The Resume

Education

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

Experience

Delaware Gazette, Delaware, OH                                                                                

Intern

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                                              

Editor-in-Chief

 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.

Copyeditor

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.

Extra-curricular activities

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.

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