jess wisloski



Jess Wisloski


PRINT EXPERIENCE

New York Daily News | 2005- 2008
Staff Writer – General Assignment; Education; Boroughs; Crime

Field report, develop and write features, breaking news, and enterprise at 6th largest newspaper in the country

The Brooklyn Papers | 2004 - 2005 | General Assignment Reporter – Downtown Brooklyn, Park Slope, Ft. Greene

Establish sources locally to develop, report, and write feature-length weekly enterprising news stories for weekly paper

The New York Times | 2003 - 2005 | Stringer, News Clerk, Freelance Writer

Administer editorial support to reporters and editors on Metro, National, and News desks; field report breaking news as well as events for gossip columnist; freelance feature stories for Escapes, Travel, and Neediest Cases sections

The Village Voice | 2001 - 2004 | Researcher, Copy Editor, Freelance Writer

Conduct research and field reporting for investigative reporter Wayne Barrett’s cityState column; part-time copyediting; write feature stories, entries for Neighborhoods real estate column, and small pieces for special annual sections.

Featurewell.com | 2002-2005 | Assistant to Editor In Chief

Processed contracts, transcribed interviews, line-edited and researched for site specializing in syndication of published magazine features and columns

Nation Books, Star Magazine, CNNMoney.com | 2004 - present | Copyeditor, fact-checker

Freelanced for final stages of publication for a compilation of unpublished pieces for Nation Books called Killed: True Stories You Were Never Meant to Read

MULTIMEDIA EXPERIENCE

Broadcast and Audio | 1997- 2008

Record and edit audio web casts. Collaborate with others for relevant design of interactive graphics using Flash, Photoshop, and Adobe software programs. Field and studio recording using high-end MP3 recorder; comfortable speaking for broadcast

New York Daily News Online | Produced web cast of foreclosure victim interview on nydailynews.com, two audio slideshows and video of female boxing finals for Golden Gloves 2008 competition

WRUV-FM 90.1 | On-air radio host. Turned on the station, hosted 3-hour music programs, read live news and weather updates hourly, and produced PSA cartridges as part of job duties at station, and served as sub-music director. Also hosted a show at WWPV 88.7 FM, Colchester, VT., in 1999.

Television and Video production
| 1999 - 2008

Gather and assemble various kinds of footage for web and large-screen video; competent editor using iVideo, FinalCut, or Avid Express. Record sound for documentary; shoot, write, and edit for educational video series to meet curriculum for high school aged students; assisted production and development team at public television show.

Curtis | Sound, 2002. Recorded sound for award-winning documentary Curtis, later aired on Channel 13’s Reel New York series.

Reading Rainbow | Production Intern, 2000. Researched and reviewed segment ideas for the show's developers. Managed, fed, and entertained the children and parents booked during the show's taping days.

Noodlehead Network Producer | Scriptwriter, Editor, 1999. Scripted, edited, collaborated with young reporters, and shot studio narration with teenagers for educational series on India, a curriculum-compliant video produced by Noodlehead Network.

EDUCATION

New York University - Bachelor in Fine Arts, Tisch School of the Arts - Film/TV, B.A in Journalism (print), sociology minor | transferred from UVM

University of Vermont - Undergraduate studies in Sociology, Studio Art, Music.

Kappa Tau Alpha scholar for Excellence in Journalism Studies, 2002.

Won faculty award of excellence for "Woodward and Bernstein with an Attitude: The Smoking Gun," Dec. 2001 web story.

Graduated with academic honors.