Education

B.S. Business Communication, December 2016

Stevenson University, Stevenson, MD

Summa Cum Laude, 3.99/4.00 GPA

Honors

Stevenson Honors Program — 2013 to 2016

Dean’s List — 2013 to 2016

Relevant Courses

Writing

Feature Writing

Magazine Writing

Travel Writing

Journalism I & II

Communication

New Media Communication

Professional Communication

Organizational Communication

Interpersonal Communication

Intercultural Communication

Communication Ethics

Conflict and Negotiation

Public Speaking

Business

Principles of Marketing

Sales and Marketing

Principles of Management

International Business Management

Organizational Behavior

Design

Graphic Design

Corporate Design

Experience

Copywriter — Pivot Communication

Boulder, CO | January 2017 to present

public relations agency offering integrated marketing strategies

  • Draft newsletters and press releases
  • Create copy for digital marketing content and print collateral
  • Ghostwrite columns, letters to the editor and blog posts
  • Interview subjects for spotlights and new hire releases
  • Craft social media posts for clients’ pages
  • Proof copy prior to client review

Editorial Intern — Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG)

Baltimore, MD | August 2016 to December 2016

non-profit with a quarterly magazine, blog and newsletter

  • Wrote reviews and features for Vegetarian Journal
    • interviewed ultrarunner Scott Jurek for feature story
  • Wrote articles for VRG blog and newsletter
    • received 1,000 hits within two days on first blog post
  • Ghostwrote for online restaurant guide
  • Drafted press releases and appeals
  • Updated press list

Publications Intern – Bancroft Press

Baltimore, MD | January 2016 to May 2016

independent book publisher

  • Created marketing materials for book promotions
    • treatments for a young adult mystery series
    • one sheet for an investigative historical book
  • Researched target markets
  • Interviewed authors and wrote book reviews
  • Proofread and edited manuscripts and screenplays

Staff Writer – The Villager

Stevenson, Maryland | August 2014 to May 2015

Stevenson University student newspaper

  • Interviewed subjects for news and features articles
  • Wrote, edited and revised articles for student newspaper
  • Utilized knowledge of AP style, grammar and punctuation

Skills

  • AP Style
  • WordPress
  • Mail Chimp
  • Google Docs
  • Social Media
    • Facebook, LinkedIn
  • Adobe CS6 Software
    • InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Microsoft Office
    • Word, PowerPoint, Outlook

Races

  • Freedom Fighters Half-Marathon (2016)
  • Rock n Roll DC Half-Marathon (2016)
  • Baltimore Half-Marathon (2015, 2014)
  • Columbia Half-Marathon (2015)
  • All-Out Spring Fever 10k (2017)
  • Across the Bay 10k (2015)
  • Ellicott City 10k (2015)
  • Annapolis Striders 10k (2014)
  • Baltimore 5k (2016)
  • YMCA Charity Turkey Trot 5k (2015)
  • HCPSS 5k (2014)