Katie Freeland, MPH, BS
Public Health
Location: Loma Linda, CA, USA
University: Loma Linda University
Major: Public Health

Katie Freeland, MPH, BS

Specialties: Social networking, mass communication, public health, copywriting, photography, fundraising, public relations, marketing, journalism, non-profits.

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Freelance Communications (Public Health Emphasis)
December 2010 - Present
Southern California (Remote)

• Conceptualize, write, and edit articles on a variety of topics.
• Specialization in the public health field.
• Graphic design and content creation for small and large companies in a variety of fields.
• Photography for portraits, families, engagements, editorials, and live events. • Website management.
• Communications consultant.

Alliance Outreach, LLC
Associate
May 2019 - Present
Southern California (Remote)

I provide graphic design, writing, editing, and other communication services to Alliance Outreach, a full-service public relations firm dedicated to connecting clients to their communities. Alliance Outreach, LLC specializes in public outreach with an emphasis in:
• Community Relations
• Construction Outreach
• Educational and Conservation Campaigns

VIPKID
English Language Teacher
September 2018 - Present
Remote

VIPKID is a Chinese online education firm that offers an American elementary education experience to Chinese students aged 4–15. The company hires instructors to give 25-minute, one-on-one, fully immersive lessons delivered via the company's learning platform and based on U.S. Common Core State Standards.

Loma Linda University
Communications Coordinator
July 2013 - August 2017
Loma Linda, CA

• Manage and monitor social media (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Wordpress) • Research public health-related content
• Translating research for broad consumption
• Associate editor for Public Health Magazine and Public Health Blog
• Manager of internal and external communications via print, email, and other means
• Graphic design and photography

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction
Graduate Student Researcher
June 2014 - July 2014

• As part of a team of five graduate students, investigated the effects of climate change on agriculture and nutrition in coastal and rural communities in the Philippines
• Conducted key informant interviews, focus groups, and surveys, in addition to literature reviews and case studies
• Coded results of studies
• Presented findings to IIRR in order to help develop better nutrition and agriculture programs for these communities
• Accepted into the 2015 APHA conference to present this research

h2b creative
Communication Specialist
January 2012 - May 2013
Dalton, GA

• Copywriter for organizations and commercial products for print, web, television, and radio.
• Photograph products and/or people for print and digital advertising and marketing.
• Write and proof press releases, media advisories, blogs, and social media updates.
• Assist in commercial video shoots, editing, and some graphic design.
• Various administrative responsibilities such as project tracking and time management.

Chattanooga Magazine
Editorial Assistant
August 2011 - April 2013
Chattanooga, TN

• Editorial Assistant from August 2011 to July 2012.
• Freelance writer and photographer from July 2012 to April 2013.
• Photograph and write feature articles about local events, businesses, arts, and education.
• Update website bi-monthly with new stories and photos.
• Social media manager for Facebook and Twitter pages.
Southern Adventist University
Student Newspaper Photo Editor
July 2010 - December 2011 (1 year 6 months) Collegedale, TN
• Photograph events and feature article photo illustrations for student newspaper.
• Select, edit and caption photographs for publication; occasionally write articles.

-----Education-----

Loma Linda University
Master of Public Health (MPH), Global Health
2013 - 2015

Southern Adventist University
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Mass Communication
2007 - 2011

writing, editing, graphic design, public health, communications, research, journalism