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WILL GEOGHEGAN
14 Phillips St. Apt 2R  North Kingstown, RI 02852
MOBILE  502-550-5914
EMAIL  william.geoghegan@gmail.com
TWITTER @RhodyWill / @RightFieldFog

EXPERIENCE
THE INDEPENDENT
Sports Editor (October 2014 – Present)
– Write eight to 10 stories per week & oversee all aspects of sports page for 2014 New England Newspaper of the Year
– Cover University of Rhode Island men’s basketball
– Cover high school and community sports
– Cover the Ocean State Waves and Newport Gulls of the New England Collegiate Baseball League
– Coordinate coverage and design five-page sports section each week
– Created concept for Rhody Overtime blog, which delivers web-exclusive content on University of Rhode Island basketball

WARWICK BEACON, CRANSTON HERALD & JOHNSTON SUN RISE NEWSPAPERS
Sports Reporter (October 2005 – July 2010) . Sports Editor (July 2010 – October 2014)
– Coordinated in-depth coverage of Rhode Island High School sports
– Wrote seven to 12 stories per week for print & online editions of publications with a combined circulation of 25,000
– Oversaw a staff of writers, coordinated coverage and edited copy
– Took and edited photographs, and designed pages
– Created and produced weekly high school football podcast
– Conceptualized and produced award-winning All City and Thanksgiving football special sections

RIGHT FIELD FOG
Owner (June 2007 – Present)
– Created rightfieldfog.com, a web site that covers the nationally-known Cape Cod Baseball League
– Designed site and produce all content, including daily in-season coverage
– Established presence on social networks

EDUCATION
University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio — B.A. in Communications, 2005
– Graduated magna cum laude
– President’s Scholarship recipient
– Two-year editor-in-chief of the Flyer News student newspaper

SKILLS
– Expert in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Mac OS, Blox CMS, Quark XPress and WordPress
– Well-versed in HTML
– Experienced in high-level digital photography
– Professional proficiency in Spanish

AWARDS
– Two-time Best Sports Columnist by Rhode Island Press Association
– First place in sports feature by Rhode Island Press Association
– First place in sports section by New England Newspaper & Press Association
– Two second place awards in sports column by New England Newspaper & Press Association
– Media Person of the Year by Rhode Island American Legion Baseball

References available upon request.