Monday, January 11, 2016

My CV

Clinton Thomas
Charleston, WV

Mobile Phone: 304.549.8599
Secondary Phone: 304.348.1232

E-mail: ClintThomas2017@gmail.com


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

REPORTER
EDITOR
PRINT/WEB COPYWRITER/CONTENT WRITER
COLUMNIST
PHOTOGRAPHER

Charleston Newspapers, Inc.
Charleston, WV
Current

Develop, write, assign, photograph and edit feature, business (automotive, health care, real estate, et al) advertorial and news articles, editorials, headlines and columns for zoned editions and special advertising sections of The Charleston Gazette-Mail, including the weekly Pulse direct mail publication, Web copy and company newsletter. Create/contribute content to Facebook, Twitter and other social media feeds. Experienced in Word, NEWSCYCLE Solutions and Adobe InCopy.

COPYWRITER

Fahlgren (Advertising Agency)
Parkersburg, WV


Wrote and produced print, broadcast and collateral copy for clients including:
· West Virginia Lottery
· Blue Cross/Blue Shield
· United Way
· Ames Garden Tools
· Kardex Office Equipment
· Huntington Federal Savings & Loan
· Area Ford Dealers

COPYWRITER

Jack J. Morris & Associates Advertising & Public Relations
Falls Church, VA

Sole copywriter for full-service advertising/public relations agency. Primary clients were builders of upscale homes in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Work appeared in The Washington Post, Washingtonian, Regardie's, New Homes Guide and other area publications.

WRITER/EDITOR

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Washington, DC

Supervised a staff in the FBI Office of Congressional & Public Affairs, Director's Office, responsible for twice-daily compilation of topical news information for FBI Director William H. Webster and other Justice Department executives. Selected, prepared and produced weekly magazine news synopses and weekly news synopses for FBI field offices throughout the nation and wrote scripts for ABC Radio Network series FBI Washington.


EDUCATION:

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

Cum laude, Bachelor of Science in Journalism. Minor in Psychology.

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