Resume | Ethan Edward Coston

Ethan Edward Coston


San Diego-based investigative journalist who writes about government accountablility, sexual misconduct, politics, and policy.


Contact

San Diego, CA

EC@EthanCoston.com

LinkedIn

@Ethan4Books

Flickr

Education

University of California, San Diego

Political Science/American Politics B.A. expected June 2020

Sociology Minor

Skills & Training


Ethan Edward Coston


San Diego-based investigative journalist who writes about government accountablility, sexual misconduct, politics, and policy.


Work Experience

CalMatters

A nonprofit, nonpartisan news source that explains the inner workings of California politics, policy, and institutions

College Network Reporting Fellow
March 2020 - Present

  • Take part in joint reporting projects with other fellows
  • Pitch and write stories about UC San Diego and California higher education as a whole
  • Attend CalMatters hosted professional development trainings

The Triton

An independent, student-run, digital-first news nonprofit at the University of California, San Diego with a hyper-local critical and investigative focus

Managing Editor
April 2019 - April 2020

  • Successfully sued the UC system twice for sexual misconduct records from a sexual misconduct investigation
  • Oversaw all content, staffing, and the day-to-day operations
  • Gave final edits, approval, and published each article
  • Redesigned the paper’s Wordpress website

Assistant News Editor
April 2018 - April 2019

  • Managed, edited, and wrote for the news section
  • Established and managed the Title IX beat
  • Filed public records requests

Staff Writer
September 2017 - April 2018

  • Wrote articles for the news section under deadlines
  • Worked with editors to edit and publish articles
  • Took photos for articles and social media

The MQ

UC San Diego’s premier print satire publication. Publishes biquarterly

Web Editor
January 2019 - May 2019

  • Rebuilt the website using Wordpress in September 2018
  • Maintained the website and published all content
  • Made customizations to the website theme using HTML and CSS

Acting Copy Editor
September - October 2018

  • Managed the copy section for two 72 hour productions cycles
  • Worked with other editors to make necessary revisions and enter changes into InDesign