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Shannon Hall

shannonhall.org

1808 N. Colony Road
Evansville, Indiana, 47715
765-401-0980

shannon4hall@gmail.com

WORK EXPERIENCE
COURIER & PRESS, Evansville, IN
Multimedia reporter | December 2014 – September 2017

— Produced daily online content for web and print, exploring a nearby
county and its government
— Established a drunk driving database website where the public can follow
along the process of cases in the Vanderburgh County
— Built a weekly crime map for the nearby county, highlighting all the crime
each week
— Covered the 10th anniversary of a fatal tornado by telling first
responders’ stories, creating a timeline of the night and building a map of
the tornado’s path
— Developed a high standard for election coverage as well as oversaw two
public debates and a public forum
Became the go-to person for public record requests in the newsroom

GILLETTE NEWS RECORD, Gillette, WY
City government reporter | May 2014 – December 2014

—Wrote daily stories about the city’s happenings
— Learned to navigate a new community by embedding myself in it
— Edited other reporters’ stories and making sure the design was formatted
properly

THE SHIELD,
UNIVERSITY STUDENT PAPER, Evansville, IN
Editor-in-chief | May 2013 – May 2014

— Managed 20 reporters, photographers as well as sales and marketing staff
— Created policies to help transition in new staff members for future editors
— Designed and created layouts for the weekly paper
— Pushed for online first in the newsroom
EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA, Evansville, IN
Bachelors of Art/ Journalism, May 2014

ADDITIONAL SKILLS
— Trainer for creating Wochit videos in the newsroom
— Expert in creating interactive maps on Google Maps
— Enthusiast of adding all possible digital aspects for each story
— Fan of social media and using it to interact with readers

 

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