Randall M. Brown’s resume

December 11, 2011 2 comments

Randall Brown on LinkedIn (includes recommendations): http://www.linkedin.com/pub/randall-brown/44/6a5/332

I am a life-long Knoxville-area resident and a graduate of the University of Tennessee. I live in Knoxville with my wife and teenage son.


  • Communications specialist for the University of Tennessee College of Engineering, March 5, 2012, and ongoing
  • Multimedia journalist, Knoxville News Sentinel, June 29, 1998-December 6, 2011
  •  Managed content on website, www.knoxville.com
  •  Maintained blog of events, announcements, happenings and more:  http://blogs.knoxnews.com/brown
  •  Maintained a database of Knoxville-area music performers and venues
  • 2010 Social-Media Award for building following of publication and use of social-media platforms in promotion of primary publication
  •  Coordinated event calendars; wrote text and maintained layout
  •  Conducted interviews and wrote feature articles: http://www.knoxville.com/staff/randall-brown/ and http://www.knoxnews.com/staff/randall-brown/stories/
  •  Managed incoming information from numerous sources
  •  Co-organized special projects such as the annual “East Tennessee’s Best” reader’s poll  and a compilation CD of Knoxville performers titled “Preview Presents”
  •  Produced video: http://youtu.be/i20wOi40Clw
  •  Consistent excellent work-quality evaluations throughout career
  •  Worked directly with clients via phone, electronic communications and in person

Manager, promoter and leader of the band Quartjar, 2003-present

  • http://www.Quartjar42.com
  •  Hired personnel
  •  Managed schedules of rehearsals
  •  Designed CD packaging
  •  Booked venues for performance
  •  Arranged for travel and arrival times
  •  Budgeted for expenses

University of Tennessee at Knoxville

  •  BA in English/Creative Writing, 1995
  •  Secondary studies in art and anthropology
  •  Worked as English Department secretary
  •  Worked as entertainment editor at Daily Beacon student newspaper


  •  Professional, experienced writer
  •  Experienced with publication layout programs
  •  Familiar with both Macintosh and Windows operating systems
  •  Software familiarity: MS Word, Incopy, Indesign, Quark, Photoshop, iMovie, Ellington content management system, Movable Type, Saxotech publishing application, MS Exchange, ProTools
  •  Ability to teach myself new software quickly
  •  Highly organized
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