Dillon J Nelson
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Location: Lafayette, LA, USA
School: Louisiana Tech
Field of Study: English Literature and Journalism

Dillon J Nelson

Dillon James Nelson  
1000. Robley Dr.  
Lafayette, La.  
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OBJECTIVE:    
I want to use my skills gained while earning my dual degree in English Literature and  
Communications so that I may help the team or staff I join produce a wide range of content in an  
organized, timely manner.    
 
SKILLS:    
Along with customer service experience and social media experience, I am experienced in writing of  
all kinds. This includes news, sports, arts and entertainment articles as well as columns, editorials,  
essays, copy, and reviews. I am skilled in Microsoft Office, Photoshop, InDesign, Sony Vegas, and  
Excel I am a fast learner when it comes to new software or technology in general. I have also taken  
several courses on photography and design and understand the finer points of working with cameras  
as well as newspaper and website layout. I can help edit content whenever necessary, both from a  
technical and stylistic standpoint.  
 
EDUCATION:    
Louisiana Tech University ​August 2012 - May 2017  
Bachelor of Arts English Literature  
Bachelor of Arts Communication w/Journalism concentration  
 
West Monroe High School ​August 2008 - May 2012  
High School Diploma  
 
EXPERIENCE:  
Louisiana Tech University    
Computer Monitor for Computing Center August 2012 - May 2017  
Duties included: ​I helped troubleshoot computer problems as they would arise in the 24/7 lab. I  
kept students’ print-jobs organized while opening and closing during late-night and early mornings.  
 
Tech Talk  
Staff Reporter January 2015 - May 2017  
Duties included: ​I pitched and wrote stories based on the needs of the paper on a weekly basis. I  
wrote articles, columns, and reviews and took my own photographs when necessary.  
 
Jennings Daily News  
Staff Reporter February 2018 - August 2018  

Duties included: ​I was a staff reporter and photographer for the newspaper which covered  
Jennings, Lake Arthur, Welsh, Elton, and the rest of Jefferson Davis Parish.  
 
Broussard Cataract and Eye Institute  
Social Media and Office Support March 2015 - July 2019  
Duties included: ​ At this eye-care center in Monroe, I wrote eye-care specific content for posts on  
the company Facebook page and helped come up with promotional content on local radio. I also  
served as an office assistant and helped with maintenance.  
 
INTERNSHIPS:    
Ruston Chamber of Commerce ​Spring 2015 - Summer 2016  
Duties included: ​I assisted in editing content for their newsletter, web content, and general  
promotions. I also helped to assemble booklets for their various programs, wrote speeches and bios  
for events, and wrote a monthly business spotlight. Setting up for events was sometimes required.  
 
Ruston Daily Leader ​Spring 2016  
Contributor  
Duties included ​: I helped write a business ad and wrote a 2016 Veterans Day article.  
 
EXTRACURRICULAR:  
KREB Morning News   2011 - 2012 West Monroe High School  
Drama Club     2008 - 2012 West Monroe High School  
School Mascot   2010 - 2012 West Monroe High School  
The Odyssey Online   Spring 2016 Louisiana Tech University    
The Quatrain Editing Staff   Spring 2015 Louisiana Tech University  
 
REFERENCES:  
Earnest Miles III    
Google  
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Jordan Gribble  
Jennings Daily News  
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Linda Hodge  
State of Louisiana  
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