Resume

KEIR N. BRISTOL
[pronounced keer]

EDUCATION
Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom
September 2010 – December 2010

Northeastern University, Boston MA
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Class of 2011
Minor in Women’s Studies/Gender/Sexuality

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE

What: Women’s Media Center, Communications Intern
Where: New York, NY
When: Jan 2012 – present
Description: editing news briefs, tracking media coverage of our Progressive Women’s Voices alumnae, editing media success updates, contributing to our blog, monitoring print, radio, and online media for sexist coverage, managing our social media sites, researching media requests, and email blasts, and assisting with contact management.


What: Urban Magazine, Intern
Where: [Remote]
When: June 2010 – August 2010
Description: blog about urban news and hip-hop Monday through Saturday, conducting interviews, research.

What: College Magazine, Music Blogger
Where: [Remote]
When: May 2010 – September 2011
Description: I blog about music weekly.

What: Various Publications, Freelancer
Where: [Remote]
When: April 2010 – Present
Description: writing for Billboard.com, Knocksfromtheunderground.com, Todaysteensonline.com, and more.

What: The Onyx Informer, Editor in Chief
Where: Boston, MA
When: May 2009 – April 2010
Description: organizing meetings, finalizing the storyboard, writing, editing, and fact checking articles, working with printers to organize publication releases, planning and signing off on events, promotion and distribution of the magazine.

What: The Boston Phoenix, Web and Editorial Intern
Where: Boston, MA
When: June 2009 – August 2009
Description: covering live concerts, recording and writing reviews, news and photo gathering, updating blogs on the website and affiliate Stuff Magazine online.

What: Billboard Magazine, Editorial Intern
Where: New York, NY
When: January 2009 – June 2009
Description: covering live concerts, recording and writing live, album and single reviews, interviewing artists for news stories and artist profiles, updating the website daily, sending the daily newsletter, transcribing interviews, assisting editorial staff on various projects.

What: Tastemakers Music Magazine, Staff Writer
Where: Boston, MA
When: June 2008 – December 2008
Description: Writing feature stories, sidebars, CD and show reviews for the magazine and the website.

What: The Huntington News, Staff Writer
Where: Boston, MA
When: January 2008 – December 2008
Description: Reporting on and covering events, preparing and writing material for columns.

Related skills include: Microsoft Office // Adobe Photoshop // Final Cut Pro // HTML // CMS //