Tyler Parsons

Tyler Parsons

Work History

Work History

  • Assist in developing, improving, and coordinating district communications 
  • Write feature articles for district newsletter and Web site 
  • Write press releases and distribute to media outlets 
  • Assisted with local media logistics for ESPN’s coverage of GHS vs. FHS 
  • Assist in planning, organizing, and promoting events and activities 
  • Maintain working relationships with the media 
  • Create Marketing and Communication strategies to attract new students
Jun 2010 - Present

Communications Intern

Folsom Cordova Unified School District
Mar 2010 - Jun 2010

Sub-Consultant

Tate Marketing Group

  • Created web content for Web sites 
  • Co-created marketing campaigns and strategies 
  • Assisted with implementation of strategies 
Aug 2009 - Oct 2009

Web Editorial Intern

Portland Monthly Magazine

  • Created “Event Listings” and write-ups 
  • Attended Portland area sporting events and wrote short follow-ups 
  • Wrote short restaurant descriptions and previews for Web site 
  • Assisted Web editors with feature projects and stories for the Web site 
  • Attended special events in Portland and wrote features for the Web site 
Feb 2008 - Jun 2009

Sports Information Assistant

Chico State Athletics

  • Created weekly game programs for home soccer/softball games 
  • Created and edited Media Guides for seasonal sports 
  • Wrote post game reports for Chico State Web site 
  • Entered weekly baseball, softball and golf scores into Excel worksheets 
  • Input live stats during home softball/soccer games 
  • Wrote profile stories for Wildcat Illustrated 
  • Created promotions through media and other mediums to gain a student fan base 
  • Entered data into Rewards Data Base program 
Jun 2008 - Aug 2008

Public Relations Assistant

Sacramento Kings/Monarchs

  • Answered and replied to fan emails 
  • Updated media list 
  • Interviewed players for profile stories 
  • Attended and assisted at community events 
  • Assisted with media tours 
  • Assisted with game day promotions 
Jan 2008 - May 2008

Media Relations Director

Green Campus Program - JOUR 341

Media Relations Director for a campaign administered through the PR Capstone course (JOUR 341):

  • Created brochures, fact-sheets, and media lists 
  • Contacted businesses about promotions and advertising 
  • Created social awareness campaign for GCP implementation 

Education

Education

Master of Arts

National University
Aug 2005 - May 2009

Journalism

California State University-Chico