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Portfolio Samples

Work experience

Jun 2006Present

Public Relations/Convention Services

Florence/Lauderdale Tourism

• Write press releases and articles for media, newsletter, and an online magazine

• Create brochures for distribution across the state of Alabama and the world

• Plan group tours, itineraries, dining and lodging options

• Correspond by phone, email, and in person with potential and current visitors

• Serve on many committees, assist in event planning and manage an event budget

Jul 2003May 2006

Student Financial Services Advisor

University of North Alabama

• Assisted the office with their telecommunication needs

• Advised students and parents on the financial aid process

• Assisted with Parent PLUS Loan operations

• Maintained good customer service with students while addressing their financial aid concerns

• Was responsible for daily posting of student entrance and exit loan counseling requirements

• Plus many other duties as assigned

Jan 2006Apr 2006

Public Relations/Marketing Intern

Crestwood Medical Center

• Created brochures, flyers, newsletters and other print communication

• Updated the Crestwood Medical Center website

• Assisted with the planning and execution of events

• Maintained positive communication between the medical center and the community

• Photographed individuals for print materials, plus other duties as assigned

Jun 2005Aug 2005


Star 94.9 Radio Statio

• Designed concert flyers for the rock band “Serene”

• Assisted in the promotion and advertisement of “Party in the Alley 2005”

• Helped package and distribute on air prizes and promotional items

• Recorded and performed with on-air personalities

• Worked from live remote locations in the Shoals area

• Assisted the station with daily telecommunication needs

Jun 2000Aug 2003



• Provided customers with excellent customer assistance

• Duties included scanning and keying in items, as well as heavy cash handling

• Helped customers with any returns at the customer service desk

• Assisted customers with lay-a-way transactions


Sample Press Releases


Aug 2002Dec 2006

Bachelor of Science

University of North Alabama

Major:  Communications with emphisis in Public Relations

Minors:  Public Communication and Marketing

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