Frank J. Diller III
104A Oakhurst Circle
Charlottesville, VA 22903
(804) 984-4973

M.A. English (American Studies), University of Virginia--pending August, 1999
[Most recent projects are available here]
B.A. Writing Seminars/English (double-major), Johns Hopkins University--May, 1998
GPA: 3.46; Departmental Honors; Three Arts Club of Homeland Award

Work Experience
June, 1999-Present UVA Catering, Charlottesville, VA
Part-time Waitstaff
March, 1999-Present City Paper, Balto., MD
Freelance Writer for Books Section of Baltimore's Free Alternative Weekly.
[Most recent article is available here].
October, 1998-May, 1999 UVA English Dept. Charlottesville, VA
Researcher (Fall 1998)/Grader (Spring 1999)
researched and designed web site about the Reverend Billy Sunday
graded undergraduate papers and exams in 20th Century Literature class.
June-August, 1998 Interlock Paving Company, Balto., MD
September, 1995-August, 1998 City Paper, Balto., MD
Editorial Intern (Sept.-Dec. 1995)/ Research Assistant (Jan. 1996-August, 1998)
verified facts in articles prior to publication
contributed solicited book and film reviews (Imprints and Film Clips sections)
managed and edited calendar section during Calendar Editor's vacation.
September, 1995-May, 1998 JHU Office of Special Events, Balto., MD
Student Employee
assisted with office responsibilities (ticket sales, telephones, faxes, etc.)
prepared for and ushered at office-sponsored events (lectures and concerts)
June, 1997-August, 1997 City Paper, Balto., MD
Summer Reporting Intern
wrote weekly news feature (~1,000 words) or anonymous feature (~600 words)
wrote weekly concert listings (~600 words).
June-August, 1996; June-August, 1995 State Highway Administration, Balto., MD
Student Employee

Computer Skills
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Allaire HomeSite, HTML (hand tagging),
Microsoft Word, Real Encoder, WordPerfect, WS_FTP.

General Skills
collaborating in groups, editing, meeting deadlines, researching, writing.

Volunteer Activities
September, 1998-May, 1999 Book Buddies, Charlottesville, VA
tutored second grade student to improve reading proficiency (~2 hours a week)
June, 1997-August, 1998 Greater Homewood Community Center, Balto., MD
tutored adult in functional mathematics and reading (~2 hours a week).

References and writing samples available upon request.