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Ross King

Address: L-2675, 800 Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050; E-mail:

                    Apartment Phone: (740)392-6868 ext. 7648; Cell Phone: (330)464-4623


OBJECTIVE:             Seeking summer employment in a creative setting


EDUCATION:            Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, Ohio

                                   Anticipated graduation: December 2004

                                   Double Major in Professional Writing and Business Administration (Marketing)

                                   Minor in Communications

                                    Marketing GPA: 3.68; Professional Writing GPA: 3.67

                                    Work 15-20 hours a week while full-time student


RELATED                  Advertising and Promotion, Principles of Marketing, Creative Writing,

COURSEWORK:       Advanced Composition, Layout Design


WORK                        Sports Editor – August 2002 - Present

EXPERIENCE:           The Lakeholm Viewer, Mount Vernon Nazarene University

o        Lay out sports pages for bi-weekly university newspaper in Quark Xpress

o        Edit submitted articles by staff writers and contributing writers

o        Write opinion column “The Sports Tangent”

o        Meet with other editors to discuss current and future issues

o        Write periodic editorials on issues other than sports

                                   Career Specialist – August 2002 - Present

                                    Counseling and Career Center, Mount Vernon Nazarene University

o        Create, organize, and implement marketing and publicity for all Center events

o        Assist students with résumés, cover letters, and job searches

o        Help students with career decisions and graduate school choices

o        Answer phone for main office and three counselors                  

                                    Contingent Assistant – June 2001 - Present

                                    Wayne County Public Library, Wooster, OH 

o        Assist Dalton Branch when short-scheduled by helping at the desk, working with patrons, and shelving books

o        Help in setting up several Access databases, organizing story hour materials, and with various other tasks

o        Serve as “new eyes” by helping find things that could make daily tasks run more smoothly or flow more freely (i.e. moving furniture, reorganizing shelves, and changing computer programs.)


COMPUTER              Microsoft Word 6.0 – XP, Microsoft Works 7.0 – 2000, Microsoft

EXPERIENCE:           PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, ClarisWorks

                        Adobe Photoshop 5.5, Quicken, Quark XPress, Illustrator


CAMPUS                    ° Intramural Softball (3 years)                ° Chapel Drama Team (1 year)                                

INVOLVEMENT:      ° Sang in Student Messiah (3 years)       ° Intramural Bowling (1 semester)

                                    ° Pep Band (1 year)                              ° Yearbook (1 semester)

                                    ° Intramural Basketball (1 year)


REFERENCES:         Available upon request