Resume

Brittany M. Bowker
Edgartown, MA 02538
E-mail: bmbowker1022@gmail.com
Cell: (508) 330-2824 LinkedIn: Brittany Bowker

EDUCATION
University of Massachusetts Amherst : May 2016
B.A. Journalism and Public Health Major : GPA- 3.78
Commonwealth Honors College
University of Wollongong, Australia : January – July 2015

SKILLS
Editorial
: Strong, quick and accurate writer, dedicated reporter, AP style proficient
Technical: Arc, Methode, SocialFlow, Mailchimp, Chartbeat. Urban Airship, WordPress and Blogger platforms, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Garage Band, Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Premier Pro, Adobe Prelude, Web Design, Audio/Video, DSLR Photo, ENPS, HTML
Interpersonal: Committed, resourceful, efficient, confident, punctual, calm under pressure, reliable, good phone skills, organized, good communication skills

EXPERIENCE

Content Producer : February 2020- Present

The Boston Globe, Boston, MA

  • Managing publishing and layout on BostonGlobe.com’s homepage
  • Writing and editing breaking news and sidebars, social media, push alerts, and emails
  • Working independently and part of a team as the overnight newsperson
  • Analyzing metrics and audience engagement

Weekend Producer : July 2019- February 2020

Boston.com, freelance

  • Monitoring and repackaging news wires for Boston.com
  • Covering breaking news, culture, weather, and lifestyle content
  • Managing platforms such as homepage, push alerts, newsletters and social media
  • Editing work from staff writers and other producers, optimizing contributions for SEO

Reporter & Editor :   May 2016- February 2020

The Martha’s Vineyard Times, Vineyard Haven, MA

  • Writing, editing, pitching, and publishing daily content for print and digital
  • Website production, development, and design
  • Social media and photo contributor
  • Editor of ‘The Local’ a bi-monthly lifestyle print publication

News Correspondent  :  Fall 2013-Spring 2016

UVC-TV – 19, Amherst, MA

  • Produce weekly news packages for campus television station
  • Work various positions including: teleprompter, camera operator, floor director,
    audio levels, graphics and switch board

Service Trip Coordinator  :  Fall 2013-Winter 2016

Outreach360, Amherst, MA

  • Coordinate an annual service trip to Nicaragua for non-profit organization
  • Recruit a team of over 25 volunteers
  • Raise more than $10,000 annually

Environmental Writing Intern  :  Fall 2014-Winter 2015

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services Northeast Region, Hadley, MA

  • Produce online content including text, audio and video
  • Photography and video shooting/editing

Public Relations and Communications Intern  :  Summer 2014

Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

  • Create and implement social media plans for Boston hospital
  • Develop web content and clinical pages
  • Interviews and photography

Communications and Marketing Strategist :  Fall 2013- Fall 2014

TEDxAmherst, Amherst, MA

  • Develop marketing/communications strategies for TEDx events
  • Collaborate with a team of innovators and entrepreneurs

Communications and Marketing Intern   :   Summer 2013

Cape Cod Baseball League, Yarmouth, MA

  • Write press materials and web content for Cape Cod Baseball League
  • Shadow live broadcasts