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Alana Trachenko
Winnipeg, MB

The University of Winnipeg | 2010-2014
BA in Rhetoric and Communications

Freelance writer and photographer | September 2014 to present
Winnipeg Metro
Outwords Magazine
The Uniter
The Manitoban
The Wolseley Leaf

The Uniter | September 2015 to present
City editor
I oversee the city and news section of The Uniter, which covers topics such as business, philanthropy, development, and the paper’s campus section.
I work directly with two staff reporters as well as volunteer writers. Part of my duties include writing a weekly PROFile story, which features a member of the university’s faculty.

The Metro – Canstar Community News | August 2015 to present
Reporter and photographer
The Metro is a weekly community newspaper that covers the West End, Wolseley, Crestview, Westwood, Charleswood and St. James-Assiniboia areas of Winnipeg.
As the reporter and photographer I am responsible for all of the editorial copy and images for the paper.

The Uniter | August 2015 to September 2016
Volunteer coordinator
The Uniter is a weekly student newspaper and urban downtown journal. The Uniter is volunteer based and covers news, arts and culture and comments as well as weekly features.
As the volunteer coordinator I was the first point of contact for volunteers interested in the paper and I conducted the weekly volunteer orientations.

The Manitoban | January 2015 to May 2015
Arts and culture reporter
The Manitoban is the University of Manitoba’s weekly student paper. The Manitoban covers the news, arts and culture and comments as well as science and sports.
As arts and culture reporter I was responsible for two weekly stories with images.

The Uniter | Sept. 2014 to May 2014
Volunteer staff
While volunteering at the Uniter I contributed stories on an almost weekly basis. I received the Rookie of the Year award in May for consistent commitment to the paper.