Résumé

Contact: jensen.aj1@gmail.com

Education

Bachelor of Arts Journalism and media studies. Linfield College, McMinnville, Or.

Skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good at working independently and in groups
  • Helpful and dependable
  • Experienced with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Audition, Premiere, Muse, Spark, and Acrobat
  • AP style editing
  • Headline Writing
  • Research expert
  • Strong graphic and visual sense
  • Deadline-driven
  • Skilled multi-tasker
  • Sound and video editing 
  • WordPress

Relevant Work History

The Linfield Review

Editor-in-chief | McMinnville, OR| May 2019-May 2020

  • Redesigned the Linfield Review’s website
  • Shifted entire newspaper from print to digital
  • Hired entire staff for editorial, staff writer, and photographers’ positions
  • Manage a 13-person staff 
  • Created a year-long budget 
  • Run weekly staff meetings 

The Linfield Review

Sports Editor & Features Editor | McMinnville, OR| January 2017 – May 2018, January – May 2019

  • Interviewed sources and developed relationships with informants to obtain stories
  • Generated list of stories for articles weekly
  • Wrote and edited articles on deadline
  • Covered live sporting events
  • Created feature articles and profiles on athletes
  • Wrote headlines for each article
  • Wrote, edited and produced stories for print and website
  • Assigned articles and events to be covered

Other Work History

Sail Sand Point

Sailing Instructor | Seattle, WA | June 2017- August 2019

  • Taught sailing lessons to children and adults
  • Designed and implemented lesson plans
  • Ensured the safety of sailors at all times by following necessary safety procedures
  • Performed exemplary multi-tasking
  • Operated motorized boats as teaching vessels

Awards and Accomplishments

  • Oregon Newspaper Association 2020 Collegiate Newspaper Contest: 1st Best Sports Writing, 3rd Best Sports Writing, 3rd Best Writing, 3rd Best Website
  • Elected to be college lacrosse captain 2018 and 2019
  • Earned first-team All-Conference for defense spring 2019
  • Studied journalism abroad in Oslo, Norway Fall 2019
  • Backpacked across Europe by myself for one month exploring seven countries
  • US Level One Certified Sailing Instructor
  • CPR Certified
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