Chris Jones

Wichita, KS

Currently, I am a Sophomore Journalism/Advertising and Marketing student at the University of Oregon and am looking for the right internship to help me further develop my skills in a demanding media environment. I am a designer for the Pacemaker award-winning on-campus magazine, Ethos, where I currently design page spreads. I have trended my work more towards the design aspect of journalism, and have gained a lot of experience with that. I experienced a taste of the real journalism world when I worked for Anglers organization as a sports writer and would love to take my experience in the field of journalism, social media, and communications to the next level.

This past summer, I completed an internship where I was the Beat writer and Social Media Manager for the Chatham Anglers Baseball Organization, one of the ten teams that comprise the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League. As a member of the Anglers staff, I had many responsibilities such as: sports writer, social media manager, content editor, and fill-in broadcaster. My daily tasks included writing daily game previews and recaps for each Anglers game, while also providing team features throughout the season. As social media manager, I would promote website content, broadcasts, and live-tweet Anglers games. Through this internship developed leadership skills and learned how to manage myself on a deadline, while also providing in-depth and informative game content. I also believe I exceeded in working within a media team, and making sure we provided great team coverage for our many followers. I believe some of my biggest strengths include working on deadline, taking criticism, and leading by example.

In the past, I was a member of the Andover High School Trojan Bluestreak, where I had many responsibilities and positions throughout my tenure such as: news and sports writer, page designer, assistant sports editor, and during my senior year, Editor-in-Chief of the newspaper. As editor I was responsible for the entire process of creating the publication. My responsibilities as editor ranged from assigning stories to staff members, creating a budget, writing and editing stories and making sure the publication was finished well and on time. Through my tenure on the publication staff I became proficient in writing about several sports and finding the right angle for each story. I also developed leadership skills and learned how to lea

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