Resume

ANNA ELIZABETH SANDERS

anna [dot] sanders498 [at] gmail [dot] com

EDUCATION         

New York University, New York, NY

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Environmental Studies—May 2013

GPA 3.7/4.0

Deans List, Academic years 2009-2010, 2011-2012

EXPERIENCE       

Staten Island Advance

City Hall reporter, August 2014 to present

Metro New York

News Reporter, July 2013 to August 2014

Wrote breaking and daily news stories and longer features that regularly appeared on the cover of Metro New York, a free daily newspaper

amNew York

Intern, spring 2013

Reported and wrote articles, compiled sidebars and did supplementary reporting for Manhattan’s largest circulation daily newspaper

The Huffington Post

Criminal justice reporting intern, summer and fall 2012

Covered crime and criminal justice in New York City under national reporter John Rudolf, responsible for writing short daily stories and longer-form enterprise pieces

Audubon Magazine, environmental magazine of the National Audubon Society

Editorial intern, spring 2012

Responsible for fact-checking magazine content, writing articles for the web and the print magazine, producing multiple blog posts a month, attending editorial meetings, and reviewing pages before publication

The New York Observer, weekly New York newspaper

Editorial intern, fall 2011

Responsible for fact-checking stories on closing, writing and reporting blogs and other articles on the Media beat

The Chief-LeaderNew York civil servant-based weekly newspaper

Paid web intern, summer 2011

Responsible for strengthening the paper’s online presence, developed The Chief’s Twitter and Facebook accounts, produced the news section’s online web series, Sit Down with The Chief, and assisted in editing the website

Manhattan Media (New York Press and CityArts), alternative weekly newspaper

Intern, spring 2011

Responsible for writing stories, updating blogs for the newspaper, editing and proofreading stories

Manhattan Borough President’s Office, Communications Dept.

Intern, fall 2010

Responsible for reading newspapers and other media for press mentions, updated media contact lists for the Press Secretary, created a Wiki page for the Heritage Rose District, assisted in website updates

The Evanston RoundTable, Evanston bi-weekly publication

Intern, summer 2010

Responsible for writing multiple stories each issue, following-up on leads, pitching stories, writing the calendar, proofreading pages prior to publication; assisted with InDesign layout when needed; also worked on the newspaper’s fall magazine

Washington Square News, NYU’s daily publication

Deputy news editor, spring 2010 and summer 2010

Responsible for writing stories, provide pitches for the news section, help edit stories and manage staff writers, be available to assist news editor when necessary

News staff writer, fall 2009

Responsible for writing 1-3 stories a week, provided pitches for the news section in a specific beat, and was responsible for a four-hour on-call shift every week in which breaking news and fact checking was completed

 COMPUTER SKILLS           

Competent dealing with PC and Mac; experienced with Word, Excel, InDesign, WordPress, Moveable Type

SOCIAL MEDIA                  

Experienced with Twitter, Facebook, WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr, Google+

REFERENCES 

Available upon request.