Daniel Karell

Experience: 3-5 Years
Category: Print Journalist

Social Media Specialist

Diligent communicator who thrives under tight deadlines, understands a company’s audience, and has the ability to connect with multiple sources and audiences. Thrives in implementing paid content on social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. Excels in developing social media strategies to expand customer base.


Civitas Media – Georgetown News Democrat/Ripley Bee Feb. 2014-Present
Cover local news, events, politics, crime, and courts for Georgetown News Democrat and Ripley Bee from Feb. 2014-Dec. 2014, covering news across Brown County, Ohio. In Jan. 2015, became Sports Editor for News Democrat and Ripley Bee, covering high school sports across five Brown County high schools. In July 2015, became Front-Page editor.
• Wrote long-form piece as part of company’s project into heroin epidemic in small-town America. Tied-in local news angle into the story.
• Covered hard news and feature-length sports stories, including a story on a player overcoming a broken leg, chronicled a team trying to live up to a previous iteration’s undefeated record, and a set of twin brothers playing together.
• Developed large following on social media through the use of Twitter and Facebook to provide live updates of events. Initiated the use of social media throughout editorial department and helped implement social media strategy.

SBI Soccer Dec. 2012-Present
• Reported and edited news and feature content across the American soccer landscape, covering Major League Soccer, North American Soccer League, USL, the U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Teams, and European soccer. Helped manage a staff of 10-15 writers.
• Reported on several New York Red Bulls, Columbus Crew, New York Cosmos, and U.S. Men’s National Team matches.
• Worked as a beat reporter covering the New York Cosmos and Columbus Crew, attending practices, breaking player signings, landing exclusive interviews, and beating local media to big stories.
• Contributed New England Revolution coverage during the 2014 MLS playoffs to the Boston Globe as a correspondent.

Xavier University Aug. 2014-Present
• Served as a freelance broadcaster. Broadcasted play-by-play commentary for Xavier University athletics, including men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, and baseball.

ESPN 1530, 700 WLW June 2014-July 2014
• Made several appearances on sports talk radio shows on ESPN 1530 and 700 WLW to discuss and analyze the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.


Indiana University-Bloomington Aug. 2008-Aug. 2012
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, minor in Political Science.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook - Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: Audition, Photoshop, Bridge - Photographer - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat - Wordpress