John Patrick Horton

1507 Marion St NWWashington, DC 20001 • (301) 655- 0387 •





Manhattan College Bronx, NY                                                                                                                         

Graduation: May 2008

Bachelor of Arts, Sociology                          

Ÿ         Presidential Scholar Recipient

Ÿ         GPA : 3.14




Robert Weiner Associates News, Public Affairs, and Issue Strategies Washington, DC

June 2011 -

Ÿ         Policy Analyst and Op-Ed writer

Ÿ         Contacting media and serving as a liaison with political leaders

Ÿ         Conduct political research


DC Examiner Political Buzz Washington, DC

June 2011 -

Ÿ         Write a column three days a week on a political topic

Ÿ         Recent topics include Marriage Equality, Rick Perry’s political prospects

Ÿ         Promote columns using various social media platforms


Center City Public Charter School (Congress Heights Campus) Washington, DC

2009 - 2011

Ÿ         Taught 4th Grade

Ÿ         Successfully navigated the fast paced environment of high stakes testing

Ÿ         Self-contained classes teaching Mathematics, English Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies

Ÿ         87.5% of students read at benchmark

Ÿ         On schedule to meet safe harbor gains in Reading and Mathematics


Mcdonogh 32 Literacy Charter School New Orleans, LA

2008 - 2009 School Year

Ÿ         Taught 3rd grade at a high-need charter school

Ÿ         Self-contained class mainly focusing on Mathematics and English Language Arts

Ÿ         Worked with Numeracy Literacy Program and Century 21 Tutoring program

Ÿ         Improved reading scores for all students by at least 50%


Weil, Gotshal, and Manges LLP Washington, DC

Summer 2005

Ÿ         Paralegal Clerk

Ÿ         Reviewed Documents for international cases

Ÿ         Acquired documents from Department of Commerce




Ÿ         Efficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access

Ÿ         Adept at forms of social media including Facebook and Twitter