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Kayla Grant

Aspiring Journalist
 

About Me

Greetings!

 

My name is Kayla Grant. I am a Mass Media Arts major with a concentration in Journalism from the Bronx, New York attending the illustrious Clark Atlanta University.

 

Work Experience

August 2018 - May 2019

The CAU Panther, Journalist

  • Published in the Atlanta Business Journal for the CAU Panther Blanket Drive

  • Pitching relevant article ideas for new stories that the Clark Atlanta University Panther can cover. 

  • Keeping the social media page updated by posting content that affect Clark Atlanta University students. 

  • Writing articles based on different newsworthy topics that affect the Clark Atlanta University campus, such as the gubernatorial elections, play reviews, and feature stories on CAU alumni.

June 2018- Present

Pretty Girls Sweat, Public Relations Coordinator

  • Actively managing the chapter’s social media accounts.

  • Take photos and/or videos at each “sweat show” and other events

  • Assist with all forms of publicity for Pretty Girls Sweat CAU; creating flyers and promotional videos

May 2019 - Present

The CAU Panther, Editor-In-Chief

  • Assigning stories to journalists.

  • Ensuring all articles are reviewed and submitted before the deadline.

  • Assigning tasks and projects to different members on the CAU Panther newspaper team.

  • Leading meetings with the CAU Panther newspaper team to determine what topics are newsworthy. 

  • Overseeing the planning and conception of both written and visual contents to be featured in print and online media outlets.

  • Performing a final review of the content processed by other Editors in order to ensure the absence of grammatical and spelling errors.

Sept. 2019 - Present

Rolling out, Intern

  • Writing feature stories

  • Researching information

  • Pitching relevant and interesting article ideas for articles

  • Conducting interviews with people within different industries

  • Ensuring the voice, tone and mix of the content fits with the overall editorial strategy created by rolling out

  • Attending industry functions and interviewing celebrities at press junkets, screenings, by telephone, or in other locations 

 

Education

2017- Present

Clark Atlanta University

Currently, I am enrolled in the Mass Media Arts Department with a concentration in Journalism.

Current GPA: 4.0

Expected Graduation: December 2020

 

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