resume (updated 3/10)

College of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Bachelor’s degree, journalism, expected May 2011.
Emphasis: News-editorial. Double major: Economics. Minors in women’s studies and political science.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Honors Program. GPA 3.8.

Marian High School; Omaha, Neb.
Graduated 2007 with high honors.

Journalism Experience

Chicago Tribune
Business reporter, Feb. 2010-present

Omaha World-Herald, Lincoln bureau
Student fellow, Aug. 2009-Dec. 2009
Wrote 15 articles, 1 page A1 and 5 centerpieces. Covered enterprise and breaking news stories while attending school.

Daily Nebraskan, independent student newspaper, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Health and business reporter, Committee for Fee Allocation reporter, September 2007-May 2009.
Wrote 130 stories (70 made Page One).

GodisintheRain, independent magazine
Managing editor, reporter, May 2007-August 2007
Wrote, designed and produced three issues.

Work Experience

Nebraska Wheat Board, Lincoln, Neb.
Media intern, May 2009-August 2009
I write the weekly crop report, create promotional brochures and assist the office staff.

Senator Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.), Washington, D.C. office
Press intern, July 2008-August 2008
Assisted press office staff.

United States Soccer Federation
Soccer referee, November 2004-present.
Nebraska State Soccer Association female youth referee of the year, 2007.

Big of the Year for Heartland Big Brothers/Big Sisters, 2009.
First place, Breaking news for the Daily Nebraskan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Publications Board, spring 2008.
Second place, News feature for the Daily Nebraskan, UNL Publications Boards, Spring 2008.
First place, News enterprise story for the Daily Nebraskan, UNL Publications Board, Fall 2007.
Second place, News profile for the Daily Nebraskan, UNL Publications Board, Fall 2007.
First place, Best in-depth story by team, Division B, University of Nebraska-Omaha School of Communications, 2007.
Superior, News writing, Journalism Educators Association, Winter 2006.
Second place, headline writing, Class A2, Nebraska High School Press Association, 2007.

Skills and Activities
Heartland Big Brothers/Big Sisters volunteer, December 2007-present.
Proficient with Adobe InDesign and Editorial Client.
Familiar with Final Cut Express, Audacity, Slideshows and video camera equipment.


One Response to “resume (updated 3/10)”

  1. Keep up the great work. You’re a rising star! 🙂 I just found this searching for the definition of Kiah – love the name.

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