Georgia's Resume


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Georgia's Resume

  1. 1. Georgia E. Dawkins 509 Lotus Ave, Sebring, FL 33872 (863) 253-1122 cell • Applicable Skills: Certified in Final Cut Pro, Camera Operator, Proficient in AVID Newscutter, UNITY Media Manager, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Electronic News Production System Experience Haven Magazine, Based in Nashville, TN Feb. 2008-Present • Online writer for an African-American teenage female audience. Uploaded photos and videos to enhance written material. Central Florida Health Care Administrative/Nursing Aide June 2005- Dec. 2008 • Developed marketing materials and assisted senior leaders with clerical tasks ABC News Digital Fellow June – Aug. 2008 • Rotated throughout ABC’s digital mediums: ABC News NOW, World News Webcast and ABC.Com • Booked guests, researched, wrote scripts, edited, served as videographer and assisted producers, editors and talent The News-Sun Newspaper Columnist, Sebring, FL Dec. 2006- May 2008 • Wrote columns about my perspective on life as a young adult and student; served as news correspondent and photographer Miss Black Florida Public Relations Intern, Tallahassee, FL Mar. 2008- Apr. 2008 • Assisted with production, media, sponsorship, and moderated for the 2008 Moving Closer to My Dreams Conference FAMU-TV 20 Magazine Show, Tallahassee, FL Sept. 2007-Present • Produced 2008 Paradigm News show, helped produce 2008 Homecoming Show, served as a roving reporter for 2007 Homecoming Show and reported for 2007 Paradigm News show WESH-TV 2 Senior Intern, Orlando, FL May-July 2007 • Used ENPS to communicate with producers, anchors, affiliate stations and to access scripts • Worked at the assignment desk, participated in investigative reporting, conducted phone interviews The Famuan Student Newspaper, Tallahassee, FL Aug. 2006-Oct. 2007 • Religion Editor: planed Budgets, planned layouts, and assigned writers to stories • Assistant News Editor: wrote investigative news articles and served as Student Government Senate reporter 90.5 WANM FAMU Student Radio Station News Reporter, Tallahassee, FL Jan. –May 2007 • Wrote international and local stories for on-air broadcast, Reported international and local news Professional Affiliations National Association of Black Journalists Member Aug. 2006- Present • Joined 2006, student chapter president 2007-09, increased chapter membership over 50 percent, created a mentorship program for high school seniors and scholarship fund to benefit those students National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Member January 2008 • Joined January 2008. FAMU chapter member Awards and Honors Florida A&M University Junior Class • Recognized as an outstanding student for hard work and dedication in 2008 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People • Received 2007 Youth Spirit Award for community service Education Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL Major: Broadcast Journalism, Bachelor of Science; Anticipated Graduation date: August 2010