Anna Josefin Palm                                                       

(248) 525-2588

blueannajo@aol.com

Online portfolio: annajpalm.wordpress.com

 

Communication experience:

            Oakland University—Rochester, MI

            Graduate assistant; communication department, Jan. – April 2017.

  • Assisting the faculty with their research: data entry, gathering relevant information, analyzing scholarly articles, and preparing literature reviews.
  • Graded essays from an undergraduate communication class.

             Michigan Academy of Science, Art and Letters—Kalamazoo, MI

             Presenter at a day-long conference, March 10, 2017

  • Presented a research paper on women’s representation on Game of Thrones and other fantasy shows.

 

Journalism experience:

         The Morning Sun—Mount Pleasant, MI

         Multimedia reporter; education and city beat, Sept. – Dec. 2015.

  • Covered topics and events related to Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant schools, educational programs in the area, and occasionally city matters.
  • Performed in-depth research and interviewed state experts for larger stories, such as child poverty in Michigan.
  • Used social media and photo galleries to draw readers’ interest.
  • Developed relationships with members of the Mount Pleasant Board of Education.

 

          Midland Daily News—Midland, MI

         Freelance reporter, Organic Reporting Project, Aug. – Dec. 2013.

  • Traveled to farms in Alma, Hersey and Rosebush as well as to an organic store in Midland to interview owners, farmers and consumers.
  • Researched extensively on food recalls and food production; contacted state and national experts.
  • Co-wrote the leading front-page article that launched the Sunday-Monday package.

 

Central Michigan University Honors:

Friends of Journalism Scholarship – April 2014

Certificate of Appreciation – International Children’s Book Read-In – April 2015

 

Awards:

The Society of Professional Journalists           

Mark of Excellence Award Regional Winners – April 2014

 

Education:

           Central Michigan University—Mount Pleasant, MI

English major, creative writing concentration, and Journalism minor

Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in May 2015; GPA of 3.5

           Oakland University—Rochester, MI

Master’s in Communication, with a focus on media studies

Expected graduation in May 2018; current GPA of 3.85

Anna Josefin Palm_Resume

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