JOHN HANSEN

100 Kensington Blvd. Unit 1209
Bluffton, SC 29910
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JOURNALISM AWARDS

    Florida Press Club Awards
  • First place, sports page design, 2014
    Florida Society of News Editors Awards
  • Second place, sports page design, 2014
    Missouri Press Association awards in the Dailies Division 2 category:
  • First, second and third place, video, 2011
  • Third place, sports pages, 2011 (shared with Kyle Smith and Seth Stringer)
    Missouri Press Association awards in the Dailies Division 2 category:
  • First, second and third place, video, 2011
  • Third place, sports pages, 2011 (shared with Kyle Smith and Seth Stringer)
    Missouri Press Association awards in the Dailies category:
  • Second place, headline writing, 2010 (shared with Roger Hooker)
  • Third place, video, 2010
    Missouri APME awards in the Division 3 category:
  • Second place, headline writing, 2011
    Kansas City Press Club awards in the daily under 50,000 circulation category:
  • Gold award, entertainment writing, 2013
  • Silver award, business reporting, 2013 (shared with three colleagues)
  • Silver award and honorable mention, entertainment writing, 2012
  • Honorable mention, entertainment writing, 2011
    Minnesota AP awards in the under 20,000 circulation category:
  • First place, sports design and editing, 2006 (shared with Trevor Williams)
  • First place, headline writing, 2005
  • First place, sports design and editing, 2004
  • Second place, sports design and editing, 2007 (shared with Trevor Williams)
  • Second place, sports design and editing, 2005 (shared with Jason Henke)
  • Third place, headline writing, 2004

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE

    Island Packet and Beaufort Gazette (S.C.) (islandpacket.com), 2015-present
    Lead sports copy editor
    Panama City (Fla.) News Herald (newsherald.com), 2013-2015
    Sports copy editor
  • Designed sports pages for the News Herald and Northwest Florida Daily News
    Sedalia (Mo.) Democrat (sedaliademocrat.com), 2009-13
    Copy editor, entertainment writer, videographer, photographer and blogger
  • Designed sports, news and features pages for print
  • Wrote, edited, designed pages and shot photos on entertainment beat
  • Shot sports, entertainment and news video reports for the website
  • Maintained personal blog and “Sedalia Democrat – Entertainment” Facebook page
    The Advocate, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Spring 2009
    Contributing sports writer and photographer
    Brainerd (Minn.) Dispatch (brainerddispatch.com), 2003-08
    Entertainment editor (2005-08) and sports copy editor (2003-08)
    The Spectrum, North Dakota State University (Fargo), 2000-02
    Design editor (2002) and arts and entertainment editor (2000-02)

EDUCATION

    North Dakota State University (Fargo), 1996-2002
    Minnesota State University-Moorhead, 2009