Resume

Jason Michaels
Pompano Beach, FL | 864-965-8496 | Available for Relocation
Email: jaymich1128@gmail.com | Website: jay-michaels.com

Summary: Writer using journalism and social work experience to write clips, features, and public relations stories. Expert in asking tough interview questions while collaborating with staff to write for print, website, social media and email marketing platforms. 

Skills:

  • WordPress
  • Journalistic Writing
  • Public Relations Writing
  • Constant Contact
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Empathetic Interviewing

Experience:

  • Center for Independent Living of Broward | Fort Lauderdale, FL | Communications Specialist | April 2018 – Present
    • Used Facebook and Constant Contact to highlight agency’s successes
    • Created quarterly newsletters
    • Trained consumers to use assistive technology
  • Gryffin Media | Work Remotely | Ghostwriter | Jan. 2017 – August 2018
    • Wrote articles discussing business, health, and education
  • The Powell Group | Anderson, SC | Blogger | Dec. 2015 – Jan. 2017
    • Wrote about real estate, home decorating and highlights in the Western Upstate of South Carolina
  • Index-Journal | Greenwood, SC | Intern Staff Writer | Jan. 2015 – May 2015
    • Produced and edited stories for the local newspaper
  • Carolina Reporter | Columbia, SC | Writer | Jan. 2014 – May 2014
    • Wrote clips and features about state issues for the University of South Carolina newspaper
  • Garnet & Black | Columbia, SC | Writer | Sept. 2013 – Dec. 2014
    • Wrote entertainment and local issue stories for the University of South Carolina magazine
  • Spartan Buzz | Spartanburg, SC | Freelance Writer | Jan. 2011 – May 2012
    • Published clips and feature stories for USC Upstate online magazine

Education:

  • University of South Carolina | Columbia, SC | Master of mass communication (2015)
  • USC Upstate | Spartanburg, SC | B.A. in communications (2012)
  • Marist College | Poughkeepsie, NY | B.S. in social work (1994)

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