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J O H N N Y K AU F F M A N

S K I L LS A N D EX P E R I E N C E

574-849-0794 johnnyikauffman@gmail.com @JohnnyIK Website: johnnyikauffman.tumblr.com

Journalistic and professional writing and editing Audio editing and field recording Microsoft Office WordPress and similar CMS web platforms Web analytics and metrics AP Style Use of social media platforms as marketing and engagement tools Direct physical, emotional and behavioral support of people with disabilities Intermediate Spanish Practical and theoretical knowledge of discourses on class, race, ethnicity, gender/sexuality and ability

E D U C AT I O N
Earlham College, English Literature | GPA:3.78, College Honors, Phi Beta Kappa | 2009-2013

S E RV I C E A N D E M P L OY M E N T H IS TO RY
Marketing, Branding and Communications Intern | NPR | 2013-present Washington D.C. Wrote original content for NPR.org, as well as corporate newsletters, blogs and calendars Scheduled, organized and prepared corporate meetings and webinars Researched press contacts, compiled press lists and wrote story pitches Direct Support Professional | MDC Goldenrod | 2013 Goshen, IN Provided physical, behavioral and emotional support for persons with disabilities Accompanied persons with disabilities as they engaged the community and raised ableism awareness Writing Tutor | Earlham College Writing Center | 2013 Richmond, IN Coached peers through the writing and editing process Provided special assistance to ESL students and students with learning disabilities Classroom Assistant | Richmond High School | 2013 Richmond, IN Supported efforts to maintain an atmosphere of learning in an 11th grade English classroom Tutored students in reading, writing and history, one-on-one, and in small groups Representative| Earlham College Student Faculty Affairs Committee | 2012-2013 Richmond, IN Formed institutional decisions about professor contract renewal through consensus with a small group of faculty Advocated to the college's president and academic dean for faculty diversity and academic freedom Station Manager and Producer | WECI Public Radio | 2011-2013 Richmond, IN Produced, scheduled and coordinated community and syndicated radio programming Led initiatives to improve web accessibility and links between radio and web content Hosted weekly radio show, "The Kauffman Family Hour" Recorded, edited and scheduled show promos and underwriting spots

Communications Intern and Freelance Writer | Mennonite Church USA | 2010-present Elkhart, IN Created and edited nationally disseminated anti-racism literature and presentations Wrote articles published in international periodicals: The Mennonite and Mennonite World Review Administrative Affairs Reporter and Head Copy Editor | The Earlham Word | 2009-2012 Richmond, IN Led a staff of copy editors, and edited final versions of a campus newspaper Meet weekly with administrative faculty to gather information for articles investigating institutional operation

HONORS AND AWARDS


-2013, Warren Staeblar Award for exemplary depth and rigor in literary study -2013, Phi Beta Kappa inductee -2012, Barker Family Scholarship, awarded to select male students demonstrating leadership and academic excellence in the humanities -2012, Bain-Swiggert Essay Contest Finalist for "Wild Indians in the Wild of the White Man" -2011, HCAC All-Conference Honorable Mention, Tennis -2009, David K. Kenworthy Scholarship, awarded to select midwestern students exhibiting positive citizenship and academic potential -2009, Joyce E. Graber scholarship for academic potential and interest in secondary education -2008, Grand prize winning entry in the Mennonite Central Committee high school essay contest, 'The Global Food Crisis: Feeding the 6,700,000,000'

REFERENCES ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST FOR EXAMPLES OF WORK, AND MORE INFORMATION ABOUT JOHNNY KAUFFMAN SEE HIS PERSONAL WEBSITE