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The following information is supposedly a sample CV of Jane Chirwa who happens to have more than 3 years professional experience as a journalist. Any persons and companies listed below are fictitious and therefore any  resemblance is purely coincidental. If you are an office assistant without a professional CV, I, the editor, give you right to copy these documents and format.

Jane Chirwa

PO BOX 0000 BLANTYRE | 0999000111 | janechirwa@example.com


—  Dedicated reporter with a nose for news, a passion for community journalism and a reputation for impeccable ethics.

—  Six-year record of commended performance as a staff reporter for print and online editions of local daily newspapers with circulations of up to 275,000.

—  Adept storyteller who treats news, features and other events with equal passion and thrives within the deadline-intensive, 24×7 newsroom environment.



Zomba Journal — ZombaStaff Reporter2016 to present
Lilongwe Broadcasting Corporation — LilongweStaff Reporter2014 to 2016
—  Covered a range of areas (e.g., news, sports, business, education, healthcare, lifestyle, travel) as a full-time general assignment reporter (and photographer) for local dailies.

—  Consistently singled out as one of the most prolific writers and productive story contributors among reporting staff at both papers. Never failed to meet a deadline.

—  Provided complete, accurate and compelling coverage of both anticipated and spontaneous news for print and online media.

—  Earned repeated commendations for excellence in writing, reporting, photojournalism and infographics.



ABC TV— BlantyreIntern, 2014
ABC rADIO — NtcheuPublic Information Intern, 2014
—  Interned at Blantyre’s ABC TV and at the Public Information Department of the ABC RADIO during junior and senior years.

—  Fulfilled multifaceted duties that included reporting, news/feature writing, researching, fact-checking, proofreading and headline/cutline writing.



ABC University  — Blantyre

BA in Journalism, 2014

Concurrent Employment: Served as Assistant Editor and Staff Reporter for university online magazine (ABC Daily) throughout university career (2010 to 2014).


·         Community Journalism

·         Multimedia Reporting

·         News Writing

·         Sports Writing

·         Business Writing

·         Feature Writing

·         AP Style

·         Photojournalism

·         Columns/Op Ed Pieces

·         Proofreading/ Editing

·         Research &

·         Fact-Checking



John Njobvu,

Blantyre Alliance Co.

PO Box 0000

Fake District,



George Ndalama,

Malawi Digital Excellence Ltd.

PO Box 0000

Fake District,



Dalitso Mbewe,

Lilongwe Press Company

PO Box 0000

Fake District,


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