Resume (2018)

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About Me

Dylan Lepore is a freelance journalist living in Richmond Virginia. Videogames have always been his passion since his dad showed him what the PlayStation One was at the age of five. He started his career freelancing for smaller mediums such as Brutal Gamer and Radford University’s newspaper The Tartan. He is an open freelancer and always working on a new project.


Skills

  • AP Style
  • Sony Vegas 14/YouTube/Canva
  • Adobe InDesign/Premiere/Photoshop
  • iTunes/Soundcloud
  • Podcasting
  • Building websites and social media accounts that stand out and work
  • Leadership
  • Being direct, honest, and confident
  • Getting the job done

Experience

Staff writer • Brutal Gamer

  • Writing freelance videogame news post’s bi-weekly
  • Writing videogame reviews from 200 to 1,200 words
  • Interviewing people form Jeffrey Farber, owner of 1up Forge, to Garry Schyman, the composer of BioShock.

Editor-in-Chief • The Tartan

  • Building the Tartan from the ground
  • Building up a team of editors and writers from just one
  • Solely teaching myself InDesign
  • Getting out the paper timely and with limited mistakes
  • Being very open to criticism and new ideas
  • Communicating with my team daily

Communication & Social Media Assistant • Career Center

  • Monitored the front desk
  • Designing and creating advertisements for upcoming career fairs
  • Manage their Twitter account
  • Being a photographer at events and taking headshots

Backpacks for the Homeless

  • Homeless funding

Education

Media Studies, B.S., Journalism • Radford University

Overall GPA 3.739 | Major GPA 3.94
  • Outstanding Sophomore in Media Studies of the Year
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon’s Balanced Man Scholarship
  • Blake Edward Fought Student Media Scholarship
  • Dean’s List
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholar

Contact Me

Linkedin

Email: dylanl525911@gmail.com

Twitter: @dylanslegos

Phone: (804) 873-0053