Work History

Work History
Aug 2009 - Dec 2009

Account Executive

Tehama Group Communications

As the account executive, I led and managed a five-member team through the execution of Building Bridges, Chico State's biannual diversity newsletter. The position required the ability to manage multiple tasks and maintain a positive team dynamic with my colleagues. I  wrote two articles for the newsletter, participated in client and team meetings, conducted first person interviews and research and met strict deadlines.

Also, supported Journalism Times, the journalism department's annual alumni newsletter. I wrote two articles, supported in the planning of two special events and supported the newsletter's first web video. Lastly, I contributed to the agency's PR blog.

Jun 2009 - Aug 2009

Public Relations/Marketing Intern

Ventura Harbor Village-Marketing Department

As the public relations/marketing intern, my main projects consisted of creating and editing the Harbor's monthly tenant newsletter and e-newsletter, updates to the Harbor's Twitter account, producing news releases and supporting the coordination of the 4th annual Pirate Days event. 

Jun 2009 - Aug 2009

Public Relations Intern

Bear Enthusiast Marketing Group

This summer internship provided me with a wealth of knowledge.  As the public relations intern, I produced news releases and letters to editors in the hunting, fishing and outdoor industries. In addition, I assembled press kits for trade shows and helped brainstorm new, fresh and creative ideas while working effectively with top management and other team members.

Education

Education
Aug 2008 - Present

Bachelor's Degree in Journalism

California State University,Chico

I am graduating in May 2010 with a bachelor's degree in journalism, an emphasis in public relations and a minor in marketing. 

Skills

Skills

Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Adobe: InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver

Web: Twitter, Facebook, WordPress