CV

Todd Nash

Media Experience

Shropshire Star – Web Editor – November 2011 – Present

I am responsible for all of the content on the Shropshire Star website, including news, sport and web-only content. I also look after social media output as well as updating the iPhone/iPad apps.

MNA Digital – Online Journalist – June 2010 – November 2011

I worked on the websites for the Express & Star and the Shropshire Star looking after the social media output and editorial content for the Careers, Motors and Property sections of both websites.

Guardian News and Media – Community Moderator – July 2008 – Present

I worked on the guardian.co.uk website, promoting and moderating discussion within the online community. I also set up the @GuardianVoices twitter feed to promote the often excellent content produced by our users.

Mirror.co.uk – Blogger – August 2007 – February 2008

I wrote a regular blog about Reading Football Club on the Mirror.co.uk website.

Reading Evening Post – Reporter – February 2006 (1 week) and March 2007 (1 week)

Lucy Rimmer, News Editor:
“Todd was a great person to have in the newsroom and I would definitely be keen to have him back. He has a natural writing style (very journalistic) and is inquisitive about stories.”

Wokingham Times – Reporter – March 2006 (1 week) and January 2007 (1 week)

Dave Allen, Deputy News Editor:
“As we said to Todd at the time, we would gladly welcome him back and, in the longer term, would consider him for a Junior Reporter position.”

Education

Birmingham City UniversityBA (Hons) Media and Communication (Journalism)
Specialising in Journalism, I also completed a number of modules in Photography and Design. (First Class Honours)

Sutton Coldfield College – ABC Level 3 Award in Teeline Shorthand for Journalists

The Forest School Sixth Form College, Winnersh – A-Levels
Media Studies – A
Business Studies – A
History – B

The Forest School, Winnersh
10 GCSE’S including Maths (grade A) and English (grade A)

Skills

Journalism – Work extremely well under pressure and always meet deadlines. Am skilled in a number of writing styles, and work well with people.

Photography – Completed a module in Editorial Photography and gained experience producing images and editing in Adobe Photoshop CS3.

Video and Audio – Able to capture and edit video content and have experience using Windows Movie Maker and limited knowledge of Final Cut Pro.

Computer literate – Skilled in Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop CS3, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, basic HTML and E-mail.

Employment Experience

Sainsburys, Winnersh – Checkout Supervisor – 2003 to 2007
Assisted the running of a department, organised checkout staff, worked closely with members of the public and dealt with complaints.

Carling Academy, Birmingham – Bar Staff – 2004
Worked part-time hours serving customers.

Interests

I am a keen football fan, both playing and watching live matches. I enjoy social media and can be found on Twitter (@toddnash), Facebook, Delicious and many other sites. I also maintain a number of blogs including The Reading Fan and my personal blog.

References

Available on request.

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