taylor.woodward@hotmail.com | 631 464 2977 | linkedin.com/in/taylor-woodward-815407113 After recently completing my journalism degree, I am seeking a challenging and rewarding entry position into the industry. With strong academic results and highly developed writing skills, I am confident that I would become an asset to your company. I am excited by the opportunity to work with the team at your company, and to develop, utilize and enhance my journalism skills. EDUCATION BACHELOR OF COMMUNICATION (JOURNALISM) ROYAL MELBOURNE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (2012 – Oct 2016) ▪ High distinction: Photojournalism, Politics Communicated Reporting & Newswriting, Politics, Economies Businesses, Journalism Technologies ▪ Distinction: Journalism Placement, Features & Storytelling, Economies Communicated, Reporting: Sound & Image, Social Applications of Communication, Communication Histories & Technologies, Communication & Social Relations, Intro to Journalism SEMESTER EXCHANGE WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (Sep – Dec 2015) ▪ GPA 3.51 (Sep – Dec 2015) HIGHER SCHOOL CERTIFICATE SCECGS REDLANDS INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE EDITORIAL INTERN LOS ANGELES CONFIDENTIAL MAGAZINE (Oct 2016 - present) ▪ Social media – selecting images, creating captions for IG and FB ▪ Researching articles & upcoming events for potential magazine stories ▪ Fact checking, proof-reading and editing articles for print ▪ Engaging directly with editorial copy WRITER INTERN AYOMO (July – Oct 2016) ▪ Working closely with the marketing team and reporting directly to the PR and Marketing Manager ▪ Writing emails and letters for juice subscribers and clients informing them of new products, subscription renewals, monthly surprises etc. ▪ Writing media releases CONTRIBUTING WRITER THE AUSTRALIA TIMES (MELBOURNE MAGAZINE) (June – Oct 2016) ▪ Pitched story ideas for monthly online magazine ▪ Wrote, edited and uploaded articles for monthly contributions ▪ Attended and reported on Melbourne based events such as concerts and gallery openings EDITORIAL INTERN HARDIE GRANT MEDIA (BRIDE MAGAZINE) (Feb – May 2016) ▪ Worked on publications for both print and online versions of Bride and Beautiful Accommodation ▪ Pitched story ideas with a bridal theme or topic ▪ Wrote, edited and uploaded articles using SEO ▪ Resized and edited images using Photoshop ▪ Contacted suppliers and PR professionals for articles and image sourcing WRITER THE ODYSSEY ONLINE (Sep – Dec 2015) ▪ Wrote weekly articles on topics of interest ▪ Social media sharing (Twitter & Facebook) WRITER MELBOURNE ARTS FASHION (2014) ▪ Wrote articles on topics of interest – related to culture, fashion, music ▪ Attended and reported on events such as fashion shows, concerts and gallery openings ▪ Interviewed artists INTERN MAMAMIA (Nov – Dec 2014) ▪ Loaded posts for Mamamia, iVillage and The Glow using SEO ▪ Edited online editorial content ▪ Created ideas for articles – news, beauty-related, cultural, listicle articles ▪ Attended morning meetings ▪ Monitored site comments GENERAL EMPLOYMENT RETAIL ASSISTANT WITCHERY (Nov 2012 – Feb 2016) ▪ Approached and assisted customers ▪ Consistently met sales targets RETAIL ASSISTANT Sportsgirl (March – Sep 2016) ▪ Approached and assisted customers ▪ Consistently met sales targets EXTRA CURRICULAR AND SKILLS ▪ High school prefect 2013 ▪ Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award ▪ Writer for The City Journal – RMIT Online Paper ▪ Triple RRR Radio – successfully ran the live midday news and produced stories with grabs

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