Purdue University (Online)                                                                                  Expected 08/16

Master of Science in Communication, Strategic Public Relations

  • GPA 3.85


University of North Florida (Jacksonville, Fla)                                                  Graduated 12/14

Bachelor of Science in Communication, Public Relations

  • GPA 3.65, Dean’s list (Spring 2013 and Spring 2014)



Purdue University                                                                                                Certified 10/15

Strategic Management, Strategic Communication


Work Experience:

             Wounded Warrior Project                                                                          04/15-Present                                                                         

Direct Response Communication Coordinator 

  • Manages donor retention and all direct mail creatives
  • Manages the budget and production schedule for mailings
  • Mailings have been 100 percent error-free, since taking over
  • Solicits donations through fundraising techniques created through direct mail


OnPay Solutions                                                                                           09/14-03/15

Marketing Communications Coordinator 

  • Handled all social media, blogging and website communication
  • Implemented marketing strategies to generate leads and engagement with audience
  • Leads, traffic and social media presence increased after two weeks on the job



              PRI Productions  

              Special Events Intern                                                                                     04/14-07/14

  • Coordinated with vendors for events (Dreams Come True, United Way, etc…)
  • Helped write proposals for clients (Dreams Come True, St. Johns Town Center, etc…)
  • Brainstormed with staff for upcoming events (Dreams Come True, Leon Washington Foundation, etc…)     


 Dalton Agency   

Public Relations Intern                                                                                 01/14-04/14

  • Researched information to help account executives with accounts
  • Composed media lists, social media writing, blogs and press releases
  • Performed various tasks for different campaigns and clients (AHA, Georgia Tradeshow, etc…)





Production Intern                                                                                          04/13-08/13

  • Conducted media relations for First Coast Connect with Host Melissa Ross
  • Created web posts for segments from the morning show to meet afternoon deadline.
  • Composed secret gem feature web story for “Checkers Restaurant”



Club Affiliations:

  • Member of UNF chapter PRSSA (2012-2014)- Award recipient for “Rising Star in PR”
  • Member of Sigma Alpha Lambda (2013-Present)
  • Special events director for Alpha Sigma Pi (2013-2014)- Planned fall banquet and The Players Championship event for organization
  • Member of Sigma Alpha Pi (2014-Present)- Inducted into leadership honor society


Volunteer Involvement:

Glorious Bethlehem Temple                                                                        11/13-Present

Media Relations Director

  • Directs community engagement projects such as programs and holiday campaigns
  • Liaison between the media and the church, by managing communication, pitching news events and stories.
  • Advises the pastor on public and community relations
  • Manages website and all social media accounts


            Ronald McDonald House

PR Volunteer                                                                                                05/14-06/14

  • Set up SEO and established higher ranking in Google
  • Composed an updated media list


           UNF WOW Leader                                                                                       07/13-09/13


  • Helped coordinate events for incoming freshman
  • Assisted freshman in getting adjusted to college life and learning the campus




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