Thursday, December 3, 2009

Matsalak's Resume and Cover Letter


Kristina Matsalak

Current Address:

1702 Cinnabar Dr. Cell: (406) 880-4911

Missoula, MT 59801

OBJECTIVE To obtain broadcast journalism internship with an emphasis in reporting.

PROFESSIONAL I produced stories for college radio station KBGA and for public radio

EXPERIENCE KUFM. Reported and produced stories for School of Journalism. Have

Skills in radio/television production, Final Cut Pro and Avid editing.


2007 to present I am currently studying at the University of Montana, Missoula, MT.

Undergraduate student at school of journalism focusing in broadcast

journalism. My current GPA is 3.28

Courses include: radio/television production, Final Cut Pro and Avid

editing, and advanced reporting.

2005-2007 Kazakhstan American English School, Kazakhstan, Karaganda city

President of high school students club;

Editor of high school news paper


Fall 2008 Retail Sales clerk at Abercrombie & Fitch, Missoula, MT

Fall 2009- Griz Vision journalist and photographer for football and basketball games at

to present the University of Montana Missoula, MT

SKILLS Communication, public speaking, and organizational skills

Editing skills with programs such as Final Cut Pro and Avid editing

Professions in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Adobe Audition

Fluent in Russian and intermediate in Arabic languages.


Kristina Matsalak

1702 Cinnabar Dr.

Missoula, MT 59801


October 30, 2009


Human Resource Department

ABC News

4151 Prospect Ave.,

Los Angeles, CA 90067

Dear Director,

My name is Kristina Matsalak. I would like to be considered for an internship at ABC News. I am senior broadcast journalism student at the University of Montana.

I always had an interest in the world of media and particularly in broadcasting. I have experience in producing video packages and anchoring for School of Journalism. I have written stories for local radio stations KBGA and KUFM. I am looking forward to the possibility of working at ABC News and gain experience in the field of broadcast journalism that I intend to pursue upon graduation.

Thank you for considering my application. Having an internship at ABC News would help me to get started in my professional career. Along with my resume, I have included a list of my references. I will call to arrange an interview. Please feel free to call me at (406) 880-4911.


Kristina Matsalak

Enclosure: resume, references

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