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NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, Raleigh, NC, 9/2010 – 5/2014 (expected)
Majoring in Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Public Relations Concentration
Minor in Journalism

  • Major GPA: 3.834, Overall GPA 3.533


 N.C. STATE CAMPUS ENTERPRISES, Raleigh, NC, 1/2013 – present
Marketing Intern

  • Write news releases covering various university dining events and policy updates
  • Craft award submissions, tag lines and copy for brochures

SHELTEN MEDIA, LLC, Raleigh, NC, 12/2012 – present
Account Manager, 12/2012 – 5/2013
Director of Social Media, 5/2013 – present

  • Write blog posts, craft Facebook statuses and tweets for clients
  • Analyze social media efforts with programs such as Tweriod and EdgeRank Checker
  • Grew Business Pitch Raleigh’s Twitter followers from 160 to 375 since January 2013

CONE COMMUNICATIONS, Boston, MA, 6/2013 – 8/2013
Crisis Intern

  • Research for clients, including legislation, activist groups and social media sentiment
  • Media monitoring during existing crises
  • Communication and social media audits of both our clients and our competitors

CROSSROADS PR, Raleigh, NC, 1/2013 – 5/2013
Spring Intern

  • Maintain company social media accounts, including LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook
  • Research speaking venues and awards that can be given to clients for their publicity

TECHNICIAN, Raleigh, NC, 8/2012 – present
Deputy News Editor

  • Published more than 65 opinion columns, editorials and news stories to date
  • Edit submissions, advise designers on page layout and meet with writers to critique their columns

BAPTIST CAMPUS MINISTRIES, Raleigh, NC, 5/2011 – present
Publicity Officer, 5/2012 – 5/2013
Presdident, 5/2013 – present

  • Wrote and oversaw the launch of a publicity campaign, resulting in a 10% growth in membership
  • Started an organizational Twitter account, which now has over 50 followers
  • Designed the organization newsletter and fliers for various events to be posted on NCSU’s campus

TRIANGLE ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK, Raleigh, NC, 10/2012 – 11/2012
Social Media Intern

  • Tweeted over 1,000 times, including 400 live tweets during the event, resulting in a 25% growth in followers
  • Coordinated a street marketing team of three to post fliers and advertise using social media

Computer Skills and Relevant Coursework:

  • Proficient in: Microsoft Office, Visual Basic for Applications, Adobe InDesign, WordPress, Basic HTML, AP Style, Radian 6, Lexis Nexis, CisionPoint
  • Introduction to Public Relations, Communication Research Methods, Journalistic Writing


  • BOB LARSON COMMUNICATION AWARD, N.C. State University, Raleigh, NC, 2013
  • HIGH SCHOOL VALEDICTORIAN, Wake Christian Academy, Raleigh, NC, Class of 2010


  • UNIVERSITY SCHOLARS PROGRAM, Raleigh, NC, 1/2012 – present
  • PRSSA, Raleigh, NC, 8/2012 – present
    • Authored 12 blog posts on topics including career fields, case studies and professional profiles
    • Publicized the Divas! fundraising event for the Raleigh Little Theatre