Caitlin Johnson

Journalism and Communications

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Caitlin Johnson

Journalism and Communications

Vancouver, WA
caitlin.j.johnson[at]gmail[dot]com
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SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Creative writing
  • Content writing
  • Copywriting
  • Proofreading
  • Copy editing
  • Editing
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Microsoft Office
  • WordPress
  • Social media marketing
  • Researching
  • Marketing

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Journalism—Writing, editing, and research (6 years):
  • Write high-quality, original news stories, press releases, long- and short-form features, SEO-based web copy, social media copy for marketing, and other content for various professional publications.
  • Review, edit, and proofread content for grammatical, spelling, punctuation, and consistency errors. Fact-check all claims and trace original sources. Well-versed in AP Style guidelines. Dedicated to quality.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. Interview subjects and obtain quality quotes.
  • Meticulously detail-oriented. Take extensive notes and conduct thorough research on a variety of topics.
Marketing and communications (2 years):
  • Produced original visual content as needed to supplement written work (photo, video, graphics). Edited and designed content using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign).
  • Created, managed, and executed email and social media marketing campaigns. Maintained websites. Streamlined organizational processes by designing new content and data management methods.

WORK HISTORY

  • Content Writer/Editor, Freelance, Portland, OR/San Diego, CA (2014–Present)
  • Administrative Coordinator, Steven Engineering, Portland, OR (2017–Present)
  • Multimedia Marketing Director, Portland Kettle Works, Portland, OR (2016)
  • Content Writer, Upsource, Vancouver, WA (2015)
  • Staff Writer, The Daily Aztec, San Diego, CA (2012–2014)

VOLUNTEER WORK

  • Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association, Portland, OR: Marketing and social media (2015–2017)
  • Air Group One—CAF San Diego, San Diego, CA: Social media and volunteer work (2014–2016)

EDUCATION

  • San Diego State University, San Diego, CA: Bachelor of Arts, Journalism (Minor: Sociology)
  • Grossmont College, San Diego, CA: Associate of Science, Culinary Arts