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Jessi Emmert

To use and develop my skills as a multi-faceted journalist at a newspaper, publishing company or communications corporation.


Editorial Assistant, June 2013 – Present
Good News Magazine, The Woodlands, Texas

  • Manage advertising for bimonthly magazine with 27,000 subscribers
  • Manage social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter and Youtube
  • Manage all company blogs, e-newsletters, video messages
  • Use Adobe InDesign to proofread content
  • Write and edit articles

Editorial Assistant, May 2012 – May 2013
Our Sunday Visitor, Huntington, Ind.

  • Use Adobe InCopy and InDesign to edit content
  • Write and edit articles for national newspaper with 50,000 subscribers
  • Participate in story generation and maestro meetings

Features Editor, September 2011 – May 2012
Editor-in-Chief, May 2012 – May 2013
The Huntingtonian, Huntington, Ind.

  • Used Adobe InDesign and Photoshop to assist with all Huntingtonian issues
  • Managed staff of eight editors and 40+ freelance writers and artists
  • Wrote and edited web and print content
  • Worked with customers to coordinate all advertisements

Broadcasting Intern, May 2011-August 2011
STAR 88.3, Fort Wayne, Ind.

  • Managed STAR 88.3 website and wrote web posts
  • Managed 50+ STAR volunteers at summer concerts with thousands of attendees

Reporting Intern, August 2008 – May 2009
Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, Fla.

  • Wrote numerous articles for Northeast Chronicle and Eastside Chronicle
  • Reported and took photographs for Tallahassee Democrat

High School Diploma, May 2009
Lawton Chiles High School, Tallahassee, Fla.
GPA of 3.8 on 4.0 scale

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, May 2013
Bachelor of Arts in History, May 2013
Minor in non-Western History
Huntington University, Huntington, Ind.
GPA of 3.9 on a 4.0 scale