S. K. Allen
117 Glacier Way
Stafford, VA 22554
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.
- 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
- Producer: Mac the Kid Scientist- YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkbGeGG_6VHCVyZBq0FALFQ
- Like Babies and Pacifiers- Self Published (2014) Coming of age /Romance https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/484533
- Virtual Reality – Self -Published (2014) Post-apocalyptic / Sci-Fi https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/479564
- Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell – Self-Published (2005) Suspense/Lesbian Romance http://www.lulu.com/content/e-book/dont-ask-dont-tell/13025303
- Body Fit – Sport/Fitness/health/Fit journey http://fitbodyshae.wordpress.com/
- My Life’s Fiction – Writing life/ Book Reviews/ Short Stories/ Excerpts http://sheykallen.wordpress.com/
- Almost a Foodie– Food Adventuring/ Recipes http://almostafoodie.wordpress.com
- S.K. Allen Online – Stafford County Virginia news/people/events www.skallenonline.com
- 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.