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The Resume

by John Rodat on September 29, 2011

Reed T. Fleeker, Jr.

770 Champion Lane, Apt. 1/2 (basement)

Cap City, Empire State

(518) 463-XXXX, rpj@gmail.com

 

Objective:

To find employment in a challenging, stateside, legal, full-time, paid, above-ground, position.

Experience:

Blogger (August, 2007- present) Proprietor, graphic designer, photographer, videographer and sole writer for an elite network of blogs, including:

ExtreeExtreeExtree.com: an online journal of news, culture and opinion. Features have included an examination of post-state counter-terrorist policies; modern fatherhood in the age of Phil Dunphy and Walter White; and the aesthetics of the “nip slip.” Commenters have referred to content as “boss,” “rad,” “first” and “fap.” (All online synomyms for “first-rate.”)

IfItAintBroke.com: a hyperlocal investigative-news site. Broke the Normantown Inexplicable Stink story. Other investigations pending. Probably.

AngryCher.tumblr.com: humor site compiling photos of the entertainer Cher in unusual poses, with pithy fitting sayings.

SandwichCatFTW.tumblr.com: humor site compiling photos of cats near, in or resembling sandwiches, with pithy fitting sayings.

MemeClean.tumblr.com: humor site compiling photos and iterations of popular web trends (“memes”), comically stripped of their pithy, fitting sayings.

Podcaster (November, 2010 – present)

Lost Planet: Writer and host of weekly, episode-by-episode panel discussion/exigesis of the popular television series Lost. Cited by Boing Boing as “Totally Exhaust[ive].”

Associate Copywriter, Innovactive Marketing, Inc. (July, 2005 – June, 2007)

Wrote copy for a variety of clients including B2B and consumer goods. Work included direct-marketing initiatives, email campaigns, catalog copy, and radio spots, and resulted in getting shitcanned laid off

Junior Copywriter, Innovactive Marketing, Inc. (May, 2004 – July, 2005)

In retrospect, training for getting shitcanned. Worked on content team generating marketing and commuications copy for clients in multiple industries.

Intern, Vital Communications, (August, 2004 - June, 2004)

Working for free. Good preparation, turns out.

Education:

“Building Your Personal Brand Online” September, 2009: Knowledge Network, adult education, certificate awarded

“How to Be a Bartender” October, 2008: Knowledge Network, adult education, certificate awarded

Hartwick College 2000-2004: History, B.A.

Awards & Recognitions:

Favstar Leaderboard for the “Battleship Blumpkin” tweet (December 11, 2010), retweeted by comedian Patton Oswalt

Favstar Leaderboard for “the hungry and lonely” tweet (August 8, 2009)

719 Tumblr Followers (cumulative)

420 Twitter Followers

483 Facebook Friends

History Honors Society, Hartwick College

References:

@bigdigger

@mommapappacallin4u

@woozytwosteppe

Dr. Reed T. Fleeker, Sr.

770 Champion Lane

Cap City, Empire State