Sarah Unger

Sarah Unger

Education

Education

Work History

Work History
May 2010 - Aug 2011

Public Relations Intern

Columbus Rotary
  • Wrote and edited news releases
  • Disseminated news releases to central Ohio print and broadcast media
  • Helped to create the weekly Rotary newsletter, fliers and other written internal materials to publicize activities to Rotary members
  • Wrote articles for the weekly Rotary newsletter and Rotary web site
  • Secured information needed to answer questions from the news media
  • Assisted the director in setting up the weekly luncheon
Apr 2010 - May 2011

Editor-in-Chief

The Chimes (Capital University's student newspaper)
  • Planned content and ads page by page for the entire paper
  • Facilitated all weekly staff meetings
  • Assisted staff members in training and development of skills
  • Oversaw editorial decisions in regard to story content and opinion page content
  • Assisted in writing and page layout
  • Ensured that a style and design are created and consistent throughout the paper
  • Backed up web editor in uploading content to website
Aug 2009 - Apr 2011

Entertainment and Front Page Editor

The Chimes (Capital University's student newspaper)
  • Designed the layout for the entertainment and front page
  • Assigned stories to entertainment writers
  • Wrote news, feature, and entertainment stories

Activities/Honors

  • Dean's List
  • Vice President of Public Relations, Greek Council Executive Board
  • Writing Consultant, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching
  • Vice President of Standards, Pi Phi Epsilon
  • Greek Council Representative, Pi Phi Epsilon
  • Member, Public Relations Student Society of America
  • Volunteer, T.O.U.C.H. Mentoring Program
  • Student Phoner, Capital University Admissions

Computer Skills

  • Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint
  • Adobe InDesign, Photoshop
  • Datatel

Additional Experience

  • Orientation Leader, Capital University Student Activities Office
    • Summer 2009, Summer 2010
      • Supervised 20-30 First year students, and advised them on their transition to college life
      • Co-facilitated group discussions related to orientation sessions
      • Prepared and led team-building and educational activities
  • Student Ambassador, Capital University Admissions
    • Fall 2007-May 2011
      • Provided tours for prospective students and their families
      • Helped with events on campus
      • Hosted overnight visits for prospective students
      • Assisted in training new tour guides
  • Student Office Worker, Capital University Admissions
    • May 2008-August 2011
      • Entered prospective student information into Datatel
      • Keyed test scores and visit cards into system
      • Answered phones and welcomed students into the office
      • Scanned final high school and college transcripts into computer using ImageNow
      • Folded and stuffed envelopes for daily mail
  • Reporter, The Chimes (Capital University's student newspaper)
    • Spring 2009
      • Researched stories and conducted interviews
      • Wrote news, feature, and entertainment stories

Columbus Rotary Samples

Chimes Layouts and Writing