Otterbein College, Westerville, OH
Expected Graduation Date: June 2011
Bachelor of Arts, Communication
Major: public relations and journalism Minor: equine studies
Awards: Otterbein College Communication Abilities Award
Delaware Gazette, Delaware, OH
December 2009 – present
Write feature and local news stories. Research possible story leads. Interview sources. Participate in staff meetings.
Tan & Cardinal newspaper, Otterbein College, Westerville, OH
March 2009 – present
Directed redesign of newspaper; size, content, design. Budgeted funds to complete and sustain redesign. Design, edit, write and critique content. Lead three weekly meetings to plan upcoming issue and critique previous issue. Manage, motivate, recruit, train, communicate, hire and fire staff.
September 2008- March 2009
Edited content, design and layout of newspaper. Saved and sent all pages to the printer. Met with writers, editors and other staff members.
Account executive for on-campus PR agency, Cardinal Connections; Member of Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA); Participated in 2009 PRSSA National Conference in San Diego, CA; Participated in College Media Advisers Spring Convention 2009 in New York City, New York.