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Work experience

May 2009Present

Account Executive: Healthcare Team

  • Work on a variety of healthcare accounts including The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) and MedImmune
Sep 2008Mar 2009

Intern: Issues Management Team

  • Pitched media for clients including GE and Business Roundtable to cover events resulting in local, trade and top-tier coverage
  • Drafted media briefing documents, press releases and event coverage reports
  • Monitored media stories to identify outreach opportunities and to analyze competitor coverage
  • Conducted research for new business opportunities
Jun 2008Sep 2008

Intern: Corporate Communications Team

MWW Group
  • Monitored media coverage for news of importance to clients and their respecitve industries
  • Spent considerable time pitching media and coordinating interviews, resulting in placements including Associated Press, Reuters, Financial Times, The New York Times and BusinessWeek
May 2007Aug 2007

Intern: Communications & Marketing Department

High Museum of Art
  • Created and maintained a comprehensive media database
  • Supervised weekly taped interviews, pod-cast filmings and the local news live
  • Drafted press releases, PSAs and media requests
May 2005May 2006

Intern: Marketing Department

W.K. Dickson & Co., Inc.
  • Maintained internal Web site, managed employee newsletter and created mailings to announce new hires and office openings
  • Assembled corporate proposals and assisted in preparation for tradeshow exhibitions



BA in Journalism and Mass Communications

University of South Carolina

Honors: Dean's List, National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Overall GPA: 3.4

Minor: Art History


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