Stephanie Taylor

Stephanie Taylor

Interest

• Creative and news writing

•  Writing for magazines

•  Scriptwriting

•  Public Relations

•  Event Planning

•  Fashion Apparel

Objective

Competitive journalist who excels in news and feature writing and creative arts.Primary interest in the communication field and plans to become a magazine editor and screenwriter.

Education

Education
Aug 2009 - May 2012

B.A. in Journalism

Oklahoma State University

Work History

Work History

Campus Life Editor

Oral Roberts University- The Oracle

Wrote and edited stories.Created layout and design for Campus Life section of the newspaper.Newspaper required about 16 hours of work per week.

May 2008 - Present

Sales Associate

Justice

Duties as sales associate include opening and closing, cleaning and arranging the store, operating the registers, and assisting customers with styling.

Aug 2009 - Present

Staff Writer

Oklahoma State University- The Daily O’Collegian

Wrote articles for the city, campus life and feature story beats.Attended weekly staff writers meetings.

Aug 2009 - Present

Communications Intern

OSU Alumni Association

Wrote articles for the STATE magazine as well as press releases for various Association events. Assist with promotions and branding for Alumni Association and connecting alumni with the university.

Aug 2010 - Present

POSSE Club suite attendant

Oklahoma State University Athletics

Assist in communication between alumni and OSU, coordinate game day events and provide services for suite holders.

Dec 2010 - Present

Freelance Writer

Oklahoma Kidz

Write feature stories for online kids' magazine about fashion, health and education issues. 

Jan 2011 - Present

Account Member

STATEments

Assist with public relations campaign for the student newspaper, The Daily O'Collegian. Working on promotions campaign for student newspaper.  Developed slogan and promotions video for newspaper.

Aug 2011 - Present

Entertainment Writer

VANE Magazine

Write feature stories on local musicians in the Oklahoma City area

Aug 2011 - May 2012

Public Relations Intern

OSU Communications

Worked as the public relations intern for OSU Communications, the hub of all news for Oklahoma State University.  Wrote feature stories and press releases for the media site and helped manage social media.

Aug 2011 - Apr 2012

Public Relations Assistant

O'Neill Marketing

Worked on O'Neill Marketing campaigns and assisted with developing media kits for local businesses in Stillwater

May 2011 - Aug 2011

ASME editorial intern

Essence Magazine

Brainstorm story ideas, fact check, research, write feature stories, upload web content and attend brainstorming meetings, photo shoots and press events.

Jun 2010 - Jul 2010

Summer Intern

Owasso Reporter

Wrote articles about the Owasso community and its residents, including feature stories, town meeting stories and breaking news.

May 2010 - May 2010

Camp Counselor

Camp Waldemar

Worked as a cabin counselor for seven girls ages 7 to 8 years old.Taught creative arts classes and wrote for the camp newspaper, The Waldemar War Whoop.

May 2007 - Aug 2008

Satellite Intern

Tulsa World Newspaper

Created feature stories and opinion columns for Satellite, the teen section of the Tulsa World.Attended weekly meetings and brainstormed story ideas.

Jun 2006 - Jul 2006

Lewis and Munday Law Firm Intern

The Detroit Summer Finance Institute

Shadowed lawyers and worked as an assistant for the firm. Organized offices and performed secretarial duties.

Skills

Skills

Speaking and Communication

Speaking in front of large groups of college peers, staff, faculty and high school students

Multimedia Design

  Multimedia, photography, podcast, blogging and video skills  

Media Design

  Creating design and layout with Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Protools  

Leadership

  Leadership ability and working with large groups of people to achieve goals  

Writing

Creative writing and news writing experience from magazine, newspaper and promotions jobs.