Chelsea Moore

Derby, KS —

Phone: (316) 650-8221 —


Twitter Handle: @ChelsLaLaMoore

Summary of Qualifications

  • Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Fact checking and Research
  • Proofreading and Editing
  • AP Style
  • News and Feature Writing
  • Fiction and Nonfiction Writing
  • Event Coverage
  • Social Media Posting (Twitter, Facebook)


Wichita State University— Wichita, Kan.

Bachelor of Arts in English (Creative writing) with a minor in communications, 2016

Cowley County Community College— Arkansas City, Kan.

Associate of arts in creative writing, 2014


Relevant Coursework

  • Editing for Print
  • Writing for the Mass Audience
  • Editing American English
  • Fiction Writing
  • Intermediate Spanish


Professional Experience

The Derby Informer – Derby, Kan.

News and Web Assistant (Internship), August 2015 to January 2016

  • Created and edited police records, fire records and obituaries for publication
  • Edited press releases into briefs for publication
  • Regularly promoted website to social media accounts
  • Posted news content to website


The Sunflower – Wichita, Kan.

Staff Reporter, March 2015 – August 2015

  • Provided accurate and compelling coverage of anticipated and spontaneous news for print
  • Provided photography and audio coverage as able and when needed
  • Earned the “Nose for News” award in spring of 2015 from the Sunflower
  • Consistently found newsworthy coverage in the community
  • Shared advancer photos and spontaneous news via Twitter for publications