Résumé

Kyle A. Gorcey

KyleGorcey@gmail.com

kylegorcey.wordpress.com


Education                                    

Robert Morris University, Moon Township, PA (GPA- 3.33)

B.A. Degree in Communications, December 2015

Concentration: Journalism Minor: Sport Management


Experience

eBay seller                                                                                   June 2007-Present

Sold a various amount of items such as collectibles, clothes, and antiques

Shipped items both domestically and internationally

No negative feedback in hundreds of transactions

Over $17,000 in combined consignment and personal sales

Photographer                                                                         August 2009-Present

Experience with Weddings, Events, Sports, and News

Assisted Michael Haritan with Carnegie Mellon University Convocation

Covered NIT and NCAA Tournament basketball games

Traveled to Rupp Arena, Dean Smith Center, Verizon Center, and more to cover basketball games

Contracted Freelancer with Gateway Newspapers since 2014

Content featured on publications such as Patch.com, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Triblive.com, and more

Writer                                                                                        March 2014-Present

Contracted Freelancer with Gateway Newspapers since 2014

Content featured on publications such as Patch.com, Triblive.com, and many more local newspapers

RMU Sentry Media                                                           August 2012-April 2015

Student run college newspaper that covered campus and news pertaining to RMU

Gained valuable experience in Reporting, Photography, and Social Media

Covered a wide variety of investigative and breaking news stories

Covered NIT and NCAA Tournament games

Urban Matters                                                                       June 2015-August 2015

A project put together by high school students in Hazelwood on the future of

their neighborhood and the development of the Almono site

Advised and taught inner city youth basics of journalism, video, and photography

Traveled on site to interviews and site tours


Skills        

Writing, Presentations, Research, Organization, Decision Making, Reporting, Interviewing, Customer Service, Social Media, Photography, Microsoft Office                


Awards             

Congressman Mike Doyle Congressional Art Contest Honorable Mention, 2010

All City Eleanor Friedberg Art Scholarship Fund 1st place, 2011

School of Communications Dean’s List Spring and Fall Semester, 2012

Pennsylvania News Media Association Silver Award Sports Photography, 2014

School of Communications Dean’s List Spring Semester, 2014

PA News Media Association Honorable Mention Sports Photography, 2015

Society for Collegiate Journalist Second Place for Sports Photo, 2015    


Activities

Society for Collegiate Journalists, 2011, Vice President 2014-2015

National Honor Society, 2013

Lambda Pi Eta Communications Honor Society, 2014