JOHNETTE REED

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EDUCATION

American University Washington, D.C. 20016
M.A. Interactive Journalism-Multimedia Journalism Concentration  expected graduation May 2013
Bennett College Guilford County, Greensboro, NC 27401
B.A. Mass Communications-Broadcast Journalism Track Concentration  May 2007

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Social Security Administration 315 N. Washington St, Rockville, MD 20850
Claims Representative April 2010-current
 
• Assists individuals in establishing entitlement to receive retirement benefits
• Represents programs before the general public, provides information to the media,
  community, and local officials
• Assists individuals in establishing entitlement to receive Medicare insurance
• Evaluates information/evidence to ensure regulatory benefit entitlements
• Interacts with people of varying backgrounds, education and experience
• Strategizes with management and peers to develop effective media campaigns for
  local field office.

D.C. Public Schools 825 N. Capitol St NE, Washington, DC 20002
Instructional Aide Counselor September 2009- April 2010
• Responsible for meeting the educational goals of special needs students
• Provides daily instruction to small groups of students within the classroom
• Ensure classroom management for lead teacher
• Builds relationships with students to help reach individual educational goals
• Provide any and all instructional support to lead teacher as needed
• Develop working plan with lead teacher and students to ensure progression
  throughout the school year.

Sovereign Bank 69 Madison Ave, Lakewood, NJ 08701
Teller August 2008- April 2009
• Responsible for ensuring excellent customer service while upholding a professional
  demeanor
• Processed bank transactions including mortgage and loan payments regularly
• Responsible for extensive product knowledge as well as weekly and quarterly sales
  goals
• Worked with team members to provide customers with product advice and helped
  settle client disputes or complaints
• Assisted customers in understanding company offers and benefits
• Performed clerical duties associated with the position such as: filing, emailing, and
  answering phones.

WMBB News 13 613 Harrison Ave, Panama City, FL 32401
Production Technician September 2007-March 2008 
• Responsible for keeping pace with newscast via teleprompter operations
•  Distributed scripts and rundowns to all show personnel
• Assisted with morning show cut-ins to national programming
• Trained on various broadcast support equipment
• Worked regularly to meet morning and evening newscast deadlines
• Regularly assisted with editing for morning and evening newscast by shooting and
  editing video
• Knowledgeable and proficient in Grass Valley Non-Linear Editing, Final Cut Pro
  Editing.

 TRAINING

Student Reporter American University, Washington DC,
20016 September 2012-Current
• Writes copy for news packages including reporter and anchor scripts
•  Shoots stories
• Edits stories using final cut pro 7 for weekly broadcast 

Research Writing Bennett College, Greensboro NC,
January-May 2004
• Combined in classroom study, in library, and field research to teach research
  methods applicable to the field
• Emphasized writing research findings in MLA format

Database Management Bennett College, Greensboro NC,
27401 January-May 2007
• Provided in-depth experience using spreadsheet and database system
  development software to manage data.

Computer Applications Bennett College, Greensboro NC,
27401 January-May 2005
• Provided a comprehensive knowledge of computer operating systems and
  applications
• Extensive hands-on activities were used to equip students with the skills
  required to enhance productivity in both academic and industrial sectors
• Projects were focused on word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop
  publishing, presentation graphics, the Internet and Web page design.

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Community Organizer, Obama for America Campaign,
Lakewood, New Jersey
March 2008-November 2008 
•  Responsible for organizing community voting events
•  Orchestrated two voter registration drives known as “Get out the vote”
   campaigns
•  Responsible for event setup and breakdowns. Assisted with local poll
   setup and operation in various states
•  Responsible for local recruitment to assist voter registration and voter
   day turnout

Miss Bennett College, Bennett College,
Greensboro, NC
May 2006-May 2007
•  College liaison elected by peers to act as a recruiter and strengthen relationships
   between the student body, faculty, community, and prospective students
•  Required to speak and appear at various events that called for professional
   demeanor and to master verbal and written communication skills

Orientation Leader, Bennett College,
Greensboro, NC
August 2004- August 2006
• Primary responsibilities to help first-year and transfer students make a smooth
  transition into Bennett College by serving as a resource and role model
• Assisted with room assignments, Parent Orientation, and campus tours
• Helped first-year student become familiar with campus offices, buildings, faculty,
  and staff

Community Service Director at Greensboro Public Library,
Guilford County, NC
May 2005- May 2007
• Established tutoring and literacy programs with local students


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JOHNETTE REED

 Silver Springs, MD

Johnette_Reed@Yahoo.com
848 525 8782


 

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