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Full name

Shelby Evans

Location

Georgia, USA

Blurb

Writing, photography, design. I want to be a professional storyteller.

Experience

Intern

ABAC School of Liberal Arts

Tifton, GA · Summer 2015 –

Traveled to India to interview, photograph, and video locals to discuss their problems, and potential solutions, to invading elephants. Returned home to go through the material and write a series of blog posts about the trip and experience.

Editor

The Stallion

Tifton, GA · Fall 2015 – Spring 2016

Oversaw the operation and completion of The Stallion Newspaper. I assigned news articles, assisted co-creators which included writers, photographers and editors, designed every cover story, and ensured the timely completion of every issue.

Intern

Tiftarea Artisans

Tifton, GA · Fall 2014 –

Photographed and reported on events the group hosted and attended

Lifestyles Editor

The Stallion

Tifton, GA · Fall 2014 – Spring 2016

Assigned articles relevant to my section, edited articles and designed them for the newspaper.

Intern

City of Ashburn

Tifton, GA · Summer 2014 –

Created a completely new website for the city with employee profiles, tourist destinations and local business spotlights. It included updated portraits of city employees and scenic shots of the town.

Web Editor

The Stallion

Tifton, GA · Fall 2013 – Spring 2014

Redesigned The Stallion website and kept the website up-to-date

Blogger

Blogspot

· September 2010 – Present

I currently run my own blog and writing space to keep myself active and learning. It is a space for me to create and stretch my skills and abilities. Here, I am allowed to experiment with new forms of writing and formatting which has given me insight into what works online and what does not.

Education

BS in Rural Studies Writing and Communication

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Tifton, GA · 2013 – 2016

General Education

Middle Georgia College

Dublin, GA · 2012 – 2012

Awards
2016 In-Depth Reporting, Region Three – Small , Society of Professional Journalists
The article ‘One in Four’ and supporting documents which I designed, assigned and assisted in constructing won regionally
2015 First Place Best Entertainment Story , Georgia College Press Association
For my cover story “How to Go Viral in 5 Easy Steps”
2014 First Place Web Page Design for Four Year Schools , Southern Regional Press Institute
2014 Second Place Best Online Newspaper for Four Year Schools , Southern Regional Press Institute
2014 Best Column – Third Place , Georgia College Press Association
For my series of Do-It-Yourself projects
Specialties

Writing, Photography, Design

Skills

Photoshop, Lightroom, MS Word, InDesign, Mac computer operation, Writing, Photography, Design, Research, Interviewing, Social Media, Blogging

Elsewhere