Michele Hujber

Michele Hujber

Summary

Strong writing, project management, integrated marketing, research, editing, and computer skills.  Create comprehensive, measurable public relations plans. Convey organizational messages in internal and external communication. Coordinate multiple publication projects. Work effectively with senior management and high-profile stakeholders. Strong work ethic and high energy.

Work History

Work History
2009 - Present

President

Huber Public Relations

Media Relations

  • Designed and implemented media campaign that doubled attendance at client’s annual meeting.
2008 - 2009

Public Relations and Communications Manager

Community FoodBank of New Jersey

Editing/Writing

  • Wrote and edited newsletters for internal and external audiences.
  • Interviewed people effectively for published stories.
  • Topics included social service programs, staff profiles, and fundraising events.
  • Blogged on "Helping Hands" at NJ.com.
  • Wrote content for Twitter account.

Media Relations

  • Conducted media outreach via traditional and social media.
  • Coached staff for media interviews.
  • Served as media spokesperson.
  • Media coverage included CNN, New Jersey Network, and The Star-Ledger.

Public Relations and Communication Planning

  • Developedand implemented plans for proactive media relations.
  • Designed communication effectiveness study.
2006 - 2008

Editor/Writer

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Editing/Writing

  • Conceived, wrote, and edited reports, articles, and press releases.
  • Wrote marketing summaries targeted to prospective donors.
  • Interviewed people effectively for published stories.
  • Wrote content for web sites.
  • Supervised cooperative education student for writing projects.
  • Topics included causes of breast cancer and osteoporosis.
Media Relations
  • Developed and implemented plans for proactive media relations.
  • Conducted media outreach.
  • Pitched stories about botanical art and weather monitoring.
2004 - 2006

Senior Public Relations Specialist

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Editing/Writing

  • Served as editor ofnewsletter for internal and external publics.
  • Evaluated messages and made recommendations for delivery channels.
  • Served on an editing team for Agricultural Experiment Station Annual Reports.
  • Conceived, wrote, and edited articles and press releases.
  • Interviewed people effectively for published stories.
  • Wrote web content.
  • Supervised part-time writer.
  • Topics included preventing food allergy reactions and obesity.

Media Relations

  • Conductedmedia outreach.
  • Coached the faculty for press interviews.
  • Coordinated media coverage by identifying appropriate experts for reporters.
  • Obtained media coverage about possible new treatment for Chlamydia.
1993 - 2004

Publications Coordinator

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Editing/Writing

  • Served as editor ofnewsletter.
  • Wrote speeches and reports for executive dean.
  • Prepared impact statements for legislative outreach.

Media Relations

  • Conducted media outreach.
  • Identified appropriate experts for reporters.

Event Planning

  • Project manager for annual awards and VIP Tour.

Education

Education