Education Drake University- Des Moines, IA Major: Bachelor of Arts in Magazines and Mass Communications Minor: Sociology Graduation Date: May 14, 2011
Work Experience Jasculca Terman and Associates, Inc. November-Present. Pitch stories, create media lists and assist with events for public affairs clients. Contract, O'Malley Hansen Communications.October-November. Conduct market research, identify key trends and provide detailed analysis. I compile internal and external coverage reports as well as market strategies for consumer clients. Online Freelance, Better Homes and Gardens.January- Present. I assisted the managing editor in writing slide shows for Home Improvement, Decorating and Health & Family channels. I selected and programmed content for the Health & Family channel. Assisted with the management of online content as needed.
Promotions and Marketing Director, Think Magazine.Spring semester senior capstone experience. As the director I developed marketing, promotions and social media strategies for Think Magazine. I lead the marketing team to implement these strategies and plan events.
Editorial Assistant, Midwest Living. September- December 2011. I completed research and fact checking for Travel and Garden sections of the Midwest Living as well as Best of the Midwest. Researched and pulled images for Travel section. Other tasks as assigned.
Online Editorial Assistant, Parents.com. October 2009- August 2010. Wrote slide shows for Toddler, Babies and Recipe channels. Wrote recipe and toddler daily newsletters. Assisted with Baby Names channel re-launch. Programmed site content through Interwoven. Managed site content work flow. Planned and pitched new content for site development. Assisted with photo shoots.
News Intern, Webster-Kirkwood Times. June- August 2009. Researched and pitched stories. Reported on city events and covered feature stories. Managed online content. Copy edited and wrote headlines.
HonorsDrake: University Presidential Scholarship. Deans list 2007-2011.
Leadership Delta Gamma Alpha Lambda: Vice President of Membership (2010) Planned and lead fall recruitment.Director of New Members (2009) Taught weekly new member classes and organized new member events.
Research, fact checking,
writing, and interviewing. Promotion strategies. Online community
building, SEO, E-Newsletter production. Proficient in Interwoven, Creative
Library, InDesign, Microsoft
office suite, Photoshop, working knowledge