Summary

A hard-working, outgoing, creative individual with strengths in writing, design, communication and organization.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2011 - Present

Freelance Writer

Rochester Magazine
  • Communicate with editors and receive story assignments via email
  • Conduct phone interviews for quotes
  • Commute to gather materials if necessary
  • Meet deadlines
  • Execute stories effectively with creative yet informative language
May 2011 - Aug 2011

Intern

Rochester Magazine
  • Reported on local and statewide events
  • Wrote multiple feature pieces published in 3 issues
  • Conducted interviews with sources
  • Edited copy for upcoming issues
  • Gathered items for advertisers’ photo ads
  • Modeled for magazine photoshoots when asked
Feb 2011 - May 2011

Newsletter Editor

MSU Office of Strategic Partnerships
  • Processed business information for newsletter
  • Interviewed Vice President and other faculty
  • Constructed and edited each piece for newsletter
  • Used clear, formal business writing 
Sep 2010 - Feb 2011

Fashion Columnist

The Reporter
  • Surveyed/interviewed students and staff on campus   
  • Created story ideas based on latest topics and trends
  • Gathered current and accurate information
  • Took photos for stories
  • Executed stories with entertaining and personal writing style 

Education

Education
Aug 2009 - Present

Mass Communications

Minnesota State University, Mankato

  • Recipient of the MSU Presidential Scholarship 2009-2013
  • MSU Dean's List all consecutive semesters
  • MSU Concert Choir member 2009-present

Skills

Skills

iMovie

Audacity

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator