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

Education

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

3.45 GPA

Relevant Experience

June 2015  – PRESENT

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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