Resume

Brittney McNamara

Boston, MA
bmcnamara@wickedlocal.com

EXPERIENCE:

TEEN VOGUE

March 2016-present

-Morning freelance news writer for the WELLNESS section at http://www.TeenVogue.com

GATEHOUSE MEDIA                                                           

March 2013- present

-Staff reporter at the MetroWest Daily News since Sept. 2015. Previously a reporter at the Walpole Times. Work also appears in the Sudbury Town Crier and the Framingham Tab.

-Won first place award in Education Reporting from the New England Newspaper and Press Association. Work at the Walpole Times won an honorable mention in the Right to Know category from the New England Newspaper and Press Association.

 

FREELANCE WRITER

Jan. 2013- March 2013

-Sold articles to the Boston Phoenix and GateHouse Media Publications, which resulted in a full time position.

 

THE BOSTON PHOENIX

                                                                                                                       May 2012- Dec. 2012

-Editorial intern at the Phoenix. Wrote print and web articles about television, music, and lifestyle, as well as restaurant reviews. Tweeted and made Storify posts for the Phoenix’s social media accounts.

 

BOSTON UNIVERSITY WEB DEVELOPMENT                                               

Oct. 2012- Jan. 2013

-Computer Assistant to the Webmaster at BU’s School of Communication.

-Wrote short articles and headlines about BU, updated the COM website (bu.edu/com), wrote HTML and CSS codes. Designed the “Student Work” page for the journalism graduate program.
 

BLAST MAGAZINE (blastmagazine.com)                                                      

June 2011- Jan. 2013

-Junior editor for the entertainment and Boston news sections of the online-only magazine. Posted daily, pitched stories, edited my own content.                       

 

SKILLS: WordPress, social media, Google docs, Mac and PC, video recording, basic HTML and CSS, basic Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Audacity, Dreamweaver.

LANGUAGES: English, Spanish

EDUCATION:

BOSTON UNIVERSITY, Boston, Massachusetts

B.S. in print journalism, Spanish Language concentration

Cum Laude

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