Rebecca Johns is a freelance journalist based in Hodgenville, United States of America. Summary Enthusiastic writer with significant experience in newspaper and radio news looking to expand horizons. Creative, reliable and motivated individual with established photography, writing and communication abilities in a variety of settings. Qualifications • Seeks out fresh and attention grabbing content. • Meets deadlines. • Engages easily with people. • Equally comfortable in office and community settings. Accomplishments Photography • Captured usable photographs at high school sporting and community events. • Shot spreads for features that caught essence of the story. • Uploaded and edited photographs utilizing computer software. • Obtained correct names of subjects and captioned each photograph. Writing • Gathered pertinent information prior to interview or event coverage. • Drafted suitable questions in advance of interview or event. • Wrote and produced live and taped news casts for radio news. • Effectively covered city, town and county council meetings. • Specialized in human interest stories. Communication • Utilized email applications to communicate information. • Answered phones in a professional manner. • Developed rapport with diverse individuals and groups. • Demonstrated ability to express ideas in a team environment. • Successfully interviewed in both hostile and friendly situations.
Besides writing articles I provided front page art in the form of unique and interesting photographs as needed. This modern day cowboy came galloping through downtown Silver City New Mexico one morning as I drove to work.
This is an article as it ran in the Silver City Sun News. As a reporter for the Sun News, I covered local events, government meetings, school activities and much more. I regularly wrote feature articles and I took all my own photographs as needed.