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Feb 2010Present

Advertising Account Executive

The Daily O'Collegian

I worked with more than 20 regular clients with all types of advertising needs. My client list consisted of mostly local small businesses and I helped owners and managers create advertising plans, schedules and creative to reach the most people possible.

Apr 2011Present

Graphic Design (Intern)

Ladybugs and Lizards Children's Boutique

I worked as an all-inclusive Graphic Design intern with Ladybugs and Lizards. As a growing small business with a successful online shopping presence, I worked with the owner and in-house advertising manager to create graphics for newspaper ads, magazine ads, web ads, fliers, promotional materials and posters for the store. I learned about the special needs of the store and tried to apply what I have learned in the classroom to the real-life situations the store faced in terms of marketing and advertising. My internship program with the store has ended, but I continue to work as Ladybugs and Lizards hired Graphic Designer.


Customer Service Lead

Stein Mart

At Stein Mart I worked as a cashier and was quickly promoted to Customer Service Lead. With this position, I helped resolve customer conflicts with cashiers as well as worked to sell promotions to customers such as Stein Mart credit cards and magazine subscriptions. I developed selling plans and strategies to convince the most people to sign up for the store's extra programs and created promotional material to advertise them.


Edmond North High School
Jan 2010Present

Strategic Communications

Oklahoma State University
Aug 2008Dec 2009

General Studies

Austin Community College

I graduated high school the summer after my Junior year. As a 17 year old young woman, I knew I wasn't ready for a big university yet. I attended Austin Community College as a stepping stone to a university and it led me to great opportunities at Oklahoma State University.


Garage Band
Microsoft Office software
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop

Class Work


I am a Strategic Communications student graduating May 2012 and looking for a job in Account Service. This year I was on the AAF NSAC Team as the Promotions Director and a presenter for the competition. As a team we developed an entire campaign for Nissan and as an individual I learned about group dynamics, communication between departments (especially Creative), and how to interact with many different personalities. I have also spent time working as an Account Executive at the Daily O'Collegian where I juggled more than 20 clients' special needs and wants for advertising. At the O'Colly, I acted as an account services representative as well as developed creative for clients that do not have designers already in place. I am also involved in OSU's AAF affiliated Ad Club. As the 2010-2011 Treasurer, I worked hard behind the scenes to keep the Club's finance organized and responsible. This year (2011-2012) I am the Programs Chairman, bearing the responsibility of meeting with professionals and lining up speakers and planning events for the club. With over 100 members, the Ad Club has been voted #1 club on campus for four consecutive years. I am also an Ambassador for the School of Media and Strategic Communications. As such, I direct tours and recruit incoming freshmen to the School and tell them about the opportunities it offers. Being a part of all of these programs as well as collegiate honors societies such as Phi Theta Kappa, Sigma Alpha Lambda, and the National Society for Collegiate Scholars, I have made my OSU experience as full as possible, thereby strengthening my passion for my field and my drive to find success in it.

The Daily O'Collegian

Ladybugs & Lizards


Special Promotions


Scrapbooking, home movies, writing songs, writing poems, talking to a group of people, listening to inspiring speeches, cotton candy, freshly cut grass, the first snowfall of winter, going for a jog, Ad Club, meeting new people, recruitment, smiling, chocolate, working, completing a long project, changing seasons, dressing up, networking, great quotes, clean laundry, candles, creating an advertisement that a client loves, pets, learning new things, teaching new things, persistence, diligence, integrity, love, family, impressing my boss, timeliness, facebooking, tweeting, taking photos, looking at photos, starry nights, apple products, my iMac, CS5, pop radio, the shuffle setting on my iPod, tidiness, positivity, life, being ahead of schedule, manicures, going on vacations with my entire family, creating cheesy slideshows out of pictures from vacations with my entire family, going somewhere I have never been before just to learn about new kinds of people, coffee and coffee shops, Austin, Texas, pansies, the hill country of Central Texas, outdoor malls, Yellowstone National Park, banquets and formal dinners, representing something more than myself, being a member of Kappa Alpha Theta international women's fraternity, playing kids games, growing up....


I am a creative, involved and dedicated student looking to develop my skills, learn about my field and showcase my talents in Advertising.