Sample News Researcher Resume

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Kristen Boswell
2110 Stout Street
Fawn Grove, PA 17321

Job Objective Seeking the opportunity in which to fill the News Researcher position for well-established organization.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Vast experience in evaluating social science and business documents
  • Exceptional knowledge of research databases
  • Thorough knowledge of qualitative analyses
  • Ability to interpret complex data
  • Ability to maintain knowledge on current affairs and public issues
  • Ability to gather and analyze data
  • Ability to summarize articles
  • Superior research, analytical and writing skills

Professional Experience:

News Researcher
Crain Communications, Fawn Grove, PA
November 2007 – Present

  • Performed research for story ideas, summarized it and updated it on computer systems.
  • Maintained all data files and updated it as required.
  • Monitored current events from variety of sources and updated it to system.
  • Evaluated authenticity for new sources by investigating or calling sources.
  • Observed police and fire scanners for any breaking news, interpreted codes and informed news desk.
  • Ensured appropriate information to assignment desk from data bank.

News Researcher
Wick Communications, Fawn Grove, PA
December 2003 – October 2007

  • Assisted Assignment Editor in performing research for new information and developing new stories and maintaining records.
  • Coordinated with reporters, scheduled interviews and assisted with directions if required.
  • Developed stories and informed all producers and writers for any change in information.
  • Monitored all calls and screened it for any potential ideas.
  • Performed research and verified new stories prior to its airing.


Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism
Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

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