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Summary

I am a recent public relations graduate from Oklahoma State University. I am hard-working, detail-oriented, organized, honest and I love to learn. I am always open to new ideas and testing my abilities. I am slowly embracing the fact my college days are over, but I am looking forward to implementing my skills as a young professional. I am currently seeking an entry-level position in the public relations and communications field.

Work experience

Aug 2010May 2011

Intern

OSU Communications

Wrote news and feature stories.

Took photos and videos for social media sites.

Prepared news and media releases.

Helped coordinate events.

Conducted weekly surveys.

Assisted with clerical tasks.

Jan 2008Dec 2009

Staff Writer, Copy Editor

The Daily O'Collegian

Edited stories for spelling, grammar, content and libel as a copy editor for the 2008 spring semester.

Interviewed, researched and wrote stories as a staff writer for the 2009 fall semester. 

Jun 2009Jul 2009

Intern

KTVT CBS 11 News

June - During my first month, I shadowed reporters while they were covering their stories for the 10 p.m. news. I learned how the reporters conducted interviews, worked with representatives of corporations and the government, wrote their stories and shot their on-the-spot reports.

July - During my second month, I was the assistant to the director of the communications department. I helped respond to viewer e-mail, made copies and helped promote the station at live events.

Education

Aug 2007Present

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Broadcasting

Oklahoma State University

References

Lori Conrad

Barbara Allen

Gina Noble

Gary Shutt

Portfolio

Skills

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word

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