Christopher Kersey

Reporter, newspapers, online, living in Newark, DE

Location icon United States

Award-winning newspaper reporter

12 years experience on daily and weekly newspapers

Covered all the beats, including government, police, courts and education

A watchdog who beats the competition and tackles tough issues

Willing to move for right job
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Phone: (302) 547-7337
email: [email protected]

Christopher Kersey
2105 Point Hamlet Road
Newark, DE 19702
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EXPERIENCE

Middletown Transcript, Dover Post, Smyrna-Clayton Sun Times
(all owned by GateHouse Media in Delaware)
June 2017 – June 2018
Staff reporter
*Local government
*Statewide stories
*Pictures, videos
*Website, Facebook

Star Democrat, Bay Times, Record Observer
(Three newspapers, all owned by APG Media)
Stevensville, MD
August 2016 – April 2017
Staff Reporter
*Covered government, courts, police, education
*Business reporting
*Took pictures, videos
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times, DE
Middletown Transcript, DE
(Both newspapers owned by GateHouse Media)
Off/On Freelance Reporter in 2015 and 2016
*Wrote features and government news
*Took pictures, videos
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Cecil Whig, Elkton, MD
1997 – 2000
Staff Reporter/Copy Editor
*Covered county government, police, courts
*Edited other reporters copy, laid out pages as needed
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The Journal, Martinsburg, WV
1995 – 1997
Staff Reporter
*Worked independently in Jefferson County bureau
*Reported on county government, police, courts
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Dover Post, Dover, DE
1988 – 1995
Staff Reporter
*Covered city, state issues
*Business stories

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EDUCATION:
West Virginia University, BA in English, 1987
Delaware Technical and Community College--Courses in Windows, Word, Photography, all in 2015
WHYY Public Broadcasting, Course in Video Shooting, 2015

Portfolio

RESUME & REFERENCES

Clips from the Bay Times

Clips from Freelance work

Clips from Cecil Whig

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