Kata Stevens Resume
Journalism
Location: New York, NY, USA
University: Columbia University
Major: Journalism

Kata Stevens Resume

Summary
Ambitious and creative college graduate seeking new experiences in innovative atmospheres. Actively pursuing opportunities that utilize professional writing, editing, comprehension, research, and interpersonal skills. Well-versed in communications and publication, as well as current trends in journalism and media. Focused on creating memorable content and ensuring accuracy in details. Passionate and savvy about social and lifestyle topics, as well as sports media and creative storytelling.

Skills
• Copywriting • Copy Editing • Content Editing • Essays/Articles • Research • Presentations • WordPress
• Commentary/Analysis • Social Media • Event Coordinating • Podcasts/Radio • Education/Outreach • SEO Knowledge
• Customer Service • Coordinating/Scheduling • Consulting • Sales/Marketing • Public Relations • Project Management
• Apple/Mac Applications • Microsoft Office • Google Drive/Calendars • Sports/Football Knowledge • Pop Culture Knowledge

Selected Writing & Editing Experience

- Last Word On Sports INC
Contributor, Managing Editor // January 2018 – Present
Beat reporter on New York Giants, weekly columnist, on-call reporter for the NFL newsroom. Contributes additional weekly column to Life section, and served as Associate Editor for that site from August 2019-March 2019. Was promoted then promoted to Managing Editor.

- Spire & Co
Contributor // October 2018
Commissioned to write feature for November 2018 release.

-Devil’s Tear
Content Writer // November 2018 – Present
Composes original content for the luxury jewelry brand that explains the origin of the company and their philosophy, as well as creative descriptions and stories behind each of the items and their talisman powers and potentials.

-The C*nt Collective
Public Relations Lead // March 2018 – Present
Writes and distributes press releases and news/event information to media, and creates original content for social/news media to support various charities + causes.

-PGA TOUR Charities, Inc.
Contributor // October 2010, September 2011
Wrote two stories in support of Shriners Hospitals for Children, detailing experiences in treatment and recovery.

Kata’s blog and samples of her portfolio can be accessed through her website, xxx-xxx-xxxx.

Relevant Employment History

-State Artist Management
Administrative Assistant // March 2018 – June 2018
Coordinating + charting talent bookouts, beauty appointments and digitals. Tracking and properly distributing trade. Assisting bookers with talent selection for client packages. Running open call. Voucher checks. Researching photographers, potential clients, designers and brands. Working independently with talent on PR projects and creating content for individual use to further their passions and interests.

-Chloe and Isabel. Inc
Independent Merchandiser, Team Leader, Fashion + Lifestyle Blogger // December 2013 – January 2015
Maintaining own business, hosting events, leading a team of merchandisers. Frequently held #1 sales slot of on-campus merchandisers.

-Tanteo Spirits
Brand Ambassador // April 2017 – Present
Marketing, distributing and bartending with Tanteo tequilas at tasting events, presenting the company mission + history, acquiring feedback.

-Proper West + Manhattan Proper (The Nieuw Group)
Bartender // April 2016 – October 2018
Interim General Manager (Manhattan Proper) // October 2018 – March 2019
Traditional bartender/server duties, staff training, and marketing + promoting through social media, event coordinating, proposal drafting, scheduling, staffing, ordering, vendor and service relations, payroll.

Education/Certifications
Master of Science, Columbia Journalism School (2020 Candidate)
Copyediting Certification, Writer’s Digest University (2018)
• Passed copyediting exam - 96%
Bachelor of Arts, Fordham University (Class of 2017)
• Major in Theatre Arts
New York University (2013–2014)
• Tisch School of the Arts (Acting), College of Arts and Sciences (Philosophy)
Interlochen Arts Academy (2011-2013)
Hilton Head Island High School (2009-2011)

References Available Upon Request

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