RESUME

CAREER MILESTONES

Hello

I'm a creative and motivated journalist, with experience in print and digital media. Dedicated and equipped with excellent storytelling skills and strong knowledge of multimedia software. 

I consider each role I’ve had as an integral part in the making of who I am as a writer and photographer. Each of my experiences helps shape the way I approach each project. To find out more about my experience or background, contact me directly.

SKILLS

Interviewing skills

AP Style

Data visualization

Copy editing

Website management

Writing and research

Adobe Creative

Storytelling

Editing skills

Attention to detail

Multimedia

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts - Journalism

Sacramento State University

Sacramento, CA

Associate of Arts - Journalism and Mass Communication

American River College

 Sacramento, CA

CONTACT

Phone:

(916) 519-6253

E-mail:
alinehenda@gmail.com

Portfolio:

www.authory.com/alinehenda

EXPERIENCES

CONTENT WRITER

Freelancer - Present

  • Content writer on Medium

PHOTOGRAPHER  - FREELANCER

 May 2014 - present

• Provide photography services in the Sacramento area, including family photography, portraits, and weddings.
• Direct business social media marketing, customer service, and sales.

CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS - JOURNALISM INTERN

Jan. 2021 - May 2021

  • Conducted interviews, wrote news and profile features.

  • Designed graphics for their quarterly magazine, online meetings and presentations.

  • Updated the website.

  • Brainstormed innovative ideas for the organization.

THE STATE HORNET AT SACRAMENTO STATE UNIVERSITY - STAFF WRITER

Aug. 2019 - Dec. 2019

  • Conducted interviews and wrote stories for: news section, arts & entertainment, and sports.

  • Took photos for the stories and edited them.

  • Updated the State Hornet's social media platform, with live tweets and Instagram stories.

THE CENTRAL CONNECTION AT THE SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CENTRAL CHURCH - 
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Oct. 2014 - April 2016

  • Relaunched, redesigned, and expanded the church's magazine.

  • Produced content, design, and photography.

  • Directed staff and supervised projects. Conducted editorial meetings and edited contributions.

  • Conducted interviews and wrote stories.

  • Represented and promoted the magazine at SDA Sac Central Church events.

THE CURRENT AT AMERICAN RIVER COLLEGE - NEWS EDITOR

2008-2009

  • Wrote news stories, conducted interviews, and assisted production.

  • Assigned stories to staff writers and contributed to editing and proofreading.

  • Designed layout for the News section pages of the print publication.