Grant Rodgers


Twitter: @GrantMRodgers

Job Experience

The Des Moines Register, general assignment reporter

October 2011 – present

  • Report and write breaking news and enterprise stories for web and print.
  • Report using multimedia tools including live blogging, Twitter and videos.
  • Cover City of Waukee for weekly “zones” coverage.

City of Ankeny, public relations intern

May 2011 – August 2011

  • Write and edit press releases on city events and news.
  • Brand the city’s YouTube page by creating public service announcements.
  • Contribute photographs to the city’s Facebook page.
  • Measure media mentions for the city.

Simpson College, office of marketing and public relations

August 2010 – September 2011

  • Develop multiple written and video stories weekly.
  • Post and disseminate stories through various sites and social media.
  • Promote the Simpson experience to current and prospective students.



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