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About Me

I'm Jay!  I am graduating from the University of Oregon with a degree in Journalism with a focus in public relations. I am interested in doing public relations because it will allow me to communicate with a large variety of people in many different ways every single day.  Using written communication, verbal communication, or social media, I can't wait to engage with people and interact with them.

This is my online portfolio. It contains much of the work that is also in my physical portfolio. I hope you enjoy looking through my work that I've completed over the past four years. I'm very proud of my accomplishments.

In my spare time I enjoy playing and listening to music, cooking (mac and cheese is my specialty), going to the gym, and spending time with my friends.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about my VisualCV or about myself.

Work experience

Marketing Intern

Downtown Athletic Club

  • Built DAC Facebook profile
  • Created Facebook posting schedule; researched and documented relevant content to post
  • Researched new methods to more effectively communicate to club members
  • Wrote newsletter articles and club member profiles
Jun 2007Jun 2011

Marketing Communications Intern

TriQuint Semiconductor

  • Build, maintain and update pages on company intranet
  • Publish human interest and company news stories for company intranet
  • Collect, track, and distribute electronic sales leads
  • Design posters and flyers for internal announcements and events
Jan 2011Jun 2011

Account Supervisor

Allen Hall Public Relations

  • Work for Big Brothers Big SIsters Lane County
  • Manage team of four account executives
  • Create and execute campaigns to increase number of volunteer mentors
  • Manage e-newsletter project
  • Promoted from account executive in January 2011
Jan 2011Jun 2011

Co-Public Relations Director

Ethos Magazine

  • Manage team of 15 people on development team
  • Plan and execute fundraisers and events
  • Draft news releases and construct media coverage calendars
  • Promoted from development team staff member in January 2011
Jun 2010Aug 2010

Public Relations Intern

Vox Public Relations Public Affairs

  • Pitched stories to local and national media
  • Drafted news releases, media advisories, and other materials for news and events
  • Assisted with clients' social media profiles and posted content on profiles
  • Researched information for clients, account managers, and co-workers





HTML Coding
Apple iWork and iLife
Adobe Photoshop and InDesign
Microsoft Office Suite