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  • Tech tAUk - ATV


My name is Olivia Danson and I'm a freshman at American University. Although originally from Arlington, VA, I was raised most of my life in Florida. My degree is focusing on Broadcast Journalism, a field I am very passionate about. Working for Tech tAUk has helped me learn the basics of Broadcast Journalism, including camera operation, film editing, on-air broadcasting, stage set-up, and teleprompter operation. I enjoy writing novels and short stories in my spare time. I aspire to be a novelist and broadcaster. My interests also include technology, gaming, and language study. I'm currently in the process of learning Japanese and continuing my French speaking skills.  


Aug 2010Present


American University
  • School of Communications - Broadcast major with a focus in Television
  • Minoring in Japanese Language and Studies

Work experience

Sep 2010Present


School of Communications Graduate Office

  • File graduate records
  • Assemble presentation packages for mailing and conferences
  • Organize graduate records for international and domestic students
  • Input interested applicants in ApplyYourself and Access databases
  • Maintain clerical duties in the office, including filing, copying, and faxing
  • Maintaining the phone lines for the Graduate Office
Jan 2008Jul 2010

Volunteer Captain/Assistant

The Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
  • Distinguished performance maintaining timely and accurate records of all volunteer members at Morikami Museum's festivals

  • Accurate calculation and managing of monetary transactions
  • Regularly greeted, directed, and guided patrons and guests of the Morikami Museum
  • Organized and oversaw new and old volunteers during festivals
  • Handled volunteer records
  • Facilitated customer satisfaction through immediate resolution of conflicts and efficient customer service
  • Provided leadership and support during festivals at the Morikami and as a volunteer assistant
  • Maintained efficient customer relationships


Social Networking
Myspace, Facebook, and Youtube
Photo Editing
Video Editing
Mac Software
Microsoft Office
Word, Powerpoint, and Excel