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Summary

I am a student looking to apply my written and verbal communication skills through the experience of an internship in the public relations field and to gain a greater knowledge of that field. 

Work experience

Jun 2012Present

Hostess

River Rat Restaurant 
Seat customers and inform wait staff of tables
Assit wait staff with anything they may need 
Answer phone
Provide excellent customer service
May 2015Present

Staff Reporter 

The Oakland Post 
Interview coaches, athletes, students, other staff members at Oakland University
Write stories and correspond with editors
Mainly cover sports 
Oct 2015Present

High School Sports Intern 

MLive Media Group 

I cover boys and girls high school varsity basketball games in the Macomb Area Conference Division. My roles include taking stats, interviewing players and coaches, taking photos and writing a story after each game. 

Jun 2014Sep 2015

Cashier 

Dicks Sporting Goods 
provide excellent customer service
Handle money
Assist customers 

Education

Sep 2013Present

Currently working toward a bachelors degree in journalism with minors in public relations and communication 

Oakland University 
Third-year college student - Junior
Expected graduation date - May 2017
Sep 2009Jun 2013

High School Diploma 

L'Anse Creuse High School
Four-year high school graduate 

Skills

I am patient, but can take initiative when need be
I have experience working in groups
I have good written and verbal communication skills
Able to stay focused and on track 
Able to stay organized 
I am a hard worker and determined to finish everything I begin 
I never procrastinate and complete everything by the time it is due.
I have experience interviewing 
I know how to come up with questions to ask an interviewee and I am aware of making the person being interviewed feel comfortable. I am knowledgeable of open and closed ended questions. I also have experience of communicating with my editors.
I have experience with blogging 
I know how to create a blog online and maintain it.
I am personable 

Portfolio

Sample Stories from The Oakland Post