PERSONAL DETAILS

Name:             Courtney Rees

Email:             reescourt@hotmail.com

Twitter           @courtney_rees

OBJECTIVE

I plan to have a career in the sports media industry. I have a passion for sport and a wide knowledge of sport and this will assist me throughout my career. I have developed skills that will enable me to work across and with a variety of platforms including online, print, radio and television broadcasting.

EDUCATION

2011         Bachelor of Sports Media

University of Canberra

2007                Higher School Certificate

St Francis de Sales Regional College, Leeton

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Canberra Times

April 2011 – Two weeks reporting Internship at the Sports department

  • Interviewing and reporting on sports news
  • Writing features and profiles on athletes and events
  • Writing assigned stories and sourcing taent for stories
  • Working independently and as part of a team

Canberra Raiders Internship

March 2011 – Current      Match reporting

Reporting on Canberra Raiders junior rugby league matches and local games in the Raiders feeder system

  • Match reporting
  • Interviewing coaches and players
  • Travelling with teams to report on matches played in Sydney
  • Working independently to meet deadlines

 Portfolio

Aubusson leads Goulburn to victory over Bulls“, Canberra Raiders, published 2nd May

Voice Commander bolts home in at Qbn“, Canberra Times, published 25th April

English Conditions“, Canberra Times, published 23rd April

Commander loaded“, Canberra Times, published 23rd April

Caps off and bats raised to ACT title“, Canberra Times, published 21st April

A big day for Staines“, Canberra Times, published 21st April

Matthews in the running“, Canberra Times, published 20th April

Bega boy gets kick from debut for Roos“, Canberra Times published 16th April

Gunners to dig in for Miners dust-up“, Canberra Times published 16th April

Bates rallies agian for a poster boy cause“, Canberra Times published 15th April

ACT netball juniors ready to shine in Brisbane“, Canberra Times published 14th April

Future Wallabies doing it tough“, Canberra Times published 14th April

Scholars stamp authority over Bulls“, Canberra Raiders published 11th April

Roos edge home in grand final replay thriller“, Canberra Raiders published 4th April

Raiders scrape home against Norths“, Canberra Raiders published 28th March

Seven try haul sees Raiders cruise to victory“, Canberra Raiders published 28th March

100 metre try saves Raiders“, Canberra Raiders published 14th March

University Work

ACT Lotteries“, 27th April 2011

Hannah Every-Hall“, 6th May 2011

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