Resume

Lucas Thomas resume


I am currently seeking a a job in the field of journalism leveraging my video and print reporting skills.

Education
University of Maine
 2014 Broadcast Journalism

George Washington University, Semester in Washington Journalism Program (Summer 2010)
Learned to shoot, edit, and produce documentary style for organizations including Smithsonian.com, and planetforward.org

Experience

EXILES NETWORK San Francisco, CA/Content Developer, Writer, Webmaster (May 2012-September 2013)

Exiles Inc. is a group of online fan blogs for several professional sports teams that aims to integrate out of town fans with people in their communities who share similar rooting interests. My responsibilities included writing articles, producing content for, and maintaining the day-to-day upkeep of sports blog Yanks in Exile as well as the website’s corresponding social media accounts. Also previously handled similar responsibilities for The Pack Mentality, also owned by Exiles Inc.

THE CANCER LETTER Washington, DC/Reporter (Fall 2011)
Assisted in reporting and writing stories for The Cancer Letter’s weekly publication. 

THE WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT Washington, DC/Video Intern (Summer 2010)
Member of online political magazine, the Washington Independent’s video news bureau. Covered political Washington for this path-breaking journal producing more than two dozen stories.

THE MAINE CAMPUS Orono, Maine/Staff Writer (Sept. 2010-May 2011)
Staff writer for the sports section of The Maine Campus (University of Maine student newspaper).

Qualifications
Strong writing and multimedia skills. Experience creating online content and web management. Experience with WordPress and managing facebook page with 100,000+ “likes”. Trained in shooting, editing, and producing video for multimedia content. Proficient in using Final Cut Pro and other video editing software as well as using hi-definition cameras and related equipment. Previous experience in a major media market and reporting from locations including The National Press Club, United States Capitol Building, and Brookings Institution

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