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  Gail Jones
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Award-winning 20-year veteran of the daily newspaper industry who has been among the Presidential press corps and interviewed entertainment icons. Also experienced as a newsroom manager and senior editor.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Editor 10 Years
Reporter 20 Years
Writer 20 Years
Specialty
Business (general) 5 Years
Government 10 Years
International 5 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
20 Years
Other Work History
Worked Full Time as on-line editor for Dow Jones & Co; reporter and news bureau chief for The Star-Ledger of Newark, N.J.; and staff reporter for The Courier-News, a Gannett newspaper in N.J., and The Trentonian, Trenton, N.J.
Computer Skills
Word, Excel, Windows XP, HTML, authored a personal Web site.
Technical Skills
Adobe
Equipment
Desktop, digital camera (still), video camera, Blackberry smartphone, printer, scanner, copier, fax, IPod.
Foreign Language Skills
Some French
Work Permits & Visas
N/A
Unions
National Writers Union
References
Available upon request.
Awards
New Jersey Press Association, First Place, Spot News Coverage; New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists, First Place, Reporting Under Pressure of Deadline.
Associations
Toastmasters International, Ragan Communications, Dale Carnegie trained in public speaking.
Other
BA degree, Journalism/Urban Communications, Rutgers University; completed fellowship in Newsroom Management/Investigative and Computer-Assisted Reporting, University of Missouri.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.