Work History

Work History
Jan 2010 - May 2010

Media Relations Intern

James Madison University Sports Media Relations
  • Responsible for writing game program material for women's basketball and lacrosse
  • Update sports records following the completion of season competition
  • Edit athlete biographies, game previews and feature stories to increase web site activity
  • Compile post-athletic event stories and weekly notes
  • Interact with the media in press conferences and various sports events
  • Write press releases and post-game stories that are featured on the web site
  • Live broadcast with social media outlet, Madizone for women's lacrosse matches
May 2009 - Aug 2009

Account Manager Intern

Dukas Public Relations

  • Administered and co-managed technology and financial accounts
  • Updated media lists and built editorial calendars
  • Utilized Cision when contacting journalists and media contacts
  • Formulated and handled pitches for new technological accounts 
  • Used the newest social media used for media outreach
  • Created briefing documents for several accounts
  • Wrote press releases used for media outreach
Jun 2008 - Aug 2008

Marketing Intern

Agent Red International

  • Directly collaborated with fashion editors and stylists
  • Communicated with journalists internationally to establish brand image in the USA
  • Experienced on-location exhibitions, special events and charitable endeavors
  • Helped with press releases and clipping collections
  • Executed pitches and proposals for media outreach
  • Modeled some of the most coveted, globally marketed, international collections
Jun 2003 - Aug 2005

Coordinating Intern

Department of Health and Human Services

  • Solely responsible for coordinating, marketing, advertising and implementing the Safe Haven Project in and around Morristown, NJ. 
  • Presented Safe Haven to the Board of Freeholders in Morristown, which received media coverage from local newspapers. 

Education

Education
Aug 2006 - Present

Bachelor of Science

James Madison University

Major: Public Relations

Minor: Human Resource Development 

Jan 2008 - May 2009

Teaching Assistant

James Madison University
  • Aided my advisor in formulating review sheets and exam materials
  • Organized tutoring programs to be implemented in future semesters
  • Assisted my advisor in facilitating examinations, study guides and online lectures
  • Actively involved in the recruitment process for future faculty members
  • Tutored students currently enrolled in Psychological Statistics weekly
  • Required constant multitasking and communication between teaching assistants and our advisor

Summary

"It's far better not to know exactly where the bar is set; to put it anywhere is a disservice, the sky is the limit."

                                                                                                                                      -Variation from Randy Pausch

Interest

PRSSA

Lambda Pi Eta (Communication Studies Honor Society)- Vice President

Relay for Life

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Skills

Skills

Social Media

  Twitter Wix Online Portfolios Blogging LinkedIn Facebook InDesign Captivate Elluminate Skype SPSS  

References

References

April Roth Gulotta

Randell Snow

Milla Sue Wisecarver