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Journalism/Human Rights Education
Location: Dallas, TX, United States
University: Southern Methodist University
Major: Journalism/Human Rights Education

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
A senior at Southern Methodist University seeks a position.
• Driven, self-motivated individual who has demonstrated initiative and leadership qualities through positions
as President of women’s fraternity and Publicity Chair for the university’s Relay For Life
• Journalism major and polished writer who has experience in communications through internships with Good Housekeeping Magazine and role at TV 8, a resort-owned television station in Avon, Colorado
• Collaborative individual who is actively involved in the community through campus organizations

HONORS & AWARDS
• Won the Veterans of Foreign Wars “Voice of Democracy” speech competition at the
district, regional, and state levels (2006) and received the Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship
• Recipient of merit-based Vail Resorts Scholarship - re-assessed on a yearly basis (2006-Present)
• Won title as the youngest ever “Eagle County Fair and Rodeo Queen” in 2003
• Initiated into Southern Methodist University’s Greek honor society, Order of Omega

COMMUNICATIONS EXPERIENCE
Summer 2009 Good Housekeeping Magazine—Production Assistant New York, New York
• Edited scripts for the magazine’s special television segment titled “Back to School Special”
• Served as member of small broadcast team to produce the one-hour television special
- Individually secured contract for in-kind use of Ann Taylor merchandise wardrobe
- Scouted filming locations as well as interviewed and selected segment participants
• Assisted in production of Isaac Mizrahi fashion shoot, home makeover, and cooking segment

Summer 2007 TV 8—Production Intern Avon, Colorado
• Managed the resort-owned, feature-centered television station’s green room
- Interfaced directly with the station’s host, co-host, and prominent local professionals
• Prepared production schedule timelines and directed camera angle shots (6 a.m. call times)

Seasonal Bachelor Gulch Club—Event Planner & Concierge Avon, Colorado
• Planned and coordinated day-long vacation activities for residents of the club
• Collaborated with third-party vendors to orchestrate activity logistics on behalf of residents

2007 – 2009 The Daily Update—Writer, Anchor, Producer, and Director Dallas, Texas
• Wrote stories for television on international, national, campus, and community news
• Directed team of peers to produce student-run television broadcast station

2006 – 2007 Rotunda Yearbook—Features Writer Dallas, Texas
• Wrote features stories showcasing highlights of first-year student orientation, Mustang Corral

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
2009 – Present Publicity Chair—Relay For Life Dallas, Texas
• Selected by SMU Relay For Life Directors to lead on-campus promotion of fundraising event
• Initiated multi-tiered publicity initiative that included social media and print marketing
• Supervised committee and collaborated with associate event chairs to market event on campus

2009 – 2010 President—Alpha Chi Omega Women’s Fraternity Dallas, Texas
• Elected by 150 peers to preside over committee of ten officers and serve on Standards Board
• Increased intra-chapter communication by creating open-forum programming and policies
• Strengthened alumnae chapter relations by restructuring the advisory board
• Served as chapter representative to campus and Greek communities

2008 – 2009 Vice President of Recruitment—Alpha Chi Omega Women’s Fraternity Dallas, Texas
• Successfully recruited the chapter’s largest new member class through effective programming
• Planned and coordinated more than twenty recruitment functions in tandem with vendors
• Managed and delegated tasks and responsibilities to multiple committees

EDUCATION
Southern Methodist University—Meadows School of the Arts Dallas, Texas
Major: Journalism
Minor: Human Rights
Graduation: May 2010
Major GPA: 3.53
Overall GPA: 3.21

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