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Qualifications

Exceptional leader with proven public speaking ability and talent motivating others. Strong work ethic. Committed to community service. Detail oriented. Outstanding relationship building, and interpersonal skills.Highly skilled in event planning and promotions.Intelligent, motivated, articulate, and driven to succeed.

  • Event Planning and Promotions
  • Team Management
  • Development of publications including, PSAs, Brochures, Fact Sheets, Media Advisories, etc. 
  • Red Carpet and On-Camera Experience
  • Podcasts and updating social media
  • Creative and innovative marketing and relationship building

Public Relations Experience

Payne County Drug Court Campaign, Stillwater, OK  January 2009- May 2009

Account Leader (Non-Profit)

• Used face-to-face marketing to distribute surveys to patrons of Payne County regarding impact of the company

• Implemented new programs to the company including name change, new publication and partnership with Payne County D.A.R.E. program to enhance brand recognition and better understanding of facilities. 

• Presented new developments and publication to client to use in future aspirations. 

Mya Gonzales Foundation Campaign, Stillwater, OKSeptember 2007- December 2007

Campaign Coordinator (Non- Profit)

• Coordinated a donation drive, a fundraising dinner and created awareness through creative promotion and advertising on a zero dollar budget

• Increased monetary gifts along with donated items to start up the school

• Created a written supplement and extensive evaluation of team efforts for the project

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OKMarch 2008 – May 2009

Ambassador to the School of Journalism and Broadcasting (Volunteer)

• Marketed the Paul Miller Journalism and Broadcast building to prospective students by tours and special events

• Promoted Oklahoma State University journalism programs throughout high schools across Oklahoma by personal visits

• Assisted professors and advisers with tasks throughout the year in the classroom and during enrollment

Miss America Organization, OklahomaOctober 2007- Current

Local Titleholder, OSU and Northeastern Oklahoma

• Visited local grade schools to educate children on healthy living and exercise

• Implemented the "Healthy Habits make Healthy Kids" campaign

• Volunteer and fundraiser for Calm Waters, divorce and grief counseling agency for children

• Raised $925.00 for Children's Miracle Network

Activities

  • Public Relation Student Society of America
  • Former Oklahoma State University Pom Squad
  • Local Title Holder in Miss Oklahoma Pageant: Miss OSU and Miss Northeastern Oklahoma
  • Volunteer with Calm Waters
  • Fundraiser for Children's Miracle Network
  • Former Member of University Singers and Mat Maids
  • Dean's Honor Roll

References

Ashlee Nichelson

Ashlee is the former event specialist at Oklahoma City All Sports and the former president of OSU Mat Maids, both of which I was a part of.

Dave Martin

Tracey Wittwer

Gina Noble

Selby Bush

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Work experience

May 2009Present

Intern

Johnathan Kayne
  • Currently working on logistics for special event partnering Humane Society and Johnathan Kayne. 
  • Developed media contacts in regard to fashion shows and special events
  • Built databases regarding wardrobe, contact information of clients and competition
  • Involved in filming the pilot episode of a new docu-soap series to air on TLC
  • Currently writing blogs, updating social media and podcasts, preparing Kayne9 press kit, and updating pageant marketing.
Mar 2006May 2009

Team Member

Oklahoma State University Pom Pon Squad

• Dedicated 20+ hours per week, for three years, to community service, athletic events and practice

• Partnered with marketing and administration through athletic, school and public events

• Served as ambassadors for Oklahoma State University in more than ten states

• Nominated as representative from Big XII for Athlon’s Sideline Spirit Contest

May 2007Aug 2007

Intern

Oklahoma City All Sports Association

• Developed publications regarding non-profit activities such as: Big XII Softball and Baseball, Women’s  College World Series and The All-College Classic

• Corresponded with MLB franchise team regarding suite tickets and orders placed for multiple companies

• Aided in coordination and delivery of donated items and monetary gifts for OKCASA

May 2006Aug 2007

Golf Course Staff

Earlywine Golf Course
  • Consistently led golf in beverage sales
  • Trained the company’s new staff on policies and procedures
  • Created and maintained schedule of all golf cart beverage employees

Education

Aug 2005May 2009

B.S., Journalism and Broadcasting

Double Major in Public Relations and Sports Media

GPA: 3.3

Skills

Associated Press Style
Red Carpet/ On-Camera Skills
Quicken
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Excel
Adobe InDesign CS3
Adobe PhotoShop CS3