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575-714-4889 JennaDeWitt@gmail.


Relevant Skills:
Writing, reporting and interviewing on a wide range of topics
Editing copy, photos and design
Software experience in: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InCopy, various video editing programs
Experienced with professional social media for organizations and publications
Nine years of experience in designing and writing for student and professional publications
Baylor University, Waco, TX
Bachelor of Arts: News-editorial journalism major, music minor
Graduation: May 2011 GPA: 3.88 Major GPA: 4.0
University of Oxford, Baylor in Oxford study abroad program, summer 2009
George Washington University, Semester in Washington Journalism certificate program, summer 2010
Work History:
Focus, Baylor University student-produced magazine
Position: Editor
Duties: Managed large number of contributors from journalism classes throughout the department,
governed content and design, edited submitted articles, maintained and posted to website
Dates: August 2009 – May 2010, January 2011 – May 2011

The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University newspaper

Position: Arts and Entertainment editor (August 2010-December 2010), reporter (January 2009-May 2009)
Duties: Writes articles, editorials, reviews and columns, assigns content to reporters and photographers,
designs arts and entertainment section, editorial board member. While a reporter, also covered academics
Dates: January 2009 – May 2009, August 2010 – December 2010
The Georgetowner, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. community newspaper
Position: Editorial intern through the Semester in Washington Journalism Program at George Washington University
Duties: Wrote articles for both print and web, designed pages, shot photos, posted web content and social media
Dates: June 2010 – July 2010
Round Up, Baylor University yearbook
Position: Academics editor (2008-2009), Organizations editor (2007-2008)
Duties: Designed sections of yearbook, wrote stories, interviewed students, faculty and
administrators, worked with photographers and staff writers to provide material, sold
yearbooks, sold record number of organizations pages to student leaders and faculty advisers
Dates: August 2007 – May 2009

Clovis News Journal/Quay County Sun/Portales News-Tribune, affiliated newspapers in New Mexico
Position: features reporter, special assignments reporter
Duties: Wrote, edited and designed a centennial anniversary magazine for Tucumcari, N.M., interviewed
community members, wrote articles for all three newspapers, wrote for and helped design
their bimonthly magazine, Healthy You and their semiannual magazine, Our Towns
Dates: June 2008 – August 2008, December 2008 – January 2009, December 2009 – January 2010
Organizations and Awards:
Society of Professional Journalists: chapter president, 2009 and 2010 convention delegate and 2008 representative,
regional conference representative; 2008 Ted Scripps Leadership Institute representative; Kappa Tau Alpha and
Alpha Chi honor societies; Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities; Mr. and Mrs. Carmage Walls
Journalism Scholarship in 2007-2010; Multiple journalism scholarships in 2009-2010 and 2010-2011; Baylor
University Presidential Scholarship and Achievement Scholarship 2007-2011; Multiple writing and design awards
from Texas Intercollegiate Press Association and Baptist Press Association

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