Jessica Campbell


752 Coffee Creek Rd.

Chesterton, IN 46304

Journalism Experience

Journalist for La Porte Herald-Argus Newspaper | 2015-Present

  • Interview, write and publish at least two stories a day
  • Photograph, edit own pictures Intern/Columnist | 2014-Present

  • Edit and fact-check published articles for the site on a timely basis
  • Interview one source a month from all over the country, working around differing time zones


Freelance Reporter for SwimSwam News | 2013-2014

  • Covered live Indiana University swimming events
  • Posted on company’s Instagram, WordPress, Twitter social media sites


Student Journalism Experience in Kenya, Africa | 2013

  • Traveled with school class to report on the HIV and AIDS epidemic
  • Partnered with Kenyan students to report and write three articles on personally chosen topic


Indiana Daily Student, INSIDE Magazine Staff Member | 2011-2015

  • IDS Environmental Beat Reporter: covered Bloomington topics three times a week
  • IDS Arts Editor/INSIDE Magazine Features Editor: edit lead new and experienced writers, write headlines, experience with Microsoft programs, Adobe, Photoshop


Work Experience

Extra Mile Fitness Running Specialty Store, Indiana Running Company | 2015

  • Stay updated on latest merchandise, write and manage emails and press releases
  • Analyze and fit customized shoes based on running gait
  • Organize and attend fun runs, events, races


Barnes and Noble College Store | Starbucks Barista/Cashier | 2013-Present

  • Communicate with customers and other staff members, train new employees
  • Knowledgeable of new and current products, educated on cashier position


IDS Newspaper Carrier | 2013-2014

  • Delivered papers throughout campus and Bloomington town during the hours of 5 to 7 a.m.
  • Worked many hours independently, but communicated with customers and trainees


Lifeguard/Swim Coach | 2009-Present

Organizations: Franciscan OMNI Health and Wellness, Duneland YMCA, Bloomington Swim Club

  • Certified in CPR, AED, First Aid, and USA Swimming Coach
  • Observed children at outdoor pool, managed other lifeguards, created practices for all ages



Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and English, Indiana University Bloomington | 2011-2015 | GPA 3.9

  • Concentration Public and Professional Writing and Enterprise Journalism


Meghan Hicks,,

Kim King, Herald-Argus Newspaper,

Allyson Baughman, Writer,


IU Swim, Run Club

Third Overall woman at the Indiana Trail 100 Ultra Race

Third Place Winner of the Woman’s Press Club of Indiana’s Sports Writing Contest

Chesterton Varsity Swimming Scholar Athlete (4 years)

Hutton Honors International Experiences Grant winner


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