Atlanta, Ga.

Gmail ; @SeanSposito


University of Missouri-Columbia Bachelor of Journalism, May 2009


San Francisco Chronicle +, San Francisco, Ca.

Reporter, September 2015 – August 2016

  • Covering information and cyber security, as well as data privacy issues.

Atlanta Journal Constitution +, Atlanta, Ga.

Reporter/Data Specialist, December 2013 – August 2015

  • Working with a cross-set of different beat reporters in order to produce stories heavily weighted in the analysis of public information.

American Banker +, N.Y., N.Y.

Technology Reporter, September 2010 – November 2013

*Analyzed and cleaned federal databases to produce short 400 word stories, such as this, and created interactive graphics.

*Interviewed CEOs and discussed threats to retail banks on camera.

*Broke news and trends referenced or followed up on by The New York Times (see my original, here) , Bloomberg Markets and Reuters.

* I have either appeared, or my stories have been referenced to, on national and local television.

The Star-Ledger +, Newark, N.J.

Business Reporting Intern, September 2009 – August 2010

Boston Globe +, Boston, Mass.

Business Reporting Intern, June 2009 – August 2009

  • Profiled business owner who donated half of remaining fortune to replenish his employee’s pensions after they were stolen by admitted swindler Bernard L. Madoff
  • Enterprised a feature involving a former money manager that plead guilty to securities fraud; Contributed to coverage of the January 2009 plane crash on New York City’s Hudson River as a stringer

Standard & Poor’s, New York, New York

Editorial Intern, December 2008 – January 2009

  • Proofed pages for S&P magazine; Aided in administrative tasks

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette +, Little Rock, Ark.

Business Reporting Intern, May 2008 – August 2008

  • Wrote enterprise stories on gasoline price trends; Mapped data using analysis software

The (Bergen) Record +, Hackensack, N.J.

Reporting Intern, May 2007 – August 2007

  • Covered breaking news in four boroughs: Teaneck, Little Ferry, Fairview and Bogota
  • Covered borough council and school board in Little Ferry and Fairview

National Institute of Computer Assisted Reporting, Columbia, Mo.

Data Analyst, January 2007 – May 2009

  • Gathered information from government agencies using state and federal open records laws; Updated in-house federal databases

Columbia Daily Tribune +, Columbia, Mo.

General Assignment Reporter, August 2007 – January 2008

Data analysis using FoxPro, Access, MYSQL using Navicat, SQLServer and Excel; mapping in ArcMap, QGIS

Basic experience working with Google Maps API and JQuery


References can be provided on request


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