Education

University of Central Missouri

  • Masters of Business Administration, Marketing emphasis (AACSB Accredited)
    • Graduated May 2014
  • B.S. in Digital Media Production, Minor in Public Relations
    • Graduated May 2012

Employment

  • Lathrop & Gage LLP
    • Marketing Coordinator - Public Relations & Advertising (May 2014 - Present)
  • University Relations at University of Central Missouri
    • Graduate Assistant (August 2012 - May 2014)
  • Crossroads - Real. Communication
    • New Business Intern (Summer 2013)
  • Unity School of Christianity - Intern in New Media Department
    • Lee’s Summit, Missouri (Summer 2011)
  • University of Central Missouri - Athletic Department
    • Media Relations Assistant (Fall 2010 - Spring 2012)

Technical Skills

  • Marketing Strategy and Campaign Development
  • Copy Writing
  • AP Style Writing
  • Story Pitching
  • One-man band video production
  • Social Media Content Development: HootSuite, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine
  • Video Editing Software: Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere
  • Design and Layout Software: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Contribute, Dream Weaver
  • Online software: WordPress, Vocus (Cloud-based Marketing and Public Relations software), TVEyes
  • Intranet: SharePoint, ElevatePoint
  • Camera operation both video and digital SLR: Sony HVR-Z1U, Canon GL2, Nikon D3000, Canon Rebel

Honors

  • Who’s Who (Top 28 Involved Students for Class of 2012)
  • Truman Heartland Community Foundation Scholarship Recipient (2010 - 2014)
  • Bryan and Valerie Burns ’72 Scholarship Recipient (2010 - 2012)
  • Navy V-12 Scholarship Recipient (2010 - 2012)
  • Radio and Television Digital News Association Scholarship Recipient (2010)

College Activities

  • Graduate Student Association - Vice President and PR Chair
  • Delta Epsilon Iota (national academic honors society) - Elected VP Marketing/Promotions (2011 - 2012)
  • Student Alumni Ambassador - UCM Alumni Relations - Assisted from 2011 - 2012
  • Central Cable Network (now CTV) - started as an anchor and crew - Elected President for CCN (2009 - 2011)
  • Public Relations Student Society of America - Member from 2011 - 2012