Resume

Jason Michaels
864-965-8496
Email: jaymich1128@gmail.com | Website: jay-michaels.com

 Summary: Writer using journalism and social work experience to write clips, features, enterprise stories and public relations documents to showcase local communities

 Education:

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

Journalism Skills:

  • Audience-Based Writing
  • Editing
  • Public Relations
  • Photography
  • AP Style
  • WordPress
  • Social Media
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop

Experience:

  • Center for Independent Living of Broward | Fort Lauderdale, FL | Communications Specialist
    • Added content to agency social media and website
    • Developed flyers using Adobe Acrobat
    • Created quarterly newsletters
    • Wrote stories about agency and consumer successes
    • Created slideshows using Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Took and shared event photos on social media and website
    • Assisted staff as needed
  • Gryffin Media | Work Remotely | Ghostwriter
    • Wrote articles discussing business, health, and education
  • The Powell Group | Anderson, SC | Blogger
    • Wrote about real estate, and highlights in the Western Upstate of South Carolina
  • Index-Journal | Greenwood, SC | Intern Staff Writer
    • Produced and edited stories for the local newspaper
  • Carolina Reporter | Columbia, SC | Writer
    • Wrote clips and features about state issues for university newspaper
  • Garnet & Black | Columbia, SC | Writer
    • Wrote entertainment and local issue stories for university magazine
  • Spartan Buzz | Spartanburg, SC | Freelance Writer
    • Published clips and feature stories for USC Upstate online magazine for USC Upstate online magazine
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