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Rachel Ann Chism

1531 Pinewhiff Ave Edgewater, MD 21037 443.822.6057

EDUCATION
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, College Park, MD. Major in magazine journalism with minors in womens studies. B.A. anticipated May 2014.

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE
Fashion Intern, Good Housekeeping Magazine New York, NY Researched celebrity trends and story ideas, corresponded with PR companies, and assisted on photo shoots for this womens interest magazine. Freelance Writer, Patch.com Takoma Park, MD Worked with the editor-in-chief to cover latest news, business, and education articles. March-May 2012 Freelance Writer, Her Campus College Park, MD Wrote lifestyle and news articles for this college based website. Since March 2012. Style Section Copy Editor, Unwind! Magazine College Park, MD Edited content of each issue for the style section. Fact-checked and proofread content. Former contributing writer. January-May 2012.

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE


Marketing Intern, Southern Management Corporation Silver Spring, MD Worked with marketing team to organize community outreach program. Handled administrative duties and customer service for all residents. Since June 2009

AWARDS & AFFILIATIONS


Member, Delta Delta Delta Sorority, Alpha Pi Chapter, Position: Vice President of Public Relations Three-time recipient of The Rising Star Scholarship, PMA Memorial Scholarship

SKILLS
Adobe InDesign