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Ariel King
Journalist
arielfantineking@gmail.com
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SKILLS

  • Interviewing laypeople, celebrities, and artists
  • Writing in Associated Press (AP) style
  • Grammar, Spelling, Punctuation
  • Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, and InDesign
  • Website Development in Squarespace, Weebly, and WordPress
  • Good with quick deadlines, experience with Breaking News
  • Team management 

EXPERIENCE

mxdwn Music​ – Newswire Editor
SEPT 2020 – PRESENT

  • Team leader for ten writers, where I assign stories, create headlines and give edits for all stories published within mxdwn’s music news section.
  • In charge of hiring for the news team, interview candidates, administer a test to determine their abilities, train new hires, and teaching writers how to navigate WordPress

mxdwn Music​ – Breaking News Writer
APR 2020 – PRESENT

  • Search for breaking news and write music-based news stories with strict deadlines.
  • Cover music releases, tour dates and cancellations, breaking news, and everything in-between. Spearhead embargoed content

Beautiful Dreamer​ – Social Media Coordinator NOV 2019 – SEPT 2020

  • Created and managed the social media accounts for an indie film released in 2020
  • Directed by Amy Glazer, produced by Kanbar entertainment, actors included: Wendie Malick, Erin Daniels, Jennifer Mudge, Louis Ozawa Changchien and Tate More

EDUCATION

San Diego State University, San Diego – Journalism 
AUG 2015 – MAY 2019

  • Experience with broadcast, multimedia, and photojournalism. Minored in History
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