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EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts Major: English     Graduation December 2020

Minors: Writing, Honors    

Ithaca College, GPA 3.83

Studied abroad Spring 2019 in Rome, Italy, at CEA Rome Center and John Cabot University 

 

INTERNSHIPS

Intern, Life in the Finger Lakes Magazine, Geneva, NY

Tasks include weekly blog posts, "Music and Nightlife " compilation for March/April and May/June issues, scrapbook-style "Around the Finger Lakes" with listings of things to do, and TBD longer series of articles about the Finger Lakes

Intern, Peace Boat, United Nations             May-July 2019

NGO holding special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations. Office administration, individual and group project work, writing, research, copy editing, and proofreading. Attended United Nations World Oceans Day, June 7-8, and the United Nations High Level Political Forum, July 8-18.

WRITING & EDITING EXPERIENCE

Assistant Life & Culture Section Editor, The Ithacan, Ithaca College       May 2019-Present

Award-winning student newspaper. Responsible for editing 5-6 articles a week. Responsible for Life & Culture section's reviews, including movies, TV shows, video games, music albums, and restaurants. Wrote mini music singles reviews weekly. Wrote reviews and features when necessary, approximately 1-2 times a month. Attended two weekly budget meetings, one weekly editorial board meeting, and one weekly section meeting with our adviser and Editor-in-Chief. Ran one weekly section meeting with Life & Culture section head editor and writers to assign stories, address issues in the section, and go over that week's paper. Worked two desk shifts in the newsroom weekly to answer phones and greet people coming into the office.

Staff Writer, The Matthew, John Cabot University                              Jan-May 2019

Student-run newspaper. Minimum one article per month in JCU Column, World, Hot Topic, Or Poetry.

Staff Writer, The Ithacan, Ithaca College                                        Feb 2018-May 2019

Reviewed newly released movies and albums. Wrote feature articles on local art and cultural events on campus and in Ithaca, including an ice carving competition, a film festival, and a neo-vaudeville show.

Copy Editor, The Ithacan, Ithaca College                                        Nov 2017-May 2019

2017-18 recipient of The Interrobang Award for excellent fact-checking. AP Style for all newspaper sections, including News, Breaking News, Sports, Opinion, And Life & Culture. 4 weekly hour-long shifts – 2 in-office and 2 on-call.

Culture Section Editor, Distinct Magazine, Ithaca College                   Aug-Dec 2018

Student-run print fashion, lifestyle, and culture magazine. Responsible for approximately 6 articles per issue, including opinion, argument, and list articles.

Staff Writer, Buzzsaw Magazine, Ithaca College                              Sept 2017-Dec 2018

Student-run online and print progressive magazine. Submitted fiction and poetry to Prose And Cons section. Wrote film review and opinion article for Ministry Of Cool section.

Staff Writer, Filmic Magazine, Ithaca College                                   Sept 2017-Feb 2018

Student-run online film criticism magazine. Wrote film reviews. Wrote review of second-ranked film in annual Top 10 of the Year feature.

Staff Writer, Odyssey, Ithaca College                                              July 2017-May 2018

Student-run online magazine. Wrote list articles, personal essays, and flash fiction approximately twice per month.

 

SKILLS & ACTIVITIES

  • MS Office, Google Drive, WordPress, Wix, InDesign

  • Ithaca College Varsity Field Hockey, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Student-Athlete Leadership Academy, Student-Athlete Leadership Council

Arleigh Rodgers
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