EXPERIENCE 

Prefix Magazine

Contributing Writer, May 2017 to currently

  • Writes and researches daily news pieces related to music, pop culture, art, and technology 
  • Collaborates with editors regularly to draft interesting, original content in a timely fashion as news breaks
  • Draws from own vast pool of resources and background knowledge to cover each story as thoroughly as possible
  • Utilizes SEO formatting skills related to a WordPress-based web publication while drafting all pieces 

Thought Catalog 

Contributing Writer, April 2017 to currently

Link to author page: http://thoughtcatalog.com/jesse-carson/

  • Conceptualizes and writes op-eds and essays relating to social justice, lifestyle, and music
  • Collaborates with editors regularly to draft new, original content geared primarily towards a millennial perspective
  • Utilizes SEO formatting skills related to a WordPress-based web publication while drafting all pieces 

 The Inquisitr  

Contributing Writer, March 2017 to currently

Link to author page: http://www.inquisitr.com/author/jesseca/

  • Conceptualizes and writes in-depth listicles, op-eds, and news articles regarding politics/social issues, psychology, comedy, music, and film in collaboration with a team of editors on a daily basis
  • Selects and edits supplementary images, videos, and links to integrate into articles
  • Responsible for all WordPress SEO formatting within own pieces

Presto Media

Content Writer, March 2017 to currently

  • Writes assigned general news or listicle pieces for a variety of publications/media outlets through one unifying content distributor
  • Tailors the tone, length, and format of each post according to the wishes of individual publications to produce fresh, engaging content across a wide variety of verticals
  • Collaborates with teams of editors on both ends (the distributing platform and outgoing publications) to secure positive ongoing relationships with clients
  • Selects and edits supplementary images, videos, and links to integrate into articles
  • Uniquely adapts formatting and SEO to suit the site host of any publishing client

 Truity Labs 

Contributing Blogger, Psychology Expert, March 2017 to currently

  • Conceptualizes and writes in-depth articles surrounding the psychology of personality, specifically regarding social psychology, every day/pop psychology, and the Myers-Briggs system of personality measurement
  • Conducts research/interviews and contributes related academic expertise

 Blasting News  

Contributing Writer, February 2017 to April 2017

Link to author page: http://us.blastingnews.com/editorial-staff/jesse-carson/

  • Conceptualized and wrote in-depth opinion pieces and news articles regarding politics and music in collaboration with editing team
  • Selected supplementary images, videos, and links to integrate into articles
  • Responsible for all SEO on pieces contributed
  • Ranked within top 130 United States contributors within weeks of first publication
  • Articles regularly featured on Blasting News home page

MBTI Nerding

Blogger, Owner, Site Developer, June 2015 to January 2017

  • Developed site from scratch through Tumblr with goal of covering personality psychology in a comedic, accessible tone
  • Conceptualized, compiled, and wrote posts in the form of essays, articles, polls, listicles, playlists, and other engaging formats, many of which went viral and continued to gain hundreds of shares per day years after being posted
  • Quickly amassed thousands of highly engaged subscribers and established a community hub of young people interested in different methods of personality measurement

 ArtWorks Cincinnati 

Creative Enterprise Video Project

Scriptwriter, Interviewer, Videographer, Project Spokesperson, March 2015 to August 2015

Link to videos: http://www.artworkscincinnati.org/creative-enterprise/youthapprenticeprojects/cevp/

  • Partnered with client to conceptualize, write, shoot, and edit three videos showcasing the supportive business culture of Cincinnati
  • As spokesperson presented to a group of company clients in weekly meetings and conducted an updated discussion of the project
  • Presented to large groups including founders, donors, clients, local artists, company executives, and the general public in both an introduction showcase and a final theater showing
  • Conducted interviews with local entrepreneurs to contribute to the video narrative  

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Sciences, Predoctoral Psychology Degree anticipated May 2019

  • Minor in  Journalism
  • The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Current GPA: 3.9

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Dean’s List – Fall 2015 (University of Cincinnati)
  • Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society (University of Cincinnati)
  • National Society of Leadership and Success (University of Cincinnati)