Resume

Brian M. Myszkowski

 

EXPERIENCE

Staff Reporter

Philadelphia Neighborhoods
Multimedia Urban Reporting Lab
January 2009–May 2009
At one of the largest functioning multimedia news lab in Philadelphia, I was responsible for producing locally-based stories that were not covered by the media at large. My numerous responsibilities included conducting research and interviews, writing articles and blogs, taking photographs, and filming, editing and producing video pieces for the Philadelphia Neighborhoods website.

SKILLS

I am adept at using the following software and equipment:

  • Final Cut Pro
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Digital and film photography
  • Digital video cameras
  • Digital video tape decks

My speciality in journalism studies centered on magazine journalism. My education and experience predominantly centers around writing, editing, and design for magazines. I have been trained in the use of the Associated Press writing style.

PORTFOLIO

Freelance

JUMP
“Le Yikes Surf Club: The Flamenco Punks”
Published November 20, 2015 (Fall 2015 issue)
https://jumpphilly.com/2015/11/20/le-yikes-surf-club-the-flamenco-punks/

JUMP
“The Underwater Sounds: Legendary Misfits of Sounds”
Published January 15, 2015 (Winter 2015 issue)
http://jumpphilly.com/2015/01/15/the-underwater-sounds-legendary-misfits-of-sounds/

Philadelphia Neighborhoods (Multimedia Urban Reporting Lab)
“Nicetown-Tioga: Turning a New Page”
Published March 12, 2009
http://philadelphianeighborhoods.com/2009/03/12/turning-a-new-page/

Philadelphia Weekly
“Toyland Closing Reception”
Published November 5, 2008
http://www.philadelphiaweekly.com/arts-and-culture/pws_picks_for_the_week-38472594.html

Philadelphia Weekly
“Cubeecraft”
Published November 5, 2008
http://www.philadelphiaweekly.com/arts-and-culture/pws_picks_for_the_week-38472594.html

Broad & Cecil (The Temple News)
“Choke – Movie Review”
Published September 28, 2008
http://broadandcecil.temple-news.com/2008/09/28/choke-movie-review/

Phawker
“5 Things You Should Know About Perkasie at The Fire Last Night”
Published November 15, 2007
http://www.phawker.com/2007/11/15/all-of-this-happened-while-you-were-sleeping-26/

Video

“Diamond Street Cleanup”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEQn1nP3kgk

“University of Penn’s New Financial Aid Initiative”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYBBNYiXBeY

Self-Published

“sXe and Violence”
Published November 9, 2007
http://newnoiseaficionado.blogspot.com/2007/11/sxe-and-violence.html

EDUCATION

Temple University
1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia PA, 19122

Bachelor’s Degree in Communications
Journalism Major–Magazine Sequence
Graduated August 2009, summa cum laude (3.9 GPA)
Member of Kappa Tau Alpha (Journalism and Mass Communication Honor Society)

References available upon request.

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