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Work experience

Apr 2012Present

Media Relations Assistant

University of Pittsburgh Athletic Department

Assisted Associate Athletic Director of Media Relations (Football).

  • Wrote and edited player profiles, game previews, stat sheets, and other documents for the 2012 Spring Media Guide;
  • Conducted research and prepared photographs for Pitt’s new online features; drafted, edited, and uploaded player profiles to Pitt Panthers website;
  • Selected images for football facility renovation and exhibit featuring Pitt’s All-Big East athletes;
  • Gained insight into the workings of a Division 1-A college football program and obtained valuable public relations experience.
Sep 2011Dec 2011

Legal Researcher

Hudson Legal

Assisted Director of Legal Recruitment for the Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) market.

  • Conducted interviews with candidates and served as a liaison between candidate and law firm;
  • Transcribed and edited documents for marketing publications;
  • Conducted research on potential candidates to fill clients’ roles.
Mar 2011Aug 2011

Visitor Assistant

Architect of the United States Capitol

Assisted with the daily operations of the US Capitol and Visitor Center.

  • Interacted with international visitors, provided assistance, managed reservations;
  • Strengthened multitasking and crowd management skills;
  • Successfully worked independently and as part of a team of 90+ employees, as well as with Capitol staff, Capitol Police, and members of Congress.
Sep 2009Jan 2011

Vice President, Marketing

Student SPILL

Coordinated, developed, and executed events for marketing and public relations purposes.

  • Launched a successful, campus-wide advertising campaign using social media;
  • Created advertisements for print media conforming to medium guidelines;
  • Managed relationships with local print media, radio stations, and network affiliates;
  • Wrote press releases, planned promotional events, and distributed merchandise;
  • Ensured all marketing activity stayed within budget; served on team that petitioned for budget, analyzed previous years’ appropriations, read contracts, and forecasted organization needs.
May 2009Aug 2009

Premium Suites & Sales Services Intern

Pittsburgh Pirates
  • Assisted VIP guests and former Pirates players in a highly public setting;
  • Conducted suite sales research, learned direct marketing techniques;
  • Acquired celebrity management and media management skills.


Sep 2007Dec 2010

Bachelor of Arts

University of Wisconsin

Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a concentration in television, film, and radio.

Aug 2003Jun 2007

High School Diploma

Fox Chapel Area High School


Final Cut Pro
Adobe Systems
Familiar with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign. Very comfortable with Photoshop; a bit less so with InDesign but I am learning through experience.
Microsoft Office
Proficient in and fully comfortable with all components of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Also familiar with Microsoft CRM software.



To obtain a job in media or public relations in the United Kingdom.


  • 2010 graduate
  • Sports junkie
  • Grammar freak
  • Dual citizen
  • Hate bacon
  • Great with numbers


Football (American and "real"), hockey, history, art, museums, traveling, languages, and food.