Ashton Gates
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Location: Cumming, GA, USA
University: Georgia State University
Major: Journalism

Ashton Gates

ASHTON GATES
2045 Barrett Downs Drive, Cumming, Georgia 30040 | xxx-xxx-xxxx | xxx-xxx-xxxx
SKILLS
• Extremely organized
• Verbal Communication
• Video Editing
• Building interpersonal relationships
• Project Management
• Staff development
• User interface understanding
• Data management
• Team leadership
• Public speaking
WORK HISTORY
OCTOBER 2018-CURRENT
News Reporter | Panther Report News | Atlanta, GA
• Pitched stories on a weekly basis
• Interview a minimum of 3 people a week
• Edit full packages from start to finish
• Researched and delved deep into various stories about events in the Atlanta area
• Covered political events and protests
• Hosted and interviewed students during Georgia State campus events
• Developed relationships with contacts and experts who helped to develop my stories
• Gained stamina of working long hours to complete a video package
• Spent a long amount of time in the field meeting citizens, contacts, investigating stories, and conducting interviews.
OCTOBER 2016-CURRENT
Accounting Representative | Coyote Logistics LLC | Alpharetta, GA
• Entered details such as payments, account information and call logs into the computer system.
• Obtained documents, clearances, certificates and approvals from local, state and federal agencies.
• Copied, logged and scanned supporting documentation.
• Developed new process for employee evaluation which resulted in marked performance improvements.
• Received a promotion within my first 6 months of employment
JUNE 2016-OCTOBER 2016
Cashier | Boston Market | Lilburn, GA
• Welcomed and greeted 150 customers daily.
• Requested forms of identification when needed for specific transactions, checked details
and promptly verified purchasing ability.
• Shared best practices for sales and customer service with other team members to help
improve the store's efficiency.
• Monitored security and handled incidents in a calm and professional manner.
• Responded to customer concerns with friendly and knowledgeable service.
• Fostered a positive work environment by consistently treating all employees and
customers with respect and consideration.
SEPTEMBER 2014-DECEMBER 2015
After School Care Instructor | Davis Martial Arts | Snellville, GA
• Responded to customer requests via telephone and email.
• Obtained documents, clearances, certificates and approvals from local, state and federal
agencies.
• Copied, logged and scanned supporting documentation.
• Entered details such as payments, account information and call logs into the computer
system.
EDUCATION
2016-Present
Major: Journalism/Minor in Media and
Society
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Reporting, Video Editing, Writing