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GRETA WADE IVERSON

Newsworks.org
Freelance Writer and Photographer
May 2015 – Pres.
I write and take photos for stories, primarily covering the Northwest section of Philadelphia. I work closely with event coordinators and community leaders to create stories that appeal to members of the community.

JUMPPhilly.com
Freelance Writer and Photographer
Oct 2012- 2015
I write and produce content for JumpPhilly.com as well as Jump’s printed, quarterly magazine that focuses on Philadelphia’s budding musicians. The magazine circulates 10,000 copies four times per year.

The News Journal
Breaking News Reporter (nights)
Feb 2015 – April 2015
I monitored police scanners for breaking news and respond to it on scene as it happens. I regularly contacted public officials for updated information on crimes across the state of delaware. I always fact-checked press releases from local and state police before posting them online.

WCAU NBC 10
Digital Media Assistant, NBC10.com
Aug 2014- February 2015
I updated news features and produced original content in a high-pressure environment. I worked closely with AP Wires and other local media outlets to provide content for the site throughout the day. I assisted with early morning breaking news and work with the newsroom to create seamless work flow.

Philadelphianeighborhoods.com
Multimedia Producer
Aug. 2014- Dec. 2014
I reported on the South Philadelphia beat. I frequently pitched stories and completed multimedia projects with one colleague. We interviewed community activists, leaders and officials to cultivate a news source for a neighborhood commonly ignored at Philadelphia’s mainstream media outlets.

WTXF Fox 29
Web Intern
Jan 2014 – April 2014
I transcribed text from WTXF anchors and other sectors of Fox news throughout the country to make short articles and write-ups for MyFoxPhilly.com. I cut video in Avid news cutter to accompany these articles. I frequently went out with photographers to conduct interviews to be aired on evening segments of the show.

 

Skills:
Editing, copyediting (AP style), working under tight deadlines, hard news and broadcast writing, beat reporting, social media management, multimedia content production

Computer Skills:
Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Facebook/Twitter/Instagram WorldNow, Avid Newscutter, Dalet, iNews, WordPress, Clickability, Omniture, Timeline, Storify, infogr.am, NewsGate, Presto, Google Drive

Additional Skills:
Interpersonal communication, conversational French proficiency

Education:
Temple University
Journalism, French
Bachelor of the Arts, 2014

Hillsborough High School
Fall 2007 – Spring 2011
I’d say its pretty common to go to high school nowadays.
Hillsborough, NJ



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CONTACT ME:

Email: gretaiverson@gmail.com
Twitter: @greta_wade
Facebook: /greta.iverson

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