Zachary Allen Resume
Journalism
Location: Missoula, MT, USA
University: University of Montana
Major: Journalism

Zachary Allen Resume

Zachary Allen
320 Brooks Street Missoula, MT 59801
xxx-xxx-xxxx xxx-xxx-xxxx

EDUCATION
2016-2019 University of Montana Missoula, MT
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with Theatre Minor
• Graduating with Dean’s List recognition and Honors
• Created, wrote, and starred in a weekly sports broadcast for the University press
• Earned an athletic and academic scholarship as a member of NAIA Division 1 Rocky Mountain College’s basketball team
• Selected courses include:
o Social Media and Engagement. Audited MTPR’s social media o Advanced Audio. Co-creator of Willard podcast
o Video Production. Created a reel for Yellowstone Agate Jewelry o Playwriting. A creative course where I excelled at creating weekly content.

EXPERIENCE
2018-Present Revival Comedy & Sarah Aswell Missoula, MT
Social Media Manager and Content Creator
• Wrote content on selected topics in collaboration with Mrs. Aswell, a published writer for Forbes, Mad Magazine, The New Yorker, etc.
• Challenged to create and maintain Revival Comedy Instagram page with engaging content aimed at generating interest in local comedy workshops and events
• Targeted followers by organizing an editorial calendar in Microsoft Excel by using user behavior to identify what posts conveyed and when they were posted
• Published custom graphics and gifs to use for the account using After Effects and Publisher, often garnering increased user engagement

2016-2017 Montana Kaimin Missoula, MT
Host, “Kaimin Sports Recap” and Staff Journalist
• Created, wrote, and edited “The Kaimin Sports Recap”, a weekly Facebook show consistently ranked in top five page views across Kaimin web content
• Conducted interviews with diverse subjects while delivering interesting and engaging content
• Managed deadlines and extreme attention to detail to ensure content was ready for publishing
• Tweeted live coverage of sporting events aimed at keeping fans up to date

2017-Present Pie Hole Pizzeria Missoula, MT
Counter Server
• Prepared pizza, operated cash register, and carried out additional duties as needed
• Upheld high sanitation standard and cleanliness expectations

MISCELLANEOUS
2016-Present Stand Up Comedian
• Earned a place in the Big Sky Comedy Festival, an elite comedy festival that auditions over 1,000 comedians annually before selecting the top 28 to perform
• Performed internationally with Goldengang Comedy in Reykjavik, Iceland
• Won the Laugh on the Lake Comedy Competition, while placing runner up in Montana Comedy Competition
2016-Present Montana Officials Association Basketball Referee
• Maintained orderly environment when tension mounted between coaches, parents, players, and fans
• Adhered to strict guidelines pertaining to rules and administered difficult decisions during games

TECHNICAL & CERTIFICATIONS: Microsoft Excel, Word, Publisher, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, Adobe Premier, Audition, Photoshop, After Effects, Avid Media Composer, Wilderness First Aid, Montana Referee Association

Social Media, Marketing, Montana, Communications, Journalism