Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2011 - Present

Public Relations & Communications Manager

Tri-Valley, California Convention & Visitors Bureau

Public Relations Manager                                        June 2011- September 2011

Media & Communications Specialist                      June 2010- June 2011


Aug 2005 - May 2009

Bachelors in Journalism

Minor: Marketing

  • Cumulative GPA: 3.4
  • Dean's List: fall 2005, spring 2006
  • Played water polo for four years and served as President and Treasurer
  • Member of the competitive sports club council for three years
  • Member of the competitive sports club re-recognition committee for two years
  • Voting member of the Associated Students Activity Fee Council
  • Member of the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
  • Active member of the Tehama Group Communications management and design teams




I have been in multiple positions where I have created and maintained budgets for organizations including: my water polo team, student government and Tehama Group Communications.

AP style

Office Skills

Experience: Answering phones Using a copier Using a scanner Faxing Creating Invoices Scheduling Mac and PC proficient Working independently and in teams

Adobe Acrobat

Microsoft Office

Proficient in: Word Excel Outlook PowerPoint

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe InDesign


I've used this program to research journalists, create and maintain media lists, find story opportunities and track media coverage.

Social Media

I use a variety of social media on a regular basis. My experience with each of these outlets vary, but I am using it more and more everyday. I utilize social media for business and personal use.   Some social media opportunities I currently use are:   Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Twitter YouTube Foursquare Wordpress Skype Flickr Yelp PROpenMic MySpace



Member of NATJA

North American Travel Journalists Assocation

Member of PRSA San Francisco Chapter

Public Relations Society of America