Sean McCourt

Phone: 831.246.1305 Email: Website:

B.A. in Journalism, San Francisco State University, January 2005
A.S. in Journalism, Cabrillo College, June 2002


I currently freelance for several publications including the San Francisco Bay Guardian, Santa
Cruz Sentinel, San Francisco Examiner, Metro Silicon Valley and more.

Bay City News Service, Entertainment Calendar Editor, February 2007-Present.

San Francisco Downtown Magazine, Acting Associate Editor, June 2007 - July 2007
Filling in for editor on leave; assigning stories to freelancers and intern, editing incoming
articles, planning the next issue and coordinating details with the editor in chief.

VIA Magazine, Acting Assistant Events Editor, August 2006 – April 2007
           Filling in for an editor on leave; researching and writing event listings.

VIA Magazine, Editorial Intern, June 2005 – January 2006
Fact-checking, research, editing and writing short pieces for the AAA travel magazine.

SIERRA Magazine, Editorial Intern, January 2005 – May 2005
Fact-checking, research, writing book and film reviews; co-wrote feature with an editor.

7x7 Magazine, Editorial Intern, June 2004 – August 2004
Writing short entertainment articles in addition to some research and fact-checking.

San Francisco Bay Guardian, Music Intern, February 2004 – June 2004
Writing concert/event preview pieces for the “8 Days a Week” section, helping compile event
calendars and listings, and writing concert and CD reviews.

Golden Gate [X]press, Student, San Francisco State University, August 2003 – December 2004
Arts and Entertainment Editor and Staff Writer for the student newspaper and magazine.
Good Times: Santa Cruz County’s News and Entertainment Weekly, Intern, December 2001 –
August 2002
Writing previews/reviews of local events, profiles of local musicians, authors and artists,
guest editing the music section, and working on the community calendar.

Cabrillo College Voice, Student, September 2000 – May 2002
Staff Writer, Arts and Entertainment Editor, Staff Photographer, and Photo Editor.
About Me