Derek A. Franke
Chicago, IL 60614
Cell: (847)-691-3345

DePaul University, Chicago IL Education Expected: June 2013
Bachelor of Arts in Communication
Concentration in Broadcast Journalism
Minoring in Film Studies
GPA 3.5/4.0

– Proficient with social media (i.e. Twitter, WordPress)
– Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
– Proficient with Final Cut Pro 7 and Final Cut Pro X Software
– Proficient with Photoshop Software
– Proficient with Adobe After Effects Software


WGN-TV January, 2013-Present

• Greeting guests for WGN-TV Midday Show
• Writing tip sheets and sending out booking sheets for guests
• Escorting guests to and from studios
• Updating WGN-TV web page
• Segment Producing for WGN-TV Midday Show

DePaulia, Student Newspaper, contributing writer. August, 2012-Present

• Writing for a credible newspaper with a large audience of local Chicago residence.
• Writing for the paper taught me how to write and publish professional articles on a strict deadline.
• Exposed to use critical thinking’s to create counter opposite argument for both sides of a topic.
Reference available upon request


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