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ROBERT VILLANUEVA
2914 S. Wilson Road
Radcliff  KY 40160
(270) 352-2771
E-mail:  Rvsshine1@aol.com

Experience

1993-Present
Self-Employed
Writer

 

*  Write novels, short stories, poems, essays and columns.
*  Founder and facilitator of The Bard's Corner Writer's Group; group established September 2002.
*  Write Choice Journal e-board member; help select material to be published in quarterly e-zine.

 


1989-93
The News-Enterprise
Elizabethtown
Staff Writer


*  Developed contacts; wrote news and feature copy; produced and developed story ideas.
*  Developed story ideas and produced copy for the Real Estate section front.
*  Took photos and wrote cutlines.
*  Covered all beats except automotive and religion.

 


1987-1989
The Kentucky Standard
Bardstown, KY
Staff Writer


*  Received training as assistant editor, laying out front page and editing stories.
*  Developed contacts; wrote news and feature copy as well as columns; produced and developed story ideas.
*  Took photos and wrote cutlines.
*  Wrote headlines, did layout and printed photos.

 


1987
The Greensburg Record-Herald
Greensburg, KY
General News Editor


*  Edited news releases, did page layout and provided copy and photos.
*  Responsible for developing story ideas and covering breaking news.
*  Cultivated and maintained community contacts.

 

Education

1979-1983
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY


*  B.A., Journalism with English minor.
*  Worked on national award-winning yearbook, The Talisman.
*  Returned in 1985-86 to supplement English minor with additional English courses for equivalent of second major.
*  Worked on national award-winning newspaper, The College Heights-Herald.

 

Skills

Type 60-80 wpm; working knowledge of MS Word and MS Publisher; intermediate photography; layout; headlines; cutlines.

 
 
 
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