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Education
Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology University of California, Berkeley: Class of 2018 3.7 In-Major GPA
Experience
Intern, Digital News Jan 2018 to Current
NBC Bay Area
  • Research and write 10-12 features and news stories per week regarding current events around the bay area
  • Assist with the managing of the network's social accounts (twitter, etc.)
  • Participate in brief discussions of digital strategy
  • Sit in on management meetings in order to understand the flow of journalism work
  • Monitor social media (primarily Twitter) for potential story pitches
Assistant Editor Aug 2017 to Current
Kroeber Anthropological Society Papers Berkeley, CA
  • Assisting Professor Daniel Fisher in research and administrative duties related to the reinstatement of the Kroeber Society Anthropological Papers, which was one of the world's leading anthropology journals from the 1940's to the early 2000's.
  • Proofreading journal submissions
  • Performing basic research, database management, filing, and website redesign and management
Staff Writer Aug 2017 to Current
Her Campus Media Berkeley, CA
  • Write 1-2 articles per week about female advice and current pop-culture such as music, movies, and trends
Research Assistant Jan 2016 to May 2016
American Cultures Center, UC Berkeley Undergraduate Division Berkeley, CA
  • Participated in an American Cultures Engaged Scholars program focused on reviving the heritage of the Abiquiu, a native American descendant community in New Mexico disenfranchised by colonialism and struggling for self-determination and federal recognition
  • Worked in a lab analyzing archaeological remains from digs in the area
  • Chose three interesting artifacts to heavily research and create an“object biography” for
Art Director Aug 2015 to Aug 2016
Delta Kappa Alpha Professional Cinema Fraternity Berkeley, CA
  • Served as the art director for the fraternity's fall 2015 and spring 2016's films
  • Created the prop list as well as the backdrops for various scenes and, essentially, put together the "world" of the film 
Intern, TV Development Jun 2015 to Aug 2015
Lionsgate Entertainment Santa Monica, CA
  • Performed script coverage on scripts for numerous Lionsgate TV shows, such as "Orange is the New Black"
  • Sat in on management meetings in order to better understand the flow and inner workings of the entertainment industry 
Features Editor/Assistant Editor Sep 2011 to Jun 2014
Palisades Charter High School newspaper (The Tideline) Pacific Palisades, CA
  • Wrote music reviews, movie reviews, trend reviews, and general articles having to do with pop-culture and key topics of interest in my generation
  • Oversaw the newspaper staff
  • Edited staff's articles and made sure that everyone was meeting deadlines in this fast-paced environment 
Skills
  • Proofreading/editing
  • News and lifestyle writing
  • Film production
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Database management 
  • Web design
  • Research
  • Excellent reading comprehension
  • Leadership and team management
Organizations
Alpha Chi Omega UC Berkeley Pi chapter
September 2014 to Current
​Delta Kappa Alpha Professional Cinema Fraternity
September 2015 to September 2016
 
Theater for Charity
September 2016 to Current
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Skills
  • 80 WPM typing speed
  • Advanced MS Office Suite Knowledge (Word, Excel, Access, etc.)
  • Exceptional writer
  • AP, MLA, and Chicago Manuals of Style experience
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proofreading & Editing experience
  • Research expert  
  • Audio and Video editing experience
  • Administrative support
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Inventory coordination
  • Copy editing and proofreading
  • Self-directed
  • Knowledge in Quickbooks
  • Report writing
Experience
Hosteling International Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco, Ca Barista 11/2013 to 10/2014
  • Represented the city of San Francisco by maintaining friendly and accommodating services and information for world-wide guests.
  • Prioritized food/drink requests while managing interruptions, and delivering quality orders in a quick and efficient manner.
  • Carefully followed safety and sanitation policies handling food and beverages.
  • Complied with standards for merchandising, stocking and storing product.
  • Conducted successful cash audits at the end of each shift.
  • Routinely moved and stocked food products weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Adhered to state laws regarding alcoholic beverage service.
  • Performed all position responsibilities accurately and in a timely manner.
KZFR Chico Radio 90.1 FM Chico, CA News Broadcasting Assistant/Intern 08/2012 to 12/2012
  • Researched, interviewed, and reported local news stories for the News Broadcaster.
  • Attended weekly city council meetings to stay updated on local government and events.
  • Audio recording, editing and creating sound bites.
  • Broadcasting news stories and reporting them on air alongside the News Broadcaster.
  • Disc Jockey; broadcasting music and advertisements hourly.
  • Volunteering at fundraising events for radio station via concerts, sports events, picnics, etc.
The Roadrunner Newspaper Oroville, CA News Editor 01/2012 to 01/2013
  • Published feature, news and opinion pieces.
  • Concurrently managed a total of 30 different writing projects with strict bi-monthly deadlines.
  • Arranged and conducted interviews with individuals knowledgeable about each story's subject matter.
  • Followed through on beat sources, contacts and leads to gather information for stories.
  • Organized material, determined area of emphasis, and wrote stories according to prescribed editorial style and format standards Assigned, proofread and edited all news stories by deadline.
  • Reviewed published materials and recommended revisions to scope.
The Cheesecake Factory Corte Madera, CA Server 06/2016 to Current
  • Regularly inquired about member or guest satisfaction, anticipated additional needs and fulfilled further requests.
  • Received frequent customer compliments for going above and beyond normal duties.

Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Journalism Communication Studies 2013 San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA Journalism Communication Studies
Associate of Arts: Journalism Butte College, Oroville, CA Journalism
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Professional Summary

Dependable individual bringing management experience and a willingness to take on added responsibility. Enthusiastic team player with a strong work ethic and problem solving skills, who excels in establishing excellent working relationships with customers, employees and vendors. Meticulous, excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure.

Skills

  • Management skills
  • Training development aptitude
  • Strong communication skills​
  • Service-oriented

  • Team player
  • Highly organized
  • Strong client relations
  • Creative problem solver
Work History
Show Editor, 08/2010 to 12/2017
WITI-TV Milwaukee Brown Deer, Wisconsin, United States
  • Edited footage to create videos for multiple multimedia platforms.
  • Organized material, determined area of emphasis, and wrote stories according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
  • Evaluated and followed up on news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
Southeast Wisconsin Sports Reporter, 06/2008 to 10/2011
Wisconsin Radio Network 222 State Street, Unit 403 Madison, WI, 53703
  • Worked the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers, UW-Milwaukee and Marquette University beats. 
  • Wrote, edited and produced stories for multiple platforms, including Internet and digital channels for a state wide network.
Operations Director, 07/2006 to 08/2009
Good Karma Broadcasting LLC Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, United States
  • Developed and oversaw the internship program ​which had between 10-15 interns per semester.
  • Established operational objectives and work plans and delegated assignments to subordinate individuals.
  • Maintained FCC regulated Public File which involved writing and collecting documents deemed necessary and organizing them in a comprehensible manner.
Radio Show Producer, 01/1998 to 07/2006
Good Karma Broadcasting LLC Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, United States
  • Delivered live reports from site of event and from a mobile broadcast unit.
  • Worked the Green Bay Packers Milwaukee Brewers, UW-Milwaukee and Marquette University beats.
  • Wrote, edited and produced stories for multiple platforms, including Internet and digital channels.
  • Lined up guests and created show topics for the Morning and Afternoon shows.
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Journalism, 1998
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - 2442 E Hartford Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53201
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Professional Summary

Public relations and communications specialist adept at media relations, special events coordination, issues management and community relations. 

Skills
  • Digital marketing
  • Creative and innovative
  • Social media engagement
  • Story development and brand management
  • Strong time management
  • Investigative skills
  • Research expert
  • Exceptional writer
  • Media relations
  • Community outreach
  • Personable and friendly
  • Advanced editing and proofreading
  • Analytical
  • Proven success in event planning
Accomplishments
In September 2017 I took over the event planning for the Sable River Fun Fest with a special emphasis on increasing the number of children attending the festival.  In previous years the festival saw less than 20 children in attendance but this year with careful planning, marketing and execution there were 75 children in attendance.  This number is expected to grow each year as we build on the positive response from the community.  Through this and past event planning experience, I realized I have a passion and love for the creative outlet it offers
Work History
01/2006 to 10/2017
Reporter / Photographer / Acting Editor Saltwire Media Shelburne, NS
  •  Reporter and photographer for a weekly, community newspaper 
  • Developed the social network strategy for the Coastguard Newspaper
  • Wrote, edited and produced stories for multiple platforms, including Internet and digital channels.
  • Edited footage to create videos for multiple multimedia platforms.
  • Organized material, determined area of emphasis, and wrote stories to best connect with the community
  • Photographed high-quality images for both print and Internet distribution.
  • Created and maintained company web pages
  • Continuously developing ideas on how to engage with readers
  • Working relationships with all levels of government and community organizations over past decade
01/2008
Acting Editor Advance Newspaper Liverpool, NS
  • Edited papers content, writing articles and layout and design as well as online content.
  • Managed editorial staff and assigned daily story leads
09/2003 to 08/2005
Grant Writer McMaster University Hamilton, ON
  • Evaluated and documented data in research and matched grants to proposals.
  • Highest dollar amount of grants in the department
  • researched available grants on a daily basis
  • Sat in on committee meetings from all aspects of university life and politics
01/2003 to 01/2005
Reporter The Silhouette Newspaper McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario
  • Served as head reporter for the Silhouette Newspaper at McMaster University
  • Wrote stories for the Canadian Press
  • Wrote, edited and produced stories for multiple platforms, including Internet and digital channels.
  • Evaluated and followed up on news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
01/1999 to 01/2002
Reporter University of Manitoba
Education
2005
Certificate in Communications:
McMaster University - Hamilton
Biology
2002

