Mackenzie O’Hara 317 Edgehill Rd. Wayne, PA 19087 (610) 324-4590 mohara@smu.

Experience: · Internship at The Texas Lawbook (February 2012-Present) Newspaper targeted at lawyers in Texas. Responsibilities include searching online for contact information, researching for articles and going through courthouse files. · Assistant manager at The Commissary (April 2011-February 2012) In charge of advertising and publicizing the new restaurant as well as helping the manager with payroll, employee schedules and waiting tables a couple days a week. · SMU Daily Campus, staff writer (August 2010-May 2011) SMU’s student run newspaper that is published three times a week. Reported on sports, campus events, controversial policies of the university and local trends. · SMU Daily Mustang, contributing writer (August 2010-May 2011) One of the founders of the “Beyond the Bubble” section of the online newspaper that focuses on events taking place outside SMU. · Internship for Pacer Financial (June 2010-August 2010) Worked for the investment strategies company as an intern. I organized sales figures, researched competitors and made changes to the company’s database. · The Daily Update (August 2009-December 2010) SMU-TV’s student run news broadcast that runs weekly. 6:00 a.m. crew call. Positions include: anchor, server operator, technical director, writer, CG, teleprompter, camera operator and floor director. Babysitting for the Bowers Family (June 2009-Present) Babysit four children 10-12 hours a week during the school year, and travel as sitter during their summer vacation in Stone Harbor, NJ. · Marabellas Family Restaurant (Summer 2008, 2009, 2011) Worked as a waitress 30-36 hours a week. Was employee of the year in 2008 and trained new employees in 2009. • Internship for 1210 The Big Talker AM (May 2006-May 2009) 6:00 a.m. start time. In May 2006, I began working mornings before school for Michael Smerconish. I researched interviews, organized archives and helped type his articles for the Philadelphia Inquirer. I held this job until I graduated from high school. Skills: · Computer Skills Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel). · Production Skills Final Cut Pro, Sound Slides, Flickr, Garage Band, knowledgeable with technical directing, server, anchor, CG, studio cameras, learning directing and producing. · Language Skills 4 years of Spanish


Mackenzie O’Hara 317 Edgehill Rd. Wayne, PA 19087 (610) 324-4590
Education: Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX · Major: Journalism · Minor: Advertising · GPA: 3.39 (August 2008-May 2012)

Organizations: · Delta Gamma (January 2009-January 2012) Elected VP Membership after only one semester as a member of the Alpha Upsilon Chapter, and re-elected the following year. VP Membership duties include: organizing recruitment for the chapter, holding monthly membership workshops, being one of nine board members who represents the chapter to the Panhellenic Community. · Relay for Life (October 2008-April 2009) Served as co-chair of recruitment for the event at SMU. In charge of spreading word to people in the community, registering groups, preparing for and working the twelve-hour event. References Available Upon Request

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