Friday, May 11, 2007


Richard Knight
61 Thompson Ave
Dover, New Jersey, 07801
Mobile: (973) 570-2276

To write attention grabbing copy and assist in the editing process.

In Style Magazine 4/9/07-Current
Freelance Fact Checker
Make calls to verify accuracy
Work with writers to get the full story

thehappycorp, New York, NY 10/28/06-1/30/07
Blog Writing Intern
Wrote blogs under the nom de plume, Lint Fleecewood, at
Public Relations
Wrote copy for sponsors that garnered revenue

NJ Daily Record, Parsippany, NJ
Journalist 6/28/06-Current
Report on a variety of topics such as entertainment and sports
Write in a narrative style
Conduct phone interviews

The Source Magazine, New York, NY
Freelance Journalist 8/23/06-Current
Detail musician’s careers in a minimal amount of words
Conduct interviews in person and over the phone

The Children’s PressLine, New York, NY
Editorial coordinator Intern 6/14/05-8/30/05
Thoroughly edited transcripts
Transcribed interviews
Attended promotional events to help market the paper

Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, May-2006
Minor in English
Cumulative G.P.A. 3.8
Phi Beta Kappa, Secretary for the International Golden Key Honour Society, Best Journalism Student
Award, Paul Robeson Scholar, Magna Cum Laude, Former Editor for school paper
Former Vice-President of the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity

Stand-up comedian
Working to get first novel ( published
Seeking potential buyers for screenplay
Update Blog:
Freelance for AIM Jefferson/Sussex,, and
Substitute teacher for nearby high schools

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