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KAYLA E. GALLOWAY

KAYLAEGALLOWAY@GMAIL.COM

(707) 592-9865


RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

ASSIGNMENT EDITOR/DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER

FOX40 NEWS — SACRAMENTO, CALIF.

• Gather news for the evening broadcasts at FOX40, a leading television news station in the state’s capitol
• Distribute press releases to editorial team, field phone calls and complete preliminary reporting before stories are assigned to reporters
• Dispatch reporters and photographers to assignments, coordinate crews and organize daily assignment log
• Assist producers, editors and reporters in reporting the news in an accurate and objective manner
• Responsible for managing assignment desk during the hours leading up to the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts
• Produce written content for FOX40.com as a fill-in digital producer
• Manage station social media, including Facebook and Twitter

COURTHOUSE REPORTER

THE REPORTER — VACAVILLE, CALIF.

• Covered the Solano County Superior Court system for the Vacaville Reporter, a leading daily newspaper in Solano County
• Wrote 2-4 news stories per day on a tight deadline for publication
• Named top content producer in newsroom during first three months of employment
• Developed working relationships with law enforcement, the Solano County District Attorney’s Office and judges
• Actively engaged the print and online readership via social media
• Gained working knowledge of the courts and legal system and how it pertains to the public interest
• Used news judgment in choosing relevant court cases to cover each day
• Provided ongoing coverage of various cases in Solano County

NEWS EDITOR — ASST. NEWS EDITOR — STAFF WRITER

SONOMA STATE STAR — ROHNERT PARK, CALIF.

• As editor, worked with news writers, section editors and Editor-in-Chief of the STAR in producing a weekly print edition of the university’s student-run newspaper
• Led team of investigative reporters in covering various issues at the university including sexual assaults, health risks within campus buildings and ineffectiveness of university’s crime alert system, leading to increased readership and circulation of the newspaper
• Widened STAR social media following and online presence by gaining more followers/likes and readers via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and sonomastatestar.com
• Developed new content for the news section of the STAR including a “News in Brief” section, covering national and world news, a weekly crime beat and a “Semester in Review” section highlighting most-read stories from the semester
• Edited news articles for AP Style, grammar and factual inconsistencies on a weekly basis

PUBLIC AFFAIRS ASSISTANT 

SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY — ROHNERT PARK, CALIF.

• Wrote news/feature articles for Sonoma State University’s NewsCenter (sonoma.edu/newscenter) that appeal to Sonoma State faculty and staff and local community
• Learned how to write in a way that promotes the academic excellence of Sonoma State
• Interviewed students, faculty and administration on a weekly basis
• Built strong working relationships with the students, faculty and administrators
• Wrote in a way that promotes the university and highlights the successes of students and faculty at Sonoma State

CONTRIBUTING WRITER

USA TODAY — REMOTE

• Wrote news and feature stories for USA TODAY College that were shared more than 1,300 times on social media
• Learned how to write for a national college audience

EDITORIAL INTERN

DIABLO MAGAZINE — WALNUT CREEK, CALIF.

• Fact checked articles for Diablo Magazine, Napa Sonoma Magazine, diablomag.com and magazine-run blogs
• Wrote articles for the magazine’s fashion blog on diablomag.com
• Assisted Style Editor with planning the magazine’s fall fashion shoot for the Sept. 2014 issue


EDUCATION

SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY — BACHELOR’S DEGREE

COMMUNICATION & MEDIA STUDIES — POLITICAL SCIENCE

3.8 MAJOR GPA

HONORS: DEAN’S LIST — GRADUATION WITH DISTINCTION


SKILLS

News writing | Social Media | AP Style | Editing | Feature Writing | Storytelling | Interviewing | Court Reporting | Adobe Photoshop & InDesign | Press Release Writing | Editorial Writing | Strong News Judgment | Squarespace | WordPress

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