Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Intern

Press releases News letters Media contacts Community projects Maintain multple websites Proof-read all writen communication
Nov 2007 - Present

Promotions Coordinator

Ann Arbor Radio
Event Coordination and Project Management ·Coordinate and manage special events ·Serve as liaison between community members and Ann Arbor Radio ·Responsible for location logistics, equipment setup and setting preparation Training and Development ·Train and develop interns ·Provide instruction through job shadowing and practical application
Jan 2007 - Nov 2007

Communications Specialist

After 5 Detroit
Market Research ·Served as a journalist, photographer and promoter ·Acted as a community conduit by working with young professionals to inform them of social, professional and educational happenings in the Detroit area ·Publicized and increased awareness of After 5 Detroit by coordinating and attending special events and promotions Research, Writing and Finishing ·Researched, wrote and published articles for www.after5detroit.com ·Wrote reviews regarding local establishments, events and music ·Served as staff photographer ·Updated and maintained website
May 2005 - Feb 2007

Advertising and Promotions Intern

Greater Media Detroit
Community Relations ·Served as liaison between Greater Media Detroit, station advertisers and the Detroit community ·Promoted Greater Media Detroit at local events ·Communicated with station callers ·Edited and maintained database of clients ·Responsible for setup of live broadcast equipment and construction of promotions booth
May 2006 - Aug 2006

Promotions and DJ

Inishowen Community Radio
I was a volunteer in Ireland at a community radio station. I produced different programs, interviewed local people, hosted my own show and wrote articles for local papers.

Education

Education
2006 - 2008

MA

2002 - 2006

Bachelors

Michigan State University

Objective

My objective is to start out at a lower level position within a public relations and communications department of an organization and eventually work my way up.  I want to be challeneged and have multiple responsibilites on a regular basis during the course of my career so that I may continue to learn and grow as an individual. 

Summary

Dynamic, creative communications professional seeks opportunity to integrate experience and education to benefit an organization that wishes to increase awareness of its products or services through cost-effective solutions. Dedicated, high integrity professional excels in settings, which recognize integrity and dedication and provide professional growth, intellectual stimulation, challenge and responsibility.

Skills

Skills

Media and Client Communication

I communicate with clients and various media contacts on a regular basis to write stories or pitch a story.

Proofing and Editing

I pay attention to detail and edit the majority of written communication at LLS.

InDesign and Photoshop

I use these two programs to create brochures.

Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point

I work with these three programs on a daily basis.