Resume

Channing Holman

| channing.holman@utexas.edu | 409-789-0595| channingholmansays.wordpress.com |

Education

The University of Texas at Austin – May 2013

Bachelor of Journalism: Magazine Concentration

Concentration in African and African American Studies

Journalism Experience

Study Abroad May – June 2013

Documentary Photography, Prague, Czech Republic

Photograph the art, architecture, film and history of Prague and the Czech Republic

Attend lectures on documentary photographic techniques and aesthetic principles

Collegiate Correspondent January – May 2013

USA Today College, McLean, VA

Submit one article a week for the duration of the program inspired by a USA Today article

Display AP style and report newsworthy article geared towards college students

Digital Content Intern 

Emmis Austin Radio, Austin, TX January – May 2013

Help create and deliver original music news for seven radio stations’ websites

Assist radio stations social media and marketing promotions for SXSW 2013

             Smithsonian Magazine, Washington, DC May 2012-August 2012

Compile and develop National Mall content to produce the goSmithsonian Visitor’s Guide app

Write content for Around the Mall blog and goSmithsonian newsletter

Shoot 3-hour tour video to promote the launch of the app

Editorial Intern

Texas Monthly Magazine, Austin, TX September 2012- December 2012

Transcribe interviews and research interview subjects and for staff writers

Attend monthly editorial meetings and pitch story ideas

Study Breaks, Austin, TX December 2011-September 2012

Manage content deadlines for eight Study Breaks locations across the nation and monthly food column

Update the Study Breaks blog with state, nation and world news

Participant March 2010

New York Texas Exes Networking Seminar, New York, NY

Spend 2 days meeting with journalists, management and HR reps from a variety of global print and electronic media companies

Attend a networking reception with office visit hosts and NY Texas Exes

Public Relations Student Assistant September 2012 – May 2013

Texas Performing Arts, Austin, TX

Prepare press releases for performing arts performances and events

Research and maintain press lists

President May 2012 – May 2013

National Association of Black Journalists, Austin, TX

Plan events to connect members with local professional journalists

Manage organization’s Facebook, Twitter and WordPress social media to promote upcoming events

Staff Writer

Pitch story ideas for publication

Report, interview and write content for print and online mediums in AP style

Promote articles on social media websites

HerCampus, Austin, TX December 2011- May 2013

Longhorn Life, Austin, TX September 2011-  May 2013

ORANGE Magazine, Austin, TX September 2011- May 2013

Student May 2012- August 2012

Washington Media Institute, Washington, DC

Intern at the Smithsonian Magazine for 32 hours per week, four days per week

Work with classmates on weekly group projects and a final project rebranding the Hispanic Link

Studied 10 weeks interning and learning how to develop content across several mediums of journalism

Additional Experience

Sales Associate | Coach Inc. | Austin, TX Novemeber 2012-Present

Member | MAG Club | Austin, TX   August 2011-May 2013

Caller |  Friends of Alec | Austin, TX  January 2011- May 2011

Cashier |Victoria’s Secret |Austin, TX  September 2010- February 2011

Volunteer | SHARE | Austin, TX August 2011-August 2012

Member | NABJ | Austin, TX  August 2009-May 2013

Member | AACC-African American Culture Committee | Austin, TX August 2009-May 2010

Skills

Reporting: Interviewing, Writing and Editing, Research and Reporting, Photography, Videography and AP style

Social Media: Proficiency with Facebook, Tumblr, WordPress, Twitter and Hootsuite

Computer: Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint

Language: Intermediate Spanish proficiency and Introductory French proficiency

Office: Type 70 wpm

Editing: Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie

CMS: AVAI

Photography: Canon Rebel

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