Resume (2019)

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About Me

Dylan Lepore is a freelance journalist living in Richmond, Va. He started his career freelancing for smaller mediums such as Brutal Gamer and Radford University’s newspaper, The Tartan. He is self-taught in web design, InDesign, and WordPress. He led the redesign and relaunch of Rutartan.com with a workable mobile website and the entire newspaper’s organization.


Skills

  • AP Style
  • Being direct, honest, confident, & always positive
  • Building websites and social media accounts that stand out and work
  • Getting the job done
  • Adobe InDesign/Premiere/ Photoshop
  • iTunes/Soundcloud
  • Leadership
  • Podcasting

Experience

Freelance Writer & Web Designer • Websites

  • Wrote for websites such as Brutal Gamer, The Indie Game Website, & Sell Broke
  • Wrote videogame reviews, news, and features
  • Interviewed people form Jeffrey Farber, owner of 1up Forge, to Garry Schyman, the composer of BioShock
  • Built websites that work to last

Editor-In-Chief/Staff Writer/Photographer • The Tartan

  • Built the Tartan from the ground up
  • Built up a team of editors and writers from two to 25
  • Solely taught myself InDesign
  • Got the paper out timely and with limited mistakes
  • Regularly open to criticism and new ideas
  • Communicated with my team daily
  • Took on the harder subjects
  • Captured photos that pull the audience in
  • Conducted and coordinated a number of interviews

Communication & Social Media Assistant • Career Center

  • Monitored the front desk
  • Designed and created advertisements for upcoming career fairs
  • Managed Twitter accounts
  • Photographer at events and took LinkedIn headshots

Backpacks for the Homeless

  • Homeless funding

Education

Media Studies, B.S., Journalism/Entrepreneurship & Cinematic Arts Minor • Radford University

Overall GPA 3.739 | Major GPA 3.94
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon’s Balanced Man Scholarship
  • Outstanding Sophomore in Media Studies of the Year
  • Outstanding Junior in Media Studies of the Year
  • Blake Edward Fought Student Media Scholarship
  • Cap Kehs and Ted McKosky, Sr. Memorial Scholarship in Cinematic Arts
  • Dean’s List
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • The Tartan’s Staff’s Choice of the Year
  • The Tartan’s Web Designer of the Year

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