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Work experience

Jan 2012Present

Public Relations Intern

Shriners Hospital for Children
Jan 1984Aug 2010

Flight Attendant; Training Supervisor

Continental Airlines

Customer service; maintained safety; handled crisis communication; provided leadership and direction to operational matters; curriculum development; presentations; supervision; recruiting; budget planning; event planning

Education

Aug 2011Present

Master of Arts

University of Houston - Clear Lake
Aug 2003May 2006

Bachelor of Arts

University of St. Thomas

Primary studies in theology and secondary studies in studio arts.  Graduated magna cum laude.  Member of Theta Alpha Kappa - Religious Studies/Theology Honor Society and Alpha Sigma Lambda - Adult Learners in Continuing Higher Education Honor Society.  Participated in two studies abroad programs: Italy and Israel.

Skills

Digital Media Law & Ethics
Took class last fall.
Public Relations Writing
Taking course this spring. Class includes learning basics on writing press releases, bios, backgrounders, etc.  Major projects include securing an interview with a PR professional and writing a professional bio for a magazine.  Also, doing scholarly research on using social media and public relations effectively in fundraising and then preparing a PowerPoint presentation.  Additionally, we are working in groups to prepare a PR campaign for MD Anderson as an actual client to encourage more people to go to their mygiving website and host third party events.  Complete strategies and tactics, including budgets and product samples are to be prepared.
Adobe Illustrator
Learning this spring semester in graphic design class.
Adobe Photoshop CS5
Learned this last fall in my photography class.  Software is part of CS5 Creative Suite package I purchased for other courses to be learned.
Digital Photography
Took course last fall.  Purchased a Nikon 5100 camera (known as camera of the 21st century).  Use it for both school, work and personal use.
Adobe PageMaker
Learned how to use it in 2002.  Mainly used it for personal projects throughout the years.
Microsoft Suite

Interest

Interior Design, Art, Movies, Traveling

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Blog

Visit www.prsocialmediatips.blogspot.com

LinkedIn

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http://www.linkedin.com/in/katherineteggart

References

Ashley Packard

Public Relations Writing Professor

and Digital Media Law & Ethics Professor

Sister Paula Jean Miller

Former professor

Diane Carr

Former boss