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  • Drake University – Des Moines, IA
    • School of Journalism and Mass Communication
    • Journalism & English Double Major
    • Graduation: May 2017
    • GPA: 3.27

Writing & Professional Experience

  • Senior Editor & Writer at Urban Plains (Aug. 2016 – Dec. 2016)
    • Produced content
    • Managed writers and assisted with stories
    • Edited content for structure and brand relevance
  • Communications Intern at Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield (May 2016 – Oct. 2016)
    • Wrote internal communications and newsletter content
    • Created monthly newsletters
    • Assisted in event planning and execution
  • Marketing/Communications Assistant at Iowa Medical Society (May 2015 – Nov. 2015)
    • Wrote press releases and created weekly newsletters
    • Worked with newsletter analytics and created strategic media campaigns
    • Transferred and updated website content to new CMS
  • Drake Writing Workshop Tutor (May 2015 – Dec. 2015)
    • Assisted peers in content and direction of writing assignments
    • Edited grammar, structure and format
  • More: Writer for Drake Magazine, Student Senate Website Content Writer

Leadership, Awards & Community Service

  • Kappa Kappa Gamma Social Fraternity Member
    • Public Relations, Ritual Committee and Risk Management
    • Various service projects (details upon request)
  • Habitat for Humanity Participant


  • Written and Verbal Communication
  • Editing for Grammar, Structure, and Content
  • Proficient in AP Style
  • HTML, CSS and Website Design
  • Social Media (Analytics and Strategies)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Prioritizing and Organizing Work with Strong Attention to Detail
  • Strong Interpersonal and Collaborative Skills
  • Working Independently and with a Team
  • Handling Multiple Tasks and Deadlines