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L AUREN M.

M AZZO
1511 Fieldcrest Drive, Webster NY 14580 (585) 732-5791 laurenmazzo@gmail.com
All online published pieces can be found at laurenmazzo.wordpress.com

E DUCATION
Ithaca College, Roy H. Park School of Communications, Ithaca, NY
Received May 2015
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism. Minors in Writing and Honors.
GPA: 3.89 Deans List Park Scholar Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

R ELATED E XPERIENCE
Runner, NBC Sports, Varied
Jan. 2014-Present
Assisting production and broadcast teams with televised events on a freelance/contractor basis
Served on broadcast team at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games
and at the June 2015 Formula 1 Montreal Grand Prix
Assists with office and studio setup and maintenance, management of talent and crew
Editor-in-Chief, Imprint Magazine, Ithaca, NY
Formerly Life & Style editor, Marketing Director and Chief Copy Editor
Organizes, reviews and posts all editorial content, runs editorial meetings
Recruits writers from college campuses across the nation and internationally

May 2014-May 2015

Corporate Communications Intern, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Rochester, NY


Summer 2013-2014
Selected for a highly competitive paid summer internship position for two years
Maintained and created content for the employee blog, The Blue Bulletin
Compiled Twitter content and designed social media plan for Take As Directed campaign
Wrote and pitched news releases and infographics
Shot and edited videos for member newsletter, distributed to more than 110,000 members.
Features Intern, Marie Claire, New York, NY
Aug. 2013-Dec. 2013
Conducted research and fact-checking for the Love/Sex, @Play, @Work, and Filter sections
Earned a sidebar byline in the Feb. 2014 Single Girl package
Daily tasks: compiled newsletter for Marie Claire staff, wrote tweets for the @MCatWork Twitter feed
Sat in as the Editor-In-Chiefs assistant on numerous occasions
Fashion Blog Intern, FUNCTIONmen.com, Ithaca, NY
Jan. 2013-June 2013
Researched and wrote blog posts on mens fashion twice a week for the online shop
Actively promoted articles on Facebook and Twitter via Hootsuite up to eight times daily
Staff Writer, The Ithacan, Ithaca, NY
Aug. 2011-Dec. 2012
Published deadline news pieces for the print and online edition of the award-winning newspaper
Covered local and campus events
Conducted interviews with local and national sources

I NVOLVEMENT & O RGANIZATIONS


Student Administrative Assistant, Ithaca College Office of Public Safety, Ithaca, NY
President, Ithaca College Cheerleading, Ithaca, NY
Second Grade Classroom Volunteer, South Hill Elementary, Ithaca, NY
Student, Narrative Journalism Workshop, Valencia, Spain

Mar. 2013-May 2015


May 2014-May 2015
Sept. 2014-Dec. 2015
July 2014

S KILLS
Technical: Canon Rebel T2, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, iMovie, Social
Media, Hootsuite Professional Certified,
Journalistic: AP Style, WordPress, Language: basic Spanish, Other: Mascot experience