Résumé Examples

Résumés aren't one size fits all. Explore the three types of résumés—chronological, functional and combination—to find out which kind works best for you.

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Chronological Résumé

A chronological résumé is the most traditional format and lists experiences according to the order in which they took place.

John A. Smith
123 Main Street
Woodmont, MO 60000
(314) 555-5555
jsmith@mail.com
www.johnasmithtv.com

Experience
Reporter, Woodmont College Wrap-Up
Woodmont, MO
Fall 2014–present
Report on sports for small college television station.
Interview prominent members and coaches of Woodmont College sports teams.
Train freshmen reporters on basic broadcasting practices.
Edit video using Final Cut Pro.

Education
Woodmont College, Woodmont, MO, B.A. in Journalism; anticipated graduation: spring 2018
—G.P.A.: 3.8/4.0
Liberty High School, Liberty, MO; graduated spring 2014
—G.P.A.: 3.9/4.0

Additional Information
Awards

Woodmont College Rising Reporter Award, 2015
Activities and Interests
Running
Member, Missouri Young Toastmasters Club
Other Information
Woodmont College Debate Team. Team orator, 2014–present
St. Mary's Hospital. Volunteer, 2012–present
Liberty High School Track Team. Team member, 2010–2014
Fluent in Spanish


Functional Résumé

John A. Smith
123 Main Street
Woodmont, MO 60000
(314) 555-5555
jsmith@mail.com
www.johnasmithtv.com

Summary
I'm a team player with solid reporting skills looking to expand my career in a broadcast setting.

Summary of Qualifications
On-Air Talent
Report on sports for small college television station.
Fluent in Spanish and able to report in the language.
Journalism Skill
Report on breaking news involving Woodmont's local sports teams.
Interview prominent coaches and members of Woodmont College sports teams.
Train freshmen reporters on basic broadcasting practices.
Technical Experience
Update television station's website with the latest sports news.
Edit rough footage using Final Cut Pro.
Enthusiasm for Sports
Member of high school track team.
Currently training for a marathon.
Community Involvement
Volunteer, St. Mary's Hospital
Member, Missouri Young Toastmasters Club

Summary of Experience
Reporter, Woodmont College Wrap-Up, Woodmont, MO, fall 2014– present

Education
Woodmont College, Woodmont, MO, B.A. in Journalism; anticipated graduation: spring 2018
Liberty High School, Liberty, MO; graduated spring 2014



Combination Résumé

John A. Smith
123 Main Street
Woodmont, MO 60000
(314) 555-5555
jsmith@mail.com
www.johnasmithtv.com

Selected Skills
On-Air Talent

Fluent in Spanish and able to report in the language.
Report on sports for small college television station.
Journalism Skill
Report on breaking news involving Woodmont's local sports teams.
Interview prominent coaches and members of Woodmont College sports teams.
Train freshmen reporters on basic broadcasting practices.
Technical Experience
Update television station's website with the latest sports news.
Edit rough footage using Final Cut Pro.

Related Work Experience
Reporter, Woodmont College Wrap-Up, Woodmont, MO, fall 2014– present

Education
Woodmont College, Woodmont, MO, B.A. in Journalism; anticipated graduation: spring 2018
—G.P.A. 3.8/4.0
Liberty High School, Liberty, MO; graduated spring 2014
—G.P.A. 3.9/4.0

Additional Information
Awards

Woodmont College Rising Reporter Award, 2015
Activities and Interests
Running
Member, Missouri Young Toastmasters Club
Other Information
Woodmont College Debate Team. Team orator, 2014–present
St. Mary's Hospital. Volunteer, 2014–present
Liberty High School Track Team. Team member, 2010–2014

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