Meghan Higgins

Meghan Higgins

Summary

Highly motivated individual looking to exert skills varying across multi-media platforms acquired from a diverse education. As a senior in college, I am currently seeking an entry level professional position in advertising, journalism, marketing, media planning, production and creative concepts or other related fields with an available start date of June 1.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2009 - Sep 2009

Advertising Intern

Darcars Automotive Group

Worked along side advertising group of company. Responsibilities included composing a creative brief for an advertising campaign, script writing, media buying and scheduling, critiquing print, radio and TV advertisements being created at production house.

Prepared and helped organize special event and promotional campaign in favor of the Automobile Dealer Economic Rights Restoration Act of 2009. Took place on Capitol Hill with attendance and support of congressmen and automobile dealers nationwide.

Jan 2009 - May 2009

Section Edior

Radford University Student Media

Section editor for the arts and entertainment section of the student newspaper at Radford University. Edited, wrote and produced the stories and layout of section on a weekly basis.

Education

Education
Sep 2006 - Present

Bachelor of Science

Radford University

Candidate for a Bachelor of Science degree

May 2010, major in Media Studies with a double concentration in Advertising and Journalism, minor in marketing.

Courses Acquired

Advertising analysis, advertising copywriting, advertising production, specialized journalism, digital imaging, web design, media law and various marketing courses.

Grade Point Average

Overall: 3.615

Major: 3.8

Accomplishments and Awards:

  • Dean's Scholar: Recipient of scholarship based on academic merit
  • Dean's List : Acknowledged by Radford University for academic achievement by receiving a 3.4 GPA each consecutive semester enrolled.

Skills

Skills

Technical Proficiencies

Conducting studies with focus groups Writing and presenting creative briefs Experience with professional camera equipment both for print and broadcast Writing for print, web and broadcast journalism. Fluent in AP style Experience with Adobe Software CS3, Microsoft Office 2007