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University of Puget Sound
June 2013 – present

Assistant Director for Enrollment Communications

Copywriting, branding, and project management for integrated marketing communications to prospective students


Saint Louis University
August 2011 – May 2013

Graduate Professional Assistant

      • Developed and managed multimedia content through Ingeniux CMS
      • Created novel WordPress blog to highlight student production work
      • Used CMS to create new Web pages, inserting relevant meta tags for SEO
      • Managed SLU Communication Department’s website redesign and branding
      • Co-taught undergraduate computer technology labs

Osborn & Barr Communications
June 2006 – May 2011

Account Executive

      • Managed multimillion dollar integrated marketing communications campaigns
      • Led earned media team in PR campaign attaining one million media impressions
      • Successfully pitched news stories to local and national media outlets
      • Wrote press releases, op-eds, media alerts, speeches and tip sheets
      • Created newsletters and e-blasts targeted to technical audiences
      • Project managed development of direct mailings, print, radio, banner and TV ads


Boulevard Literary Magazine
June 2012 – present

Reader/Copy Editor

      • Evaluating fiction submissions from potential contributors
      • Providing editorial recommendations to managing editor
      • Copyediting final proof of magazine before going to printer

Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts – St. Louis
Summer 2012 internship


      • Edited all articles developed by VLAA lawyers and accountants
      • Wrote attention-getting headlines and captions for Web articles and newsletters
      • Maintained proper legal and business writing styles across publications


Saint Louis University, Department of Communication
Master of Arts, Communication
(May 2013)
Primary research areas for master’s thesis included technology, rhetoric, and narrative theory

University of Missouri-Columbia, College of Business
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
(May 2006)
Emphasis: marketing; minor: economics


Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
Apple Final Cut Pro, Soundtrack Pro
Avid Pro Tools
Content Management Basic HTML & CSS, WordPress, various CMS platforms
Marketing Software Cision, Google Analytics, SilverPOP Marketer, Xpedite
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint


Writing: Associated Press, American Psychological Association styles, published short fiction author
Language: Basic Spanish


YMCA Literacy Council – English as a Second Language Instructor – 2008-2013
SLU Make A Difference Day – 2011-2012
St. Patrick’s Center – 2010-2011

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