Education:

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University of Wisconsin- Madison

Bachelor of Arts, May 2016

Double Major: Journalism with an emphasis in strategic communications and Communication Arts with a focus in radio, television, and film

Cumulative GPA: 3.4/4.0

Honors: Dean’s List (2 semesters)


Communications and Journalism Experience:

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Disability Rights Wisconsin Communications Specialist, Madison, WI - June 2016-Present

Utilized Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign to create the annual report

Assisted in the ongoing redesign of the company website

Responsible for running an upcoming crowd-sourced fundraising campaign


Southern Ambition Africa Intern
, Mowbray Office, Cape Town, South Africa - June 2015-July 2015

Utilized WordPress and creative writing skills to create promotional material and content for company website and travel tour brochures

Helped research and create a new tour concept with the CEO to appeal to business school students

Made tour bookings with sister companies, scheduled tours for clients, captured client emails, and assisted in reviewing email communication with clients

Presented about company tour packages at study abroad program orientations and engaged in guerrilla marketing at specific events


WIDA Communications Intern, Educational Science Department
, Madison, WI June 2014 – December 2015

(World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment)

- Organized tutorial videos and managed company Vimeo account

Created an email campaign for educational professors in each of the project’s 35 member states as well as professionals involved in a Head Start program or early childhood education in all 50 states


Badger Herald City Beat Reporter
, Madison, WI October 2013 – May 2014

Wrote a 500 word article on important city issues every Friday complete with sources and quotes


Ryan Gately Public Relations Intern
, Richmond, Victoria, Australia June 2012 – August 2013

Managed the public relations campaign for “The People Manager’s Toolkit”: organized book signings, advertised within local community of Richmond, and created and managed promotional material for the company director on various social media sites, blogs, and forums

Worked on data entry, participated in weekly company meetings, researched and organized upcoming Human Resource Management conferences for the company director


Organizations:

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Gamma Phi Beta- member Fall 2012- Present

Hollywood Badgers- member Fall 2014

American Women in Communications- member Fall 2013- Spring 2014


Skills:

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Computer: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Premier, Audacity, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, iMovie, WordPress