C.V./Resume

Gregory M. Hitchcock
10 Apple Street
Gloversville, NY 12078
(518) 921-4462
greghitchcock2@yahoo.com

Career Profile: Seasoned journalist with proven skills in writing, editing, and page layout. Specializing in journalism, blogging, technical writing, video editing and production, and marketing content. Skilled in Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustration. Deadline driven.

Experience:

Freelance Health and Science Writer 2009-present

Write articles, blogs and manuals for clients ranging from business and labor, health and science, technology and industry, agriculture and cannabis, politics and government, and training and education.

Headings: Emerald Ash Borer: A Menace to the Adirondack Forest; Mobile Offices Bring Opioid Addiction Help to those who Need It; Imperiled Plum Island Seeks Sanctuary; Screenings Useful for Caregivers’ Mental Health.

Health and Science Filmmaker 2011-present

Wrote scripts and produced documentary films and promotional videos.

Film credits: Climate Change: The Adirondacks; Heroin in Amsterdam; Pioneer Days: Fire in the Valley.

News Reporter 1999-2009

Wrote, researched, edited and reported local news and feature stories for newspapers. Responsible for laying pages through Pagemaker and InDesign. Took photos and short videos for print and social media using editing software Photoshop and Premiere Pro. Worked for The Leader Herald, Gloversville, NY; The Cambridge Eagle, Cambridge, NY; and The Ballston Journal, Ballston Spa, NY.

Education:

State University of New York 1987-1992

Studied English and Political Science earning a Bachelor of Arts degree. Drama Club Vice President. Dean’s List 1990/1992. GPA 3.0.

Additional Training:

Full Sail University 2014

Studied Multimedia Journalism including Journalism Ethics and social media at a graduate-level Program.

Military:

U.S. Army 1985-1987

TV and Radio Systems Specialist. Repaired electronic equipment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Received letter of commendation and promotion for assisting in redesigning hospital unit.

Published by Greg Hitchcock

Greg Hitchcock is a veteran documentary filmmaker and freelance journalist.

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