Samantha Jones

Student at Drake University | class of 2020

I am a 21 year-old journalism student passionate about making a difference and seeking out truth through print and digital storytelling. I’d love to work with you!

relevant experience

Editorial Apprentice | | present

Write stories and refresh outdated content for online audience, pitch newsy story ideas, assist senior editorial staff in video shoots, daily content meetings, and other editorial projects

ASME Editorial Intern | Food Network Magazine | June – August 2019

Pitched story ideas for Food News section, performed preliminary research for stories, assisted senior editors with projects and writing for print publication 

Associate Editor | Drake Mag | August 2018 – May 2019

Created assignments and provided one-on-one feedback for writers, collaborated with editorial staff on macro- and micro-editing, wrote feature story for spring publication

Communications Intern | Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation | January – August 2018

Wrote, interviewed and researched stories for INHF’s quarterly magazine; managed online content and wrote press releases about land conservation in Iowa

skills + abilities

+ Creative thinker and storyteller – see my work here

+ Highly adaptive to new tasks

+ Effective team-player

+ Experienced in design – see my designs here

+ Skilled in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and Audacity

+ Division I track and cross-country athlete at Drake University

download my resume here:

| Samantha Jones Resume |

interested in working with me? Let’s get in touch.