Lines: The Race Quake That Rocked A Nation”
Co-author | Book released by the American Bar Association in April 2016 Nora Kelly, The Atlantic
• Wrote a 16-page research chapter analyzing news bias following the high- Senior Editor, Politics
profile deaths of black men, including Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin