Newspaper Correspondent CV Template

A newspaper correspondent is also a researcher/writer for a publication.  What makes them different with mainstream newspaper writers is that they only make news or feature stories of a specific area assigned to them. For example, a newspaper correspondent assigned in London shall only write stories which took place on the said area.

Sample Newspaper Correspondent CV Template

Matthew Grant

17 Orwell Road,

Liverpool, Merseyside, L4 1RG


Phone: 0151 525 9209

Career Objective:

To uphold political and social awareness by writing credible and relevant news and feature articles as a newspaper correspondent

Professional Qualifications:


1997-2003: Correspondent : The Liverpool Daily Inquirer

  • Covered newsworthy activities/events
  • Wrote news and feature articles for the publication
  • Conducted field interviews

2003-Present: Journalist/Photographer, The Liverpool Standard

  • Wrote news and feature articles that are of public interest
  • Conducted comprehensive researches
  • Covered newsworthy events/activities
  • Interviewed reliable sources and made necessary transcriptions

Educational Qualifications:

1990-1993: Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication, Major in Radio Broadcasting, Liverpool University

1993-1996: Master of Science  in Mass Communication, University of the South

Skills and Qualities:

  • Has excellent research, writing, interview and editing skills
  • Highly ethical and objective
  • Inquisitive and observant
  • Socially and politically aware
  • Can work under minimal supervision
  • Detail-oriented and systematic
  • A good team player
  • Has the ability to work effectively despite time constraints and pressure
  • Fluent in English and French




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