Resume

David Freeman

Kansas City, MO
dwfreeman999@gmail.com
816.213.3962

Summary

Double BA student at Drake University in Des Moines, IA. Dean’s List recipient in two consectuive years (2021, 2022) & completed a semester abroad in Grenoble, France in the Spring of 2023. Staff writer with a concentration on sports for the Times-Delphic, Drake’s on-campus newspaper.

Education

Drake University

Multimedia Journalism & English | Des Moines, IA

  • Expected Graduation: May 2025
  • GPA: 3.61
  • Dean’s List: 2021, 2022
  • Completed 52 credits towards a double major in Multimedia Journalism & English with a minor in Politics

Sciences Po Grenoble

Grenoble, France

  • Semester abroad with a concentration in Politics & International Communication at Sciences Po, a prestigious French university, ranked #39 in the world for study of the Social Sciences by the Times Higher Education World University Ranking
  • Relevant coursework: Foreign & Security Politics, Economic Globalization, Southern European Political Systems, French Language Course
  • Improved communication skills considerably by communciating with those from vastly different cultures in English as well as French

Experiences

The Times-Delphic (09/2022 – Present)

Staff Writer | Des Moines, IA

  • Wrote up to 3 articles per week, primarily concerning sports both at Drake University & in the general sports world (i.e. NBA, NFL, ATP, & int’l soccer)
  • Conducted extensive online research for each article, ensuring complete factual accuracy, while simultaneously meeting all weekly deadlines, even those under a significant time crunch
  • Kept up-to-date on all things in the sports world by reading the latest headlines every day on news outlets such as ESPN & The Athletic, as well as attended Drake University sporting events in order to provide adequate coverage

DoorDash (12/2021 – Present)

Delivery Driver | Kansas City, MO

  • Delivered 1,462 total orders
  • Effectively communicated with customers, restaurants, and Doordash staff, ensuring orders were delivered on time, satisfactorily, and completely, earning a 4.97 star rating
  • Constantly and consistently met deadlines, delivering up to 4 orders an hour, with 96% of orders delivered on time or sooner

Skills

  • Excel
  • Word
  • PowerPoint
  • WordPress
  • SEO Best Practices
  • Technically & Creatively Skilled Writer
  • Dedicated Researcher
  • Able to create various forms of content

Languages

  • French

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