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I am a highly-motivated, productive and organized professional. Excellent verbal, written, and listening skills. Effective communicator, comfortable interacting with all levels of the organization. Creative, with the ability to tell a focused, cohesive message to a number of audiences through various media. A team player who is attentive to detail and consistently produces quality results. 


My objective is to join a company that I am passionate about, where I can use my skills and knowledge of Public Relations, Marketing and Communication practices to continue to learn and grow as a professional.


Sep 2005Present

Bachelors of Science in Journalism

I am a Senior Public Relations student in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University. Pursuing my Bachelors of Science in Journalism with a specialization in Marketing and Philosophy.

I will graduate in June 2009 and I hope to work Public Relations, Marketing, or Communications field.

PR Plans

PR Writing - Tactics

Design Portfolio


Work experience

Feb 2008Present

Communications Specialist - Internal Communications Co-op

The Sherwin-Williams Company
  • Increase the ability of managers to effectively communicate by organizing and developing presentations for the CEO, COO and senior management, helping to plan and facilitate speeches and meetings. 
  • Assist with themes and continued support of Sherwin-Williams internal magazine, Kaleidoscope.
  • Write and edit articles that I publish onto the S-W intranet using a Content Management System. 
  • Aiding in the restructure of our intranet, helping to create more usable sub-channels and organize the Web sites content.
  • Developing audiocasts as a regular feature on S-W intranet, where I will host and help record audiocasts for internal use.      
May 2007Sep 2008

Director of Media Relations
  • Speakeasy is the only student-run, student-produced alternative webzine serving the Ohio University campus in Athens, Ohio.
  • Organized all of Speakeasy’s media contacts, both previously established and newly developed
  • Worked with ImPRessions, Ohio University’s highly acclaimed student-run PR firm, to promote Speakeasy through many various tactics, such as fliers, promotional give-aways, and event planning.
Jun 2007Feb 2008

Communications Analyst - Internet Services Co-op

The Sherwin-Williams Company
  • Helped organize and develop Sherwin-Williams Excellence Conferences, helping our executives and other presenters with their presentations and planning of the day’s events.
  • Assisted Senior and Executive management  in designing and organizing PowerPoint presentations for various internal and external events.
  • Managed our Content Management System, updating many of our brand Web sites, such as, and
  • Published corporate communication pieces to Sherwin-Williams Investor Relations’ site - including earnings releases, acquisitions and news updates.


Adobe Illustrator
Use to design logos, bullet points and typefaces for various presentation work
Adobe Photoshop
Use often in conjunction with InDesign projects
Adobe InDesign
Used frequently for design of fliers, brochures, presentations, etc., for both work and school
Microsoft Office
Efficient with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word