Doug Oakley 

Writing samples: 

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Twitter: @douglasoakley
Writing, editing, research, story telling, photography and photo editing

Work Experience
Mills College
November, 2015-June 2017
Wrote news stories, headlines, press releases, speeches, op-ed pieces, donor funding proposals and photographed people and events depicting day-to-day activities of the college. Monitored online news stories that mentioned the college and curated relevant stories and photos for inclusion on the home page of the Mills web site. Researched and produced twice yearly report on the reach and financial impact of media relations at Mills. My writing and photography promoted and advanced the work of the college president, board of trustees, faculty, students, staff and alumni. It was used in a variety of mediums, from the school web site to social media to printed donor proposals. 

Staff Reporter/Photographer
Oakland Tribune; San Jose Mercury News, Contra Costa Times 

Wrote breaking news, long-form investigative and feature articles, and photographed people and events. Writing topics included environment, schools, education, green energy, sustainability, recycling, wildlife, medical marijuana, lawsuits, labor, government, human interest, politics and business. Worked on tight hourly deadlines under pressure in a collaborative atmosphere, posting stories to the web and using social media to drive traffic to company web sites. 

Staff Photographer 
San Francisco Examiner 
Photographed news, sports, crime, feature and portrait photos on a daily deadline. 
Bureau Chief 
Travel Weekly Magazine 

Wrote news and features stories for a national magazine focusing on the business of travel. Also wrote and edited a weekly travel newsletter on Hawaii. 

Associate Editor 
Travel Age West Magazine 
Wrote news and features for a weekly travel magazine covering the West Coast. Copy edited pages ready for print.

University of Nevada, Reno 
Bachelor's degree in print journalism, minor in political science

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