resume

Professional Experience


Campus Correspondent: Editor-in-Chief – Her Campus Iowa (Iowa City, IA)


May 2015 – Present
  • Build and lead a staff of 50+ girls on campus 
  • Assign and create new and engaging content on a weekly basis 
  • Edit 15-20 articles per week in the categories of Features, Blogs, and Profiles 
  • Correspond with national chapter about accomplishments and concerns

Editorial Intern – Her Campus (Boston, MA)


September 2016 – December 2016
  • Wrote about 2-3 feature pieces per month
  • Found past, relevant content to edit and republish
  • Wrote and edited news, pop culture, beauty and style blog posts
  • Analyzed writer applications to determine who received an edit test

Her Campus Contributor – University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA) 


August 2014 – May 2015
  • Pitch 2-3 story ideas at each monthly meeting 
  • Collect relevant GIFs and images for each story 
  • Write 2-3 articles per month, including feature articles and blog posts

Marketing Intern – Des Moines Public Library (Des Moines, IA)


November 2013 – May 2014
  • Composed news releases containing library event information 
  • Designed and wrote monthly email blast newsletters using Spindustry 
  • Produced a variety of presentations featuring special event information

Editorial Intern – Dallas County News (Adel, IA) 


October 2013 – May 2014
  • Conducted interviews with various contacts for stories 
  • Wrote multiple stories on a variety of topics each week 
  • Copy edited the Dallas County News and Northeast Record weekly


Volunteer Experience


Family Representative – UI Dance Marathon (Iowa City, IA)


May 2015 – May 2016 
  • Provide information and support for Dance Marathon family 
  • Correspond by mail and email with a family at least every two weeks 
  • Attend monthly meetings to learn strategies for continued correspondence 

Grace Within Mentor – St. Boniface Catholic Church (Waukee, IA)


September 2008-May 2014
  • Discussed and provide solutions to social issues
  • Met weekly with elementary and middle school girls
  • Built self-esteem of girls through games, activities, and discussions


Education


The University of Iowa


Expected Graduation: December 2017
  • B.A. Journalism & Mass Communication
  • English Minor, Fundraising & Philanthropy Communication Certificate


Skills & Technology


  • Proficient: blogging, copy editing, writing for social media, SEO, Mac OS interfaces
  • Working Knowledge: AP Style, audio & visual storytelling, Audacity, Photoshop, Google Fusion, Excel, Final Cut Pro X, H4N Zoom Recorder, Canon 60D Camera