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Cameron Fields

Phone: 330-689-9373

E-mail: cgfwrites@gmail.com

Website: http://www.camerongfields.com

Twitter: @CameronFields_

 

 

Education

Ohio University/ E.W. Scripps School of Journalism

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, 2019

News and Information, Chinese and English Specialization

GPA: 3.89

Work Experience

Cleveland.com (Advance Ohio)

Freelancer (May 2019-present)

  • Wrote two game stories on the OHSAA high school softball state tournament
  • Wrote five game stories on the OHSAA high school baseball state tournament
  • Interview Cleveland Indians players and manager Terry Francona for stories on the Indians
  • Research story ideas and make contact with sources

 

Sixers Wire (USA TODAY Sports Media Group)

Contributor (September 2018-present)

  • Write news and analysis articles on Philadelphia 76ers and their games
  • Write news and analysis articles on NBA wire sites such as the Rockets and Thunder
  • Write articles on how players are progressing through the season
  • Wrote an article on how Joel Embiid was carrying the team’s offense to begin the season
  • Wrote an article on Ben Simmons’ potential for development as a scorer

 

The Toledo Blade

Digital Intern (June 2018-July 2018)

  • Wrote a feature on twin brothers Nick and Nate Holley who were pursuing their dream to make the Los Angeles Rams
  • Wrote a feature on Toledo pro boxer DeAndre Ware, who is also a full-time firefighter
  • Worked on The Blade’s web desk and helped edit and publish articles for the web.
  • Occasionally worked The Blade’s social media and posted articles to Facebook and Twitter

 

 

The POST (August 2015-July 2018)

Sports Reporter

  • During junior year, wrote game stories and features about the Ohio University football team, women’s basketball team and baseball team
  • During junior year, wrote a feature on how guard Cierra Hooks looks to be Ohio’s next great player
  • During junior year, wrote a feature on how safety Javon Hagan was stepping into leadership role for 2017-18 regular season

 

STACK Media

Editorial Intern (Summer 2016)

  • Produced daily news content on a variety of sports topics for the web.
  • Wrote feature stories on the possibility of dunking in the Olympics and former Division III basketball player Pat Dickert.

 

 

Affiliations

National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), Member — 2017-present

 

Skills

AP Style, Conversant in Mandarin Chinese, SoundCloud, Facebook Live, Content Managing Systems, Feature writing, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Publisher)