Resume

Jason Michaels

864-965-8496

Coral Springs, FL

Email: jaymich1128@gmail.com | Website: jay-michaels.com

Summary: Writer using journalism and public relations skills to inform people of local news and events while increasing viewership and communication

Education:

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

 Skills:

  • Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Copy Editing
  • Photojournalism
  • AP Style
  • WordPress
  • Social Media
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Constant Contact

 Experience:

  • Communications Specialist | Center for Independent Living of Broward |
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
    • Increased Facebook page likes by over 10 percent
    • Raised Constant Contact viewership by 20 percent
    • Added and edited website content
    • Shared information with agency providers and local government officials
  • Ghostwriter | Gryffin Media | Worked Remotely
    • Wrote articles about business, health and education issues
  • Blogger | The Powell Group | Anderson, SC
    • Discussed real estate and Western Upstate highlights on the company website
  • Intern Staff Writer | Index-Journal | Greenwood, SC
  • Writer | Carolina Reporter | Columbia, SC
    • Wrote articles for University of South Carolina quarterly newspaper
  • Writer | Garnet & Black | Columbia, SC
  • Freelance Writer | Spartan Buzz | Spartanburg, SC
    • Informed faculty, staff and students about local news for campus digital magazine

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