RESUME

Education 

M.A., journalism
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.

B.S., journalism and political science
Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Mich., Graduated 2011

Experience 

(View a PDF version of my resume here.)

Debtwire Municipals | The Mergermarket Group | New York, New York
October 2013-present | Municipal bond reporter
Covers the municipal bond market, with focus on Atlantic City, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, infrastructure, transportation, project finance, and public-private partnerships.

Green Bay Press-Gazette | Press-Gazette Media/Gannett Co., Inc.| Green Bay, Wisc.
August 2012-April 2013 | Politics and general assignment reporter
Led 2012 election coverage, localized state and federal politics for community audience
Covered several municipalities
Focus on digital and mobile reporting, shot and edited photos and video shorts
Named newsroom’s Employee of the Month for Nov. 2012 election coverage

Post-Tribune | Sun-Times Media Group | Gary, Ind.
May 2012 to July 2012 | Nighttime public safety reporter
Covered crime, environment and transportation issues in Northwest Indiana

Internships

MLive Media Group | The Grand Rapids Press and The Saginaw News, August, 2011 to May, 2012 | Grand Rapids and Saginaw, Mich.
Gongwer News Service, September to December, 2008 | Lansing, Mich.

Collegiate experience
Central Michigan Life | Mount Pleasant, Mich.
2006-2008, 2010-2011 | Senior reporter, editorial board member
Specialized in political, investigative and deadline reporting on political and university administration beats
Established Freedom of Information skills, submitting numerous requests

Skills

  • investigative and deadline reporting, mobile journalism, computer assisted reporting, Blogger, WordPress, Movable Type, Saxotech, photography, videography, and editing, social media and community interaction, Associated Press style, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, Apple iMovie, Final Cut Pro.

Works published by/quotations

Works published by: USA Today and Associated Press
Quotations: jimromenesko.com, Huffington Post

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