Rachel James

Bringing back the word ‘groovy’

Resume


 
Rachel James
J.D Candidate
Skills
Software Experience

Skilled in Excel, Google docs, slides, etc. Trained in all Adobe programs and have graphic design experience.

AP Style

Proficient in AP writing style. Well-versed in grammar rules and writing conventions.

Web Design + SEO

Designed and created website on WordPress. Utilize SEO and web analytics to increase web traffic. Knowledge in HTML.

Currently pursuing my J.D. at Penn State Dickinson Law. I am a recent graduate of Drake University where I received dual degrees in political science and multimedia journalism.

I consider myself a driven, hard worker, who is passionate about instilling change and growth both personally and professionally. I enjoy working with others and encouraging the best team effort. I am flexible and consider my ability to learn and adapt quickly my greatest skill set.

Education
Penn State Dickinson Law
Juris Doctor2018-2021
Drake University
B.A in Political Science and BJMC in News2018-2021
Collin College
Dual-Credit2016-2018
Anna High School
High School2014-2018
Experience
Editor-in-Chief
Times-DelphicAug. 2019-

Oversees printing and editorial schedule for weekly college paper. Responsible for final editorial decisions and staff. Approve and assist with story ideas as well as edit layouts. Manage a budget of approx. $45,000 and editorial staff of 15. 

Executive Team for Bulldogs for Booker
Cory 2020 Presidential CampaignAug. 2019-Feb. 2020

Part of ad hoc campus campaign organization for Cory Booker 2020 presidential election. Help plan events and mobilize prospective voters. 

Talent/Reporter
Drake Broadcasting System Aug. 2018-

Co-anchor a live show and created over 15 news packages from man-on-the-street to long form documentary style. Part of one of the largest student broadcasts in nation.

News Editor
Times-DelphicSept. 2018- Aug. 2019

Worked with writers and fellow editors to gather stories for weekly paper. Sent out story ideas and would help develop enterprise stories. Would cover breaking news such as robberies or campus protests. Responsible for final layout and the second round of edits.

Financial Intern
Cindy Axne for CongressAug. 2018- Nov. 2018

Researched and fundraised. Helped send out and package campaign material.

Editor-in-Chief of online magazine
Anna High SchoolAug. 2016- June 2018

Edited and approved submissions. Posted content for website.

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