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Work experience

May 2012Present

Social Media Intern

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Current Tasks:

-Write and edit content for multiple platforms.

-Assisting with the preparation and presentation of social media workshops for new social media users.

-Photographing events and daily campus activities for use on IUP's Facebook page. 

-Using HootSuite to promote IUP and engage with its followers.

-Working with other IUP departments to ensure social media promotions are accurate and timely.

-Engaging with students, prospective students and alumni.

May 2012Present

Managing and Photo Editor

The Penn

Managing Editor:  Develop and assign content, write stories, attend weekly editorial staff meetings, attend bi-weekly production nights, manage payroll.

Photo Editor:  Hold weekly photographers meetings, assign content, edit photos for publication and web use, photograph events as needed.

Jan 2012May 2012

Copyeditor

The Penn

Checked and edited every page before print, worked with editorial staff to ensure paper was published without errors, attended weekly editorial meetings and bi-weekly production meetings. Coved/photographed local stories as needed.

Sep 2011Jan 2012

Photographer/Staff Writer

The Penn

Education

Skills

Photography
I have always been very passionate about photography, and decided to pursue that passion by taking classes and working as a photographer for The Penn. For IUP, I have photographed many campus events in which the photos have been used on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Facebook page and iup.edu website. 
Writing
As a journalism major, I have been extensively trained how to write. I began writing for IUP's student-run newspaper, The Penn, in 2011 and now serve as the Managing Editor of the publication. I have had extensive training in using AP Style, and am learning Chicago Style during my internship with the university. 
Social Media
This may not be considered a "skill," but it is definitely my forte. Before and during my internship with the Office of Communications at IUP, I learned how to effectively use social media to create a brand presence, engage with it's users, monitor users via a social media management system, work with teams using a social media management system, and use analytics to measure the success certain social media campaigns. 

Certifications

May 2012Present

HootSuite Certified

HootSuite University

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