Resume

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

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

Writing Experience:
• Center for Independent Living of Broward | Fort Lauderdale, FL |
  Communications Specialist | April 2018 – Present
     o Published stories and advertised events using Constant Contact and
        social media
     o Created new website that is accessible and mobile
     o Informed consumers, agency providers, and government officials of
        the center’s successes
• Gryffin Media | Work Remotely | Ghostwriter | Jan. 2017 – August 2018
     o Composed freelance articles discussing topics including business,
        health, and education
• The Powell Group | Anderson, SC | Blogger | Dec. 2015 – Jan. 2017
     o Researched real estate information for the Anderson, Oconee and
        Pickens area of South Carolina
     o Posted blogs on the Powell Group website
• Writer | Work Remotely | May 2015 – Present
     o Authored and edited website
     o Designed pages and blog posts
• Index-Journal | Greenwood, SC | Intern Staff Writer | Jan. 2015 – May 2015
     o Produced and edited general assignment and feature stories for the
        local newspaper
• Carolina Reporter | Columbia, SC | Writer | Jan. 2014 – May 2014
     o Developed general assignment articles featuring state issues for the
        University of South Carolina newspaper
• Garnet & Black | Columbia, SC | Writer | Sept. 2013 – Dec. 2014
     o Composed articles discussing entertainment and local issues for the University of              South Carolina magazine
• Spartan Buzz | Spartanburg, SC | Freelance Writer | Jan. 2011 – May 2012
     o Published articles and feature stories for the 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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