Honors

  • National Honor Society for College Students
  • Dean's List (3.7/4.0), four semesters
  • Baylor President's Gold Scholarship Recipient (eight semesters)
  • Baylor Student Foundation Scholarship Recipient
  • Carmage Walls Journalism Scholarship Recipient (six semesters)
  • Principles of Marketing Team Project Winner: Best Overall Research

Activities

  • Alpha Chi Omega, VP Recruitment
  • Alpha Chi Omega, VP Fraternal Relations and Ritual
  • Baylor University Freshmen Class Council
  • Baylor Buddies Mentor Program

Summary

Actively pursuing a career in public relations, media relations and/or marketing within the sports industry. Experienced in working and positively building relationships with clients in a variety of industries.

Specialties:

Public relations, social media, client relations, marketing, new business development, media networking

Skills:

Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Quark Xpress, Netitor

MS Word, MS Excel, MS Publisher, MS PowerPoint

Event Planning, Media Relations, Quote Transcription, Design

Writing, Reporting, Interviewing, Editing

Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare, LinkedIn

Education

Education
Aug 2008 - Present

Bachelor of Arts

Baylor University

Bachelor of Arts and Sciences

Major: Public Relations

Minor: Marketing

Anticipated graduation: May 12, 2012

GPA:3.7 / 4.0 (Overall)

Major GPA: 4.0/ 4.0

Work History

Work History
Jan 2011 - Present

Public Relations Intern

Baylor Athletic Communications

  • Worked the 2011 NCAA women's basketball tournament, ESPN Game Day broadcast and the 2011 Big 12 Tennis Championship
  • Helped maximize exposure of Baylor athletics through media (print, broadcast, online, social)
  • Served as Big 12 campusĀ correspondent to write feature stories for Big 12 website
  • Wrote press releases, news advisories, blogs, media almanacs and designed player roster cards
  • Helped at athletic events by setting up press row, handing out stat sheets to media and team benches, transcribing post-game quotes at press conferences and putting together final stat books
Aug 2010 - Present

Team Leader, Advanced Technology Lab

Baylor Hankamer School of Business
  • Managed the lab by assisting faculty and students with technical difficulties
  • Maintained order and maintenance in the lab and handled lab reservations
Aug 2011 - Dec 2011

Intern, New York Rangers Public Relations

Madison Square Garden
  • Monitored the daily public exposure of the New York Rangers by researching and compiling press clips from social media outlets, newspapers, websites and radio and television broadcasts
  • Served as the Editorial Assistant for the New York Rangers Media and Training Camp guides
  • Facilitated PR events involving the Rangers, Knicks, MSG Sports, MSG Media and MSG Entertainment
  • Helped write and edit press releases and media advisories
  • Assisted in the creation and distribution of media notes, league statistic packets, media credentials, news clips packets, roster cards and player game-by-game information and transcribed pre- and post-game interviews with coaches and players
  • Assisted the VP of Sports Publicity in creating publicity packets for select players
Jan 2010 - Aug 2010

Copy Editing Intern

Temple Daily Telegram
  • Designed newspaper pages and selected newsworthy stories to run
  • Wrote headlines, edited stories and pages, met deadlines and wrote press releasesĀ 

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Office

Including, but not limited to: Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel Microsoft Publisher Microsoft PowerPoint

Netitor

Quark Xpress

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Indesign

References

References

Heath Nielsen

Dr. Joe Kickasola

Carroll Wilson

David Kaye

Lauren Buchman