Resume

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Laura Davison

Education

Missouri School of Journalism – Columbia, Mo.

  • Currently pursuing a Masters of Arts in Journalism.
    • Anticipated graduation date: Aug. 2014
  • Obtained a Bachelor of Journalism in Convergence Journalism and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
    • GPA: 3.8 • Graduated: May 2013

Universidad de Navarra – Pamplona, Spain

  • Studied journalism and Spanish as an international student from Jan. – June 2012

Shawnee Mission Northwest High School – Shawnee, Kan. Graduated: May 2009

Journalism Experience

Bloomberg News – New York Bureau
Reporting Intern, Sept. 2014-Current
Cover breaking and developing stories about insurance, mortgages and financial services for Bloomberg’s terminal subscribers and online readers. Work with teams across the newsroom to break news that matters to a business-minded audience.

Kansas City Business Journal
Reporting Intern, May – Aug. 2013
Created video, photo and text stories for print, online and social platforms. Experimented with distributing content via emerging social platforms like Vine, Instagram and Burst. Wrote stories about banking, M&A and entrepreneurship.

RJI Futures Lab Update
Reporter, Jan. 2013 – Jan. 2014
Create video packages for a weekly online show about tools and trends that help newsroom leaders bring innovation into their newsrooms.

Columbia Missourian
Multimedia Editor, Aug. 2013 – Present
Assign an produce multimedia stories. Coach experienced and inexperienced reporters in the best practices of video reporting and production.

Community Outreach Team, Jan. – May 2013
Fostered relationships and improve transparency between the community and the newsroom by curating content from readers, monitoring and writing content for social media and interpreting online analytics.

Online News Association Mizzou
Secretary, May 2012 – May 2013
Organized events for journalism students and professionals. Maintained social media accounts and blog.

Communication Work

Crossroads Public Relations
Intern, June 2012 – Aug. 2012
Pitched and placed stories in news outlets and blogs. Wrote press releases, story pitches and blog posts. Edited and compiled media coverage reports. Designed integrated campaigns to promote brands on college campuses.

Barkley Public Relations
Intern, June 2011 – Aug. 2011
Pitched and placed stories in Top 20 media markets. Created and monitored content for social media pages.

Skills

Adept in multi-platform storytelling and strategy
Video shooting and editing, audio recording and editing, FinalCut Pro X, Adobe Creative Cloud programs, analytics monitoring and reporting, SEO strategy, HTML5, CSS3

Experience using social networks on behalf of news and community organizations
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube, WordPress, Instagram, Vine, Storify

Fluent in spoken and written Spanish

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