Resume For Columnist

Rajan Sharma
956/6, Gandhi Nagar,
Delhi – 110011
(+91-11) 456 789


Knox College, Galesburg, IL
BA in Communications

The Windy City
Current columnist, photographer and freelance writer for monthly tourist magazine in Chicago. Write 1000-word column each month entitled “Around the Town.” 1993-Present.

The Great Outdoors
Wrote copy for 75-page mail-order camping equipment catalog. Wrote and revised hundreds of 25-word sales descriptions. Met tight deadlines in eight-week freelance project. 1993.

The Index
Full-time staff writer for Knox College alumni magazine. Wrote short news briefs and in-depth features, including several cover stories. As the only staff writer, researched and investigated all major articles and initiated several new story ideas. Current freelance writer. 1992.

Along the Shore
Freelance writer for monthly newsletter for cities surrounding Lake Michigan. 1991.

Created, edited and published a newsletter while participating in a hike along the Appalachian Trail. Solicited submissions, edited all copy and desktop published the newsletter on a Macintosh computer. 1991.

The Knox Collegian
Full-time editor of campus newspaper. Assigned and edited all articles for weekly publication. Involved in all aspects of publication process, including writing, copyediting, proofreading, desktop publishing and layout. Managed staff of 15. 1990.

Intern at news weekly in Chicago. Responsibilities included proofreading, fact-checking and writing 250-word news briefs for “Around the World” section. Wrote an in-depth feature on battered women’s shelters in the Chicago area. 1990.

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