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Work experience

Aug 2011Present

Contributing Editor

The Odyssey

- Manage 20+ writers for the paper

- Contribute a story a week for each issue

- Oversee editing and AP style

- Consults with additional Executive Council and the home office on paper changes

- Weekly meetings with home office to discuss each issue

- Host bi-monthly meetings with writers

May 2011Oct 2011

Intern

Crossroads Communications

- Researched client and market information for media pitches

- Set up interview segments and pitch follow ups for various media outlets

- Helped prepare clients for interview segments

- Had success placing stories in newspapers and on television

- Helped set up press conferences

Aug 2010Dec 2010

Copy Editor

The Daily O'Collegian

- Creates headlines and cutlines.

- Checks for grammar and AP Style mistakes.

- Consulted with writers about mistakes and corrections they needed to make

Aug 2009May 2010

Reporter

The Daily O'Collegian

- Covered various news leads on campus.

- Primarily focused on the Greek life as the Greek life reporter for the spring semester.

Aug 2008May 2009

Special Projects Editor

The Trojan Torch

- Covered special events for Jenks High School such as homecoming and prom.

- Directed any reporters also helping cover events.

Education

Aug 2009Present

Bachlor of Arts

Oklahoma State University

Also pursuing a marketing minor

Skills

Spanish
AP Style
Social Media
- Facebook - Twitter - Youtube - Wordpress
Adobe InCopy
Adobe Photoshop
Microsoft Office
Adobe InDesign

Work Samples

Summary

·Self-motivated, resourceful and trainable senior with an academic and employment background in communications and marketing.

·Adapts easily to new situations. Successfully handles a wide range of functions using creative, organizational and writing skills.

·Able to stay focused in work environments, under deadline and pressure conditions.

·Proficient in both Windows and Mac programs including Photoshop, InDesign and Microsoft Office

Campus Involvement

Relay For Life for Oklahoma State University (2009-Present)

- Public relations committee

Performers on the Rise (2009-2010)

- Public relations committee

- Advertising committee

Gamma Phi Beta Sorority

- Risk Manager (Aug. 2010-Dec. 2010)

- Sisterhood Chair (Aug. 2011-Dec. 2011)

Society of Professional Journalists

- Secretary (Aug. 2010-Present)