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Selah Maya Zighelboim


EDUCATION__________________________________________________________________________ University of Texas, Austin, TX expected May 2017 Bachelor of Journalism (4.0 GPA) COMMUNICATION EXPERIENCE________________________________________________________ Writer, Orange Magazine 2014 present Writes online stories in magazine style. Blogger, Texas Hillel Marketing Committee, Austin, TX 2013 present Maintains, writes for, and organizes guest posts for new blog. Brainstorms as part of a marketing committee. Editor, Littlefields The Toilet Paper, Austin, TX 2013 present Assists Publicity Chair in creating monthly event calendar and email newsletter. Plans and organizes for events. Director of Marketing, Student Guru, Austin, TX 2013 present Establishes and helps maintain presence on social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Wordpress. Creates flyers, business cards, and logo. Intern, Eanes ISD Department of Communication, Austin, TX 2012 2013 Wrote press releases picked up in media like KXAN and Austin American Statesman. Composed Eanes ISD Superintendents Award Ceremony Speeches. Designed web content for Eanes ISD website and flyers for events. Editor, The Featherduster, Westlake High School newsmagazine, Austin, TX 2009 2013 Oversaw production of entire section including writing, editing, and designing. Managed assistant editors. Sold ads to local businesses. WORK EXPERIENCE ___________________________________________________________________ Film Crew, AMC Barton Creek, Austin, TX Summer 2013 Worked concessions, ushering, and greeting. Program Assistant, B-SocialSmart, Austin, TX 2009 2012 Designed logo, flyers and other marketing/recruiting materials. Assisted with social skills classes, camps and events for special-needs students. VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE_____________________________________________________________ Technology/Medicine Tent Chair, Israel Block Party, Austin, TX Spring 2014 Headed committee in charge of showcasing Israels advancements in technology and medicine. SKILLS_______________________________________________________________________________ Computer Programs: Microsoft Suite, Adobe InDesign Writing: AP Style, press releases Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Wordpress, Blogger HONORS AND AWARDS__ _____________________________________________________________ National Journalism Honor Roll, 2011-2013 ILPC News Story, Honorable Mention, 2012 District UIL Feature Writing, 2nd place, 2012 Interscholastic League Press Conference Personal Opinion Column Writing, 1st place, 2011 ILPC Web-based Feature Entertainment Writing, 1st place, 2011 MEMBERSHIPS________________________________________________________________________ Association for Women in Communication Gamma Beta Phi Alpha Lambda Delta Phi Eta Sigma