201 Euclid Ave Syracuse, NY 13210
katho101@syr.edu
(518)775-7854
www.linkedin.com/in/kelsey-thompson 

EXPERIENCE

The Daily Orange Gender & Sexuality Columnist 
• January 2017—present
Utilize public speaking skills to perform in-person and phone interviews Research and fact-check with live sources and databases
Follow a strict deadline and quick turnaround

Gender Equity Reporter, Magazine Course 
• Syracuse University, Spring 2017
Conduct in-person and phone interviews with live sources
Specialize in taking photographs/videos and editing them for articles
Run on a strict deadline and two week production cycle

Odyssey Newsroom Creator 
• March 2016 – March 2017
Research current political events from a variety of news publications
and sources
Pitch articles on a weekly basis Work one-on-one with cycle of editors to finalize articles
Promote written pieces on social media platforms

Jerk Magazine Opinions Columnist 
• Fall 2016—present
Research topics related to the Syracuse University community to write on a bimonthly basis Incorporate Jerk’s distinct voice and tone in piece
Complete real-time edits over Outlook 365, Microsoft Word, and Google Docs

Multimedia Content Producer, Film Course 
• Syracuse University, Fall 2016
Utilize camera equipment to produce short films
Edit sound, lighting, color-corrections, and sequential order on Adobe Premiere and Audacity

Public Speaker, Public Speaking Course 
• Syracuse University, Fall 2016
Research and fact-check information from live sources as well as secondhand sources online
Compose and memorize speeches varying from 2-9 minutes in length
Utilize camera equipment to record speeches

Fresh U Online Writer
• September 2015—May 2016
Research and publish articles on a weekly basis
Work with editors and fellow staff members for deadlines, interviews, and brainstorming topic ideas

Front Desk Secretary, Capital Eye Care
• Summer 2015
Greet and check in patients utilizing a hospital database       
Schedule eye care appointments with patients in-person and on the phone
Answer phone calls and patients’ questions

SKILLS

/ Microsoft Office Suite / Adobe Illustrator / Adobe InDesign /
/ Adobe Premiere / Audacity / Associated Press Writing Style /
/ Twitter / Facebook / Instagram / YouTube / Snapchat /
/ WordPress / Wix /

EDUCATION

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications • 2015 – 2019 Bachelor of Science, Magazine Journalism Dean’s List, 3.7 GPA
Syracuse University Founder’s Scholarship Recipient