Aug 2009 - Present
Aug 2009 - Present
Instructor, School of Communication
East Carolina University
Teaching broadcast journalism classes including Advanced Reporting, Editing and Producing and Media Writing.
Aug 2005 - May 2009
Augusta State University
Taught a variety of communications courses including Introduction to Human Communication, Public Relations Writing, Advertising Campaign Strategies and Business Communication. Organized annual "Communications Fest" promoting the Department of Communications to both the community and students.
Oct 1998 - Aug 2005
Community Relations Coordinator/ Human Resources
Organized all internal and external communications including: government relations, media relations and employee relations.Remained active in the community, participating as a member of the Aiken Technical College Board of Directors, the North Augusta Chamber Board of Directors and the Executive Committees for The United Way and the American Cancer Society.
Produced a quarterly employee newsletter that highlighted company and employee accomplishments. Wrote bi-monthly electronic newsletter sharing production goals and achievements. Provided human resources support to 200 employees.
1996 - 1998
Coordinated news crews for 5 newscasts including hiring reporters, producers and photographers. Assisted in planning special event coverage including election coverage and coverage of the Master's golf tournament.
Aug 1995 - Jun 1997
KTVI, Fox 2
Coordinated news crews for four newscasts per day. Maintained contact with over 55 law enforcement and fire agencies in the St. Louis area. Coordinated coverage of special events including St. Louis visit by President Clinton and the opening day of the Ram's football team.
University of South Carolina
Secondary research interest during doctoral program. Accumulated over 18 hours of graduate credit in the Women's Studies discipline
2003 - 2010
University of South Carolina-Columbia
1992 - 2002
Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
1984 - 1988
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Editing- Final Cut Pro
Enhance my teaching abilities by teaching a part-time online communications course.