Resumé

Adam G Sylvain

 

Experience

  • Connect2Mason.com, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax VA 22030

August 2011 – Expected May 2012

              Managing Editor

Connect2Mason is George Mason University’s student media website, covering all news related to the university, its students and the larger Fairfax community. As managing editor some of my responsibilities included writing articles and linking to news stories, spreading news through social media and delegating writing assignments to student contributors.

  • CNSNews.com, Alexandria, VA 22314

May – August 2011

               Intern

At CNS, I worked alongside the company’s Communications Director. Primary duties included blogging, as well as “pitching” headlines to Drudge Report and other popular news websites to extend reach and viewership of website content. I also reported on and wrote content at press briefings and received Capitol Hill press credentials.

  • Townhall.com, Arlington, VA 22209

   May – August 2010

               Editorial Intern

I held a position helping to manage content for Townhall’s magazine and online news mediums. Working alongside the company’s editorial staff, I wrote articles for the monthly magazine, aggregated news content and posted Op-Eds to the website.

  • The Daily Caller, Washington, DC. 20006

September – December 2009

               Intern

I was part of the intern staff which helped establish the Daily Caller as a premier news website. I worked closely on assignments with the Daily Caller staff and responsibilities included researching possible contributors, aggregating news articles and generating multimedia content.

Professional Development

  • Graduate of the National Journalism Center 12-week journalism program
  • Graduate of Computer-Assisted-Investigative-Reporting (CAIR) Boot Camp, hosted at the National Press Club

Technical Skills

  • MS Office
  • Basic HTML
  • LexisNexis
  • CisionPoint
  • Google Analytics
  • Basic WordPress
  • Basic Blogger
  • AP Style Proficient

Education

George Mason University — Fairfax, VA

Expected May 2012

Bachelor of Arts, English-Undergrad, Minor in Russian

Dean’s List, Honors in English program

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