Just One Look
By Harlen Coben
Dutton, 384 pp, 25.95 dollars
Contact me at:firstname.lastname@example.org
To secure a position in which I can apply my writing, editing, researching and supervisory expertise and experience in a results-oriented atmosphere.
Senior Editor, Stoney Creek News
October 2010-March 2011
Temporary position covering for maternity leave. Supervised editorial staff, shot and processed digital photographs, wrote or edited all copy and laid out weekly community newspaper.
Staff Writer, The Daily Yomiuri, Tokyo
April 2001-March 2010
Duties included sub-editing news and features stories, producing news and feature articles and arts reviews, rewriting translations, page layout and copy editing, supervising copy editing/sub editors desk.
ESL Teacher, Tokyo, Kawasaki, Yokohama, Saitama
April 1997-April 2001
Worked for Nova chain of conversational language schools teaching set curriculum to broad range of students, including children's lessons and business English lessons. Also worked as private tutor and planned and taught company classes at Yokohama Rosai Hospital, Toshiba, Overseas Vocational Training Institute and Presstime Consulting.
Editor, Senior Reporter/Photographer, The Picton Gazette, Picton, Ont.
July 1993 - October 1996
As senior reporter/photographer and later Editor, supervised small editorial staff, covered local and provincial politics, courts, police, general assignment, produced two editions per week including darkroom and layout work.
December 1988 - July 1993
Worked for community newspapers in Ingersoll, Caledonia, Port Dover, Listowel and Napanee Ontario.
Other job experience
IBM technical writer, line cook, musician, factory laborer, farm hand, mechanic's assistant, tree planter, radio announcer/news reporter/disc jockey.
The Regent Theatre, Picton, Ont.
Folk festival chairman, Secretary and member of Board of Directors - handled publicity, film and talent booking, events planning and facility management for community-owned and operated theatre.
The Quarter Moon, Picton, Ont.
President, board member - organized and booked talent for monthly folk music coffee house, occasional performer and host.
Also performed public relations and publicity work on volunteer basis for various service clubs, charities and other organizations.
Bachelor of Arts Degree - General Program, University of Waterloo, 1992
Main focus of study: Political science, English literature, modern history