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Aug 2007May 2011


American University
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • Top student in Writing for Mass Communication, Public Relations Writing and Public Relations Research
  • Five graduate level courses including Entertainment Communication, Sports Communication, Cross Cultural Film and Video Production, Fundamentals of News Design and Executive Suite
  • Created full portfolio for external client, SCORE D.C., including a media advisory, media list, news release, brochure, advertisement brief, advertisement, and video and audio PSA transcripts
  • Earned Spanish Translation Certificate
Jan 2010May 2010

Study Abroad

Mosaic International Institute

  • Took four classes in Spanish, spoke only Spanish with host family and interned at a Spanish publication
  • Extensive travel across the Iberian Peninsula and Northern Africa

Work experience

Jun 2010Present

Founder and Director

Get It Called
  • Founded and created, to bring together the U.S. synchronized skating community on one interface
  • Reached 15,000 hits within a week of the launch and now has more than 1,100 users and 141,000 hits in a narrowly focused niche market
  • Write press releases, columns and articles, work with potential advertisers, promote the site, admin the facebook page and twitter accounts, update pages, posts and the live blog, produce mini-documentaries, organize content and plan strategically to continue developing Get It Called
Jun 2009Present

Founding Director and Head Coach

White Ice Synchronized Skating
  • Wrote the articles of incorporation, bylaws and athlete contracts to incorporate as a non-profit 501(c)3
  • Orchestrate and oversee the Board of Directors, attend meetings, create and maintain website, admin facebook page, direct and coordinate financial, travel, administrative and logistical decisions
  • Instruct the only inter-collegiate synchronized skating team in Washington, both on and off the ice, to compete in competitions around the country
  • Qualifications include attendance at U.S. Figure Skating’s Synchronized Skating Coaches College, gold medal certified in moves in the field, seven-time national medalist and three-time international competitor
Jan 2009Present

Assistant Director and Teaching Assistant

Discover the World of Communication
  • Write and edit contracts, web content, scholarship letters, press releases, student recruitment and information packets
  • Attend conferences, workshops and information sessions
  • Plan, schedule, confirm, carry out and supervise “after-hour” events and activities for over 50 high school students in and around the Washington, DC area
Jan 2010May 2010

Writer and Translator

Madrid Turistico

  • Wrote a articles for publication in a bilingual tourist magazine in Madrid
  • Attended events and experienced the city for content
  • Translated articles from Spanish into English for publication in the magazine
Aug 2009Dec 2009

Intern and Videographer

American University Athletics Communication
  • Wrote, edited and posted athletic press releases and videos on
  • Filmed live broadcasts of Division I varsity sporting events streaming on Eagles Vision TV
  • Edited and updated the layout and content of Division I athletic media guides, game day programs and senior day programs using PhotoShop and InDesign
Sep 2007Dec 2009

Founder, President and Captain

American University Club Field Hockey
  • Created and organized the executive board, wrote the constitution, and created our website
  • Recruited all players to roster a full team through e-mails, flyers, information sessions, and activity fairs
  • Lead the executive board, planned the agenda, and ran executive meetings
  • Scheduled, planned, and ran team meetings, practices, games, and fundraisers
  • Attended National Field Hockey League meetings and President’s councils
  • Created and manage the budget and funding
  • Hired coaches and referees
  • Admin the facebook page
Aug 2008May 2009

Outreach and Marketing, Peer Advisor

American University Career Center

  • Promoted Career Center services specifically as part of the Career Center web redesign team
  • Created, developed, and presented career-related workshop materials for presentations and workshops for groups of 10-250 students
  • Collaborated with professors, residence assistants, employers, alumni and coordinators of clubs and organizations to schedule presentations, workshops and networking receptions
Feb 2007Jun 2007

Contributing Writer

The Concord Journal
  • Interviewed subjects, researched and wrote weekly articles that were published in the Journal


Video and Audio Editing
  iMovie Garage Band Final Cut Pro  
Microsoft Office
Word Excel PowerPoint
Adobe Suite
  Illustrator InDesign Photoshop  
Social Media
  Facebook Twitter Vodpod YouTube WordPress Good Documents Google Maps Blogging  
Semester study abroad in Madrid, Spain

Film and Video



PR Portfolio: SCORE D.C.


  • Synchronized Skating
  • Ice Dancing
  • Field Hockey
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Boston Sports
  • Film
  • Music
  • Travel
  • The Olympics
  • Reading


• School of Communication Alumni Mentor Program, American University (Spring 2011)38% acceptance rate for this competitive program partnering current students with alumni mentors• Deans List, American University (Spring 2008-Present)• Bobby Gray Memorial Scholarship & Concord Women’s Club Scholarship, Concord, Mass. (2007-2008)One high school senior with a passion for athletics & one of four outstanding seniors from Concord

• USA World Team for Synchronized Skating, Acton, Mass. & Dearborn, Mich. (2005-2007, 2011-2012)Competed nationally and internationally representing Team USA as captain at the World Championships