Nicole Maharaj

12 Emmett Circle

Brampton, Ontario L7A 3M3



Qualifications Summary

  • Two years experience, as a staff writer/photographer for the Sheridan Sun
  • Experience using Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, Dreamweaver, iMovie, iPhoto
  • Highly organized and extremely efficient
  • Self-motivated, works well in team or independently with minimal supervision

Professional Experience


Sheridan Sun                                                                                                2010-Present

Staff Writer / Photographer

Layout Editor

  • Worked in the newspaper in print and online.


  • In print I worked as a news writer /photographer
  • Layout editor in both print and online
  • Shot and edited videos
  • Did videos for different articles
  • Managed a blog for the online publication

Wayson Choy Creative Writing Workshop                                           2004-05


  • Wrote for a seminar workshop in high school with a select number of students
  • Got a short story and poem published in the English textbook for the year of 2005-06

Education & Training

  • 2010-present      

Print Journalism                        

Sheridan College

Staff writer/photographer, layout designer, blog content

  • 2010
    English BA                                      

York University

Studied literary constraints, Rhetoric, Persuasive writing, and genres including Greek Mythology, and Horror and Terror from the first gothic novel to Dracula.

  • 2008
    St John Ambulance


Technical Skills

  • MS office
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • HTML
  • iMovie
  • Garage Band
  • iPhoto

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