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Work experience

Public Relations Intern

Breast Cancer Support Services

Breast Cancer Support Services is a non-profit organization. As an intern, my duties included: writing articles, layout of the newsletter, event planning and contacting both media and healthcare professionals.

Sep 2011Present

Junior Account Executive

Middleberg Communications

Junior Account Executive responsible for writing, coordinating and client relations. In particular, writing press releases, blogs, pitches and social media management. My expertise lies in optimizing media relations and working to building brands everyday. 

Aug 2010May 2011

Account Associate

Happy Valley Communications

Happy Valley Communications is a student-run public relations firm that exists to offer professional public relations services to the community of Penn State and national campaigns. Established in 2009, we seek to benefit students, faculty, and the community as they strengthen the relationships between the firm's clients and the general public.

My duties as an Account Associate included: brainstorming campaigns, social media efforts, collaborating with a team, research, analysis, meeting with clients, writing press releases, writing letters of appeal, contacting media.

May 2010Aug 2010

Public Relations Intern

Red Hot PR

Red Hot PR is a brand and profile-building lifestyle agency. As an intern, my duties including contacting media, pitching stories to reporters, sending out press releases, establishing contacts with the media, analysis of London-based media, preparing events.

Education

Aug 2007May 2011

Public Relations

Penn State University

Public Relations and Journalism centered coursework. Minor in Political Science.

Skills

In Design
Microsoft Office
Branding
Client based branding efforts.
Social Media
Personal and client based social media campaigns including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Reddit and more.
Writing
Writing news articles, feature stories, press releases, letters of appeal, research reports, etc.

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