Education

Education
May 2008 - Present

Technology of Northern Italy.  Three week class traveling through Italy and learning about their history and technological advances.

Aug 2007 - Dec 2010

B.S.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2009 - Present

Feature Reporter

O'Colly Daily News

Wrote a feature story, Remission Statement, about a fellow college student who overcame cancer.Researched, developed, investigated and wrote the news story through interviews, observation and online resources. Determined tone and intended audience of the story. Investigated and determined the validity of news story lead.

Dec 2012 - Present

Stay-at-Home Mom
Taking time off to be a stay-at-home Mom.
Dec 2011 - Nov 2012

Executive Office Assistant

University of Central Oklahoma

Manged two student workers in basic office procedures and staff meeting preperations. Operatd calendars for a vice-president of the University and successfully start meeting and events in a timely manner. Compiled and collect leave forms and processed departmental payroll three times per month. Greeted and direct guests of the University to proper locations and appropriate contacts.

May 2011 - Aug 2011

Summer Youth Services Aide

Watauga Public Library

Helped plan and organize summer youth events at the library such as bi-lingual readers and dance performances, which brought more than 5,000 children and parents to the Library. Assisted in bringing in people in from the community and local organizations to show and teach what they do. Aided in the creation of advertising materials and brochures for the youth events and business section of the Library. Created design templates for the new Library website.

Dec 2009 - Dec 2010

Project Coordinator

STATEments

Student run public relations firm.Developed and implemented policies and procedures for the client. Maintained favorable public image for the client by communicating programs, accomplishments, and/or points of view. Prepared and distributed news releases, fact sheets, scripts, public service announcements etc. to media outlets.

Jun 2010 - Nov 2010

Intern

Oklahoma City All Sports Association

Prepared and released information regarding All Sports through newspapers, periodicals, television and other forms of media. Have knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the public relations field. Use of Indesign for newsletters and brochures.Created and updated media lists for all local newspapers and television stations.

Jul 2008 - May 2010

Telephone Specialist Representative

Eskimo Joes Clothes Call Center

Duties included answering telephone inquiries, promoting the organization's products and services, selling goods and attending to customers on the telephone. Responsible for the daily activity of call center including pulling inventory, packing and shipping orders and depositing money at close. Responsible for researching and resolving complaints to ensure customer retention and satisfaction.

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Outlook

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iVideo

Used during capstone class

InDesign & PhotoShop

Used for capstone projects and internship design work

Blogger

Use for my personal blog

Ning

Used to create Socially Orange for my social media class.

Facebook

WordPress

Twitter

Using Twitter for my Social Media class along with my personal experiences.

Microsoft Office Package

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher

Objective

To receive a rewarding and challenging position that will utilize my organizational and leadership skills, as well as my experience and educational background in all aspects of the business.To gain strength and experience while bringing a unique blend of diligence, intelligence, enthusiasm and skill to my position.

Activities and Leadership

Public Relations Student Society of America - 2008-2010

Ad Club - 2008-2010

Wine Forum of Oklahoma – 2011 Chair of Events - Spring 2009

Residential Hall Association Senator – Elected - 2007-2008

Honors

Oklahoma State University’s Regents Distinguished Scholarship

Provost’s Study Abroad Scholarship 

Industrial Engineering Study Abroad Scholarship

Wine Forum of Oklahoma Scholarship

Deans Honor Roll

Capstone Projects

Central Oklahoma Humane Society – Pet Foster Parent Program Campaign - Dec. 2010

Created a campaign to increase participation in the Foster Parent program of the Humane Society.  Researched and created tactics and strategies to better reach the community.  Produced ideas for events to encourage the community to participate in the program.  Designed mock-up flyers for the Humane Society to use for advisements for the programs.

Socially Orange - Spring 2009

Helped to build the start of a social network for OSU journalism students.Determined size and arrangement of material and copy on a Ning platform.Selected style and size of type, and arranged layout based upon available space, knowledge of consumer needs, and aesthetic design concepts.Wrote articles to begin social networking and traffic on the website.

Flash Mob - Fall 2010

Responsible for all aspects of the rehearsals for the flash mob, which had more than 50 students volunteers. Accountable for videography and creating viral video of the dancers and later editing the video for final production.

PR Open Mic - April 20-24, 2009

Social media class took control of PR Open Mic for one week.Traffic increased 75 percent during the week of our control.Wrote an article expressing why OSU students think we have a great public relations school.

Mini-Baja Communications Team – Fall 2007

Contacted companies for sponsorship in monetary or physical form.Planned all aspects of the annual picnic to showcase the mini-baja car from the previous year.

Service

Metro Missionaries 2012 - Present

Humane Society of Central Oklahoma 2011 - Present

Soldier's Angels 2011 - 2012

Humane Society of Stillwater - 2007 - 2010

American Cancer Society - 2005 - 2007