Resume

Bruce Knoll Jr.

Cell: 609-780-3585   Email: bknolljr@gmail.com

Website: http://www.bknolljr.com   Twitter: @bruceknolljr

 

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE:

Reporting Intern                                                         January 2014 to Present
The Daily Journal
Vineland, NJ

Intern for the news department of the Daily Journal, a Gannett Company paper. Covered a wide variety of events spanning from hard news, press releases, meetings, human interest stories, and more. Experience in AP Style Writing and interviews with area officials.

Columnist/Contributor                                              March 2005 to Present
Cape May County Herald Newspapers
Rio Grande, NJ

Weekly column on emergency services in Cape May County with a circulation of just over 31,000. Field experience in major event coverage at the New Jersey State Fireman’s Convention in Wildwood, NJ (2009-2013), Hurricane Sandy (2012), and NASCAR races in Dover, DE (2006-2011) and Phoenix, AZ (2006). Several high-profile athlete interviews, including drivers Martin Truex Jr. and Richard Petty, as well as TV Analyst Alan Bestwick.

 

Intern                                                                     January 2013 to May 2013
92.5 WXTU-FM “Doc & Andie Morning Show”
Philadelphia, PA

Intern for Doc & Andie Morning Show, which won 2013 Radio Personalities of the Year at the recent Country Music Association Awards. Worked primarily in social media content production, as well as audio control and assistance for live on-air segments. Responsible for background research and news compilation, as well as structuring of questions for numerous interviews conducted by hosts with musicians, actors, and producers. Extensive public relation work in the position.

 

FIRE/EMS EXPERIENCE:

Lieutenant/EMT                                                         March 2008 to Present
Dennis Volunteer Fire Company
Dennisville, NJ

Leadership position which responsibilities include managing the department’s social media outreach program, focused on the use of a Facebook page to create an effective line of communication with community. Position also includes leadership responsibility in overseeing approximately 15 firefighters through firefighter training and assuming leadership and control of emergency incidents.

 

Emergency Medical Technician                                                         September 2011 to Present
Belleplain Emergency Corps
Belleplain, NJ

Providing emergency medical coverage serving three-township area with emergency medical response coverage, in addition to medical transport services for over twenty-five facilities. Developed key decision making skills through life-altering decisions regarding patient care and emergency medical treatment. Position included placement on EMS-only ambulance, responding to only emergency requests for the ambulance as opposed to medical transports based on merit.

Related Certifications:

  • Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (New Jersey & Pennsylvania)
  • New Jersey State Firefighter I
  • FEMA Incident Command System ISC-100, ISC-200, ICS-300, ICS-400, NIMS-700
  • New Jersey State HAZMAT Awareness 06007
  • HAZMAT Operations 06009
  • CBRNE Awareness 06085
  • CBRNE Operations 06088
  • New Jersey State Fire Service Leadership: A Self-Analysis

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, Journalism                           Expected May 2014
Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ
GPA 3.7 (Magna Cum Laude), Bantivoglio Honors Concentration

 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, Troop 1056, Dennisville, NJ (2004-2010)

References Available Upon Request

PDFs available for download below:

KNOLL Fire

KNOLL Journalism

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