Brandon Moeller

Rosenberg, Texas mailing address
available upon request
832-794-4222 (cell)


  • Web developer, graphic designer, editor and writer
  • Project manager paying rigorous attention to detail
  • Motivated worker handling deadline pressures
  • Experience with web languages and various technologies
  • Knowledge of AP, APA and MLA writing styles
  • Avid reader keeping up with news and trends

Related Experience

University of Houston
Web Developer III, C. T. Bauer College of Business (May 2014 – present)
Web Developer II, C. T. Bauer College of Business (March 2013 – May 2014)

  • Create, maintain and redesign 54 websites, working with faculty and staff to improve the image and online reputation of the various programs, centers, offices and departments.

The Houston Chronicle
Freelance writer, Community Extra: The Woodlands and Spring (June 2014 – present)

  • Compile the Entertainment Roundup section consisting of upcoming local (fun!) events.

RE/MAX of Texas
Online Communication Specialist (August 2011 – March 2013)

  • Create, code, and administer a WordPress-powered site for news
  • Write and communicate news about associates across the state
  • Write press releases and distribute news to media outlets
  • Code and compile bi-monthly e-newsletters for internal statewide audience
  • Organize and manage flow of content for glossy quarterly printed magazine
  • Communicate, motivate and engage audience on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

University of Houston
Web Developer II, CLASS Web Services (October 2009 – August 2011)
Web Developer, CLASS IDT (October 2008 – October 2009)

  • Re-design department and program websites in the college
  • Maintain and update content on websites
  • Communicate college news via websites and newsletters
  • Design websites for hybrid and online-only classes
  • Work with graduate technology assistants to increase productivity
  • Complete other print and web publishing projects as assigned

The Houston Chronicle
Community News Freelance Writer/Editor (October 2008 – January 2012)
Chron.com Community News Editor (August 2007 – October 2008)
Chron.com Features Dept. Assistant (July 2007 – August 2007)
Chron.com Copy Editor (April 2007 – July 2007)

  • Compose a list of calendar items and briefs weekly for two sections
  • Use a content management system to publish content online
  • Increase site traffic with frequent updates and audience interaction
  • Editor of Conroe, The Woodlands, Cy-Fair, Spring and Tomball web pages
  • Create manual for online features style, CMS how-to guide
  • Promote stories by creating graphics
  • Monitor reader comments about stories

The Tomball/Magnolia Potpourri
Reporter, photographer, layout and design (August 2005 – April 2007)

  • Responsible for news and feature coverage
  • Contribute to sister products of Houston Community Newspapers
  • Using QuarkXPress, lay out and copy edit at least eight pages a week
  • Investigative reporting with Freedom of Information Act requests
  • Complete eight or more stories a week for publication
  • Use a digital camera and Photoshop to capture and create images to accompany stories

Raymondville Chronicle & Willacy County News
Reporter, photographer, layout and design (August 2004 – August 2005)

  • Responsible for all news, features and photography
  • Redesign the layout and production of the 84-year-old newspaper using QuarkXPress and Photoshop

Tomball Magnolia Tribune
Reporter and photographer (October 2003 – August 2004)
Editorial layout and design (June – August 2004)

  • Responsible for news and feature coverage

KPFT News, KPFT 90.1 FM-Houston
Volunteer reporter (June 2002 – January 2004),
Web editor (June 2002 – July 2003),
Interim producer (January – February 2003)

  • Volunteer at Pacifica station KPFT in Houston
  • Gain radio experience, communicate news and opinion
  • Help start a weekly and later bi-weekly newscast on a listener-sponsored radio station
  • Contribute more than 50 stories to the program as time allowed
  • Create, maintain and edit text-based archive of the news show on a website

The Journal of Classroom Interaction, University of Houston
Publications editor (February 2002 – October 2003)

  • Manage educational journal published bi-annually
  • Correspond with authors and relay information about blind editorial review
  • Edit articles to appear in the Journal for grammar and APA style
  • Produced the Journal using MS Office, PageMaker, Adobe Photoshop and Macromedia FreeHand preparing it to be printed
  • Maintained the JCI Web site

The Daily Cougar, University of Houston
Reporter, columnist and staff writer (August 1998 – May 2003),
Editor in chief (August – December 2000),
Managing editor (May – August 2000),
Opinion editor (January – May 2000),
Production assistant (August – December 1999),
Copy editor (September 1998 – May 1999)

  • Work at college newspaper to enhance print journalism skills

Business Owner and Consultant

  • Create and maintain websites for clients
  • Judge UIL Journalism district and regional competitions in Spring 2011
  • Freelance writer for hire

Continuing Education

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication: Journalism from the University of Houston.
  • Texas Press Association headline writing class through the University of Texas Distance Education Department, Spring 2005
  • Attend various career-development seminars, training sessions and conferences

Awards and Scholarships

  • ASP Westward Excellence in Journalism Award: Third Place – Best Enterprise Story, 2005.
  • Press Club of Houston: Educational Foundation Scholarship, 2000-2001
  • Houston Alumni Organization: Legacy Scholarship, 1998-2002
  • Houston Chronicle Texas Magazine’s Fiction Contest for Young Writers: Finalist,1996


  • Texas Sentinels Foundation, web developer and communication (August 2011 – March 2013)
  • UH Community Garden (April 2010 – August 2011)

References and Portfolio