Resume

BRIELLE ASHFORD

120 East Taylor Street, Phoenix, Arizona 58004

| 248-535-5242 | brielle.ashford@asu.edu
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic Journalism and Mass Communication Major at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, as well as a student in Barrett, The Honors College, with a solid history of commitment to multimedia dynamism, reporting, editing and publishing articles.
Skills

  • Strong Writing and Communication Skills   
  • Thorough Research Ability
  • Knowledgeable in Social Media Use
  • Experience in Online and Print Media
  • Well-versed in AP Stylebook Guidelines
  • Strong Listening Skills and Eager to Learn
  • Experience in Journalistic Interviewing
  • Familiarity with WordPress, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Google Docs, CSS, JavaScript and HTML coding and Adobe programs
  • Familiarity with newsroom operations

Experience

Community Service InternWJBK FOX 2 Detroit 

  • Accepted three-year summer internship offer. Start in May 2017 to August 2019.
  • Garnered internship along with being named an Emma Bowen Foundation scholar.

Community Reporting InternThe Arizona Republic 08/2017 to 12/2017

  • Accepted Fall internship offer. Start in August 2017

Reporter – Downtown Devil – Online Publication at Arizona State University 09/2016 to Present

  • Research extensively to create wholistic, comprehensive articles to inform the community
  • Write concisely, utilizing Associated Press Stylebook guidelines, to report on news developments
  • Experience promoting articles on social media – produced an article that was the most-read on the publication’s website on the day of publication
  • Collaborative problem solving and effective teamwork with fellow reporters, photographers and editors

Writer – The Chic Daily – Online publication – University Fashion Journalists Club 09/2016-Present

  • Produce lifestyle feature content targeted for college aged readers
  • Self-edit to keep in accordance with AP Stylebook guidelines
  • Work with editors and fellow reporters to produce optimal content
  • Experience in photography to accompany articles

Co-Editor – Tuna Talk School Newspaper               09/2013 to 05/2016          

The Roeper School Journalism Staff – Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

  • Supervised staff, prepared, rewrote and edited copy to improve print readability
  • Oversaw publication production, including artwork, layout and printing, ensuring adherence to deadlines and budget requirements
  • Met frequently with artists, layout staff, reporters and other editors to discuss projects and resolve issues

Education

  • Arizona State UniversityBachelor of Arts 08/2016-Present

Journalism and Mass Communication

Expected graduation – May 2020         

Dean’s Scholar – Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University

2016 Fall Semester Cronkite School – Dean’s List

Member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars

  • The Roeper School – Graduate Bloomfield Hills, Michigan            09/2012 to 06/2016

Phi Beta Kappa Society Honoree