Student and Intern in Blacksburg, Virginia
I am an undergraduate student at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia majoring in multimedia journalism and minoring in both business and professional and technical writing.
I am a third-year member and head of fundraising for the Triathlon Club at Virginia Tech. My responsibilities to the club include organizing fundraising events to sponsor race fees and travel expenses.
I am a second-year member of the Society of Professional Journalists. Their mission is "to stimulate high standards and ethical behavior in the practice of journalism" as well as "to inspire successive generations of talented individuals to become dedicated journalists."
In addition to my extracurricular activities, I also hold a position as an intern with Virginia Tech Magazine. My duties to the magazine include:
• Research, interview for, and write articles for the magazine as assigned by the editor
• Edit copy such as feature articles and other materials for publication as needed
• Brainstorm and discuss ideas for photos/art for stories with photographers, editors and designers
• Write and edit supplemental magazine content such as blog entries or web-only stories
• Oversee the magazine's social presence on various outlets
• Assist with the updating of the magazine's digital app
I would be honored to join a team of professionals as I further develop the skills and knowledge needed to excel in a future career in journalism.
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