JESSIE ANN WADE

Curriculum Vitae


 

Clients + Publications: 

June 2018 - Present: IGN (News Writer)

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: Jan. 2019)

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/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)

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

Awards:

2018: 1st Place - General Column Writing (Large) 10,000+ Students: Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Mark of Excellence Awards, Region 6 "Good Girls Revolt Cannot be Silenced" / "Digital Journalism Brings Change for University Chronicle" / "A Tribute to a Princess" 

2018: Finalist (2nd Place) - Breaking News Reporting (Large) 10,000+ Students: Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Mark of Excellence Awards, Region 6. "SCSU Interim President Ashish Vaidya Accepts Position at NKU"

2018: Finalist (2nd Place) - Best Independent Online Student Publication: Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Mark of Excellence Awards, Region 6 "University Chronicle - St. Cloud State University's College News Publication"

2018: 1st Place - Investigative Reporting: Minnesota Newspaper Association "Climate Action Deems Necessary for Humankind"

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 "Attack at Crossroads Center Mall Sends Victims to E.R."

2017: 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

2016: 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

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