Skyler Gilbert

2147 Union Street, Niskayuna, NY, 12309

Phone: (518) 810-8473

E-mail: skygilb96@gmail.com

Date of Birth: September 18, 1996

Expected graduation: May 2019


Ticonderoga High School, Ticonderoga, NY

Class of 2014

  •  Salutatorian of Class (97.98 GPA)
  •  Composite ACT score of 35

Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Class of 2019

  •  Majoring at an accredited journalism program. Minoring in political science.

Media work

The Statesman, Stony Brook, NY

Sports Editor (2016 – 2017)

  •  Responsibilities included assembling and teaching a staff of writers, assigning and editing stories, covering major sports breaking news stories, maintaining relationships with Stony Brook Athletics communications and preparing layout for weekly print issue of newspaper
  •  Served on the editorial board of the largest newspaper at Stony Brook University
  •  Have written over 100 articles covering Stony Brook Athletics, including covering the men’s basketball and women’s lacrosse teams at the NCAA Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa and Boston, Massachusetts.

Assistant Sports Editor (2016)

Staff Writer (2015-16)

Contributing Writer (2014)

Lighthouse Hockey

Contributor (2017- )

  •  Write game recaps and analysis pieces for SB Nation’s New York Islanders website. Part of Vox Media.


Contributor (2015-2017)

  •  Wrote about and photographed music concerts, wrote news writeups when needed.


Harvey’s Restaurant and Bar, Saratoga, NY

Preparatory Cook and Late-night Dishwasher (2016-17)

  • Was able to maintain flow of operation in one of the busiest restaurants in Saratoga Springs
  • Closed restaurant each night, leaving kitchen in good order and tidiness
  • Shoveled walkways and back lot during winter months
  • Helped cater for parties of up to 800 people
  • Learned proper knifing techniques
  • Dealt with food delivery orders, keeping refrigerator well-conditioned

Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, NY

Fifer and Military Interpreter (2011-14)

  •  Fife Sergeant of Fife & Drum Corps of Ticonderoga
  •  Required to learn over 150 duty tunes, marching tunes, and folk tunes of the 18th century
  •  Loaded and fired musket rifles in regimental manner in public demonstrations twice daily
  •  Cooked soldiers’ meals as demo in “camp kitchen” on clay stoves and ovens after starting fires from flint and steel
  •  Communicated with visitors rich history of the French, British, and American occupations of the historical site


  • Very good on Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Animate)
  • Final Cut Pro
  • AP Style
  • WordPress
  • Wide knowledge of all sports
  • Microsoft Office, including Excel
  • Adept at Social media (Tweetdeck, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat)
  • Math through Calc 3
  • Can drive
  • Can lift heavy objects
  • Can understand French
  • Very fast with numbers
  • Meticulous, detail-oriented

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