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EXPERIENCE
ACCOUNT MANAGER »» Oversee»public»relations»and»marketing»efforts»for»a»variety»of»lifestyle»clients »» Proactively»communicate»brand»message»to»media»outlets»on»a»local»and»national»scale »» Develop»and»execute»social»media»campaigns»on»a»variety»of»platforms»to»build»brand»loyalty» »» Actively»participate»in»event»planning»for»media»previews,»product»launches,»grand»openings,»etc.»» »» Produce»copy»for»press»releases,»media»alerts,»websites»and»blog»posts »» Design»marketing»collateral»using»Adobe»Photoshop,»InDesign»and»Illustrator SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR »» Implement»a»social»media»strategy»to»engage»the»audience»and»build»buzz»around»the»organization» »» Manage»and»monitor»content»across»all»social»media»platforms»including»Facebook»and»Twitter» LEAD MARKET EDITOR, DFW | AUGUST 2011 – SEPTEMBER 2011 »» Oversaw»all»online»dining,»fashion»and»nightlife»content»»» »» » roduced»three»features»per»day,»two»videos»and»one»photo»slideshow»per»week P »» Promoted»articles»and»engaged»readers»via»social»media»channels»on»a»daily»basis »» Uploaded»content»and»maintained»website»through»Clickability»Platform»CMS» FOOD AND DINING EDITOR, DFW | OCTOBER 2010 – AUGUST 2011 »» » eaded»the»launch»and»promotion»of»the»website’s»dining»component»in»the»Dallas»market H »» » oordinated,»wrote»and»produced»five»articles»per»day,»two»videos»and»one»photo»slideshow»per»week C

STRAUSS MARKETING - PUBLIC RELATIONS | SEPTEMBER 2011 – PRESENT

CHEFS FOR FARMERS | DECEMBER 2011 – PRESENT

NBC | THEFEAST.COM | OCTOBER 2010 – SEPTEMBER 2011

D MAGAZINE | APRIL 2009 – OCTOBER 2010
ASSISTANT EDITOR | D HOME, D WEDDINGS | AUGUST 2009 – OCTOBER 2010 »» » dited,»organized»and»updated»the»wedding»and»home»services»directories»(online»and»in»print) E »» » esearched»potential»story»ideas,»wrote»articles»and»fact»checked»copy R »» Worked»with»public»relations»professionals»to»obtain»artwork,»coordinate»photo»shoots»and»interviews »» Frequently»contributed»to»SideDish»and»ShopTalk»blogs EDITORIAL INTERN | APRIL 2009 – AUGUST 2009 »» » act»checked»articles»and»wrote»copy»for»D»publications»and»blogs F »» » rote»event»descriptions»published»in»print»and»online W

EDUCATION
SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY | DALLAS, TX | MAY 2010 BACHELOR OF ARTS IN JOURNALISM | MINOR IN CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS »» » PA:»3.64 G »» » tudied»abroad»via»SMU»in»London S »» » eadership»Roles:»The»Rotunda»Yearbook»Editor-In-Chief,»Chi»Omega»Public»Relations»and»Marketing»Chair,»»»»»»»» L » Student»Senate»Communications»Chair »» » wards:»Fifth»Place»in»300+»Page»Yearbook»Category»by»the»Associated»Collegiate»Press,»SMU»Distinguished»» A » Scholar,»National»Society»of»Collegiate»Scholars,»Division»of»Journalism»Scholarship,»Texas»Auto»Writers»» » Association»Scholarship

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