Jacob D. Krzeczowski
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa May 2012
B.A Journalism/Mass Communications
Online Journalism, Magazine Reporting & Writing, Journalistic Reporting/Writing, Writer’s Workshop in Havana, Cuba
Contributing Writer, Chicago, IL September 2012-Present
- Covered both entertainment and sports for daily newspaper
- Produced stories on a deadline basis 3-4 times a week
- Employed multimedia to stories to create full report
Freelance Writer, Chicago, IL May 2012 – Present
- Covered local news and concerts as well as local artists
- Worked on tight deadline and found ways to include multimedia
- Required clean copy and solid reporting
Music Editor/Online Coordinator, Iowa City, Iowa October 2011 – Present
- Produced monthly content for a student-run publication.
- Aided in organizing and starting the publication from ground up.
- Managed a team of 15 writers and photographers.
Writing Intern, Los Angeles, CA August 2011-December 2011
- Wrote reviews and covered upcoming concerts.
- Provided in-depth coverage of Electronic music scene.
- Produced 1-2 articles a week for online publication.
Website Intern, Chicago, IL Summer 2011
Comcast Sportsnet Chicago
- Real life work in newsroom on daily basis.
- Handled own column on Comcast website.
- Observe and shadow journalists on assignment and on deadline.
- Interacted with multimedia and working athletes and journalists.
Founder/Publisher, Iowa City, IA Spring 2010-Present
- All-Greek newspaper beginning in Fall 2010
- Founded University of Iowa version of newspaper.
- Oversaw ad space, hiring and firing as well as distribution and what goes into the paper.
- Generated $20,000 in revenue to start paper.
Staff Writer, Iowa City, IA Spring 2009-Spring 2010
The Daily Iowan
- Beat reporter for Men’s Tennis, Women’s Track and Field and Women’s Rowing.
- Used video and related media to enhance stories.
- Newsedit as operating system for newspaper.
On-Field Volunteer, Iowa City, IA Fall 2011
- Aided production crew for Michigan/Iowa game
Member, Eminent Recorder
Sigma Alpha Epsilon
- Executive Positions Held: Eminent Chronicler, Homecoming Representative.
- Recipient of 2010 Iowa Beta “Brother Hero” Scholarship.
- Recipient of 2010 Steve Mashek Scholarship.