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Mar 2012Present


The New River Voice

Edited calendar entries for community events. Managed content using WordPress.

Apr 2012Present

Community Columnist

The Southwest Times

I write a community events column called "Fairlawn Happenings".

Aug 2009May 2012

Office Assistant-Work Study

Radford University-Department of Music

Provided support to the office of the Music Department Chairperson. Assisted in organizing daily tasks and events, help facilitate prospective student auditions and provided transportation for special guests of the department.

Jun 2005Aug 2009

Assistant Manager of Thrift Shops

YMCA at Virginia Tech

Managed staff and sales in a retail setting. Assisted with customer and client services, including delivery, pickup, and donation drop-off. Facilitated community service and volunteer service through a number of other non-profit organizations throughout the New River Valley. Assisted in organizing fund-raising events and communications with potential donors.



Interests include Art, watercolor painting, gardening, the outdoors, travel and food.


William Kovarik

Joseph Staniunas

Gail Billingsly

Ms. Billingsley served as Executive Director to the YMCA at Virginia Tech for the four years I spent working with the company.

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To pursue a career in print or multimedia journalism as a reporter and editor.


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