Professional

I am available as a freelance writer for any publication.

Previous work is available at AllisonTetreault.wordpress.com.

Resume:

A l l i s o n  T e t r e a u l t

aktetreault@gmail.com ◊ 401-524-3017 ◊ allisontetreault.wordpress.com

EDUCATION

Wheaton College, Norton, Mass.

Bachelor of Arts Candidate, May 2014

Major: English, Concentration in Media          Minor: Journalism

GPA: 3.86          Honors: Dean’s List every semester

North Kingstown High School, North Kingstown, RI
Graduated on Principal’s Honor Roll June 2010

Foreign Language Skills: Intermediate Spanish, Intermediate Latin

Technology Skills: Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel, iMovie, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, WordPress, HTML, Sibelius

EXPERIENCE

Wallace Library, Norton, Mass.

Circulation Assistant, September 2010 – Present

  • Checked books in and out to students and professors
  • Processed books through HELIN, a database connecting libraries from other colleges in the Massachusetts and Rhode Island area

The Sun Chronicle, Attleboro, Mass.

Editorial Assistant, September 2012 – Present

  • Used InDesign to create advice and horoscope pages
  • Wrote briefs and listings for the GO section, an entertainment insert in the paper every Thursday
  • Wrote briefs and updated news for Religion, Schools and Campus News sections

Wheaton Wire, Norton, Mass.

Features Reporter on the Wire Staff, January 2011 – September 2011

Arts & Leisure Editor, September 2011 – May 2012; Layout Editor, January 2012 – May 2012

Features Editor, August 2012 – Present

  • Wrote weekly articles surrounding student, local and current events, reporting with a deadline and a word limit
  • Furthered experience in interviewing over the phone, email, and in person
  • Assigned stories to writers weekly, then edited them for grammar, fluidity and organization
  • Created and edited layout on Adobe InDesign, focusing on composition of text and pictures

NorthºEast Independent, South County Independent, South County Living, Newport, RI

Independent Intern, June 2012 – August 2012

  • Wrote features and news articles about the towns of East Greenwich, North Kingstown, Narragansett, South Kingstown and Wakefield for the weekly newspapers and the seasonal magazine
    • Pitched story ideas at a weekly story meeting
    • Processed and edited photos using Adobe Photoshop and wrote cut lines
    • Prepared several briefs and obituaries for the B section of the paper in AP style with Editorial Assistant

Professor Josh Stenger, Norton, MA

Research and Web Site Assistant

  • Brainstormed different ways to promote new Film and New Media Studies major online
  • Updated content, design and layout on the major’s website on Wheaton College’s server using WordPress.org

Wheaton College Archives, Norton, MA

Multimedia Consultant, January 2011

  • Created website for college archives using WordPress online software
  • Produced six video clips featuring Wheaton’s history for website using iMovie
  • Conducted interview with Zeff Stickney, Head Archivist, for online publication

The Blend, a cappella group, Norton, MA

Music Director, March 2012 – Present

  • Arranged several songs in SATB format using Sibelius
  • Led weekly rehearsals, keeping members on track and excited to sing
  • Gained experience being a leader of a group

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