Blake Gabriel Selidio Tan

3612 Farnham St. NW, North Canton OH 44720


Bachelor of Science in Journalism, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism
Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing, College of Arts and Sciences
Degrees anticipated June 2014
Ohio University, Athens, OH
Current GPA 3.4


Speakeasy Magazine Assistant Copy Chief, January 2011 to current
  • Wrote 500-word reviews for the Entertainment section 
  • Put together 2-minute video news package for Campus Buzz section
  • Brainstormed stories each week during section meetings
  • Assistant copy chief since May 2012
College Green writer, September 2010 to April 2011
  • Collaborated with other staff to help write Nov. 2010 election guide 
  • Collaborated with other staff to help write Athens guide to local restaurants 
  • Wrote 500-word stories for the Science section 
Writer for, January 2011 to January 2012
  • Assisted in updating and maintaining Cinebrooding, a Web blog dedicated to film and TV news 
  • Wrote 150-word posts 
  • Assisted in designing Web page 
Half-Blaked, June 2010 to current
  • Created and maintained my personal blog
Nelson Court Student Leader, September 2010 to current
  • Employed at campus dining hall
  • Promoted to student leader position August 2012
  • Oversaw and managed student employees during daily operation
  • Worked regular ~20 hours per week

Skills and Expertise:

Proficient in AP style, MS Office, Photoshop, Twitter, Blogger, and Wordpress
Experience with HTML, InDesign, and Final Cut
Understanding of Spanish and Tagalog