Writer / Journalist

S. K. Allen

Screenwriter/Novelist/Journalist

117 Glacier Way
Stafford, VA 22554
skalpro@gmail.com
(540) 394-5430


 

RESUME PROFILE

Content Creator with extensive experience, including Authorship of novels, Speculative Scripts, Teleplay, Web show production, and Journalistic and other web content with about 178,985 in readership.

EDUCATION

  • MA, New Media Journalism, Full Sail University, Winter Park, FL – March 2017
  • MFA, Creative Writing, Full Sail University, Winter Park, FL – June 2012
  • BA, Social Science, Ashford University, Clinton, IA-December 2010

RELEVANT SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Screenwriting: visual storytelling, literary research, character creation and development, screenwriting and storyboarding (Final Draft/Storyboard Pro), script analysis/criticism, writing for games, storytelling for animation, Editing for film/game/animation.
  • Journalism: new media communications, writing for interactive media, legal aspects of media, research and investigation skills, multimedia development, digital news production, multimedia reporting, social media and community engagement, PR/reputation management, new media publishing and distribution
  • Other Media: Field producer, Basic Editing (Linear), Studio Production- CTV, Local Access Cable- Largo, MD.
  • Other Skills/certs: Bilingual (Spanish), Customer Service, Instructional (fitness), CPR/AED, AFAA, AAAI

CONTENT CREATION EXPERIENCE

NOVELS

BLOGS

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

  • SUBSTITUTE TEACHER 9/2013- 2016 Stafford County Public Schools Stafford, VA instructional aide/substitute in Stafford County Public Schools from grade PreK-12.
  • LIBRARIAN ASSISTANT YOUTH SERVICES 9/2013-Present Central Rappahannock Regional Library Stafford, VA 
Patron assistance in Bibliophile.
  • GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR/KIDZ KLUB ATTENDANT 9/2012-present OneLife Fitness Stafford, VA Provide ultimate fitness experience to every member, every time.
  • SPANISH INSTRUCTOR 9/2011-9/2012 Berlitz Language Center Stafford, VA provided one-to-one language instruction to adult learners.
  • UNIT SECRETARY 8/1997-3/2008 Inova Fairfax Hospital IMC Falls Church, VA Interdisciplinary liaison/Customer Service.
  • US ARMY RESERVE VETERAN 11/1995-11/2003 honorable Discharge– Drilled with Media Unit out of Ft. Meade, MD.

HONORS, AWARDS, AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Course Director’s Award – Mastery: Personal Development and Leadership –  Full Sail University 2016
  • Clubs: Black Student Union, Creative Writing Club, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Veterans Student Union, Women in Film and Television, Women of Full Sail.

 

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