My name is Jessica Walters, and I'm a senior attending Fort Hays State University. I am currently working towards a Bachelor's degree in Communications Studies with an emphasis in journalism. I intend to use my degree to help support and promote a non-profit animal shelter. I also intend to further my education with an Associates degree in Veterinary Technology so I may become more knowledgeable about animals and their needs.
I believe myself to be a passionate person. Whether it is a personal matter or a professional issue I have a tendency to throw myself in whole-heartedly. I am a diligent worker and feel that in the past this has helped me reach a higher potential. I care deeply for those I trust and hold significant relationships in high regard.
I am very hands on with my work and don't mind taking on physically or mentally wearing tasks. I have found that I work best in small groups or alone. When working in large groups I have a tendency to get lost in the crowd. I have also found that in a smaller group setting it is easier for me to show my true talents and when working individually I have an even sharper focus.
Items included within my portfolio will portray my writing and editing skills, photography, multimedia production capabilities and designing abilities. Pieces featuring my writing skills will include news articles that I have written for the Ulysses News & Vendor, and several class assignments such as feature articles, news reporting articles, and articles covering U.S. Supreme Court cases. Items featuring my editing skills, photography, multimedia production and designing items will be gathered from class assignments as well.