Resume

Alexei Izak Koseff

SUMMARY

• Reporter at The Sacramento Bee
• Internships at Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Orange County Register, Monterey County Weekly and San Jose Mercury News
• Stanford University’s Graduate Program in Journalism
• Extensive multimedia experience, including nine years of video editing
• Proficient with WordPress, Blogger, MS Office, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, Final Cut Pro, Apple iMovie, Audacity, PC and Mac computers

EXPERIENCE

Reporter, December 2013 to present
The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, California
• Covers California politics and higher education out of the Capitol bureau
• Writes the AM Alert and other daily items for the Capitol Alert blog
• Edits the Capitol Alert Insider Edition app

Washington, D.C. Intern, July 2013 to September 2013
Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, California
• Reporter at Washington, D.C. bureau
• Daily coverage and enterprise reporting on Congress and other national stories

SFGate.com Intern, January 2013 to March 2013
San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, California
• Curated online content, maintained social media presence, wrote for blogs

Reporter, September 2012 to June 2013
Peninsula Press, a project of Stanford’s Graduate Program in Journalism
• Professional partner with San Francisco Chronicle, KQED, Bay Citizen
• Covered government, education and housing in East Palo Alto
• Online news, multimedia content, data visualization, database reporting

Reporting Intern, July 2012 to September 2012
Orange County Register, Santa Ana, California
• Reporter at Laguna Woods Village bureau
• Covered board meetings, local news, feature stories on events and residents

Editorial Intern, June 2011 to August 2011
Monterey County Weekly, Seaside, California
• Wrote features for print edition and short posts for news blog
• Maintained arts & entertainment listings for weekly calendar

Communications Intern, June 2009 to Dec. 2009, Sept. 2010 to June 2011
Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University
• Produced press releases and multimedia content on institute research projects

Teen Intern, July 2006 to December 2007
San Jose Mercury News, San Jose, California
• Wrote news articles and entertainment reviews for ReadThis! teen page

EDUCATION

M.A. in Communication, Graduate Program in Journalism, June 2013
B.A. in American Studies, June 2012
Stanford University, Stanford, California

ADDITIONAL

• Bilingual and biliterate Spanish/English
• Studied abroad in Madrid, Spain (Dec. 2009-June 2010)
• 1st Place Transitions Abroad Webzine Student Travel Writing Contest, 2010
• 3rd Place Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest, 2006