Work History

Work History
Jan 2011 - Jul 2015

Public Affairs Noncommissioned Officer 

145th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Oklahoma Army National Guard

Emphasis is on leadership. The public affairs sergeant continues to develop leadership, tactical, technical and managerial skills. The sergeant performs duties described in the preceding skill level, provides technical guidance to subordinates, serves as first-line supervisor and reviews public affairs informational products for security, accuracy, policy and propriety. The public affairs sergeant also provides media facilitation; conducts public affairs and common skills training, public affairs planning; and participates in community relations programs.

Jul 2006 - Jan 2011

Public Affairs Specialist

145th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Oklahoma Army National Guard

The Army public affairs specialist participates in and assists with the supervision and administration of Army public affairs programs primarily through news releases, newspaper articles, Web-based material and photographs for use in military and civilian news media.

Mar 2009 - Jan 2010

Public Affairs Specialist

Multi-National Division North, Iraq

Participated in the administration of Army public affairs programs through news releases, newspaper articles, Web-based material and photographs for use in military and civilian news agencies. Covered operations of two combat brigades operating in Eastern Iraq.

Nov 2007 - Dec 2008

Public Affairs Specialist

Joint Force Headquarters, Oklahoma National Guard

A Joint Forces public affairs specialist participates in and assists with the supervision and administration of Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard affairs programs primarily through news releases, newspaper articles, Web-based material and photographs for use in military and civilian news media.

Education

Education
Sep 2010 - May 2015

Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communications

Oklahoma State University
Oct 2006 - Jan 2007

Basic Public Affairs Specialists - Writer

Defense Information School

Skills

Skills

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Photoshop

Feature Writing

Photography

News Writing

Copy Writing