Journalists work with facts and figures of the political, economic, and social and entertainment world to piece together information for formal writing. They write articles and stories for newspapers and magazines for the viewers and are responsible for conveying their findings in the stories and articles that they write.

The following resume is a sample that depicts a journalist’s qualifications and experienced as they should be depicted in a resume. Have a look!

Also See: Journalist Cover Letter



Journalist Resume Sample

Angela Clyde
200 Rhodes Road, Reno, NV 88888
(999) 999-9999, Email

To obtain a Journalist position with The Times using strong knowledge of print media coupled with determination and perseverance in order to publish articles for public benefit.

• Over 5 years of experience in mass media and journalism
• Highly skilled in strategic development of written documents for releases to the public
• Hands on experience in monitoring and covering multiple topics associated with the organization
• In depth knowledge of focusing on enhancements of organizational reputation to external audiences through engaging topics
• Proven record of building contacts to maintain a constant continuum of relevant facts

• Investigated and resolved a closed crime report of a missing infant. The case was closed in 2002 following insufficient evidence
• Introduced and managed a column for crime reports on a daily basis based on facts of criminal activities in and around the city

Delta Papers – Reno, NV
Journalist | January 2008 – March 2013
• Reported and wrote stories for publications
• Reviewed and evaluated copy for proper use of grammar and punctuation
• Interviewed individuals to gain additional insight and record information
• Investigated media releases and attended conferences
• Gathered and verified factual information for use in writing content
• Organized materials and wrote stories according to prescribed editorial style

Reno University, Reno, NV
Bachelors in Journalism – 2009
GPA: 3.81

• Ability to work within tight deadlines
• General understanding of current events
• Strong communication, editing and proof reading skills
• Excellent eye for detail
• Exceptional ability to multitask
• Strong familiarity with photography, video and audio content gathering