I am a recent Advertising and Public Relations graduate of Point Park University. I have completed a PR internship with the non-profit organization, Pittsburgh Mercy Foundation. In addition to my experience with this local non-profit, I have also interned at Mullen Pittsburgh. I have background in media relations, trend research, social media and publicity. I am a highly motivated and dedicated individual. I would love to gain further experience in the PR industry, as well as connect with professionals in the field. I am very eager to learn and advance my career.
Jul 2009 - Present
New Hope Assisted Living
-Published Compliance Manual, Employee Handbook, Resident Care Policy and Reference Guide -Facilitated communications between departments, clients and external service providers -Developed standard reports for President and Director of Resident Care -Evaluated managerial documents and healthcare records -Scheduled mandatory educational programs, seminars and trainings
Sep 2009 - May 2010
Social Media Editor for Student Activities
Point Park University
-Launched social networking websites, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube -Developed promotional materials for campus and community activities -Researched and expanded account activity -Reported account performance to Executive Director
Aug 2009 - Dec 2009
Public Relations//Social Influence Intern
Worked alongside the senior staff to execute public relations programs. Responsibilities included media coverage compilation, publication editing, online calendar posting, editorial calendar research, trend research and social media audits. Worked on all aspects of media relations including: media list and segmentation development; press release, media advisory, fact sheet and backgrounder writing and local and national media pitching.
Participated in client meetings and conference calls.
May 2009 - Aug 2009
Public Relations Intern
Pittsburgh Mercy Foundation
Media Relations: press release writing, media list development, media pitching Research: target audiences and media Edit: Website content
May 2009 - Aug 2009
Casting for Recovery
Media Relations: press release writing, media list development, media pitching Research: target audiences and media
Aug 2006 - Present
Relevant coursework: Journalistic Skills, Mass Communications, Introduction to Advertising and Public Relations, Principles of Marketing, Desktop Publishing, Integrated Marketing Communications, Advertising and Public Relations Writing, Public Relations Theory, Public Relations Practices, Advertising and Public Relations Graphics, Media Ethics, Communication Law