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<p>Dylan Palm-Trujillo13119 Elizabeth ST, Thornton, CO 80241|303-625-3955|dylanp.t@gmail.comObjectiveAs my resume indicates, I possess more than three years of progressive experience in the Journalism field. My professional history includes positions such as Intern at Johnstown Breeze and VisitechPR as well as a Reporter at Metro Post-Telegraph.com, The Metropolitan, and Westword Denver. Most recently, my responsibilities as student reporter for Metro Post-Telegraph included writing fairly, engagingly and persuasively stories, inspire readers but more importantly just give people news. Also, my supervisor relied on my ability to proofread a story, my commitment to personal and professional excellence, and my excellent written and oral communication skills. I've trained and studied to pursue this position of a sports writer. My educational background has given me a solid understanding of Journalism. I have so much to offer any publication. Beyond my enthusiasm and dedication, I also have a background in PR. With these skills and qualifications, I believe I would be a great addition to your organization. Id be happy to provide greater detail about my skills and experience during an interview. Please call me at your earliest convenience. Thank you, in advance, for your consideration.EducationBacholer of Arts|2013-2015|MSU DenverMajor: Convergent JournalismMinor: Human Performance &amp; Sport- Coaching Related coursework: Sports Photojournalism, Reporting, Photojournalism, Sports Writing, PR Writing Skills &amp; AbilitiesCopyediting and proofreadingFirm grasp of journalistic ethicsStrong interpersonal skillsExperience with Final Cut Pro and Photography backgroundAdobeDeadline-drivenEffective interviewerMS Office SuiteExperienceFreelance Reporter|Westword Denver|Mar 2013 to CurrentWrote factually correct, concise and engaging news stories within tight deadlines. Gatheredand verified factual information regarding stories through interviews, observation andresearch. Introduced fresh and new angles on previously-reported material to update andinform readers.Internship|VisitechPR |May 2015 to Aug 2015Identified customer needs through market research and analysis. Defined project andcompany vision, strategies and tactics. Researched, negotiated, implemented and trackedadvertising and public relations activities. Developed corporate communications strategiesand programs, including project timelines.Internship|Johnstown Breeze|May 2013 to Aug 2013Wrote factually correct, concise and engaging news stories within tight deadlines. Introducedfresh and new angles on previously-reported material to update and inform readers. Combinedvideo, audio and graphics to effectively convey each story. Published news, previews, reviewsand videos across a wide-variety of topics on the Johnstown Breeze.Reporter|Metro Post-telegraph.com|Wrote factually correct, concise and engaging news stories within tight deadlines. Gatheredand verified factual information regarding stories through interviews, observation andresearch. Introduced fresh and new angles on previously-reported material to update andinform readers. Combined video, audio and graphics to effectively convey eachstory. Networked with various industry leaders and experts to gather multiple perspectives onissues. Simplified topics such as healthcare, energy, government and technology throughclear, concise and compelling writing.student Reporter|The Metropolitan|Jan 2013 to CurrentPresented local news and feature reports. Wrote factually correct, concise and engaging newsstories within tight deadlines. Gathered and verified factual information regarding storiesthrough interviews, observation and research. Introduced fresh and new angles on previously-reported material to update and inform readers. Combined video, audio and graphics toeffectively convey each story. Captured visual content and edited general assignment storiesfor multiple platforms.Internship|Ymca-Boulder Valley|Jan 2014 to May 2014Communicated effectively with parents and Boosters, including organizing and leadingmeetings. Fostered a culture of good sportsmanship, cooperation and responsibility. Motivatedand encouraged student athletes to do their best during practices and games. Workedindependently and as part of a team to achieve.Head Lifeguard &amp; Swim Instructor|Absolute Pool Management|Mar 2007 to CurrentMonitors lifeguards and pool activities in swimming areas to prevent accidents and assistother lifeguards with problems. They brief lifeguards on pool rules, hold in services, areavailable to work and are the main contact to the management company. They explain tolifeguards how to caution swimmers regarding unsafe areas, rescue swimmers in danger ofdrowning and administer first aid. A Head Lifeguard employed by Absolute Pool Managementis responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of those using the HOA swimming pool theyare designated to work at and for the lifeguards that work under them.Lifeguard &amp; Swim Instructor 2|City &amp; County of Broomfield|Mar 2010 to CurrentMonitors activities in swimming areas to prevent accidents and provide assistanceto swimmers. They caution swimmers regarding unsafe areas, rescue swimmers indanger of drowning and administer first aid. Lifeguards maintain order inswimming areas by keeping the pool facilities clean.References</p> <p>Kip Wotkyns|MSU Denver|rwotkyns@msudenver.eduProfessor at MSU Denver</p> <p>Dr. Shaun T Schafer|MSU Denver|sschafe5@msudenver.eduProfessor at MSU Denver</p> <p>Laurence Washington |MSU Denver|washingt@msudenver.eduProfessor at MSU Denver</p> <p>Matt Lubich|Johnstown Breeze|mlubich@johnstownbreeze.comCo-Owner of the Johnstown Breeze</p> <p>Brian Crocfer |ABSOLUTE POOL MANAGEMENT |brian@apoolman.comCo-Owner of APM</p> <p>Dawn Rachjaibun |City and County Of Broomfield |drachjaibun@broomfield.orgAquatics Supervisor at COB </p> <p>Page 3</p>