Sample Screen Writer Resume

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Michael Byrne
2834 Monica Ct SW
Albany, NY 12201
(111)-123-1234
[email]

Summary
A skilled writer who prepares scripts for commercials, soap operas, comedies, and dramas that appear on television, in films, and on stage; has exposure as a continuity writer, who creates station announcements, previews of coming shows, and advertising copy for local sponsors, writing persuasively, creatively, and quickly because of the deadline pressure; has given the opportunity to write for television, fill in a certain time slots and do 35 pages of double spaced dialogue daily; tailors the script to the time of day the show appears on the air and to the audience which it intends to influence

Professional Experience:

Technical Writer January 2007 – Present
Central Washington University, Albany, NY

Responsibilities
Composed writing assignments according to standards of style, clarity and conciseness
Reviewed previously published materials and recommended changes in content and packaging
Consulted with customers to establish technical specifications of material for publication
Standardized installation, and configuration processes for customers and employees
Interviewed engineering personnel to be familiar with product solutions and technologies

Marcom WriterMay 2004 – December 2006
Central Methodist University, Albany, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Composed writing assignments according to standards of style, clarity and conciseness
  • Reviewed previously published materials and recommended changes in content and packaging
  • Consulted with customers to establish technical specifications of material for publication
  • Standardized installation, and configuration processes for customers and employees
  • Interviewed engineering personnel to be familiar with product solutions and technologies

Marcom WriterMay 2004 – December 2006
Central Methodist University, Albany, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Composed writing assignments according to standards of style, clarity and conciseness
  • Reviewed previously published materials and recommended changes in content and packaging
  • Consulted with customers to establish technical specifications of material for publication
  • Standardized installation, and configuration processes for customers and employees
  • Interviewed engineering personnel to be familiar with product solutions and technologies

Marcom WriterMay 2004 – December 2006
Central Methodist University, Albany, NY

Education

Masters Degree in Creative Writing, University of Iowa, 1999
Bachelors Degree in Journalism, Rockefeller University, 1994

Skills:

  • Team player and excellent multi-tasker
  • Excellent English written communication skills
  • Above average comprehension and proofreading skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent time management skills

Awards and Affiliations
American Screen Writers Guild, Secretary
Society of Screen Writers, Member

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