A skilled individual in online and print media with good oral and written skills who desires to use these talents to help create effective communication campaigns.
Has worked in print media for more than 3 years and the Web for more than •••••
Skilled at marketing the highlights of an organization to an audience through many forms media.
Can convey the core values of an organization through press releases writing, networking and the Web.
Able to properly organize and execute large events such as memorials, meetings and conferences.
Proficient in editing, headline writing, interviewing, researching and using a multitude of software to utilize online communication.
Ghost Writer, Ontario Solar Academy
Ontario, Canada April ••••• Present
Conveys the benefits of solar power to readers in Ontario to spur the audience to enroll in the Solar Academys PV installation certification course. The articles communicate the suns clean and renewable energy potential and the efforts the Ontario government is undertaking to create incentives to create jobs and harness this renewable energy. Web sites: ••••• ••••• designer, Ohio University
Athens, OH September ••••• March •••••
Designed and maintained the Web site for the Latin American Studies program. Highlighted the accomplishments of the program to attract distinguished faculty and students to the program. Conducted interviews and wrote articles for the site as the campus liaison between the programs director and faculty. Web site: •••••.
Writer/Designer, Institute for International Journalism
Athens, OH January ••••• March •••••
Performed duties as a foreign correspondent and reported stories from Brazil to the E.W. Scripps School of Journalisms Institute for International Journalism. Advocated for cleaner energy sources and highlighted Brazils ethanol industry as an alternative to oil for my audience. Designed The Globetrotter Vol. 2, an online newspaper for dissemination to worldwide journalists . Used Adobe InDesign to design the publication for distribution to major news outlets domestically and abroad.
Lead Reporter/Web Designer, MTB Development
Columbus, OH June ••••• August •••••
Reported online about the current U.S. economic situation in a global environment. Utilized key financial and industry reports daily to stir nationalism in American manufacturing and industry. Responsible for designing the Web site and using HTML code to produce the articles for a Web browser. Trained a team of journalists to effectively communicate the vision of our company to the audience. Taught the journalists the basics of HTML, helped them gain rapport with numerous politicians and professors and helped them expand the project to include broadcast journalism. Web site: •••••.
Intern, Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board
Columbus, OH March ••••• May •••••
Organized and planned events at the Statehouse. In particular planned and executed the Lima Company Memorial for more than ••••• distinguished guests and the annual Civil War Encampment. Copy edited both the mayors and governors speeches. Wrote and edited press releases to network the greater Columbus community to events within Ohios Statehouse. Pitched events within the statehouse to radio, television and newspaper contacts. Maintained the statehouses Web page in an effort to promote events within the community. Retranslated the facilitys Spanish tour brochure to correct and find previous errors.
Copy Editor/Reporter, The Lantern, Ohio State Universitys newspaper
Columbus, OH September ••••• May •••••
Worked for the campus paper for more than a year with a focus on copy editing. Learned NewsEditPro and how to prepare a page for publication. Conducted interviews and wrote for the city and campus events.
•••••, Masters of Arts in International Affairs, Latin American Studies, March ••••• (an emphasis on development communication, economics and history)
Ohio University, Athens, OH
•••••, Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
Minor: Latin American studies
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
•••••, Travel Abroad
Studied in Madrid, Barcelona and Toledo to learn culture and language.
Utilizes Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop and HTML code daily. Proficient in Adobe InDesign, NewsEditPro and Microsoft office.
Familiar with AP Style, Chicago Style and proficient in editing and writing.
Helped organize and run collegiate conferences.
Competent in print and online journalism.
Conference presenter and conference moderator.
Fluent in Spanish.
Served as Spanish tutor.
Service Staff, Brenens Coffee Caf, Athens, OH
August ••••• - Present
Server/Bartender/Caterer New Albany Country Club, New Albany, OH November ••••• August •••••