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Work experience

Aug 2011May 2012

Student Worker

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

• Wrote and scheduled tweets for the University Twitter account daily

• Web Maintainer

• Created weekly social media analytic reports

• Monitored and edited university social media accounts

May 2011Aug 2011

Social Media Intern

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

• Wrote and scheduled tweets for the University Twitter account daily

• Created weekly social media analytic reports for university Facebook and Twitter accounts

• Assisted in launch of university Foursquare account

• Created the Social Media Guidebook for the university

• Photographed campus events

• Drafted information for university social media accounts

• Assisted with coordination of Welcome Weekend events

• Managed social media campaigns

Sep 2009Nov 2009

Soundboard Operator/Teleprompter Operator/On-Air Personality

WIUP-TV
  • Operated the soundboard for "The Big Hit" sports show
  • Typed in dialogue and operated teleprompter
  • Served as an on-air analyst and had a pre-filmed segment on fantasy football
  • Spent one semester working on the show (Fall 2009) 

Education

Aug 2007Apr 2008

Bachelor's

Pennsylvania State University

I attended Penn State-Shenango as part of a Dual Enrollment program through Sharon High School. I earned credits while simultaneously completing my senior year in high school.

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References

Michele Papakie

Journalism professor.

Regan Houser

Supervisor during time as Student Worker for IUP.

Michael Powers

Supervisor during Social Media Internship with IUP.

Randy Jesick

Randy is the IUP Journalism Department Chair.

He was my professor for three journalism-based courses:

Basic Journalism Skills

Public Relations I

Public Relations II

Skills

Photography
Basic Photoshop Lightroom familiarity Experience in point-and-shoot/SLR Photography techniques Photo editing Photojournalism
Journalism
AP Style Copy Editing Copy Writing Research practices Formatting Headline writing Web/Print publishing
Public Relations
Experience in:   Public Relations practices Problem Solving Entertainment Public Relations Social Media/Digital PR Public Relations/Communications writing  
Typing
85 wpm
AP Style
Social Media
Familiarity with various social media platforms:   Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Foursquare Google+ YouTube   Experience with social media marketing, campaign management, and social media analytics, and best practices.
Writing
I have written multiple types of newspaper articles:   Feature Straight news Civic   I have written multiple types of communication devices:   Speech News release Newsletter Fact Sheet Public Service Announcement Broadcast news release Social media news release  
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint
Reading knowledge of Italian and Spanish

Interest

  • Public Relations
  • Writing (Creative, Journalistic)
  • Photography
  • Technology
  • Sports (Football, Baseball)

Summary

Seeking a position in public relations, communications, journalism, marketing, or a related field utilizing my strong analytical and communication skills combined with a bachelor’s in Journalism and knowledge of social media.