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Alex J.

9 Shackle Way, Swampscott, MA 01907
Phone: 716- 517-0158 - - @ByAlexJankowski

Work Experience:
Boston Media Networks Newton, Massachusetts
COO/CFO (June 2016 to present)
Web Editor (Aug. 2015 to June 2016)
Manage the digital content operations and presentation for a news website
that launched in August 2015 and amassed nearly 7 million unique visitors by
May 2016. Oversee and conduct a social media strategy aimed at marketing
to a direct and customized audience, including the boosting of Facebook
posts to targeted interest groups and the constructing of a weekly digital
newsletter. Implement display and native advertising using Google AdSense
and other advertising networks to monetize the site. Work with a web
development company to design and maintain a blog section that accounts
for more than 70% of traffic in the site's history. Constantly monitor and
analyze site metrics using Google Analytics to spot trends and other potential
areas for growth.
As CFO, produce, maintain and balance a monthly budget using QuickBooks
Pro, among other operational and financial responsibilities in addition to
my web editing duties.
The Tribune (McClatchy Co.) San Luis Obispo, California
Sports Reporter (Dec. 2013 to July 2015)
Providing extensive coverage for a Division I athletic program, a junior college
and all 12 area high schools throughout the year, including up-to-the-second
results using Twitter and breaking news on Utilized
digital media, such as video, podcasts and various multimedia tools to give
our readers the most comprehensive news packages in the market. Was part
of a team that won a CNPA first-place award in 2015 for best sports section.
For a sample of articles, visit
Core Qualifications: Facebook Business, WordPress, Photoshop, Google
Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools, Google AdSense/AdWords, MailChimp,
SEO training, UX Design training, HTML/CSS, Twitter, Snapchat geofilter
creation, Quark XPress, AP Stylebook, copy editing, Joomla, MS Office,
deadline writing, QuickBooks Pro
Additional Experience:
Sports Editor of The Ketchikan Daily News in Ketchikan, Alaska (April 2012 to
Dec. 2013)
Editor of The Chronicle/Rare Reminder in Rocky Hill, Conn. (Aug. 2011 to April
Freelance sports desk worker at The Hartford Courant (Aug. 2011 to April
Associate Sports Editor at The Daily Targum (Sept. 2009 to May 2011)
Education: B.A. in Journalism and Media Studies, Rutgers University (May

Major GPA: 3.60 (Departmental Honors)

Awards and Recognition: 2015 CNPA Best Sports Section (First Place,
15,001-35,000); 2015 CNPA Best Sports Special Section (Second Place,
2013 Alaska Press Club Best Sports Game/Event Story (First Place, PrintLarge); 2013 Alaska Press Club Best Sports Feature (Third Place, Print-Large);
2010-11 SPJ Mark of Excellence Award for Sports Writing at a Four-Year
College or University (Second Place, Region 1); 2010-11 SPJ Mark of
Excellence Award for Sports Column Writing at a Four-Year College or
University (Third Place, Region 1)