Education

Education
Aug 2006 - May 2010

Bachelor of Science

Ithaca College

Work History

Work History
Aug 2011 - Present

Assistant Buyer, National Broadcast

Initiative
  • Assists account team in national TV media purchases for clients: Merck & Big Lots
  • Works alongside cable network sales teams to assure proper unit placement
  • Negotiates with networks to deliver guaranteed ratings and maintain budgets
Jan 2011 - May 2011

Consumer Technology Intern

M Booth Communications

  • Assisted account team with public relations initiatives for client: Zynga
  • Drafted press materials, researched social media opportunities, and pitched media
  • Supported team in managing client events and guerilla marketing initiatives
Aug 2009 - Dec 2009

Integrated Marketing Intern

Rogers & Cowan

  • Organized client research, press reviews, and pitches to the media
  • Contributed in new business creative brainstorms
  • Supported account team in managing red carpet client events
May 2009 - Jul 2009

Public Relations Intern

Dixon Schwabl
  • Wrote press releases, pitches, and media alerts
  • Made cold calls to media contacts
  • Composed, directed, and produced :60 radio commercial
Jan 2009 - May 2009

Public Relations Intern

Company Stefanie Batten Bland

  • Conducted research for federal grants
  • Acted as liaison between European and U.S. contacts
  • Attended and assisted at local company performances and events
Jul 2008 - Aug 2008

Public Relations Intern

Hochstein School of Music & Dance

  • Promoted upcoming events for the school and their affiliates
  • Designed event posters
  • Maintained and developed school website

Objective

I’m looking to be part of a fun and inspiring team in an environment where I can continue to practice professional communications. I hope to expand my knowledge of the industry and meet new people while drinking [probably too much] coffee.

Volunteer Work

Volunteer Finger Lakes Riesling Festival

Canandaigua, New York

August 2010

  • Assisted my previous employer (Dixon Schwabl) in a successful celebration of wine & food

Team Leader Relay for Life

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

April 2007- 2010

  • Lead team of 14 people in raising money to fight cancer

Phoner Graduation is the Goal Telethon

Hillside Family of Agencies, Rochester, NY

June 2009

  • Televised telethon to raise money for underprivileged teens

Experience

Chair of Publicity IC Unbound Dance Company

Ithaca, NY

Jan. 2008-May 2010

  • Responsible for promoting all club sponsored events
  • Designed and distributed programs, tickets, and fliers
  • Developed and maintained club website 

CaptainIthaca College Dance Team

Ithaca, NY

Aug. 2006-May 2010

  • Coordinated all team meetings, events, and performances
  • Choreographed team routines and ran team practices multiple times per week
  • Traveled to Orlando, FL, to compete in the UDA National Dance Team Championship