William Johnson

2355 North Highway 360 Apt 1311 Grand Prairie, TX 75050 • 817.564.4958 •

Pursuing Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a specialization in Journalism and a double minor in Political Science, Spanish; August 2009-May 2016

University of Texas at Arlington
Florence University of the Arts, Florence, Italy
Journalism Studies; Spring 2011
Lamar High School Class of 2009


Insala.,LLC: Arlington, TX.
Content Marketing Specialist, April 2016 – Ongoing
I create specialized written content on the human resources industry including articles and blog posts for I assist in strategizing the company’s social media campaigns on Twitter and LinkedIn along with developing relationships with key industry influencers.

D Magazine: Dallas, Texas
Intern, Fall 2013
I assisted the Business section of D magazine, the leading city magazine of the nation’s 6th largest metropolitan area. My duties include fact-checking stories and coming up with story ideas for the Business blog and D CEO, as well as anything the magazine needs to ease the production process.

Social Media Delivered: Irving, TX
Intern, Summer 2013
Wrote scripts for various social media accounts.
Blogged on social media updates/tips for website.
Pitched ideas for use with client accounts.
Carried out predetermined social media strategies for said clients.

Southwest Airlines: The Magazine: Dallas Texas
Intern, Spring 2013
Fact Checked and researched for articles during production cycle
Wrote copy and organized stories for Smart Guide section
Interviewed sources for written articles

McKinney Courier-Gazette: McKinney, TX
Intern, Summer 2010
Wrote movie and restaurant features and reviews along with general news stories.
Took pictures and video along with stories.

The Shorthorn: University of Texas at Arlington; Arlington, TX
Scene & Pulse Writer, Reporter Entertainment and Features Sections, (August 2009 –December 2012)
Compiled a weekly beat report and wrote 2-5 stories a week
Interviewed and wrote stories on the Honors College, Resident Life, Campus Recreation, College of Liberal Arts, College of Nursing, and Campus Construction beats.
Music and Movie reviews along with restaurant feature stories.
Reporting on entertainment events happening off and on campus in which students participate like new venues and restaurants opening in the Arlington area

Key Skills
 Wrote 2-5 stories a week for college paper, various internships
• 39 hours of academic preparation in journalism and general writing skill
Editing (Macro/Micro) and drafting of press related materials.
Able to produce under deadline and adapt to either journalism or PR style.•

• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint),Photoshop
Competent in iMovie and (some) Adobe Premier, (some) HTML/Dreamweaver
Limited conversational Spanish. Google Analytics certified.

Resume (Johnson, William C, Jr) – Via PDF