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Summary

I am a Chico State senior majoring in journalism with an emphasis in public relations. Summer 2010 I will be interning for the consumer sector of Fleishman-Hillard in San Francisco, supporting on accounts like VISA. When I graduate in December 2010 I hope to relocate to San Francisco permanently and work at a dynamic public relations agency that will help me grow as a professional. 

Work experience

Jan 2010Dec 2010

President

Panhellenic Council

Acted as the official spokesperson for CSU, Chico’s Panhellenic Council, crafting key messages with support from the Greek adviser

Lead team in planning of five-day recruitment event, including coordination of event logistics, design of promotional materials, research and management of vendors

Jan 2010May 2010

20th Anniversary Director

Tehama Group Communications

Contributed to the development of a media strategy to support 20th Anniversary activities incorporating alumni focus group research results

Aug 2009Dec 2009

Assistant Editor

Tehama Group Communications

Acted as copy editor of materials produced by team members

Completed “pro-bono” projects lending PR support to local small businesses and organizations, including Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Butte County, utilizing guerilla marketing and social media to increase awareness of services 

Jan 2009Dec 2009

Vice President, Public Relations

Panhellenic Council

Drafted targeted pitches and press materials in support of Panhellenic events

Created and maintained media lists, conducted media outreach to local print, online and broadcast contacts

Co-founded CSU, Chico’s first Greek newsletter, Greek Prints, writing and editing stories for its first edition

Education

Aug 2006Dec 2010

Journalism

California State University, Chico

Portfolio

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite
InDesign, Photoshop, some Illustrator and Dreamweaver
Social Media
Effective use of social media in a public relations setting 
Copyediting
Spelling, grammar, flow and use of AP style