RESUME

EDUCATION
School of Communication and School of International Service,  

American University, Washington, DC                                                                                                              May 2019
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and International Studies 
         Programs: Peace Corps Prep Program, Sigma Delta Tau Sorority, and Sigma Iota Rho Honor Society

 

Middle College at Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee                                                       May 2016
    Honors: Tennessee Scholar 2016, National Society of High School Scholars 2016, GPA: 3.9, Selected to speak at Graduation 

 

EXPERIENCE

Editor-In-Chief, AWOL, American University                                                                                      May 2018-present

  • Oversees every aspect of the magazine: financial, multimedia, web, PR, and the magazine.  

  • Attends Student Media Board bi-weekly meetings. holds office hours, and runs weekly AWOL meetings

 

Program Leader, Complex Problems UC, American University                                                   August 2018-present

      CLASSES - Fight Club: U.S. War and Peace & Hip Hop and Global Resistance

  • Served as a mentor to first-year students.

  • Integrated learning experiences both inside and outside of their Complex Problems seminar. 

  • Facilitated class discussions, budgeted available funds, and mediated issues inside and outside the classroom.

 

Marketing Chair, Sigma Delta Tau, American University                                                                  May 2018-present

  • Manage and monitor all chapter social media.

  • Assist in the technical aspects of the job, such as media editing, video production, and other ground-level tasks. Film and edit recruitment related videos and content.

  • Design cover photos, create and maintain event pages, manage photography/photoshoots, create Recruitment videos, and execute other various digital media tasks. 

 

Life Section Staff Writer, The Eagle, American University                                           January 2018-September 2018

  • Expected to write (at least) one story per week, and to help with breaking news and other stories as they occur. 

  • At times this meant working on multiple stories simultaneously, so maintaining close communication with editors.

  • Required to attend editorial board meetings (to aide in the editorial on the week's content), two news shifts per week (to cover breaking news or review edits for the daily content), and section pitch meetings. 

 

Communications Intern, AIHA (American International Health Alliance), Washington, DC            June-August 2018

  • Showcased AIHA  projects of training health workers and strengthening health system capacities in developing countries around the world. 

  • Work included liaising with field staff and partners to gather information, writing articles and success stories, and supporting our web and social media outreach efforts.

 

PR Director and Web Editor, AWOL, American University                                                      January 2018-May 2018

  • Proofread copies for the print edition, helped create and manage all social media accounts for the organization, maintained and established a presence on campus, and generate PR ideas and events at the weekly Editorial Board meetings.

 

Communications Intern, Utopiat, Rockville, Maryland                                                    August 2017-November 2017

  • Handling social media accounts to increase online presence for the brand and company

  • Organizing website layout, content, and coverage

  • Curating and writing content for organization’s blog

 

PR Assistant and Copy Editor, AWOL, American University                                            March 2017-November 2017

  • Setting up timelines and schedules for semester goals to include distributing and managing advertisements

  • Planning AWOL PR events and presence on campus through cosponsoring events

  • Copy editing content for the magazine as well as online content through the blog

 

Contributing Writer, The Eagle, American University                                                      August 2017-December 2017

  • Produce content for any of The Eagle’s six departments: news, life, sports, opinion, online and multimedia.

  • Attend weekly pitch meetings to pick up assignments. 

 

Work Study, Veterans Services Office, American University                                                    August 2016-May 2018

  • Filing, organizing, and operating online databases.

  • Assisted with answering basic questions about the Veterans Services on campus with students at the University. 

 

Spokesmodel, Barbizon, Nashville, Tennessee                                                              November 2013-August 2016

  • Approached girls between the ages 8-18 to register for Barbizon giveaways, raffles, and events in the mall.

  • Created powerpoints and wrote speeches for mass auditions.

  • Aided in interviews with auditioners. 

 

Communications Assistant, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee                              June-July 2016

  • Assisted in creating summer piano camp curriculum.

  • Photographed and shared experiences of piano camp on Instagram and Facebook

 

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Barista, Firehook Bakery, Washington, D.C. 

  • Sales Associate, Old Navy, Chevy Chase, Maryland 

  • Barista, Tout De Sweet Bakery, Bethesda, Maryland 


SKILLS

Computer: 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; 

  • Google Docs and Google Drive features; 

  • Intermediary experience with Adobe Creative Cloud; 

  • Minimal experience in HTML and CSS

Style:

  • Proficient in Chicago Manual of Style, AP Stylebook, and MLA format. 

Social Media: 

  • Expert in Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn

Language:

  • French (intermediate verbal, reading, and writing)

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE​​

  • PCAA (Prevent Child Abuse America) - Sigma Delta Tau Flag Football Event (November 2018)

  • PCAA (Prevent Child Abuse America) - Sigma Delta Tau Survivor Event (April 2018)

  • Mayor’s Youth Council (2015-2016)

  • Library Teen Advisory Board (2015-2016)

  • VBS Volunteer (2012-2015)

  • Uffelman Retirement Estates Activities coordinator (2013-2015)