Brianna Edelblut

Brianna Edelblut

Summary

Brianna has been involved in the communications field for the past seven years. From writing the national championship moot court brief, to creating engaging content for non-profit websites, to coaching policy debate squads, to mentoring students one-on-one, her passion lies in connecting and communicating with people.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2008 - Present

Debate Coach

Patrick Henry College

Student coach and team captain for Patrick Henry College’s NFA and NEDA policy debate team. Responsible for coaching and training 20-30 students a semester. Currently transitioning into role as Secretary of Communications, responsible for the team website, news articles, and other press related responsibilities.

Aug 2007 - Present

Peer Mentor

Patrick Henry College

Working one-on-one with students helping them in the areas of time management, scheduling, writing and editing papers, academic relationships, and any other academic areas that are problematic for the student.

Aug 2009 - Sep 2009

Conference Speaker

Training Minds

Paid conference speaker on topics of forensics and legal reasoning. Topics included Oral Persuasion, Reading Your Judge, Cross-examination, Researching Disadvantages, and Ethics.

May 2009 - Aug 2009

Communications Intern

Open Doors USA

Researched and drafted current issue reports and advocacy recommendations. Wrote narrative and news stories for publication in print, web, and new media outlets. Increased web visibility through search engine optimization. Worked with a team to develop concepts, target audience, and ground work for a future fundraising campaign. Awarded “Intern of the Year.”

2006 - 2007

Intern

Control Solutions International

Corporate Scheduler: Tracked over 200 employee schedules via Retain (data collection). Produced weekly reports on projected company revenue. Attended weekly meetings and conference calls with regional directors in order to best utilize and schedule employees and contractors.

Administrative Assistant: Prepared emails, research, and graphics for the director of marketing. Prepared blog material. Edited white papers. Contacted potential costumers. Transferred employee information into electronic format. Prepared documents for new and leaving employees.

Jun 2004 - Aug 2004

Congressional Page

Office Of the Clerk

Selected through Congressional appointment and application process. Served Congressional Members on the floor of the House, in the cloakroom, and delivering materials to different offices and locations around the capitol.

Education

Education