Resume & Writing Portfolio


 

Jennifer Rainwater

14290 Williams Rd. Pioneer, CA 95666

(925) 202-6672

jenniferrainwater40@gmail.com

Skills

Writing and  Editing both features and breaking news stories,  Search Engine Optimization, AP Style, Staff Management, Story/Pitch Development, Social Media Marketing, Radio and Television Production.

Special Expertise in Major and Minor League Baseball with an emphasis on West Coast teams.

Stories have been featured by numerous outlets including FOX Sports, Sports Illustrated, FanRag Sports Network, FanSided and others.

Education

BA in Communications & Media Studies from Saint Mary’s College of California

3.45 GPA

Relevant Experience 

May 2017 – PRESENT

The Inquisitr Sports Writer

  • Write  5-7 600-plus word columns per week
  • Develop own story ideas/pitches
  • Report to editors, keep on schedule, meet deadlines

December 2016 – PRESENT

FanSidedContributor for Call to the Pen

  • Write two-plus columns per week
  • Develop own story ideas/pitches
  • Report to editors, keep on schedule, meet deadlines

June 2015  – December 2016

FanRag Sports Network – Featured Columnist for Today’s Knuckleball

  • Write  5-7 600-plus word columns per week
  • Develop own story ideas/pitches
  • Report to editors, keep on schedule, meet deadlines

November 2014 – PRESENT

90 Digital – Freelance Features Writer

  • Write Major League Baseball columns as commissioned
  • Responsible for researching, writing, editing and SEO of all features

May  2014 – November 2014

FanSided – Managing Editor of Call to the Pen

  • Managed staff of 12-15 writers
  • Responsible for editing, scheduling, presentation and  SEO of all posts
  • Writing breaking news stories of approximately 300 words as they ocurred

May 2014 – November 2014

FanSided– Featured MLB Columnist

  • Responsible for three 750-plus word columns per week for FanSided’s main site
  • Responsible for writing a fourth staple column “Top Performances of the Week”
  • Responsible for meeting set deadlines

May  2013 – May  2014

Sports Unbiased – Lead MLB American League Writer

  • Writing two 500-plus word columns per week (including some NFL)
  • Writing breaking American League news stories as they occurred  
  • Responsible for meeting deadlines

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