Education

Education
Aug 2009 - Present

Journalism, Public Relations and New Media

Baylor University

Public Relations major with a business concentration (marketing & management)

Work History

Work History
Aug 2011 - Dec 2011

Public Relations Intern

ESPN - Central Texas

Wrote press releases used in news stories, publicized events, engaged in social media and multimedia, listened in on shows, completed office work, wrote competitive analysis reports, set up and helped at four promotional events with ESPN - Central Texas and its sister stations, Mix 92.9 and 104.9 The Beat

May 2010 - Aug 2011

Senior Camp Counselor

Laity Lodge Youth Camp

Camp counselor for third-grade girls; trained lifeguard, first-aid certified; Adventure Recreation (climbing, rappelling, zip line, and Alpine Tower) certified; organized camp activities, kitchen/clean up crew

Jun 2011 - Jul 2011

Telecounselor

Baylor University Admissions

I made phone calls to interested high school students and prospective students to answer questions about Baylor, the application process and setting up campus visits. Averaged 10 successful calls per shift.

Objective

I am seeking a job that will challenge me and implement the public relations and marketing skills 

that I have developed in college to give me a competitve edge over my peers, to strengthen my portfolio and 

to potentially lead me to a long term position.

Interest

sports, running half-marathons, country music, traveling, photography

Collegiate Activities

Society of Professional Journalists

National and Baylor University chapter member

Vice President of Media Relations (2011-12), Public Relations Chair (2010-11)

Organize and host monthly meetings featuring a guest speaker from various fields in journalism. I was invited by the Baylor SPJ chapter to attend the national conference in New Orleans in September 2011.

Baylor Baseball Diamond Girls

Co-captain; manage the field during games, retrieve bats and foul balls, sell programs, help with ballpark promotions, interact with fans, market games to student body, fundraise for Diamond Girls and baseball program, plan organizational events, host ballpark events, update social media, handle money, administrative office tasks

Skills

Skills

Leadership

I enjoy contributing to my organizations with my natural communication and leadership abilities. I've served as Editor-in-Chief and Business Manager on my high school yearbook staff, a leader in my youth group on retreats and mission trips, Vice President of Media Relations and Public Relations Chair of Society of Professional Journalists, and co-captain of Baylor Baseball Diamond Girls.

Spanish

Studied Spanish for five years in high school and college. I'm not fluent, but I can compose sentences and understand the language.

Marketing skills

Researching demographics and media outlets, graphic design, event planning, photography

Writing skills

Writing stories, press releases, pitch letters, interviewing, editing, social media and blogging, working under deadlines  

References

References

Melanie Smith

Mrs. Smith is our faculty corespondent and advisor for an organization I help lead.

Sara Stone

Dr. Stone is our Society of Professional Journalists sponsor and was my Law & Ethics professor.

Paul Catalina

Mr. Catalina was one of my supervisors during my internship with ESPN and its sister stations.