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T.J. Blackburn

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  • Strong analytical skills with talent in providing professional analysis for complex situations and processes.
  • Possess insightful research skills.
  • Focus-driven and strong organizational skills with a high attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in Adobe PhotoShop, technical writing and editing, AP Style, blogging platforms, and social networking/marketing.
  • Exposure to HTML/CCS; Hootsuite social medias; AddThis; Google Analytics, Pinterest Analytics, Facebook Insight, and Twitter Insight; and Adobe Illustrator
  • Proven experience in managing teams, projects, and client expectations


  • 2014-2015: Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA — B.A. in Print JournalismMember:
  • 2011-2013: Georgia Perimeter College, Atlanta, GA — A.A. in Journalism/Professional Writing (High Honors)


  • Fiction
    • Short Fiction
      • "Teeth." Underground. Winter 2015, 75-79. 
  • Poetry
    • Collections & Chapbooks
      • movements and measures. Zero Edition Press, 2011.
  • News & Feature Articles
      • 17 March 2015 - "
      • 31 March 2015 - "Westside Neighborhood Prosperity Fund selects 45 nonprofits for Westside Momentum Initiative."