Vincent Richard Huth


University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bachelor of Arts degree May 2014

Double Major: Journalism and Legal Studies

Key Skills

Communication: Understands how to effectively translate messages verbally and in writing

Critical thinking: Questions assumptions and seeks alternative explanations where appropriate

Time management: Successfully juggles multiple commitments and projects


Work Experience

Copy Chief

The Daily Cardinal Newspaper                                                                                    May 2013 – May 2014

  • Created visually stimulating news pages with Adobe InDesign
  • Edited desk pages and web content for proper layout, AP style and quality
  • Mentored desk editors to sharpen AP style and page-design skills


Student Media Assistant                                                                                    May 2012 – Aug. 2013

The Babcock Institute

  • Managed Babcock’s home website, Twitter and Facebook pages
  • Attained understanding of dairy industry to best communicate on home site and social media platforms
  • Strategized social media posts using Google Analytics, leading to 30 percent increase in site views


Sports Writer/Editor                                                           

The Daily Cardinal Newspaper                                                                                    Oct. 2011 – May 2013

  • Committed to cover multiple teams as beat reporter, writing game and feature stories
  • Influenced student body and portion of Madison population while contributing to publication with daily circulation of 10,000
  • Promoted to sports editor with responsibility of finalizing content and designing sports pages
  • Delegated story assignments to team of 15+ sports writers


Post-Production Student Employee                                                                        Jan. 2011 – Oct. 2011

Wisconsin Athletics Video Services

  • Developed skills to efficiently use video-editing and web-posting programs
  • Collaborated with other student workers to film live-streamed games to Big Ten Network
  • Directed group of new student workers to cover UW football team’s 2011 fall training camp


Summer Intern                                   

ESPN Madison                                                                                                May 2011 – Aug. 2011

  • Interacted with crowds at promotional events, providing outstanding impression of ESPN Madison
  • Authored radio copies for advertisers and upcoming ESPN Madison events
  • Designed radio show games to obtain more interaction from listeners


Journalism School Projects

J447 Account Planning: Account Executive

  • Created strategic campaign for Fontana Paddle Company, focusing on re-brand of group paddle club
  • Quantitatively and qualitatively researched industry and competitors to best recommend primary market for group paddle club


J449 Strategic Media Planning: Account Executive

  • Developed public relations campaign for Vision Event Management’s 2013 Drumstick Dash Thanksgiving Day race in Milwaukee, Wis.
  • Outlined media-relations policy and crisis-communication plan for VEM employees


J345 Introduction to Strategic Communications: Research Director

  • Constructed unique campaign strategy for 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
  • Compiled background research on Highlander Hybrid, competing products and broader SUV industry

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