Anthony Geremia's Portfolio

Resume / CV

Anthony Geremia
249 Howell Crescent, Pickering, Ontario, L1V 6C3
416-618-2193
anthony_geremia@hotmail.com
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/anthony-geremia/16/8a5/b23
http://anthonygeremia.webs.com

Web Content Developer                                                                 September 2014 – Present
Centennial College

  • Hired by marketing department following successful field placement as part of education
  • Writing and posting weekly to Centennial College's blogs based on research and interviews
  • Creating and editing promotional copy for Centennial College programs and internal company documents

Work and Volunteer Experience

Community Manager (Freelance)                                                             July 2014-July 2015
Hand Eye Society

  • A non-profit Toronto video game arts organization
  • Initially brought on for a school project, then hired on after the fact based on performance
  • Tasked with researching and writing a monthly event calendar that’s emailed to 800 subscribers

Team Supervisor, Focus on Youth Media Team (seasonal)              May 2013-August 2013
Toronto Catholic District School Board

  • The first year the job existed, and the first employee to fill the role
  • Hired to manage a team of media creators and come up multimedia to promote Focus on Youth summer camps
  • Brainstormed, planned, and executed online written, social media, and video content
  • Successfully launched media on platforms including Wordpress, Twitter, and Youtube
  • Worked as editor, proofreader and content creator
  • Coordinated and organized events, including program-wide outdoor camp day at Downsview Park
  • Independently designed, wrote and created a 50-page manual for the job for future applicants


Volunteer (part time)                                                                               March 2012-May 2013
Rogers TV                               
        

  • Trusted as a member of the volunteer staff to produce live daytime television
  • Wore multiple technical hats, working as cameraman, teleprompter, switcher, and other jobs
  • Broadcast twice-weekly morning shows in-studio, as well as remote broadcasts


Photographer (Contract)        August 2012-November 2012, August 2013-November 2013
Edge Imaging
                            

  • Worked independently to travel to GTA schools and photograph students
  • Handled and used complex digital and physical media
  • Able to manage time effectively enough to photograph multiple schools in a single day


Photographer and Writer (freelance)                                       December 2011-January 2013
Snap Pickering/Snap Ajax                     
    

  • Worked independently to research stories, travel to locations, take photographs and interview subjects
  • Uploaded media to website, and wrote snappy, promotional news copy
  • Ensured quality of photography and writing matched internal Snap standards
  • Chased and wrote numerous stories on a deadline, managing time as necessary


Intern                                                                                                    January 2011-April 2011
680 News Toronto      
                         

  • Researched and wrote end-of-the-hour stories for broadcast on air, ensuring content aligned with 680 standards
  • Was tasked with monitoring newswires and live feed during the Egyptian uprising and Japanese earthquake, ensuring news anchors had the most recent information
  • Interviewed sources for news stories, generating audio used on air
  • Recorded audio demos using 680 equipment


Intern                                                                                            January 2010-February 2010
CBC News Toronto  
                                      

  • Collaborated with editorial team to brainstorm story ideas
  • Conducted background research for news stories, as well as finding sources and arranging interviews
  • Conducted field interviews used in broadcast stories
  • Researched and located archive footage for use on air


Sales Associate (part time)                                                           October 2007-August 2017
Canadian Tire 
                                             

  • Utilizing people skills for customer service
  • Providing visitors with information and other assistance as necessary
  • Working both independently and in a team to time manage and accomplish goals


Summer and Saturday School Education Assistant (contract)          July 2006-May 2013
Toronto Catholic District School Board      
                          

  • Worked under principal and school administration to manage multiple aspects of Summer and Saturday School
  • Worked with a team to manage exams, report cards and other school clerical tasks
  • Excellent work performance has ensured perpetual contract renewal every year since the position began


Education

Centennial College                                                                         January 2014-August 2014

Corporate Communications and Public Relations
Graduate Certificate                  

University of Toronto/ Centennial College                                 September 2006- June 2011
Joint Journalism program
Received Advanced Diploma in Journalism and Honors Bachelor of Arts