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Samantha Tomaszewski

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EDUCATION

Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA – Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Political Science, GPA: 3.82, December 2016
  • On track to graduate in December 2016 with departmental honors

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE

The Brown and White – Editor in Chief, May 2016 to present
  • Oversee editorial board, editorial staff and production of Lehigh University’s semiweekly student newspaper
New York Post – City Metro Desk Intern, Summer 2016
  • Worked as a reporter for 11 weeks on the city desk, amassing more than 25 bylines on web and in print
Rodale, Inc. – Bicycling Magazine Intern, January 2016 to May 2016
  • Assist with checking facts, compiling data, building articles on Drupal and interviewing sources
The Brown and White – Managing Editor, January 2016 to May 2016
  • Assisted editor in chief with management of all content and organized editor workflow
The Brown and White – News Editor, May 2015 to December 2015
  • Oversaw production of the news section through pitching, assigning and editing articles
The Brown and White – Staff Writer, September 2013 to present
The Odyssey – Editor in Chief, June 2015 to November 2015
  • Founding staff member of The Odyssey chapter at Lehigh University
  • Responsible for editing articles, organizing staff of writers and promoting content
The Hour – Reporting Intern, Summer 2015
  • Reported on a variety of topics for daily newspaper in Norwalk, Connecticut
The Brown and White – Associate News Editor, January 2015 to May 2015
  • Assisted the news section editor, edited stories and wrote assigning memos
The Brown and White – Community Engagement Manager, May 2014 to January 2015
  • Coordinated use and solicited audience interaction for newspaper’s social media accounts
Cottages and Gardens Publications – Web Editorial Intern, Summer 2014
  • Produced online content for Cottages and Gardens via social media and the magazine’s website
The Brown and White – Community Engagement Assistant, December 2013 to May 2014

LEADERSHIP

Lehigh University Office of Residence Life – Head Gryphon/Head Resident Assistant, August 2015 to May 2016
  • Managed RA staff to ensure all policies are enforced and administrative tasks are completed
Lehigh Class of 2017 Class Officer – Vice President of Giving, August 2015 to present
  • Serve as an ambassador by providing leadership and promoting class unity
Lehigh Class of 2017 Class Officer – Class Correspondent, August 2013 to August 2015
  • Wrote column for Lehigh alumni bulletin three times annually
Lehigh University Office of Residence Life – Gryphon/Resident Assistant, August 2014 to May 2015
  • Weekly duties included hall rounds, planning community programs and staff meetings

HONORS

Lehigh University Williams Prize – May 2015
  • Awarded third-place prize for school newspaper news story and second-place prize for videography portfolio by journalism and communication faculty
The Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists Foundation Scholarship  April 2015
Rodale Scholarship, August 2013
  • Awarded to incoming students who have great promise in journalism

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