Tessa Kurman

Tessa Kurman

Summary

Recent graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication, with degrees in Public Relations and International Relations. Conversational in Spanish. Interested in working in the public relations industry.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - Aug 2008

Consumer Marketing Intern

Created media lists using Cisions, wrote and edited sponsorship proposals, composed weekly media coverage reports, pitched newspapers, magazines, and online sources, and conducted follow-up with editors and reporters.
May 2007 - Aug 2007

Intern

New Hampshire Fisher Cats
Organized themed nights, planned grassroots marketing efforts to distribute promotions materials, made cold calls to individuals and organizations for ticket sales.
May 2006 - Aug 2006

Public Relations Intern

Easter Seals NH
Conducted research and interviews to write press releases and articles for newspapers and in-house publications, corresponded with outside media sources and town governments for fundraising, created media kits and flyers for fundraising events, and managed fundraising database.

Education

Education
Aug 2005 - May 2009

Bachelor of Arts

Syracuse University

Dually enrolled in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and the College of Arts and Sciences. Studied abroad in Madrid, Spain. Co-Founded and co-Directed comm.UNITY, an organization that helps local non-profits with public relations, marketing, and communications.

2005 - 2009

Syracuse University