University of Manitoba - Winnipeg, MB
1996
Grade 12 Diploma:
Grimsby Secondary School - Grimsby, ON
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Summary
Experienced and resourceful public information leader adept at implementing high-impact media programs and crisis communications. Strong and persuasive speaking skills attributed to communications and media background.
Core Competencies
  • News Media Relations
  • Public Engagement Programs
  • Media Relations Programs
  • Social Media
  • Community Outreach Activities
  • Internal & External Communications
  • Media Advisories
  •  New Conference Facilitator 
 
  • Budget Preparation
  • Techniques of Copy Writing & Interviews
  • Program Management
  • Public Information Programs
  • Preparation of News Releases
  • Featured Stories
  • Media Contact Logs
Experience
Public Communications Specialist II Jun 2016 to Current
SANTA CLARA VALLEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY San Jose, CA
  • Coordinate and implement community outreach notifications for projects and service changes.
  • Conceptualize and implement strategic marketing and public relation campaigns with the goal of enhancing VTA's public presence and ridership numbers.
  • Develop, write and edit internal and external communications including, but not limited to: presentations, web pages, blog posts, factsheets, customer messaging and promotional project materials.
  • Strategize and execute crafty social media campaigns including VTA updates, live broadcasts, detailed videos, contests and comic strips.
  • Create, design, schedule and purchase media space including commercials, digital and print ads.
  • Cultivate and sustain partnerships with constituents and community members.
  • Act as liaison between community groups, industries, schools, special interest groups and tier 1 stakeholders.
  • Resource and procure media and street team vendors; organize and train said teams on VTA talking points that I draft.
  • Respond to daily information requests from the public and internal requests.
  • Plan and execute small and large scaled internal and external events, and public meetings and serve as the face of VTA at said events.
  • Interview VTA officials and employees from different sectors to produce blog posts and testimonials.
  • Train other staff on VTA tools and resources for promoting and documenting public awareness.
  • Monitor and report campaign metrics to evaluate program success for management.
  • Craft and implement timely materials for safety campaigns and perform outreach following recent incidents.
Public Relations Manager Mar 2015 to Jun 2016
DOGVACAY Los Angeles, CA
  • Crafted and implemented a crisis communications protocol handbook for DogVacay.
  • Trained executives and customer service representatives on proper steps and served as public information officer during times of crisis.
  • Developed, managed and edited internal and external communication materials including, but not limited to: press releases, media pitches, company messaging, all with an emphasis on driving brand awareness among potential customers, pet sitters and influencers.
  • Managed and executed inbound press requests, and corporate communication initiatives, including speaking engagements and interviews for executives, business awards and all other business-building programs.
  • Acted as company spokesperson and managed PR for DogVacay by strategically developing and applying brand-building initiatives and concepts with the goal of establishing awareness.
  • Conceptualized and performed brand driven, high-impact programs such as consumer events, executive communications, local activations and strategic partnerships, all with an emphasis on engaging society and maximizing media exposure for DogVacay.
  • Worked directly with senior management and social media manager to ensure consistent and effective messaging, as well as assisted in planning and supporting issue resolutions as needed.
  • Maintained existing relationships with media contacts and leveraged new ones within the consumer, business and tech media communities to further drive DogVacay exposure.
  • Earned media exposure for DogVacay in national outlets like CNN, MSNBC, MTV, and E! News, and in local print and digital media outlets.
  • Assembled detailed reports/summaries on monthly performance and initiatives to evaluate latest achievements and reviewed for future planning and budgeting.
FREELANCE COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA RELATIONS SPECIALIST/ DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS AND PROJECT MANAGER Mar 2009 to Jan 2015
Los Angeles, CA
  • Evaluated and trained companies in brand development and communications to keep messaging and image in sync with company mission statements.
  • Conceptualized and created crisis communication responses and protocols.
  • Planned and executed key PR and marketing campaigns to include writing press releases, contacting media outlets, scripting and producing commercial videos, creating and managing websites and producing various promotional materials.
  • Directed, executed and moderated large fundraising, corporate events to showcase company and sell product messaging to guests.
  • Served as spokesperson and face of company to public.
  • Executed on-site design, staging and remodeling projects.
