Megan Kinney: Social Media Intern
Location: New York, NY, USA
School: High Point University
Major: Communications

Megan Kinney: Social Media Intern

Megan Kinney: Social Media Intern

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A writer at heart, with a love for the media arts. High Point University student in junior year, studying Communications and Marketing. Seeking opportunity to utilize social media marketing skills and to learn from the very best in the industry. Primarily targeting New York, NY and Pittsburgh, PA for summer of 2019.

Core Competencies:

Adobe Audition
Adobe Premier Pro
Audio Production
Blog Writing
Copy Writing
Creative Writing
Digital Production
Event Planning
Feature Writing
Field Production
Magazine Writing
MS Office
News Writing
Nikon D90
Public Speaking
Script Writing
Social Media
Sony A5100
Studio Lighting
Studio Production
Video Editing
Word Press

Experience Profile:

Strategic Communications Specialist 2019
Client: Guilford County, NC, via Media Fellow Colloquium
Creating strategic communications campaign for county- research, opportunity analysis, public relations objectives, campaign design, media production, and campaign effectiveness analysis. Deliverables include video, print, and digital communications.

Social Media Marketing Strategist 2019
Client: Andy’s Frozen Custard, High Point, NC
Developing and presenting social media marketing strategy and launching campaign across multiple platforms. Integrating social media activities with traditional and digital marketing efforts. Developing social media content to build brand and to grow customer connection and engagement.

VP, Showroom & Marketing (2019), Lead Sales & Marketing Associate (2018) 2018–2019
Lillian August Designs, Inc., International Furniture Market, High Point, NC
Managing a luxury furniture showroom, working with furniture market clients to deliver an exceptional shopping experience. Promoted to VP of Showroom & Marketing for second season.

Documentary On-Camera Personality/Interviewer 2018–2019
HPU Media Fellows, on location in Los Angeles, CA
Selected as on-camera personality/interviewer for documentary examining modern cultural influences on the success of female athletes in America, featuring well-known physician and female surfing professional. Shot in Los Angeles, CA July-Aug 2018. Final product currently in production.

Social Media Marketing Writer & Producer 2017
Whirlpool Jetboat Tours, Lewiston, NY/Niagara Region, ON
Writer, editor, and videographer for world renown tourist attraction in Niagara region (NY & Ontario). Produced weekly social media messaging, created and edited weekly video postings. Paid position.

Lead Writer for Campus Publications 2016–2017
On Point Magazine, Quad Goals Website, Campus Chronicle
Writer and editor for health and wellness segment of popular lifestyle website; managed team of ten writers. Lead writer for new fashion magazine. Staff writer for award-winning campus newspaper.

Blog Author 2016–2017
The Black Rack Blog
Creator of fashion blog, sharing personal style photos and linking favorite brands and products. Mission to inspire and encourage others to own personal style and be comfortable with expressing themselves.

Production Assistant/Actress 2016–2017
National Broadcasting Society (NBS)
Production of NBS short films. Participated in fundraising strategy development. Competed in 48 Hour Film Festival- writing, producing, and acting in winning entry, The Estate.

Production Assistant 2016–2017
HPU News TV Station, High Point, NC
Assisted in production and equipment operation for live and recorded news and talk show programs.

Staff Photographer 2015–2016
Whirlpool Jetboat Tours, Lewiston, NY/Niagara Region, ON
Staff photographer for world renown tourist attraction in Niagara region (NY & Ontario). Took individual customer and group photos prior to trip departures. Full-time paid position for two summers.

Non-Related Work Experience 2013–2016
Administrative Assistant and Membership Recruiter, Power Train Sports Fitness ♦ Co-Manager, Kids Spa at Spa in the Hollow ♦ Server, Aladdin’s Eatery

Education Profile:

Pursuing: B.A. Communications & Marketing ♦ High Point University, NC ♦ Graduation May 2020

HPU First Accepted Student Class of 2020 Award:
Selected from entire incoming class as #1 lead recruit for HPU by demonstrating passion and creativity through admission essay and production of “Choosing to Be Extraordinary” admission video, subsequently showcased by university as promotional and recruiting tool.

Media Fellows Scholar:
Awarded admission into High Point University’s highly selective four-year Media Fellows Program. Maintain high grade point average while engaging in real-world projects, developing unique research projects, traveling internationally to examine trends, and studying with renown producers, writers, and entrepreneurs.

Related Coursework:

Mediated Communications ♦ Human Communications ♦ Video Production I & II ♦ Reel Women in Film ♦ Italian I & II ♦ British Television Studies ♦ Advanced Writing ♦ Electronic Media History ♦ Principles of Marketing ♦ Video Journalism ♦ Marketing Communications ♦ Social Media Marketing

Volunteer Leadership:

Spokesperson/Advocate- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Speaker for fundraising events/galas, local media interviews, and national awareness videos. Met with members of congress to advance initiatives and protect access to care.


National Broadcasting Society ♦ Hollywood Radio and Television Society ♦ Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority


Fashion ♦ Writing ♦ Photography ♦ Videography ♦ Travel ♦ Adventure ♦ Entertainment ♦ Philanthropy ♦ Fitness ♦ Beauty Industry

Artist Agency, Social Media, Organized, Photography, Photoshop, Adobe