Kelsey Sutton


Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communication, Creative Writing minor

Linfield College, McMinnville, Ore. June 2014


Writing Center assistant director- May 2013- Present, Linfield College Writing Center

  • Tutoring writers from all fields of study
  • Managing a staff of 15, facilitating bi-monthly meetings
  • Publishing yearly newsletter

Reporting intern- February 2014- Present, McMinnville News-Register

  • Picking up news stories and writing on deadline
  • Interviewing community members

Advocacy and editorial intern- June 2013-August 2013,

  • Updated social media multiple times a week
  • Stayed up to date on all news stories from the U.S. and internationally
  • Edited and published posts
  • Wrote original blog posts regarding animal welfare, the environment, LGBT equality and women’s rights

Managing editor- May 2012-May 2013, The Linfield Review

  • Managed a newsroom of 10 staff members, facilitated weekly staff meetings
  • Assisted in production and design
  • Edited final drafts of the paper
  • Wrote articles
  • Used Twitter and InDesign 

Writing assistant- September 2012-May 2013, Linfield College Writing Center

  • Helped writers clarify thinking, format, content and grammar
  • Coordinated with other assistants
  • Encouraged and motivated writers

Copy chief- April 2011-May 2012, The Linfield Review

  • Edited articles using AP Style
  • Improved proofreading skills, met deadlines
  • Communicated effectively throughout the week with editors, improved leadership skills 


  • Using Twitter, Power Point, Excel, Storify, InDesign, Photoshop, Word Press
  • Copy editing
  • Writing on deadline
  • Interviewing
  • Writing long-form stories
  • Page design