Ray Hollister’s Resume | CV

PROFILE

Recognized tech and social media savvy expert that thrives in a fast-paced, constantly-evolving position. Passionate about learning about new trends in digital media, developing new skills and creating best practices. Excels at creating imaginative solutions with limited resources.

EXPERIENCE

Digital Content Editor, WJCT, Jacksonville, Florida — November 2015  – December 2016

Worked with News Director to assess content from a variety of sources to determine where and how it fits into daily coverage. Wrote and edited copy, wrote headlines, and selected/prioritized stories and packages for feature placement on WJCTNews.org and social media platforms. Helped lead WJCT’s social media team with a focus on engaging and growing new audiences and encouraging dialogue and coordinated coverage of breaking news situations. Created a unique and appropriate voice for WJCT’s news presence in social media. Developed and produced original content for WJCTNews.org using a mix of traditional and new media storytelling elements including audio, video, text, still photography, and slideshows. Provided regular reports and analysis on web and social media traffic. Tracked digital journalism trends and innovations to make WJCT a leader in online storytelling, presentation and engagement. Served as liaison with development team to create and launch the WJCT app.

Owner and General Manager, Bold City IT, Jacksonville, Florida, January 2014 – present

Perform all manner of IT support for residential and business customers. Diagnose and repair desktop and laptop computers, tablets, and servers. Install, secure and troubleshoot wired and wireless networks. Setup and maintained custom managed solutions for business customers including virtual private networks, back up solutions and server installation and monitoring. Design and setup websites and social media advertising campaigns for businesses through combination of organic search engine optimization, paid search engine marketing, viral content creation and email newsletter campaigns.

EDUCATION

Remington College, Jacksonville, Florida — Web Development, 2002
Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, Jacksonville, Florida — Vocal Music, 1999

SKILLS

SKILLS

Extremely proficient in all Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems, audio and video production tools like Adobe Audition and Premiere Pro, web development tools such as Adobe Dreamweaver and Photoshop and content management systems including WordPress, Drupal and Core Publisher. Fluent in HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP and ASP.NET.