Resume

EDUCATION                                                                                        

  • Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA
    • Bachelor of Arts in Communication – Concentration in Public Relations May 2016
    • GPA: 3.86 – Summa Cum Laude
    • Alpha Chi Honor Society
    • Dean’s List  Fall 2013-Spring 2016
    • Distinguished Leader of the Year Award                           2015-16 Academic Year

EXPERIENCE                                                                                        

  • Public Relations Intern, Tierney, Harrisburg PA January 2017 to Present
    • Compile and confirm media lists and contacts
    • Manage Pennsylvania Tourism Office social media accounts on assigned days
    • Create media pitches and website content
    • Provide aid to account coordinators as needed
    • Draft content for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn platforms
  • Student Activities Coordinator, Center for Student Engagement, Beaver Falls PA
    • Fall 2014 to May 2016
    • Led a team to plan, facilitate and advertise for student events
    • Spearheaded various event efforts for the Geneva College student body
    • Wrote video scripts for promotional videos
    • Created content for and monitored Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts
    • Cultivated a strong campus community
  • Public Relations Intern, Geneva College, Beaver Falls PA
    • September 2015 to May 2016
    • Created news releases for campus events in AP style and Microsoft Office
    • Contributed weekly to the Geneva blog
    • Interviewed campus faculty and students for feature articles and profiles
    • Acted in a Geneva television commercial
  • Public Relations Intern, Marketing Department, Mid Penn Bank, Harrisburg PA
    • Summer 2015
    • Compiled news releases, newsletter pieces, internal communications, website content, Facebook content and Twitter content aimed at a diverse set of publics in AP style and Microsoft Office
    • Assisted in the facilitation of various public events
    • Spoke publicly on behalf of the bank at a community event
    • Designed a feedback survey for bank employees
    • Participated in marketing meetings with coworkers and upper level management
    • Performed external and internal research
  • Associate Writer, Middle of Nowhere Gaming/ 8 Bit Chimp
    • Fall 2015 to Present
    • Brainstormed and developed gaming content for an online audience on a weekly basis.
    • Created and edited work in WordPress and Microsoft Office
    • Edited news stories, features and opinion pieces with a team of editors

 

PROJECTS                                                                                            

  • Service Learning Project
    • Fall 2014
    • Researched and planned a PR strategy for the Geneva College Center for Faith in Practice
  • Integrated Media Project
    • Fall 2015
    • Worked with a team to design a media kit for the campus theater
  • Theater Practicum
    • Spring 2015
  • Coordinated public relations efforts for the spring production of The Importance of Being Earnest

ACTIVITIES                                                                                  

  • Public Relations Student Society of America – Geneva College Chapter
  • Geneva Cabinet (Student Newspaper) – Staff Writer
  • Student Tutor – Political Science
  • Community Service: Reach work camps, Our Town (Geneva Day of Service), Habitat for Humanity
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