Resume

Mark McNeillie

(719)232-7398 – Mark.mcneillie [at] gmail.com

1275 S. Birch St. Apt 604 

Denver, CO 80246

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Work Experience

Account Manager and Media Analyst, BC Capital Partners

– Drafted and edited press releases for client review and distribution

-Ran point on projects for clients from several different business sectors including Invesco PowerShares and Far East Energy Corporation

– Used social media to expand clients’ brand message

– Pitched to reporters on behalf of clients

– Created several different reports on trade media coverage of Invesco PowerShares

– Redesigned and maintained company website using Wix

Reporter, Williston Herald

– July 2012-May 2013

-Writing and photography used daily

– Handled County Commission beat

– Wrote stories and small features for Talking the Bakken Magazine

– Used InDesign to create daily sports pages

– Worked several community outreach events

Sports Writer/Editor, CU Independent

– January 2010- May 2011, January 2012- May 2012

– Made weekly budgets, assigned reporters stories, edited and fact-checked stories

– Women’s soccer beat writer for Fall 2010 season

– Men’s basketball beat writer during 2012 season

– Wrote 3-4 stories a week including game recaps, features and briefs

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Education

University of Colorado, Boulder

– Graduation date: August 2012

– Bachelor of Science in Journalism  (News-Editorial emphasis)

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Technical Skills and Proficiencies:

– Microsoft Office Suite

– Adobe Photoshop and InDesign

– Website monitoring through Google Analytics

– Social Media monitoring through Hoot Suite and Tweetdeck

– Website building using the Wix platform and HTML

– Information aggregation sites such as Vocus, Critical Mention and MediaIQ

– Excellent customer service and client relations

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Awards

-Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, August 2004

-2013 NDNA General Excellence, Second Place