Matt Brownlow Print/Digital journalism Major photography & entrepreneuship/Innovation Minor
PRINT/DIGITAL JOURNALISM
Location: State College, PA, USA
University: Pennsylvania State University
Major: PRINT/DIGITAL JOURNALISM

Matt Brownlow Print/Digital journalism Major photography & entrepreneuship/Innovation Minor

Objective
To obtain a full-time internship where I can apply my knowledge and passion for project development and creatively pitch ideas that can further the growth of a brand. I plan to use my knowledge of influencers and writing experience to execute the progression of pitches into projects.

SKILLs
Passionate about problem-solving, creatively pitching new ideas and feature writing. Dedicated to fostering positive team dynamics and offering assistance wherever needed. Equipped with a deep sense of communication and interpersonal skills while carrying a detail-oriented frame of mind. Seeks out constructive criticism and always eager to learn.

Education
PENN STATE UNIVERSITY • 2020


Magazine/editorial work
Photo director • valley magazine • SEPT 2018 – current
• Facilitated the weekly assignments of web photographers
• Executed a multitude of my own print assignments in multiple issues that included fashion spreads, beauty spreads, cover shoots and feature articles
• On-staff stylist
FASHION SECTION EDITOR • VALLEY MAGAZINE • DEC 2017 – DEC 2018
• Curated the content of each print issue’s fashion section
• Hand-selected the section opener for each fashion section
• Edited all fashion related articles for print and web
PUBLICATION MANAGEMENT WRITER • PUBLIC RELATIONS CAPTAIN • THON • SEPT 2018 – MAR 2019
• Wrote and curated THON’s annual magazine, the Diamond Guide
• Turned the Diamond Guide externally facing by adding a Front-of-Book section and more features that aim to educate a broader audience about THON’s year-long efforts
• Creatively pitched ideas regarding reaching out to influencers and using the Diamond Guide as a vehicle

Experience
CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST • URBAN OUTFITTERS • SEPT 2018 – CURRENT
• Assisted in the streamlining of positive customer service techniques that were carried out by the rest of the staff
• Facilitated encouraging customer engagement
New Student Orientation leader • PSU Student orientation and transition programs • may 2018 – Aug 2018
• Connected 300+ first-year students with a multitude of resources, provided information and techniques for transitioning to college, and made sure no question went unanswered through facilitated small group discussion
• Developed the Parent and Families’ OneStop
• Assisted with advancing the orientation programming for 15k+ students, parents and families on a daily basis

fashion, styling, journalism, media relations, talent relations, project development, artist, photography