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Work experience

Event Planning Volunteer

St. Bernadine's Church

•Planned event for church’s “Game Day”

•Gathered items and memorabilia to be auctioned.

•Generated awareness of event through fliers, social networks and press releases.

•Increased attendance from previous year.

Public Relations Volunteer

Friends of the Park 2010 Campaign

•Wrote press release that was published in local newspaper.

•Planned fundraising event that informed public of the campaign.

•Successfully passed a $7 million 2010 referendum which was the largest referendum passed in IL in 2010.

Aug 2010Dec 2010


Student PR Firm

Worked with Mental Health America of Tippecanoe County Inc.

•Developed PR campaign to fit the needs of the client.

•Successfully planned and executed an event featuring keynote speakers in client’s building.

 •Created print advertisements that increased awareness of client’s services.

May 2010Aug 2010

Morning Show Intern

WJFX, Oasis Radio Group

•Wrote blogs, updated websites and social networks.

•Booked celebrity interviews for show through telephone calls.

•Assisted with promotional remotes, concerts and events.

•Spoke on air and ran operating board according to FCC regulations.

•Filmed/recorded and edited videos and commercials using Mac programs.


Aug 2007May 2011

Bachelor of Arts

Purdue University

Events/Promotion Photos

Writing Samples


Social Networking
TLC (Trim, Label and Convert)
Adobe Audition 2.0
Final Cut Express 4
Microsoft Office Programs for MAC
Microsoft Office Programs

Video Editing



Higher Ground Dance Company

Public Relations Student Society of America

Lambda Pi Eta, Communication Honors Society 

Study Abroad

Buenos Aires, Argentina -- May 2010

Visual Communication

China, various cities -- May 2009

Intercultural Teamwork and Communication