Jacob Gedetsis

440-525-3267

[email protected]

Education

Syracuse University S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications 
Newspaper and Online Journalism 


College of Art and Sciences
English and Textual Studies 


Dean’s list; GPA: 3.91
May 2018

Benedictine High School

Experience

DIGITAL EDITOR THE DAILY ORANGE
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK • JUNE 2016-PRESENT 

Foster digital vision for the paper • Manage a staff of editors, videographers and designers • Maintain and code special pages at dailyorange.com 


DIGITAL INTERN COX MEDIA GROUP
WASHINGTON, DC • JUNE 2016-AUG. 2016 

Create original and aggregated content • Covered the 2016 Republican National Convention • Shot and edited video content • Ran the Rare Media Snapchat during the RNC 


CONTRIBUTOR SYRACUSE MEDIA GROUP 

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK • FEB. 2016-PRESENT
Write nightlife reviews • Work closely with editors • Curate content on deadline 


SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR THE DAILY ORANGE 

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK • DEC. 2015-JUNE 20
Manage Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts • Curate content specifically for social media • Increased social media traffic by 20 percent 


BOARD OF DIRECTORS THE DAILY ORANGE 

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK • JAN. 2015-PRESENT
Oversee business side of the paper • Work with Daily Orange alumni • Determine objectives for future 


FEATURE EDITOR THE DAILY ORANGE 

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK • MAY 2015-DEC. 2015
Work four nights a week at the student newspaper • Manage a staff of five and a department of more than 30 • Find, assign, write and edit stories • Collaborated with designers and photographers 


FREELANCER MASTHEAD MEDIA 

NEW YORK, NEW YORK • JULY 2016-PRESENT
Work closely with editors • Write copy for publication 

EDITORIAL INTERN CLEVELAND SCENE MAGAZINE 

CLEVELAND, OH • JUNE 2015-AUGUST 2015
Produce editorial content for online/print • Create advertorials for print product • Work with photographers 


EDITORIAL INTERN SHAKER LAUNCHHOUSE 

SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH • JUNE 2015-AUGUST 2015
Create entrepreneurial curriculum • Work closely with other start-ups • Research competition and market • Create marketing pieces 


FREELANCER NORTHEAST OHIO MEDIA GROUP
CLEVELAND, OH • SEPT. 2013-MAY 2014 

Create content for web and print • Cover local high school sports • Interview players and coaches



Skills


  • News writing and beat reporting • Deadline writing • Breaking news • Experience with Final Cut Pro, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Microsoft Office programs • DSLRcamera • Wordpress • Adobe LightRoom • Twitter • Facebook • Tweetdeck • Google Analytics •Storify  


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