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Shonti T.

Camden, NJ

$40/hour

Reading, Writing, Public Speaking, Learn From a Former Pro

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Southern Oregon University
Journalism
Rutgers Law School
J.D.

Education

Southern Oregon University (Journalism)

Rutgers Law School (J.D.)

About Shonti

I'm a former television news reporter and anchor, now pursuing a legal education at Rutgers Law. For six years I worked in different areas of the country, covering government and politics, and the criminal justice system for local television stations. I specialize in writing broadcast news copy, but also excelled as a print journalist in college, winning an Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association award. I also have experience as a substitute teacher in Palm Beach County, FL, and I have worked as an investigator for a public defender's office.

In college I excelled writing research papers on human communication, and the sociological effects of journalism. I also played football and tutored some of my younger teammates.

I worked professionally for six years as an anchor, reporter, and producer for television stations throughout the U.S., my most recent stops including WSVN Channel 7 and NBC 6 South Florida in Miami.

During my career as a broadcast journalist I specialized in government and politics, and the criminal justice system.

I think to be a successful teacher you have to make the topics you're teaching interesting, have your pupil gain confidence in what they are learning about, and be able to relate the knowledge they are gaining to lessons they can use currently in their lives.
I'm a former television news reporter and anchor, now pursuing a legal education at Rutgers Law. For six years I worked in different areas of the country, covering government and politics, and the criminal justice system Read more

Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Camden, NJ 08102
In-person lessons
English:
Public Speaking,
Reading, Writing
History:
Political Science,
Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Reading
Business:
Public Speaking

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Political Science

I have worked six years as a journalist specializing in government and politics. My experience includes covering stories at every level of government, in at least 5 different localities in different areas of the country. I have worked closely with Congressional delegants, as well as elected and appointed representatives in state and local governments.

Public Speaking

I have worked on-air as an anchor and reporter conducting live interviews and presenting local news broadcasts. I have experience training reporters and anchors.

Southern Oregon University
Journalism
Rutgers Law School
J.D.

Education

Southern Oregon University (Journalism)

Rutgers Law School (J.D.)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Travel policy

Shonti will travel within 20 miles of Camden, NJ 08102.