Curriculum Vitae

Alexandra Leslie
16 Lindor Road, North Reading, MA 01864
Mobile: (978) 265-3588 Email: adleslie13@gmail.com
Website: youtube.com/adlesliejournalist

EDUCATION
2010-2014 B.A. Journalism, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

KEY COURSES
Journalism Research (A)
Intermediate Spanish (B)
Travel Writing (A)
Introduction to Business (B)
News Reporting & Writing (A)
U.S. Politics (B)
Introduction to Website Development (A)
European Mass Media (B)

TECHNICAL SKILLS
• Enthusiastic social media user and blogger
• Proficiency in ENPS, iNews, Final Cut Pro 7 and 10, iMovie
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
• Basic knowledge of HTML and website development

WORK EXPERIENCE
Summer 2012 & 2013 Intern, WHDH Channel 7 News– Boston, MA
Assisting investigative reporter Hank Phillippi Ryan for Hank Investigates segment by managing story tips on iNews, researching developing stories and logging tapes.

Feb. 2013-Present Contributing Writer, NowThatsCollege.com– Virtual
Writing 500-word entertainment/lifestyle articles for a college age audience.

Feb. 2013-April 2013 Community Ambassador, The Fetch London– London, UK
Conducting interviews for the “London Local” spot in the weekly Fetch London newsletter.

Jan. 2013-April 2013 Intern/Video Blogger, Newspepper.com– London, UK
Blogging for Newspepper.com and producing my own web-series for their sister website, Techfluff.TV, as well as covering events and creating corresponding video blogs.

Jan. 2012-May 2012 Contributing Writer, SUMOskinny.com– Virtual
Writing three 500-word national news/entertainment articles per week for a college age audience.

COLLEGIATE EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
Sep. 2010-Present Journalism Department, Newswatch 16, Ithaca College Television
o Fall 2013, Anchor/Reporter: Delivering live, on-air broadcasts, in addition to reporting 1:30-2:30 minute local news packages weekly.
o Jan. 2012-Dec. 2012, Producer: Overseeing a staff of ten to produce a weekly, live news program; selecting stories for air established in ENPS; line-producing live show.
o Jan. 2011-Dec. 2011, On Air Reporter: Working knowledge of GY5100 Camera and Final Cut Pro 7 to create weekly news packages.
o Fall 2010, Assistant Producer: Knowledge of ENPS to write stories for news anchors, Photoshop to create news graphics and Final Cut 7 to cut VO.

Fall 2010-Present News Broadcaster, 92 WICB, Ithaca College
Using ENPS to write international, national and local stories for three-minute live newscasts.

Jan. 2012-Present Advertising/Public Relations, Ithaca College Bureau of Concerts
Acquiring and promoting musical acts at Ithaca College.

Fall 2012 Production, Ithaca College Social Media Team
Creating dynamic content for the Ithaca College social media channels.

Jan. 2012-Dec. 2012 Treasurer, Society of Professional Journalists (Member since 2010)
Responsible for the chapter’s monies and submitting financial reports at the end of term.

Fall 2010 Copy Editor, The Ithacan, Ithaca College
Applying basic copyediting rules and AP style to revise articles for weekly newspaper.

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