EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from University of Oklahoma. Minor in Spanish
Summer 2007, Universidad de Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, Spain
EXPERIENCE: (1) The Oklahoman; (daily circ. 216,400, Sunday circ. 282,100); 06/08-10/08
I was a General Assignment Reporter/Obituary Clerk. My duties including reporting on a wide-range of topics, including event coverage, breaking news and news features and typing obituaries and public records. I also shot and edited videos to accompany stories online.
(2)The Oklahoma Gazette; (circ. 57,500); 05/08
I've done from freelance reporting for the weekly edition as well as the special edition of OKCBusiness called Venue
(3)The Oklahoma Daily; The University of Oklahoma; (circ. 11,00); 01/06-05/08
I held many positions including Assistant Managing Editor, Administration Reporter and Paid Staff Photographer. As AME, I co-managed about 10 staff reporters and content producers and edited copy for grammar, AP style, unanswered questions and libel. As a reporter, I produced 2-3 stories a week, including administration, campus life, breaking news and features and worked closely with editors and photographers. As a photographer, I shot a variety of different subjects and edited the photos using PhotoShop.
(4)OU Nightly; Gaylord College of JMC’s live evening newscast; 01/07-05/07
I shot, wrote and edited VOs, VOSOTs and packages for the live newscast.
CONTACT: Jessica Jackson
PHONE: (405) 820-1396
ADDRESS : 201 S. Creekdale Drive, Apt. 509, Norman, OK 73072
Posted on Mon, October 13, 2008
by Jessica Jackson