Alison Wilhelm
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Location: Southbridge, MA, USA
University: Westfield State College
Major: Journalism and Public Relations

Alison Wilhelm

Alison Wilhelm
73 Vista Lane, Southbridge, MA 01550 xxx-xxx-xxxx E-mail: xxx-xxx-xxxx

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

08-2008 – present
Mom of Two – Southbridge, MA
Multitasking.
Scheduling.
Time management.
* Essay proofreader for fourth grade teacher

04-2006 – 06-2008
Composition – Stonebridge Press, Southbridge, MA
Used Quark to create and edit ads for 1 daily and 6 weekly newspapers.
Typed and edited information for the Legals section of the papers.
Formatted pictures in Photoshop.
Pagination and page layouts.
Met deadlines in a very fast paced environment

10-2005 – 3-2006
Editorial/Production Assistant (PT) - Journal of Antiques and Collectibles, Sturbridge, MA
Used Quark to edit and format monthly columns and press releases.
Wrote feature articles on topics relevant to the publication.
Formatted pictures in Photoshop.
Pagination and page layouts.
Met strict deadlines to put out 2 publications per month.

9-2003 – 1-2005
Contractor – Transmission Grid Manager Project - National Grid/Suburban Staffing, Westboro, MA
Researched and input transmission line information into AutoCAD.
Researched transmission line information in Access, AutoCAD specs, TGM website and work order paper files.
Updated changes and input attribute information into AutoCAD.

2001-2003
Secretary of Alumni Relations - Assumption College, Worcester, MA
Wrote and edited for the Assumption College Magazine - 4 issues per year.
Designed flyers for events and assembled alumni mailings.
Helped organize the annual Reunion

EDUCATION

1997-2000
BA in Mass Communications - Westfield State College, Westfield, MA
Concentrations in Public Relations and Journalism.
Member of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Member of the Communications Club.

2012
Bay Path Evening School - Charlton, MA
Creating Web Pages, Designing Effective Websites, CSS and XHTML, Introduction to Dreamweaver.
Continuing to take Web Design classes.

COMPUTER SKILLS
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Publisher, Quark, Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro.

Editing