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Rachel E. Roberts
 36 Hobart Lane
Amherst, MA 01002
(207) 991-0537
rachelroberts90@gmail.com
LinkedIn: Rachel E. Roberts
Twitter: @relroberts
 
EDUCATION
University of Massachusetts Amherst                                                                                 2012
B.S. Environmental Design, Journalism                                                                        GPA: 3.9
 
SKILLS
 
Editorial: AP style proficient, strong writer, good reporter, work well on deadlines.
Technical: WordPress and Movable Type platforms, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Adobe PhotoShop, basic ArcGIS. Proficient at building audience through managing Twitter feeds and Facebook.
Interpersonal: Intermediate French, good collaborator, reliable.
 
EXPERIENCE
 
Student Web Correspondent                                                                         Sept. 2011-present
Boston.com, Boston, MA
  • Leading investigative team of 14 students for the website affiliate of the Boston Globe.
  • Weekly blogging, produced five multimedia packages to date.
Editor/Producer                                                                                              Sept. 2011-present
AmhersWire.com, Amherst, MA
  • Managing student staff of 10.
  • Selecting and editing multimedia packages for the web.
  • Photographed Occupy D.C. in October.
Editorial Intern
MassLive.com, Springfield, MA                                                              June 2011-Sept. 2011
  • Performed daily sit design and homepage updates. 
  • Created 10 multimedia news packages.
  • Photographed the National 9/11 Memorial and 10thAnniversary Ceremony.
HONORS & ACTIVITIES
  • Member of the Online News Association
  • Member of Kappa Tau Alpha Journalism and Communications Honor Society
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