Resume

Experience



Evening Post Publishing, Charleston, SC
October 2009 – Present
Internet Content Manager, Photographer, Videographer and Video Game Columnist

•    Managing content for five different news focused websites; journalscene.com, moultrienews.com, berkeleyind.com, kingstreenews.com and ourgazette.com.
•    Writing a bi-monthly column about video games for moultrienews.com.
•    Filming and editing video pieces to be featured on the websites, as well as editing video content from reporters.Making sure all websites are updated on a weekly basis and solving assorted problems that arise within the websites.
•    Creating frequent reports detailing traffic to the assorted websites, page views, unique visitors, etc. for advertisers and editors.
•    Monitoring user created comments, photos and postings to the assorted websites.
•    Posting and monitoring online advertisements to all the different websites.
•    Conducting interviews and writing advertising pieces for local businesses to appear in the print publication.
•    Photographing events and businesses for website and print publication.
•    Managing all Facebook and Twitter accounts associated with the publications.
•    Conceptualizing and instituting new sections and features for the assorted websites.
•    Photo editing and limited graphic design work using Photoshop.
•    Editing and creating headlines for publication on the web.

GamesRadar.com, San Francisco, CA
May 2010 – Present
Freelance Writer

•    Writing reviews and features.
•    Capturing and editing gameplay footage and images to be featured alongside articles.

GameZone.com
January 2011 – Present
Freelance Writer

•    Writing a column about mobile games titled, “I’d Buy That For A Dollar”.
•    Writing reviews of mobile games.

NGamer Magazine, United Kingdom
May 2011
Freelance Writer

•    Writing reviews.

ExtremeGamer.ca
May 2010 – Present
Freelance Writer

•    Writing reviews and features.

GamingTarget.com
July 2010 – Present
Freelance Writer

•    Writing reviews and features.
•    Using Photoshop to edit images to be featured alongside articles.

GameChronicles.com
May 2010 – Present
Freelance Writer

•    Writing reviews.
•    Capturing gameplay images to be featured alongside articles.

GamerNode.com
May 2010 – Present
Freelance Writer

•    Writing news, reviews, previews and a monthly column.
•    Using Photoshop to edit images to be featured alongside articles.
•    Contributing to the weekly podcast.

TheGameEffect.com
December 2010 – Present
Freelance Writer

•    Writing news, reviews and features on video games and television.

Kombo.com
September 2010
Freelance Writer

•    Wrote news and reviews.

GreaterCharleston.com, Charleston, SC
May 2009 – October 2009
Web/Video Editor, Producer and Writer

•    Shot and edited video pieces to be featured on greatercharleston.com.
•    Promoted the website through any means possible.
•    Managed teams to shoot and create video pieces for greatercharleston.com.
•    Wrote news stories to accompany video pieces.
•    Found and recruited talent to be featured on and produce content for the website.

Charleston City Paper, Charleston, SC
October 2008 – March 2009
Web/Video Intern and Freelance Writer

•    Edited and shot video content currently found on charlestoncitypaper.com.
•    Resized and cropped photographs for use in both the printed newspaper and website.
•    Wrote event coverage pieces.
•    Wrote critical pieces on video games, technology, and music events for use on charlestoncitypaper.com.
•    I was recruited to jump start the video section of charlestoncitypaper.com.  The website now has a steady stream of frequently updated video content thanks to my initial submissions.

REDUX Summer Art Institute, Charleston, SC
June 2008
Multi-Media and Computer Technical Adviser

•    Advised both the teacher and students on the Mac operating system and its related video editing software for a stop-motion animation class.
•    The position was created and offered to me based on my video editing capabilities, as well as the short film I submitted while I was a student of the course.

GameStop, North Charleston, SC
October 2002 – October 2009
Assistant Manager

•    Ensured that self and staff maintained excellent customer service while developing relationships with regular customers.
•    Protected company assets through effective customer service and inventory control.
•    Managed customer concerns, requests, and complaints.

Education

Webster University Online
2010-Present
Master of Arts in Media Communications

College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
2004-2009
Bachelor of Arts in Communications

•    Concentration in Media Studies, Minor in Film History and Criticism.
•    Held position as Tech Adviser for the George Street Observer, the College of Charleston Student Newspaper.

Other Qualifications

•    Familiar with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop, iMovie, Windows Movie Maker, GarageBand, Audacity, Word Press, Google Analytics and Omniture.
•    Avid filmmaker and have written, directed, and edited many short films.
•    Have had five films featured in various College of Charleston Student Film Festivals, two of which won awards. Links to these films can be found through the following website: http://www.randomwhatnotsproductions.com.
•    Have had a short film, Andre the Miniature, shown in rotation before the film Dinner For Schmucks at Cinnebarre movie theaters.
•    Links to all published work can be found here: https://interminablepalaver.wordpress.com/published-work/.
•    Can beat Mega Man X in under two hours.

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