Matthew R. Leader

22 Summer St.
Livonia, NY 14487  
OVERVIEW

Creative, self-motivated English major with journalism experience.
Excellent written/oral communication and interpersonal skills.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Major in EnglishMay 2013

Concentration in Creative Writing
The College at Brockport, State University of New York
Brockport, NY
GPA: 3.65/4.0; Dean's List all semesters

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Cortland Standard, Cortland, NY7/13-present

Education Beat Staff Writer

  • Coverage of SUNY Cortland, Tompkins Cortland Community College, local public school districts
  • Local government coverage, feature writing

Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY1/13-5/13

Intern

  • Contributing Staff Writer
  • Research, interview and write news pieces for publication
  • 13 articles published to date
  • Research and compile data for online news publication

Livingston County News, Geneseo, NY5/12-8/12

Intern

  • Contributing Staff Writer and Photographer
  • Research, interview, and write local, sports and feature news pieces for publication
  • 12 articles published to date
  • Compile data for online news publication
HONORS & AWARDS

Tau Sigma National Honor Society4/12

Academic Honor Society

Sigma Tau Delta3/13

International English Honor Society