Scott Edward Downey

(716) 785-3176                                                                                   346 Central Ave.                                                                       Silver Creek, NY 14136



New York State Thruway Authority, Albany, NY 5/16 to present

Toll Collector

  • Collect money from travelers and answer questions about the Thruway, including providing directions as needed


Dolce Automotive, Silver Creek, NY 7/15 to 9/16


  • Automotive repair and service
  • Prepared cars for auction or retail sale


Valley Tire Inc., Dunkirk, NY

Commercial Tire Servicemen 8/97 to 5/00 and 2/04 to 8/10

  • Delivered, installed and sold commercial tires to commercial truck fleets and independent operators



Western New York Automotive Art, On-line Publication, 2015-present

  • Responsible for all content at, a website dedicated to showcasing unique and interesting automobiles
  • Interview auto owners, prepare articles for publication, and take and prepare photographs for the site


Writer, Editor and Publisher, Project 49, a science fiction novel, 2016


The Leader (weekly student-run campus newspaper), SUNY Fredonia 2013 to 2015

  • Wrote profiles, political and current event articles



  • Knowledgeable in mechanical workings of most motor vehicles
  • Customer service
  • Knowledgeable in both AP and MLA styles, camera operation, Photoshop and CS6
  • Copy editing



State University of New York at Fredonia

Bachelor of Arts, 2016

  • Double major, English and journalism
  • GPA 3.52
  • Dean’s List, 7 of 8 semesters


Jamestown Community College, Jamestown, NY, 2012-2013