My resume

Posted: September 30, 2011 in Resume

Here’s my resume for potential employers:

Chris Bates

1114 Montreau Court

Arlington, TX 76012

(817) 913-5557


  • Experienced beat reporter, including news and features
  • Multimedia skills, including video reporting and editing, and posting directly to web
  • Proficient with MS Office, MS Word, Adobe Premier Pro and Elements and the Internet


June 2011- August 2011                                  Clear Channel Communications Intern

  • Worked in the promotions department for 5 radio stations(106.1 KISS FM, MIX 102.9, 97.1 The Eagle, 102.1 THE EDGE, Lonestar 92.5)
  • Attended events such as Bruno Mars concert and Dallas Museum of Art
  •  Gave away free prizes and promote for the stations

January 2011- May2011                                            Reporter for the Award Winning Campus Newspaper,   The Shorthorn

  • Wrote 2 articles per week
  • Gathered and interviewed sources on story ideas and topics
  • Reported the news for my beat (Honors College and College of Education)

Education:  University of Texas at Arlington, Bachelor of Liberal Arts Broadcast Communication, May 2011

  • Completed minor in journalism
  • Had weekly radio show in summer 2009 for Radio Production class

Courses taken included: 

  •  Radio Production
  • Broadcast Performance
  • Writing for Mass Media
  • News Editing
  • Media Sales
  • Electronic News

Awards and Activities:     

Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout (May 2006)

Pi Kappa Phi, Intramural/Brotherhood chair,

Member of SPJ- Society of Professional Journalists (Student Chapter)


Melanie Mason

UTA Communication Lecturer

(817) 272-2163

Beth Francesco

Shorthorn Adviser

701 S. Nedderman Drive

Arlington, Tx 76019

(817) 272- 3661

Lloyd Goodman

Student Publications Director-UTA Box 19038

701 S. Nedderman Drive

Arlington, Tx 76019

(817) 272- 3661


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