Resume

Branden Barrett

Freelance Writer

Email – Calidreth@gmail.com

PROFILE:

  • Gamer since 1989.
  • Freelance Video Game Journalist for 6 years.
  • Highly experienced in writing news articles, reviews, previews, and editorials.
  • Winner of GameFAQS “Review of the Month” contest three months in a row (Aug. /Sept. /Oct. 2006). Helium.com contest winner within the gaming section (2008).
  • Fluency in English. Technically proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access; programming in HTML, C++, Java, PHP, and Perl.

EDUCATION:

  • Strayer University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 2006 – Summer 2009

(Major: Information Technology – Minor: English)

  • Germanna Community College . . . . . . . . August 2003 – May 2006

(Major: Information Technology)

  • Fredericksburg Christian High School . . . August 1999 – June 2003

(Major: Computer Science)

FREELANCE JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE:

  • PlanetXbox360.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . April 2009 – June 2009
  • DemandStudios.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . April 2009 – Present
  • NSider2.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . March 2009 – July 2009
  • Helium.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 2007 – Present
  • CheatCC.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 2007 – April 2008
  • TotalGamerZone.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 2006
  • Gamespot.com(User Reviewer) . . . . . . . . . . . . February 2006 – January 2009
  • HonestGamers.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 2005 – March 2007
  • GameFAQS.com(User Reviewer) . . . . . . . . . . August 2004 – January 2009
  • AnimeUltra.net . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 1999 – February 2001

(Co-creator of site, Review/Preview/News Editor of site)

SKILLS (not included in Profile):

  • 80 WPM
  • High knowledge of the AP style and the gaming industry.
  • 100+ reviews/previews/news articles/editorials written
  • Excellent gaming and interpersonal skills

AWARDS:

  • English Honors Award
  • “Who’s Who Among American High School Students”
  • Advanced Diploma (2003) , Associate in Applied Science (2006), Bachelor of Science (Summer 2009)
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One response

12 09 2009
Ruth

Hi Brandon,
Congratulations!!! this is great I am really amazed with your work and you are really talented.keep up the good work.

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