Reporter Sample Resume

Thomas Jeffries
5362 Argyle Avenue
Jacksonville, Florida 32216
Home: 904-999-5555
Cell: 904-999-4444

Email: tommy.jeffrieson@aol.com

An Energetic, Up-Beat Reporter Ready for News Every Hour on the Hour

Summary of Qualifications
  • Highly-talented, motivated, and ambitious news reporter with extensive experience in reporting high-tech news.
  • Over 13 years of researching, organizing, and writing editorial scripts for recordings and live on-air performances.
  • Keen sense to identify newsworthy material and write series follow-ups on reports.
  • Experienced in coordinating story events in numerous projects.
  • Able to meet the demands of constant deadlines, reviews, and breaking news.
  • Maintain relationships with public officials and business leaders. 
Education
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (1990)
Professional Experience
News Correspondent: Jan. 1999 - Present, Kindle News Reports, New York, NY
  • Prepare daily newscast and report for morning segments.
  • Maintain 24-hour availability and standby assistance.
  • Write, edit, and delegate writing assignments to interns and part-time writers.
  • Establish relationships with leading business advisors, public officials, and education authorities.
  • Monitor and attend newsworthy events including conferences, trials, elections, and breaking news.
News Correspondent: Jan. 1992 - July 1998, Justice League News, New York, NY
  • Maintained 24-hour availability and standby assistance to on-site news crews.
  • Coordinated news events from headquarters.
  • Worked with production team in establishing high profile news scripts for breaking news involving public officials, scandals, and disasters.
News Intern: December 1990 - November 1991, Justice League News, New York, NY
  • Conducted research on news tips, edited news clips and tracked news scripts.
  • Produced professional news packages including anchor biographies, latest trends, media kit information, and advertising rate cards.
  • Worked with newscasters, videographers, and fellow interns on intensive projects including breaking news, on-site interviews, and complete news reviews.
*References available upon request.