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I currently am a digital news producer at The Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Matt Rasnic

I am a journalist skilled in social media tools and strategy, news curation, audience building, SEO and more. 

 

WORK

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The Post and Courier — Digital News Producer

I work on The Post and Courier's audience team to maintain the paper's presence across all digital and social platforms. I also edit and produce newsroom audio projects such as the weekly Understand SC podcast. 

SOME HIGHLIGHTS

 + News Curation

I utilize news judgement to curate the morning and evening flagship newsletters and the homepage of postandcourier.com, including special editions like this.
 

 + Instagram Growth Strategy 

I create and implement new Instagram post templates with shared emphasis of text and visuals for @postandcourier which increased following, interactions and shares.

 + Audio Projects

I assist with editing and producing the weekly news podcast Understand SC as well as special audio projects like this.

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WFIU News — Multimedia Journalist

I reported audience focused stories while assisting with writing and scheduling social media content and producing a pop-up coronavirus newsletter.  

SOME HIGHLIGHTS

 + Reporting

I reported audience focused stories for the Hearken-powered City Limits: Bloomington project in addition to local and state-wide news for radio. Like this one.
 

 + Newsletter 

I assisted in producing the daily headlines newsletter and also produced and edited a pop-up coronavirus newsletter compiling state-wide and national news coverage. 

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Indiana Daily Student — Editor-in-Chief

I oversaw the production of all print and digital publications, a staff of more than 100 student journalists and maintained the newsroom budget as the first editor elected to two terms in 35 years. Served in several other roles prior such as social media editor, photo editor and creative director. 

SOME HIGHLIGHTS

 + Engagement and digital role expansions

As editor, I expanded the number of digital roles In the newsroom to improve our digital presence across social media platforms, email newsletters and our website. 
 

 + 2020 Pacemaker Award winner

"Entries are judged by teams of professionals based upon coverage and content; quality of writing and reporting; leadership; design; photography; and graphics." (ACP Site)