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Work experience

Feb 2010Present

Student Intern

Farrell Design Group

Work creating features for Butte Humane Society Web Site Work on brochures and feature stories for Butte Humane Society

Aug 2010Present

Video Game Community Examiner

Writing newsworthy and opinion articles on anything relating to video games and the video gaming community. Articles include reviews, news and opinions on recent video games-related news.

Aug 2009Dec 2009


Chico State JOUR Department

Journalism 351 - Public Relations Publications

Extensive work in Adobe InDesign to create brochures, ads and stuffers Work with Adobe DreamWeaver to create a personal Web site Work with Photoshop to alter images as needed Market and message statement required with each assignment to explain why design was chosen, what images were used and what overall goal of assignment was.

Jan 2009May 2009

Editorial director

Chico State JOUR Department

Journalism 444 - Public Relations Laboratory

Group Member for opening of WREC Center

Editorial director for group, in charge of making sure group's work was correct to AP style and style choices created by group Wrote several pages of content for the plan book as well as the opening letter Accomplishments I have written several press releases, Web site features and general features. Features written for Farrell Design Group are featured on Butte Humane Society's Web site. Ideas my group created for the WREC Center were used in the opening event. I received promotions in past jobs due to consistent performance and attendance. I created a personal blog on WordPress and a Web site through Adobe Dreamweaver for a school assignment.


Jan 2008May 2010

Bachelor's of Arts

California State University-Chico

I attended Chico State from January 2008 and graduated in May 2010 with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, option Public Relations and a minor in Sociology. 


Adobe InDesign
Adobe InDesign has been used frequently since September 2009 for PR-related work. I have created brochures, stuffers, full-page ads and newsletters using InDesign and have a good grasp on its technicalities.
Microft Office
Microsoft Office has been used for several years to create assignments of many sorts for school. Word is also my preferred choice for doing writing today. I have also used PowerPoint and Excel many times over the years.

My Portfolio


Public relations major at California State University, Chico. I hope to one day be a public relations director for a video game company such as Rockstar, Square-Enix, Nintendo or Microsoft. Experience in writing in public relations, doing press releases, features and AP style editing. Created a campaign for the opening of Chico State's WREC Center with a group of five, work as an intern for Farrell Design Group. Created brochures, newsletters and print ads for class assignments.

I'm an incredibly passionate gamer who enjoys just about everything involved in gaming. I love to write and love to write about video games, which led me to major in Journalism in college. Most of my free time is spent playing video games or talking about them with my friends. I created my blog on WordPress so I could get my opinion out there and attempt to find my voice as a writer when it comes to my favorite thing.

I was taken on by as a Video Game Community Examiner and after three months of writing received a promotion and second title writing for the national site in addition to the San Francisco site. 

On November 2, 2010 I was flown to Austin, Texas to attend a press only event for an upcoming game. 


I'm seeking an entry-level position in a company where my skills and interests would be put to use, such as a video game company or Web site.


Video games, computers, cartoons, music, entertainment industry in general, books