Resume

Scott Semmler
15 Kimmie Court, Belmont, CA
(650) 678-1824
Semmler22@yahoo.com

 

Education

-Presently attending San Jose State University; Expected graduation: December 2012

-Pursuing a B.S. degree in Journalism with an emphasis in reporting and editing.

 

Employment

-Sports Intern at KPIX-TV, San Francisco, CA

May 2012-August 2012

I was responsible for selecting highlights from the day’s assortment of games for the 6 p.m., 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. shows at KPIX; obtaining audio from Giants and A’s pregame and postgame interviews.

-TNT Breaking News Writer at Bleacher Report, Inc.

February 2012-Present

I am responsible for recognizing breaking news via Twitter, etc. and writing informative articles on the importance it. 10-12 articles per day.

-Sports Editor at The Spartan Daily, San Jose State University

January 2012-May 2012

I was responsible for finding story ideas, editing, and producing the sports section for a daily newspaper for the entirety of a four-month semester.

-Cart and Bag Attendant at Silver Creek Valley Country Club, San Jose, CA

August 2008-Present

Tasks include: pro shop, golf cart cleaning, driving range, tournaments, etc.

-Staff Writer at The Spartan Daily, San Jose State University

August 2011-December 2011

I covered news, A&E and sports for a daily newspaper during a four-month semester.

 

Skills

SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

-Acquired while working at Bleacher Report, Inc.  I managed to add substantial amounts of reader traffic towards content by identifying key words that would increase page views on popular search engines.

Professional Writing Experience

-I was a credentialed writer during the summer of 2012, covering the majority of San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s home games for Valley Bay News.

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