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Work experience

May 2009Present

Managing Editor

The Mirror - Drury University Newspaper

Coordinate weekly staff meetings, organize content for three special weekly sections, perform regular business functions, and maintain Facebook and Twitter accounts for the student newspaper.

May 2008Present

Special Events Chair

DC Networks

Plan and promote the annual Career Quest and D’Addy Awards competition for Drury’s student chapter of the Association for Women in Communications.

May 2007Present

Undergraduate Day School Admissions - Assistant Office Coordinator

Drury University

Schedule campus visits for prospective students and assist with general office duties.  Through this position, I've had many opportunities including speaking engagements at scholarship dinners.

Jan 2009May 2009

Food Channel Intern

Noble Communications, Inc.

Increased readership on using creative social media tactics through Twitter and Facebook as well as researched ways to make the website more reader friendly.



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Basic design competencies
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Basic design competencies
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Jodi Mooney

Dr. Cristina Gilstrap

Dr. Charles Taylor

Ron Schie, MFA

Dr. Regina Waters

Kay Logsdon


Protecting Human Research Participants

National Institute of Health



Social Media Marketing, Event Planning, Public Relations, Employee Relations, Writing, Crisis Communication, Corporate Communication

Professional Affiliations

American Advertising Federation

The Association for Women in Communications


I am a Client Services Assistant and member of the E-Communications team at Casey Communications.  I work with senior account staff and clients to conduct research, develop marketing communications plans, carry-out a wide variety of writing assignments and a broad range of project coordination efforts for multiple clients.

As a senior Public Relations major and Writing minor at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri, I developed an interest in event planning and social media marketing as well as writing. I feel my knack for paying close attention to detail and my love for public speaking are two key qualities that will help me excel in my career.

Honors & Awards

2009 American Advertising Federation Vance & Betty Lee Stickell Internship Award

2009 Association for Women in Communications Rising Star Award

2010 Drury University Outstanding Communication Student Award

2009 Drury University Crest of Excellence Award