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Leona M

First-on-the-scene Reporting Machine

Occupation:

Copy Writer

Location:

Goodyear, AZ

Education Level:

Bachelor

Will Relocate:

No

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COMPANY POSITION HELD DATES WORKED

(Confidential) (Confidential) 7/2005 - Present
Daily American Newspaper (Confidential) 7/2002 - 7/2005
Bedford Gazette Newspaper (Confidential) 5/2001 - 7/2002
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SCHOOL MAJOR YEAR DEGREE

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Journalism 2001 Bachelor Degree
Somerset Area High School College Preparatory 1997 High School/GED Degree
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Highlights:

Top 5 in Store for Sales 2006 ($955,000) Society of Professional Journalists 2004 Conference 2004 Keynote speaker on panel discussing disaster coverage (Sept. 11 and Quecreek Mine Rescue) First Place for Best Ongoing News Coverage of the Quecreek Mine Rescue (Staff) 2003 Keystone Press Awards Pennsylvania Newspaper Association/ Pennsylvania Society of Newspaper Editors Newspaper of the Year (Staff) 2003 First Place for Newswriting Excellence Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation Third Place Excellence in News (Staff) 2002 Schurz Communications Inc. Daily American Journalism Award 1997 Daily American County Highlights 1996 97

Companies I like:

All Media, Hospitals, Schools, Universities, Large Corporations

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Working in sales has allowed me to see my worth and potential. In 2006, I was ranked in the top five for furniture sales in my store. I sold $955,000. I also encourage a balance of team and individual work atmospheres.
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