  • Supervised 20 plus employees.
  • Created and maintained strong, lasting relationships with Los Angeles' exclusive echelons.
  • Developed public information procedures and policies and trained staff on how to implement them.
  • Maintained project budgets for billable hours, printing and other promotional resources.
  • Enhanced community relations and national appeal by developing and maintaining company's identity and image through positive press, including social media campaigns.
  • Companies Include: POV Collaborative, Valerie Woods Antique Restorations, 24 Carrot Cake Company & the book "Murder From Within".
Reporter/Producer Mar 2009 to Jan 2010
El Paso Forward El Paso, TX
  • Developed and reported daily video stories for elpasoforward.tv website.
  • Performed on-camera stand-ups in daily reporting and for promotional and educational videos.
  • Promoted new media website to the borderland and formed partnerships within the city to enhance company's public image.
  • Created contacts and business for company and performed administrative management.
  • Organized and monitored budget to keep finances to a minimum and managed crew.
  • Enhanced marketing sales by developing and facilitating focus groups and advertisement plans.
Producer/Fill-in Reporter Jun 2008 to Mar 2009
KFOX News El Paso, TX
  • Served as a morning show reporter and performed live, on-camera standups.
  • Produced daily hour long newscasts.
  • Found, researched and scripted news stories, consisting of live reports and breaking news.
  • Streamlined newscast content to enhance audience appeal and used limited resources more efficiently to save company money.
  • Created and promoted web stories and content, resulting in increased advertisement revenues.
  • Boosted ratings by over 40% for the 6 a.m.
  • hour morning news show and 9 p.m.
  • weekend newscast.
News Director Feb 2007 to May 2008
W.O.L.V-T.V, NewsFeed Ann Arbor, MI
  • Directed and produced live news shows three nights a week for the University of Michigan.
  • Managed six producers and supervised a crew of 30 people.
  • Problem solved on budget issues and personnel matters.
  • Trained and supervised personnel.
  • Filmed, edited and produced Olevolos Village Documentary (Tanzania, Africa), 8 min. short version featured on the Detroit Free Press website.
Education and Training
Communications 2008 University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI
Languages
Speaking and Written Spanish
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Summary
With ambition, creativity, engagement, I have a proven track record of increasing revenues for businesses.
Ambitious Human Resources Staffing Agency Branch Manager who trains and builds teams to reach peak performance, positive cash flow, and high levels of job satisfaction.
Experience
09/2017 to Current
Branch Manager Elwood Staffing Agency
  • Branch losing was -$5000.00 per month when I started
  • Within 3 months of implementing strategic objectives, retraining and hiring engaged, highly motivated team members
  • Recruited and hired new branch employees
  • Mentored staff to increase sales success and productivity
  • Consistently comply with company policies and government regulations.
  • Designed sales and service strategies to improve revenue and retention.
  • Planned and executed promotional events.
  • Monitored key performance metrics.
  • Developed standard operating procedures
  • Billable hours climbed from 649 to 1,899, resulting in a positive cash flow
  • Every month the revenues continue to climb by several hundred bill hours
  • The branch is on track to hit 5000 hours in the next 3 months
  • Recruited and 50 interviewed applicants
    Increased the employee base by 30% to meet changing staffing needs
  • Implemented an innovative employee incentive program, which resulted in a 150%increase in sales.
  • Answers employees questions regarding labor law and resolved any human resource issues.
  • Advised staffing managers on organizational policy matters and recommend needed changes.
  • Directed personnel, training and labor relations activities.
  • Identified staff vacancies and recruited, interviewed and selected applicants.
  • Served as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems.
08/2012 to 09/2017
Owner Operator Human Resources Consulting and Recruiting Ignite AK, LLC Anchorage, AK
  • Spearheaded the development of the Mastermind Meeting, resulting in a 40% increase in revenue Created new revenue streams for the Staffing Agency
  • Captured 55% market share with "Brilliant Resumes"
  • Generated new business by adding Career Coaching Services
  • Professional Full cycle leadership, ethical recruiting, screening, onboarding, and training
  • Always using the value of diversity and inclusion to attract and retain outstanding team members Recruiting people who give the corporation the competitive advantage by doing what's right for the customer
  • Specialized training in people, workplace and organizational human resource management, state and federal legal issues, team member coaching and documentation, discipline and termination
06/2012 to 09/2015
Associate Publisher Alaska Inc. Magazine Anchorage, AK
  • Sold $36,000 worth of print advertising into the first issue before it went to print
  • Managed a team of 20 people
  • Planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing staff job contributions; maintaining compensation
  • Determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems
  • Accumulating resources; resolving problems
  • Developed organizational strategies by identifying and researching issues; contributing information,
  • Analysis, and recommendations to organization, strategic thinking and direction; establishing sales
  • Objectives in line with organizational objectives
  • Implements strategies by establishing department accountability, including talent acquisition, staffing,
  • Employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records
  • Management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, AA/EEOC Compliance, and labor relations
  • Managed operations by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining.
01/2008 to 01/2010
Marketing Director Qdoba Mexican Grill Anchorage, AK
  • In this position, I was responsible for the managing and marketing of three restaurants in Anchorage.
  • I was responsible for designing and implementing a multi-media marketing campaign that included the Internett utilizing Facebook and Twitter, LinkedIn, local radio buys and print ads.
  • I worked on the creative level by designing the Facebook page, wrote the daily posts, and conducted Weeklyy contests.
  • I coordinated my efforts with the general manager of the Alaska Franchise Chain and with each store Managerr and employees.
  • I received several weeks of hands-on training under corporate leadership in Denver, CO.
  • While at Qdoba-Alaska, I performed numerous weekly ground level marketing efforts including Implementingg a new taco bar delivery program, which is still a very profitable program.
01/2006 to 01/2008
Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Anchorage, AK Business Development
  • My position was to raise money and awareness for the Anchorage Downtown Partnership.
  • I created two different events to accomplish this task.
  • The firstevent, II designed and hosted was the" Rondy at Fur Rendezvous" fundraiser.
  • It was a luncheon in the Post Office Plaza overlooking the starting line of the of the sled dog races.
  • I incorporated a silent auction, a live auction that included jewelry by George Walton's Gold and Diamond Company and David Green Furs.
  • Mayor Rick Mystrom hosted the educational component of the afternoon.
  • The second event I created was the "Welcome Home Rosey" gathering.
  • More than 2000 people turned out to hearthe hometown girll and 2004 Olympic bronze medalist, Rosey Fletcher, speak at the Egan Center.
  • I worked with Channel 2 to coordinate the live broadcast of the entire event.
02/2001 to 02/2006
Assignment Desk Manager Sacramento, CA
  • I worked in management in this top 20 news market.
  • I supervised the news coverage of more than 40 reporters and photographers.
  • I was responsible for making sure all the spot news of the day was covered; I would make the call on when Too launch our chopper for breaking news stories.
  • I coordinated the use of three live tracks and a Satellite truck with staffing during the morning, noon, 5 pm Andd 6 pm newscasts.
  • I reported directly to the News Director.
  • I ensured all staffing needs to cover daily and long-term journalism assignments.
  • I coordinated the news coverage for the market 19 news station during the tragedy of 911, and the Iraq War.
01/1999 to 01/2001
Assistant News Director/Main Anchor KIMO, Anchorage, Alaska Anchorage, Alaska
  • I managed a staff of 15-20 professional reporters and photographers.
  • I coordinated the newsroom's efforts with station management.
  • I anchored the 6 pm weeknight newscasts.
  • I produced the 6 pm show.
  • I implemented and performed in several public relation campaigns.
  • I produced and co-anchored 12 weeks Iditarod special leading up to the race.
01/1996 to 01/1999
Weekend News Anchor/Manager KTVA Anchorage
  • I began working at KTVA, as I was marketing intern.
  • Quickly moved into the newsroom, to pursue my desired career as a T.V.
  • Newss broadcaster.
  • I produced and wrote the weekend newscasts, assisting new reporters in obtaining story leads and Interviewss.
  • I was responsible for managing a crew of three reporters and photographers.
  • I anchored the three nightly newscasts.
  • During the week, I was a general assignment reporter responsible performing live shots from the field.
  • I was the station's health reporter where I maintained my contacts throughout the local hospitals.
Education and Training
1994
Advertising/Public Relations University of Alaska Anchorage, AK, USA Advertising/Public Relations
SHRM-CP Certified Career Coach
Activities and Honors
SHRM-CP
Certified Career Coach
Volunteer Human Resources Consultant
ASHRM Board Member
HR volunteer for Anchorage Dry Dock
Skills
  • Human resources
  • Staffing
  • Motivational leadership style
  • Small business development
  • Project management 
  • Leadership/communication skills
  • Product development
  • Product line expansion
  • Business operations organization
  • Key performance indicators
  • Client account management
  • New product delivery
  • Budgeting expertise
  • Negotiations expert
  • Employee relations
  • Self-motivated 
  • Market research and analysis
  • Team leadership
  • Employee training