Experience & Leadership

Allied Integrated Marketing, Public Relations Intern                                                    1/11 - Present

•Promote and publicize major motion pictures in the DC/VA/MD area

•Set up advanced film screenings and record reactions of audience and press

•Organized event where bestselling author Michael Connelly came to American University to discuss his novel The Lincoln Lawyer, of which the upcoming film is based off

Interfraternity Council, VP of Communication                                                              1/11 – Present

•Liaison between the Council and campus, publicize events and develop co-sponsorships, write Council newsletters

ATV Public Relations Team, Design Team, American University                                  8/10 – Present

•Work with the design and social media groups for the campus television station’s PR team

•Promote ATV shows and events

Relevant Course Projects

Writing for Mass Comm: Enhanced writing skills for different media in digital age; intensive practice in writing for print, web, broadcast, public relations, and public service

­Visual Literacy: increased hands-on experience with Photoshop and shooting/editing videos, including a mock advertisement for the World Cup and movie poster

Public Relations: Developed an in-depth PR campaign, including a written report (attached right), to rebrand a specific client

Interest

READING - John Updike, Jonathan Franzen, David Foster Wallace

SOCCER - American University Club Team

TRAVEL - Plan to study abroad in Italy, Spring 2012

RUNNING - Long distance in high school, continue to run non-competitively in college

WRITING - Short stories and blog posts

MEDIA MIX - CNN, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, The New Yorker, The Washington Post

Summary

passion for communication,

for using words and images to create persuasive and powerful messages

thirst for challenges,

i see roadblocks as opportunities, challenges as chances

commitment to my work,

no job is left half-done, i finish what i start

Education

Education
Aug 2009 - Present

Bachelor of Arts

School of Communication, American University

Minors: Creative Writing and Marketing

  • GPA: 3.87
  • American University Presidential Scholar
  • Dean's List
  • Member of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Member of Early Identification Program, an academic enrichment program
 

Skills

Skills

Social Media

Experience in: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogging

Research

Experience in: LexisNexis, JStor, ProQuest, EBSCO    

Microsoft Office

Photoshop, InDesign

Work History

Work History
Mar 2009 - Jan 2011

Secretary/Cashier

The Racquet Club
  • ­Acted as cashier and book manager, assigning and scheduling court-time
  • Cleaned the tennis courts and facilities, occasionally assisted in teaching lessons
Aug 2010

Camp Counselor

Seacoast United Soccer Club
  • ­Taught children soccer drills as assistant coach

  • Worked with overnight camp residents, ages 7-12, during multiple 2 hour sessions