Journalist/Media Specialist
Location: Boone, NC, USA
School: Appalachian State University
Major: Journalism

Journalist/Media Specialist

Appalachian State Department of Physics and Astronomy, Boone, NC
Student Assistant/Public Relations, January 2017 – Present
Trained in Drupal 6 and Drupal 7
Responsible for department website management
Attend and photograph events for the department
Launched and manages department Facebook page and Twitter account
Craft and share news stories through the department website, Facebook and Twitter
Use Google calendar to book rooms for professors and events
Assist with many office tasks

Harnett County School System PIOS, Lillington, NC
Intern, January 2016 – June 2016
Photographed events within the school system
Conducted interviews
Prepared social media posts and wrote press releases
Contributed to event planning and execution

The Campbell Times, Buies Creek, NC
Assistant Editor, May 2015 – April 2016
Acquired a strong ability to edit others work efficiently
Managed approximately six staff members
Collaborated with designers and made executive layout decisions
Communicated regularly with the adviser, Editor-in-Chief, other editors and staff writers

Campbell Athletics Audio/Visual, Buies Creek, NC
Videographer, August 2014 – November 2015
Reviewed and selected film clips for highlight videos
Adapted to filming conditions for soccer, basketball, softball, volleyball, football, baseball, and lacrosse

The Campbell Times, Buies Creek, NC
Staff Writer, August 2014 – May 2015
Conducted news related interviews
Maintained a personal goal of having an article on the front page of each issue
Awarded Rookie of the Year by editors and adviser
Volunteered approximately 20 hours a month

Appalachian State University, Boone, NC August 2016 - May 2018 (anticipated)
Bachelor of Fine and Applied Arts in Journalism, Political Science minor

Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC August 2014 - May 2016

journalist, copy editor, copywriter, social media, public relations, multimedia