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Maya Kayden – Associate Editor – Sports

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Maya Kayden – Associate Editor – Sports

MA Sports Journalism, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

(Can be reached at: mayakayden@globalpressclub.com)

Core Competencies

Sports Journalism.
-Sports Journalism: Principles and Practice.
-Essential Media Law.
-Essential Public Affairs.
-Shorthand.
-Reporting.
-Media Ethics and Society.

Sports
Maya Kayden – Associate Editor – Sports

Skills

Broadcast Journalist.
Sports Reporter.
Video Journalist.
Freelance Journalist.
Multimedia Journalist.
Journalist.
Social Media Expert.
Script Writer.
Report Writer.
Entertainment Coordinator.
Production Lead.
Copy Writer.
Photojournalist.
Arts & Entertainment Reporter.
News Reporter.
Editor.
Public Relations Representative.
Investigative Journalist.
Non-fiction Author.

 

As Sports Journalist – I have done

  • Conducted interviews with NCAA Division 1 coaches and athletes acquiring excellent communication skills.
  • Gained experience with journalism and public relations by writing sports articles to generate attention towards Mount St. Mary’s University athletics.
  • Strengthened team work skills through creating new issues of the paper with other staff writers.
  • Learned to pay great attention to detail and obtained excellent organizational skills
  • Interviewed Texas A&M players & coaches.
  • My sports coverage ranged from football, basketball, baseball, softball, track & field, soccer, and equestrian.
  • Wrote articles that were published in the newspaper and online.
  • Set up interviews with players, coaches, etc.
  • Wrote and edited sports articles on a deadline.
  • Used professional writing and communication skills.

 

Previous Jobs

 

Contributing Sports Journalist

Write daily posts on all sports and sports entertainment

  • Find the majority of leads minimum of 10 stories (preferably more) done each day.
  • Cover live sporting events.
  • Interview athletes and celebrities as well as cover media events.
  • Maintain and run and up to date social media space which must remain professional at all.

 

Independent Sports Journalist

  • Produce compelling, thought-provoking opinion pieces regarding trending topics.
  • Increase website traffic by utilizing social media platforms and analyze readership trends.
  • Edit and properly format articles before posting in a timely manner.

 

Sports Journalist/reporter

Independently conduct interviews with athletes and coaches

  • Stand up reporting and write written pieces on featured stories.
  • Shoot video and create web stories posted on the Yahoo sports  website.
  • Create packages on featured stories on individual athletes and teams.
  • Help promote and update athletic website and social media accounts.

 

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