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Steven T. Richards
2815 E. Orvilla Rd
Hatfield, PA 91602
cell: (267) 240-2052
email: s.richards3113@gmail.com

EDUCATION:

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA Graduated May 2011
B.A. Journalism
Concentration: John Curley Center for Sports Journalism
Minor: Kinesiology
Journalism GPA: 3.72

WEB EXPERIENCE:

SportsNetworker.com, Columbus, OH

October 2011-Present

COO/Editorial Producer/Referral Partner Manager/Membership Site Manager

  • Manage guest post submissions by editing, optimizing and publishing their articles using WordPress
  • Manage the company Facebook and Twitter accounts
  • Craft and create emails to send to our list of 30,000 subscribers. Create email images using Photoshop
  • Run Referral Partner Program with CRM program InfusionSoft – create promotions, emails, social snippets
  • Manage the membership site (Sports Executives Association) with CRM program InfusionSoft
  • Create and publish Sports Networker newsletter every two weeks
  • Manage the CEO’s email account

StevenRichards.net, Hatfield, PA

May 2014-Present

Website Creator/Sports Blogger

  • Created the website from the ground up in WordPress
  • Manage and edit all the posts and pages
  • Write all the content for posts and pages
  • Do all promotions of posts and pages on social networks

Next Level Radio, Bethlehem, PA

June 2014-Present

Co-host

  • Co-host of the iTunes podcasts Prime Time Fantasy Football and The Showcast
  • Give listeners tips and tricks to win their fantasy football leagues
  • Come up with new show segments to keep listeners coming back
  • Talk movies, TV and news in a fun and personable way

TheMasterCleanse.org, Vancouver, BC, Canada

June 2012-August 2013

Producer/Affiliate Manager

  • Managed 1 Associate Producer intern
  • Responded to Guest Post Author inquiries
  • Edited, scheduled and published articles to TheMasterCleanse.org
  • As an affiliate producer I conducted research about a product and created articles and emails about it

ImaginaryDiamond.com, Harrisburg, PA

January 2011-May 2011

Editorial contributor

  • Wrote about baseball news and how it pertained to fantasy owners’ baseball teams
  • Used Google Blogs and local beats to compile resources and find the best news
  • Published articles onto the ImaginaryDiamond.com Web site using WordPress
  • Gave fantasy advice to and made projections on players’ upcoming season based on extensive research

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE:

The Reporter/PaPrepLive.com, Lansdale, PA

April 2015-Present

Freelance Sports Writer

  • Cover local high school sports, including lacrosse, baseball and softball
  • Write and edit articles (min. 500 words) within a tight deadline
  • Create, write and edit features surrounding players and events

OneWebsite, Vancouver, BC, Canada

October 2011-October 2014

Producer, Program Manager

  • Create, Edit, Schedule and Publish articles on SportsNetworker.com (SN) and TheMasterCleanse.org (TMC)
  • Manage the CRM program Infusionsoft for the business portions of Sports Networker and The Master Cleanse
  • Research potential partners and affiliates for money-making opportunities for SN and TMC
  • Contact potential partners and affiliates for Sports Networker and The Master Cleanse

Upper Gwynedd Township Parks and Recreation, Upper Gwynedd, PA

May 2011-August 2011

Managing Marketing and Public Relations Assistant

  • Created the Upper Gwynedd Township Parks and Recreation Facebook page
  • Built relationships with other township directors and vendors
  • Created published flyers promoting summer and fall camps and activities in Upper Gwynedd Township
  • Created published press releases promoting summer and fall trips with Upper Gwynedd Township

Centre Daily Times, State College, PA

August 2007-May 2009

Reporter/Copy Desk Editor

  • Wrote articles covering State College High School soccer, football and volleyball
  • Wrote articles covering Penn State University soccer, volleyball and gymnastics
  • Answered phones and wrote news briefs of local softball, baseball, tennis and other sporting events
  • Edited sports articles written by other reporters with NewsEdit Pro

Penn State Altoona Sports Information, Altoona, PA

August 2007-May 2009

Assistant to the Sports Information Director

  • Wrote articles covering 15 Division III teams for Penn State Altoona
  • Faxed, photocopied, and printed documents for the Sports Information Director
  • Wrote wrap-ups for the Penn State Altoona sports website
  • Kept season and historical statistics
  • Built relationships with other Sports Information Directors within Penn State Altoona’s conference

SKILLS

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher
  • Pages, Numbers, Keynote
  • Infusionsoft
  • Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • WordPress
  • SugarSync, Dropbox, Transmit
  • Google Apps
  • News Edit Pro
  • Quark