Contact/Resume

Alexander Popichak
Multimedia Journalist and Producer,
B.A. in Broadcast Production and Media Management
Minor in Journalism
Point Park University, Pittsburgh, Pa

Alexander Popichak is a collegiate journalist whose photographic and journalistic work has been published with the Point Park Globe, U-View, upgruv, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Trib Total Media’s Signal Item and IN Community Magazines. He has produced three radio shows, co-produces a television series and is the Editor-in-Chief of the Point Park University Globe.

Experience

January 2017 - Present

Editor-in-Chief
Point Park University Globe student newspaper

Manage staff as head administrator, coordinate publication and layout, and write pieces

Print circulation: 1,000 Online: 400 Weekly

March 2016 - December 2016

Editor-Elect
Point Park University Globe student newspaper

Supervised staff, critiqued layout

September 2015 - Present

High School Sports Stringer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Organize score reports from high schools around the Pittsburgh metropolitan area

January 2017 - Present

News Director
WPPJ 670-AM

Write, produce and edit news updates, as well as supervise a news team

August 2016 - January 2017

Weekend News Director
WPPJ 670-AM

Wrote and produced weekend news updates for college radio station WPPJ

Summer 2016

Editorial Intern
upgruv/535media, LLC

Aggregated and wrote content for trending news site

Project Highlight: Stanley Cup Tracker

Created by me after the Pittsburgh Penguins won the 2016 Stanley Cup, the Cup Tracker mapped the locations of sightings
across the nation through the end of July.

September 2015 - March 2016

News Editor
Point Park University Globe student newspaper

Crafted layout for weekly paper
Distributed pitches to writers

September 2015 - Present

Host and Producer
WPPJ 670-AM

Co-hosts On the Horizon, a weekly variety show

Leadership

August 2016 - Present

Resident Educator
Point Park University Office of Student Life

Supervises freshmen floor
Plans and executes floor programs and events
Enforces university policy

September 2015 - May 2016

Senator
United Student Government of Point Park University

Represented students in the School of Communication
Assisted in the organization of Pioneer Community Day, an annual community service event for the university community

December 17, 2014

Eagle Scout
Boy Scouts of America

Eagle Project: cleaned and overhauled entryway sign to high school.

Awards and Honors

Finalist, Intercollegiate Broadcast System Awards, 2017

Top 50 West, Trib Total Media Outstanding Young Citizen, 2015

Proficiencies:

Adobe Lightroom
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Premiere
HTML5/CSS3
Broadcast Writing
Panasonic P2 (HVX170), Nikon D90 Cameras