ANDREA GAGLIARDI

amg248@georgetown.edu

www.agagliardi.wordpress.com
EDUCATION

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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Washington, DC Master of Arts in Communication, Culture and Technology May 2012 Concentration in Media and Politics GPA 3.7 STONEHILL COLLEGE Easton, MA Bachelor of Arts in Communications Studies May 2010 Minor in Health Care Administration GPA 3.4 Semester Abroad in Florence, Italy ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE TARGETED VICTORY Paid Intern at Political Advertising and Digital Strategy Firm Alexandria, VA January 2012– Present

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Create databases of online media use by political campaigns in order to analyze data and form strategies for presidential, congressional, gubernatorial and senatorial campaigns. Expand the Wordpress websites of prominent senatorial candidates to engage voters. Collaborate with the advertising team with tasks such as creating reports and memos. Washington, DC January 2011 – August 2011

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Communications Intern for Congresswoman Nan Hayworth NY-19

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Documented approximately 25,000 individual constituent correspondences including emails, phone calls, faxes, letters and petitions, ensuring that each question or comment received a response. Drafted and proofread letters sent to constituents as well as set up an email response system in the office to assure constituents their emails had been received and individual responses were forthcoming. Attended briefings on legislative issues, representing the office and taking notes for the legislative team. Assisted creating media and distribution lists for the press team and doing research for the legislative team, as well as assisting with general office and clerical tasks. Gave visiting constituents personal tours of the Capitol Building and the House of Representatives gallery. New Windsor, NY June 2009 – August 2009

NEW YORK STATE SENATE

Intern for Senator Bill Larkin -39th District of New York

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Answered constituent inquires on the phone and took notes at the senator’s meetings with constituents. Drafted and proofread letters for the senator to be sent to organizations, constituents and the press. Clipped local newspaper articles that may have been of interest to the senator and his staff. Attended various events with the senator including school programs and the Purple Heart Hall of Honor. Newburgh, NY May 2009 – July 2009

HUDSON VALLEY PARENT AND HUDSON VALLEY LIFE MAGAZINES
Paid Intern at Exciting Read Publishing Company

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Set up and conducted phone interviews for both magazines. Compiled lists of local events and activities for both magazines and their respective websites. Wrote book reviews for Hudson Valley Life and product reviews for Hudson Valley Parent. Florida, NY May 2008 – August 2008

HORIZON FAMILY MEDICAL GROUP

Medical Billing Assistant for Multiple Medical Practices

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Corresponded with insurance companies to verify patient eligibility for medical procedures. Called patients to remind them of their upcoming appointments. Organized the returned mail and found current addresses to send patients billing records using online databases. Easton, MA September 2007 – May 2010

THE SUMMIT- STUDENT NEWSPAPER AT STONEHILL COLLEGE
Public Relations Manager and Article Writer

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Interviewed students, compiled information and took photographs for the "Stonehill Speaks Out" section. Obtained and compiled the campus police media logs for publication in the newspaper. Announced information about The Summit to the student body and Stonehill community. Wrote articles in the news, opinion and features sections in addition to public relations responsibilities. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ OTHER EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES * Peer Reviewer for Gnovis Academic Journal * President of Stonehill College Republicans * Volunteer at Scott Brown for State and U.S. Senate * Volunteer at MainSpring Homeless Shelter * Student Athlete on Competitive Cheerleading Team