Education + Academics

2014 - 2018 // St. Cloud State University (SCSU), Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude

Double Major: Journalism & Geography // Minor: British Studies 

Undergraduate Thesis: The Geographies of Harry Potter: Exploring and mapping the intersections between fictional (magical) and real (‘muggle’) worlds

Melvin and Shirley Kazeck Scholarship in Geography, SCSU 2017

Arch and Amy Pease Scholarship in Mass Communication, SCSU 2017

Ruben L Parson Geography Scholarship, SCSU 2017

Melvin and Shirley Kazeck Scholarship in Geography, SCSU 2016




Clients + Publications: 

June 2018 - present: IGN (News Writer) http://www.ign.com

June 2017 - present: Unicode (Emoji Proposer)

March 2016 - Present: Office Systems & Design (Website Designer/Social Media & Content Manager)

Feb. 2018 - May 2018 : Times Media/USA Today Network (Freelance Writer)

May 2017 - May 2018: University Chronicle | St. Cloud State University (Editor-in-Chief)

May 2017: Terra Sigillata: Contemporary Techniques by Rhonda Willers | Publisher: The American Ceramic Society (Lead Photographer - Publish date: Sept. 2018)

2015 - 2017: HelloGiggles | in association with Time Inc. (Contributing Writer)

April 2015 - May 2017: University Chronicle | St. Cloud State University (Online, Photo and Managing Editor)

June 2016 - Sept. 2016: SC Times (Photography Intern)

Feb. 2016 - June 2016: SC Times | in association with USA Today Network (Food/Dining/Features Reporter)

2014 - 2015: Burton Girls (Contributing Writer)

2014 - 2015: HeavyGlare Eyewear (Social Media and Content Manager)

2013 - 2014: Stillwater Living Magazine (Managing Editor)

2012 - 2013: The Info Bay (Contributing Writer)

2011 - 2016: S4 Magazine (Founder/Editor-in-Chief)

2011 - 2012: Burton Girls (Brand Ambassador)

2010 - 2013: The FL Project (Buyer/Content Manager/Visual Merchandiser)

2008 - 2010: Summit Boardshop (Store Manager/Social Media Manager/Visual Merchandiser)

Social Media

Instagram: @jessieannwade

Twitter: @jessieannwade 

Fiction works: jessicannwade.com 

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/jessieannwade 


Awards:

Winner (1st Place) - General Column Writing (Large) 10,000+ Students: Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Mark of Excellence Awards (2018)

Finalist (2nd Place) - Breaking News Reporting (Large) 10,000+ Students: Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Mark of Excellence Awards (2018)

Finalist (2nd Place) - Best Independent Online Student Publication: Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Mark of Excellence Awards (2018)

1st Place - Investigative Reporting: Minnesota Newspaper Association (2018)

1st Place - College Newspaper Website: Minnesota Newspaper Association (2018)

2nd Place - Photo Story: Minnesota Newspaper Association (2018)

2nd Place - News Photo: Minnesota Newspaper Association (2018)

2nd Place - Feature Photo: Minnesota Newspaper Association (2018)

3rd Place - Local Breaking News Coverage: Minnesota Newspaper Association (2018)

1st Place - Best College Newspaper Website: Minnesota Newspaper Association (2017)

2nd Place - Photo Story: Minnesota Newspaper Association (2017)

2nd Place - Local Breaking News Coverage: Minnesota Newspaper Association (2017)

1st Place/General Excellence Award - Best College Journalism Website Regionally and Nationally: Society of Professional Journalists (2016)

2nd Place - Best College Newspaper Website: Minnesota Newspaper Association (2016)

1st Place - Best College Newspaper Website: Minnesota Newspaper Association (2015)




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