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2010 Shoshana Herndon Resume

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  • 1. Shoshana Herndon
    Writer. Photographer. Storyteller.
  • 2. A little bit about me…
    I find beauty in little things
    I’ve been writing and making photographs since high school
    I love to read - historical fiction, biography, educational,
    you name it
    I love to travel and explore new places
    I make great biscuits, cranberry sauce, carrot cake, and lasagna
    I use my talents as a writer and photographer to tell personal stories
  • 3. Education
    2006
    BA in English
    Minor in Journalism
    Mississippi State University
    2011
    Projected MA
    Communication
    Marquette University
  • 4. Career
    2006
    General Assignment Reporter
    Daily Times Leader
    West Point, Miss.
    2007-2008
    Education Editor
    Starkville Daily News
    Starkville, Miss.
    • My educational and professional experiences cover a broad range of writing, photography, design, and other communication elements.
    • 5. I am well-educated in writing for a variety of disciplines.
  • Experience
    • After college I worked for 2.5 years as a newspaper reporter and education editor. I wrote articles nearly daily and usually provided accompanying photographs
    • 6. I also learned Adobe InDesign. I designed and launched a new weekly education section for The Starkville Daily News.
    • 7. For the past year-and-a-half I've worked as a teaching assistant while earning a MA in Communication at Marquette University. Several courses are part of a Digital Storytelling Certificate - giving me an opportunity to combine my passion for writing and photograph in new ways.
  • Newspaper Awards
    2008 Better Newspaper Contest
    Mississippi Press Association
    2nd Place
    Best Picture-Story Combination
    Shared award with editor
    3rd Place
    Best Special Section
    Shared with news staff
  • 8. Community Involvement
    2007-2008
    Member
    Kiwanis Club
    Starkville, Miss.
    2008
    Oktibbeha County Leadership FORUM
    Starkville, Miss.
    2008 - New Member of the Year
    Newsletter editor, Public Relations Committee co-chair, Builders Club Committee member
    Honorable Mention – Newsletter, Kiwanis District Convention
    Graduate
    Year-long leadership training course for area professionals
  • 9. Photography Experience
    Several high school photography courses
    State-level Scholastic Art Awards as junior and senior in high school
    During college I worked for campus photographers learning Adobe Photoshop, digital asset management (keywording for online database, image archiving, file naming, etc.), digital photography, and more
    Photography for two newspapers
    Independent Study of Photography graduate course
    Engagement photos and some wedding photography for friends
  • 10. Goals and Dreams
    Gain a writing and photography position after graduation in May 2011
    Make a meaningful difference
    Travel to British Columbia, Machu Picchu, Japan, and more