To obtain a position that utilizes my strengths in design, writing and creativity
Diploma: Indiana Area High School (June •••••)
College: Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana Pennsylvania (•••••).
Concentration: Public Relations
Quality Point Average (QPA): •••••
Course Work: Basic Journalistic Skills, Journalism and the Mass Media, Writing for Print Media, Introduction to Magazines, Editing, Journalism Law, World News Coverage, Public Relations I, Layout Design and Production, Advertising Writing, News Reporting, Copyediting, Public Relations II and Problem-Solving in PR.
Foreign Language Experience: 8 credits of Spanish and fluent in Italian including a semester of studying abroad in Florence, Italy in ••••• and a year of living and working in Florence, Italy (•••••).
Computer Skills: Proficient in Adobe CS3 and CS4 (In Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator), Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Front Page, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
Job Related Skills: High School Experience in Television Production and Public Speaking demonstrating proficiency with Avid Editing Systems of Production.
Elm Street Manager, September ••••• - Present
Downtown Indiana, Inc. Indiana, Pennsylvania
Head of marketing and pr for a not for profit organization (Downtown Indiana, Inc.s Elm Street Project. Responsibilities included but were not limited to planning marketing strategies, graphic and web design, event planning, grant writing, press releases, organizing promotions, public speaking, managing volunteers, working closely with the local government and building strong relationships with local media outlets.
Broadcast News Reporter, ••••• •••••
Renda Broadcasting, Indiana, Pennsylvania
Radio Stations ••••• AM WDAD and ••••• AM WCCS
Attend local municipalities, township and borough meetings, school board meetings and grand openings. Report on the events, conduct interviews, record audio clips (sound bytes), edit audio and write and record stories to air on daily news. Perform daily live news recordings as a radio personality.
Assistant Secretary, Fall ••••• - •••••
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania
Department of Psychology
Perform various secretarial tasks including disposing of classified information, directing phone calls, taking inventory of supplies, aiding students in class scheduling, copying exams, syllabi and other documents and sending faxes.
Sales Associate, ••••• - •••••
••••• Shop, Indiana, Pennsylvania
Work includes specialized customer service, designing display windows, designing store advertisements, inventory and cleaning.
Temporary Chiropractic Assistant, May - August •••••
Boyer Family Chiropractic, Elderton, Pennsylvania
Position available due to a maternity leave. Work included scheduling patients using Clinic Pro software, new patient data entry, new patient orientation, insurance billing and office cleaning.
Projectionist, Summer ••••• January •••••
The Indiana Theater, Downtown Indiana, Pennsylvania
Work included stringing and running the film projector, selling tickets and concessions, closing the register and making nightly deposits.
Public Relations Intern, March ••••• August •••••
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Hospital Road, Indiana, Pennsylvania
Responsibilities include writing press releases, magazine articles (which have been published), web articles and speeches, delivering speeches, designing brochures, hospital department booklets, invitations, posters, fliers and advertisements with Adobe Suite programs, planning events and fundraising benefits and contributing to the overall mission to market services at the hospital. Networking was a huge part of my internship.
Organizations and Honors:
Academic Honors Fraternities: Phi Eta Sigma
•••••Delta Epsilon Lota
•••••Sigma Alpha Lambda