Essence Wiley - Resume
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: Howard University
Field of Study: Journalism

Essence Wiley - Resume

Journalism major with a double minor in Spanish and Fashion at Howard University
Seeking to gain experience in editorial writing. Eager to study abroad in Spanish speaking country

Howard University - Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2024
Relevant courses: Honors first-year writing, Digital Media Literacy, and Principles of Speech
Digital Media Literacy: responsible for maintaining a personal website with blog entries including Soundcloud, Youtube, Giphy, Animoto, and Wakelet
English Honors Society Member

Dunwoody High School - Graduation Date: May 2020, GPA: 3.92, Honors w/Distinction Diploma
AP Scholar with Honors
Centro MundoLengua Spanish Immersion Program in Seville and Cadiz, Spain
National Spanish Honor Society
Varsity Basketball Captain
Relevant Experience
Endeavor, NY Fashion Week: NXT Participant Week September - October 2020
Completed 30+ hour virtual training program for aspiring fashion professionals
Engaged in livestream conversations with industry leaders
Participated in 9 virtual fashion foundational “101” programs

------------, Writer September 2020-Now
Write about fashion and culture for a start-up blog
Self-edit work for grammatical, spelling, & punctuation errors before submission
Collaborate with other members to find unique ways to build engagement and expand audience

Howard University Association of Black Journalists August 2020-Now
Contribute ideas for the Event Planning Committee

HerCampus Howard Chapter, Content Contributor July 2020-Now
Write 2-4 articles a month on compelling, creative, and entertaining content of my choice
Collaborate with other members to plan appealing events

Old Navy, Sales Associate April 2019 - Oct. 2019

Peer Spanish Tutoring (Volunteer) Spring 2019 - Fall 2020

Additional Skills:
Comfortable with social media platforms, WordPress, Wix, Microsoft Word, & Google Docs/Slides, iMovie, & Splice
Insatiably curious
Can thrive in fast-paced environments

fashion, journalism, editorial, writer, editor