Interest

Public Relations

  • Social Media
  • Writing
  • Event Planning
  • Networking
  • Various forms of communication

Sports

  • NASCAR
  • NCAA football and basketball
  • NBA
  • NFL
  • PGA
  • USTA

Performing and Visual Arts

  • Dance
  • Music
  • Modern and Contemporary Art
  • Photography
  • Musical Theatre
  • Movies

Nonprofit Organizations

  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure
  • Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity
  • Allied Arts

Furthering progress made in downtown Oklahoma City

  • OKC Thunder basketball
  • Oklahoma City Museum of Art
  • Arts Council of OKC
  • OKC Chamber of Commerce
  • MAPS3 project

Objective

Seeking a career in which I can incorporate my education in public relations

Professional Organization

Member, Public Relations Society of America, Oklahoma City Chapter

Leadership & Involvement

Post College

  • Member, Junior Hospitality Club, a non-profit women's service organization focused on providing friendship and volunteer opportunities to members and service and support to the local community, Fall 2010 - present
  • Member, Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
  • Member, PRSA-Oklahoma City chapter; PRSA New PR Pros group and PR 360˚ Committee, PRSA-OKC philanthropy project where members create a free PR plan for a non-profit organization's event or campaign
  • Elite Partner, Edmond Young Professionals, attend networking events and educational luncheons, Fall 2010 - present
  • Volunteer, Allied Arts, Spring 2010 - present
  • Member, Kappa Kappa Gamma Oklahoma City Alumni Association, Summer 2009 - present
  • Participant, Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce Greater Grads Program, Summer 2009

College

  • A&S Week/Banquet Co-Chairman, Community Service Chairman, The College of Arts & Sciences Student Council, two years
  • Initiate, Mortar Board, a national honor society that recognizes excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership and service, one year
  • Initiate, Chaplain, New Member Chairman, President, Kappa Kappa Gamma National Women's Fraternity, four years
  • Initiate, Order of Omega, a national honor society that recognizes the top three percent of campus fraternity men and women who have attained a high standard of leadership in interfraternity activities, two years
  • Member, Public Relations Student Society of America, three years

Work History

Work History
Mar 2010 - Present

Account Specialist

Anglin Public Relations, Inc.
  • Active in client consultation including identifying communication needs during meetings and through research; providing proper follow-up and reviewing client feedback
  • Initiate idea generated brainstorming sessions to develop unique angles in writing press releases, media pitches and photo opportunities
    • Including the announcement and promotion of the opening, advancements and activities within the University of Oklahoma College of Engineering Rawl Engineering Practice Facility
  • Track and report results for clients from evaluations, surveys or media outcomes
  • Maintain and update internal website and social media outlets
Dec 2009 - Feb 2010

Development & Communications Assistant

Allied Arts
  • Strategized in creating a communications plan and producing social media content
  • Assisted in annual fundraising campaign with internal and external outreach to media, volunteers, board members and donor groups
May 2009 - Jan 2010

Intern

Saxum Public Relations
  • Wrote press releases, media advisories, and talking points
  • Served on at least 10 client teams, contributing to internal and external client meetings and media conference events
  • Conducted research for story ideas, events, and media list development
  • Tracked media hits; scanned articles and edited videos
Jun 2006 - Jan 2009

Customer Service and Sales

Body Rock Fitness Club & Cafe
  • Guaranteed customer satisfaction through sales and facility cleanliness during the summer months and winter breaks
May 2008 - Jul 2008

Intern

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Central Oklahoma Affiliate
  • Assisted in event planning, education and fundraising for the annual Race for the Cure®
  • Responsible for writing and updating handbooks, press packets, and the Web site
  • Recorded finances, collected donations, and mailed thank you letters
Jun 2007 - Jul 2007

Intern, Education and Workforce Development

Covenant House Washington
  • Contributed to the communications department, outreach, testing and workforce development
  • Created a student handbook
  • Edited profile stories for future newsletters
  • Outsourced to the University of the District of Columbia in the Adult Education department to help plan and organize an International Literacy Day event

Education

Education
Aug 2005 - May 2009

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Broadcasting

http://osu.okstate.edu
GPA: 3.484Undergraduate Education Background:Interior Design (one semester)Journalism and Broadcasting:MEDIA & SOCIETY MEDIA STYLE & STRUCTURE SPEECH COMMUNICATIONS PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC RELATIONS REPORTING PRINCIPLES OF ADVERTISING NEWS EDITING MARKETING PR COMMUNICATIONS METHODS MASS COMMUNICATION LAW ADVANCED PR MEDIA MARKETING PROMOTIONAL STRATEGY PR CRISIS COMMUNICATION SOCIAL MEDIA PR RESEARCH AND CAMPAIGNS  
Jun 2007 - Jul 2007

http://www.georgetown.edu/

The Fund for American Studies, Institute of Philanthropy and Voluntary Services

  • Took three classes that incorporated some factor of the non-profit sector
  • Involved in community service projects and onsite political visits throughout the summer

Skills

Skills

Social Media

In order of use (most often to least often) -Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkdIn, Wordpress, Blogger, Flickr, Delicious, Wiki, Digg, FriendFeed

InDesign

Adobe Photoshop

Microsoft Software

Word Excel PowerPoint Publisher

Foreign Language --Spanish