Sarah Hays

 

sarahhays1234@gmail.com

Website: https://sarah-hays.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ssarahsueeee/

 

Objective

Seeking an internship for the summer of 2019 to deepen my knowledge within journalism through reporting, newsroom and photojournalism experience.

 

Education

Iowa State University: Ames, IA | Aug. 2016 – Present

1st Major: Bachelor of Arts – Journalism & Mass Communication

2nd Major: Bachelor of Arts – Psychology

  • Expected Graduation: Spring 2020

GPA: 3.03

Skills:

  • Proficient in all Adobe software (Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge, Premiere)
  • Experienced with video and digital cameras
  • Familiar with WordPress
  • Proficient in website design
  • Familiar with some coding
  • Experienced with breaking down technical terms/stories for the general public to understand

 

Work Experience

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering | Ames, IA       

May 2018 – Present

Communications Intern

  • Write technical research stories
  • Cover events
  • Write feature stories
  • Update webpage
  • Format TVs
  • Photograph events
  • Run all social media
  • Create videos

 

Iowa State Daily | Ames, IA                                                                         

 Jan. 2018 – Present

Reporter & Photographer

  • Write weekly articles to be published
  • Photograph important events in Ames and surrounding areas
  • Interview others to gain knowledge regarding newsworthy stories

 

Children’s Cancer Connections | Ames, IA                                           

 June 2018 – Present

Videographer/Photographer

  • Take photos/videos of children with cancer at camp
  • Edit videos into a short clip to create a story
  • Spend time with children/staff

 

 

Iowa State Daily | Ames, IA                                                                     

Sept. 2017 – Jan. 2018

Columnist

  • Write weekly columns to run in the paper
  • Photograph for column topics

 

Stomping Grounds Café | Ames, IA                                                        

May 2017 – May 2018

Barista

  • Properly create varying styles of coffee and coffee combinations for customers
  • Maintain a clean shop throughout the day
  • Collaborate with other employees to serve customers at a fast pace
  • Work nightly until early morning

 

Groth’s Gardens and Greenhouses | Winterset, IA                            

Summer 2012 – 2016

Florist

  • Meticulously cared for flowers to produce bountiful gardens
  • Weeded and kept the cleanliness of gardens
  • Transported plants and bags of soil from fields to shop

 

References:

Kristin Clague

Mentor in Scientific Journalism Internship

kclauge@iastate.edu

Grace Provenzano

Professor in Broadcasting Journalism

gpro@iastate.edu

Courtney Kintzer

Mentor at KCCI (Broadcasting Journalism)

(515)-205-0782

 

 

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