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Angela Shultis

1406 W. Delmar Ave., Godfrey, IL 62035 (352) 455-5384 angieshultis@gmail.com

Experience/Strengths
More than a decade of professional editorial experience including story development, writing, editing and management of freelance writers Extensive experience in both online and print media, including news and feature writing and editing, blog writing and editing, as well as layout and blog/website management Excellent interpersonal skills gained as a retail manager, public relations professional, developing community relations in a newspaper leadership role and working in the education industry Well-versed in online and Internet communications and research, as well as in the utilization of various information delivery systems

Professional History
Frews Bridal & Formal Wear/BestBridalPrices.com Assistant Store Manager and Communications Specialist April 2012-Present Achievements: Promoted to management/communications position within four months of hire as a retail associate Responsibilities: Oversight of daily store operations and customer interactions in a high-end, service-oriented retail setting Writing, editing and posting of company blog and product descriptions for high traffic international retail website BestBridalPrices.com Writing and editing of sales brochures, fliers, email blasts, fashion show scripts and publicity and press releases O'Connor & Partners, Inc. Account Manager, Public Relations April 2009-May 2011 Achievements: MarCom Gold Award for Website Writing, Oct. 2009 Professional Advisor, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville PRSSA, 200910 Communications, branding and public relations responsibilities for a wide range of clients include: Proposal writing Media relations
Angela Shultis October 2013

Angela Shultis
1406 W. Delmar Ave., Godfrey, IL 62035 (352) 455-5384 angieshultis@gmail.com

Client counsel Critical communications Internal communications Brand creation Reputation management Award submissions Writing and editing press, customer-oriented, and business-to-business materials Website and blog writing and editing

Alton Community Unit School District #11 Substitute Teacher January 2008-May 2009 Responsibilities: Performed substitute teaching duties for grades kindergarten through fifth grade, in classroom as well as Title and special class settings. Was engaged as a long-term substitute teacher for Title I reading support for grades K-5 at Lovejoy Elementary, Alton, February-April 2009.

Freelance Writer 2003-Present Contracted positions include: Providing and managing online content and e-newsletters, for The Budget Fashionista and related sites through Simply Good Media; other duties include site editing, community management, and forum management using WordPress and ExpressionEngine Staff writer, Illinois Business Journal Contributing writer, North County Journals (St. Louis Metro Area) Freelance online content writer, Sittercity.com Providing press materials, newsletter, grant-writing services for local nonprofit organization, The River Bend Self-Development of People Community Providing news, feature, and column work for various publications including The Homesteader (Florida) and Petoskey Area Parent Magazine (Michigan)

Angela Shultis October 2013

Angela Shultis
1406 W. Delmar Ave., Godfrey, IL 62035 (352) 455-5384 angieshultis@gmail.com

Triangle Elementary, Mount Dora, Florida Teacher, VE (Varying Exceptionalities) November 2005-May 2007 Achievements: Rookie Teacher of the Year, 2006-07 Rookie Teacher of the Year nominee, 2005-06 Responsibilities: Co-teach third grade inclusion classroom, including whole group, small group, and individual student instruction (have also provided support facilitation to fourth grade ESE students) Teach ability-leveled math class (lowest third grade group) Create and maintain standards-aligned lesson plans in reading, language arts, writing, math, and content areas Generate, track and interpret data; utilize data to participate in planning at classroom, team, and school-wide levels Create and implement academic and behavioral interventions across student population Triangle Elementary, Mount Dora, Florida Instructional Assistant January 2005-November 2005 Responsibilities: Providing instructional support for individual students and small groups Support classroom teacher in creating materials, grading and classroom supervision The Citizen-Journal, Boyne City, Michigan Staff Writer/Editor January 2000-December 2004 Achievements: Promoted from office manager/columnist (July 1998-January 2000) to staff writer; promoted to editor in October 2000 Responsibilities:
Angela Shultis October 2013

Angela Shultis
1406 W. Delmar Ave., Godfrey, IL 62035 (352) 455-5384 angieshultis@gmail.com

Perform/oversee all editorial duties for weekly community newspaper, including selection of content, writing, copy editing, proofreading, page design and layout, and photography Assign and oversee work of freelance writers and photographers Work cooperatively with office staff, sales representatives, production staff and community members to assure quality publication on an ongoing basis Create special publications as needed

Education
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan Bachelor of Arts, psychology June 1991 Greenville College, Greenville, Illinois Master of Arts, Teaching 25 credits completed to date, 4.0 GPA University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, Wisconsin Completed majority of coursework for a Bachelor of Arts in English with a writing minor, 3.9 GPA

References
References are available upon request.

Angela Shultis October 2013