Sports Journalist/Editor
Media Studies-Journalism
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
School: University of Guelph-Humber
Major: Media Studies-Journalism

Sports Journalist/Editor

Eric Penkala Journalist/editor with experience in magazine publication and radio broadcasting. Driven to tell every story with clarity and flair.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications-Area of Emphasis in Journalism (University of Guelph-Humber)
• College Diploma in Media Communications (Humber College)
• Published journalist for numerous organizations around the world
• Managing Editor of award-winning magazine publication (2017 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Medalist)
• Experience working at media conglomerate (Rogers)

Relevant Experience:
Managing Editor – January 2016-May 2016
University of Guelph-Humber- EMERGE Magazine- Toronto, Ontario
Served lead role in the production of Guelph-Humber’s annual EMERGE print magazine. Had final say over all writing, photography and design decisions. Magazine was named Gold Medalist winner by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

Production Assistant – October 2015-March 2016
Sportsnet 590-The Fan- Toronto, Ontario
Developed an in-depth understanding of the day-to-day functioning of the media world. Became familiar with how to identify newsworthy information, and how to express that information in the most effective possible way.

Editorial Assistant - May 2015-June 2015
University of Bremen- Bremen, Germany
Wrote articles and produced programs for the university’s “Parlement of Foules” theatre group. Developed my ability to communicate with people despite language barriers and other obstacles.

Education
University of Guelph-Humber, Media Studies, 2012-2016
Graduated with Distinction
Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
Humberview Secondary School, 2008-2012
Bolton, Ontario, Canada

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