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Alexandra Scoville

480.332.7524 / alexandralscoville@gmail.com / alexandrascoville.com / @AlexScoville    

 

Experience

The Denver Post

August 2017 – Ongoing | YourHub Community Journalist

  • Wrote features, crime blotters and featured business and event listicles covering Aurora and Adams County for the Denver Post's weekly hyper-local YourHub inserts
  • Produced stories in Wordpress CMS for design and SEO
  • Scheduled social media posts for stories using TweetDeck and Facebook publishing tools
  • Content and copy edited user-generated content for online and print reproduction
  • Designed stories and pages in Methode, wrote headlines and subheads

 

UMOM New Day Centers

October 2016 – August 2017 | Communications Coordinator

  • Managed Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts
  • Wrote monthly appeal letters, quarterly newsletters and regular email blasts
  • Updated and built new website pages
  • Designed infographics, advertisements and other collateral as well as photo and video projects for marketing purposes
  • Liaison to high school volunteer council, managing projects and hosting biweekly meetings

 

New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab

January-May 2016 | Editor-Developer Student

  • Conceptualized, pitched, filmed and produced multiple 360 video projects for both editorial and clients

 

Cronkite News | Arizona PBS

January-May 2016 | Digital Producer

  • Collaborated with reporters and editors to create infographics, timelines, quizzes and other interactive elements each week to accompany stories
  • Pitched, reported, shot photos and designed graphics for an enterprise story exploring the impact of the Supreme Court’s 2016 abortion ruling on Arizona reproductive legal landscape

 

azcentral.com

August 2015-January 2016 | Digital Intern

  • Produced community stories for Arizona's #1 news site, averaging 60 million page views every month
  • Collaborated with reporters and editors to create infographics, timelines, quizzes and other interactive elements to accompany stories
  • Used real-time analytics software to manage and curate content on pages by trimming headlines, swapping photos and reorganizing page layouts

 

5280 Magazine

June-August 2015 | Digital-Editorial Intern

  • Managed company Instagram, leading account to best engagement and follow numbers in 3-year account history
  • Produced online versions of monthly issues, including service packages, features, FOB and sidebars
  • Contributed weekly online content and videos

 

Phoenix Magazine

January-May 2015 | Editorial Intern

  • Wrote news features, FOB, things to do and calendar items
  • Built a database of  2,457 individuals listed in 20 annual “Top Doctors” issues from 1995-2015

 

Gina’s Team

August-December 2014 | Intern

  • ·      Assisted program staff in weekly classes at Perryville women’s prison
  • ·      Conceptualized, filmed and edited promotional videos
  • ·      Helped smoothly run fundraising events

 

AL.com/The Birmingham News

June-August 2014 | Dow Jones News Fund Intern

  • Wrote 3-5 community breaking news, feature and business stories weekly
  • Shot photos, made graphics and completed web production for stories

 

The Arizona Republic

August 2013-May 2014 | Community Reporting Intern

  • Wrote 1-3 community feature, event coverage and business stories weekly

 

The Downtown Devil

 August 2012-May 2016 | Arts & Entertainment Editor

  • Served on managing board, guiding editorial direction, business strategies and staffing decisions
  • Pitched, managed and edited 3-5 community arts and culture stories for content and copy weekly
  • Mentored first-time reporters
  • Managed web production team for 3-5 stories nightly that involved editing, copy editing and producing

 

Academics

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, Arizona State University

August 2012—May 2016 | Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Master of Arts, Mass Communication

  • GPA: 3.9; Summa Cum Laude; Dean’s List student
  • Honors College student
  • Certificate in Social Transformation (Justice Studies)

 

Skills

  • Digital photography and videography
  • CMS: HTML/CSS, Wordpress.com and .org, Moveable Type, Presto, Drupal
  • Software: Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Raiser’s Edge
  • Social Media: Facebook, tumblr., Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, Iconosquare
  • Analytics: Chartbeat, Wordpress Jetpack, Google Analytics
  • Virtual Reality: Film in 360°, stitch video in Kolor, build 3D models in Blender, code in C# with Unity

 

Honors, Societies, Volunteerism