Virginia Commonwealth University


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Doug Callahan

Richmond, Va.

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.
Master of Science, Mass Communications, expected August 2011
Concentration: Multimedia Journalism

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.
Bachelor of Science, May 2006
Major: Media Arts and Design Concentration: Print Journalism

a free daily publication from The Virginian-Pilot
Norfolk, Va. | March 2007 – December 2008
Copy Editor
• Edited wire and Virginian-Pilot stories into quick-read, visually approachable presentations while checking for accuracy and AP style
• Budgeted the Fun section, which required planning and selecting stories involving music, movies, television, games, and live entertainment
• Managed the Today page, which required choosing and editing a story for the Something to Talk About feature, and writing a daily feature called Five Things Worth Knowing Today
• Mentored two college interns
• Contributed to the blog, a local news website that aggregates community news sites
Richmond, Va. | January 2011 – May 2011
Community News Intern
• Report for, one of the community news sites that needed a boost in content
• Write features for the main site,
• Shoot photos and video of events for both sites, an independently run lifestyle website and social network
Virginia Beach, Va. | December 2009 – present
Contributing Writer
• Write a weekly e-mail to members about events and deals of that weekend

References available upon request

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