Krysta M. Koenigsknecht
221 S. Meadow View Dr. Fowler, MI 48835
Cell: (517) 388-0348 | Email: KrysK13@gmail.com
Seeking a full-time position to learn and progress through a professional career.
Bachelor of Arts: Grand Valley State University – Allendale, MI
Graduation Completion: December 8, 2012
Creative Writing Major and Advertising/Public Relations Minor
Dean’s List: Fall 2009, Winter 2010, Fall 2010, Winter 2011,and Fall 2011 semesters
Advertising & Public Relations Research, Basic Business Marketing, Advanced Fiction, Advanced Poetry, Reading for Technique, Visual Rhetoric & Document Design, Writing with Style, Writing and Genre Capstone, and Advertising/PR and Media.
Becker's Bridal (December 2014 – Present)
Bridal consultant, assist brides and bridal party in choosing wedding gowns, and schedule appointments.
Family Medicine of Michigan (August 2013 – March 2014)
Grand Ledge, MI
Managed the scanning/document department, updated patient information, coordinated with physicians, and recorded patient documents.
Freelance Writer / Proofreader, Faith Magazine (June 2013 – present)
East Lansing, MI
Managing article assignments, proofreading, writing articles, and scheduling and conducting interviews.
CSR (Teller), Citizens Bank (February 2013 – August 2013)
Answering phones, performing client banking transactions, answering client questions, performing customer service.
Associate of Bed, Bath & Beyond (July 2012—August 2013)
West Lansing, MI
Answering phones, transferring calls, completing training, prep for opening, clean-up and close, performing constant customer service.
Writing Intern: REVUE Magazine (June 2012 – August 2012)
Grand Rapids, MI
Write about upcoming events and new areas of interest for next issue, add new listings to website and print magazine, distribute new month’s issue of magazine, locate pictures for articles, read and fact check articles, and maintain email account and Facebook page daily.
Writing Intern: Center for Scholarly & Creative Excellence (April 2011-July 2011)
Grand Valley State University, 301C DeVos Center, 401 West Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Writing scholarly articles highlighting Grand Valley faculty and staff research, updating the website page, creating a tag-line for the company, and designing a magazine for the articles (www.gvsu.edu/csce)
Personal Strengths and Skills
Creative: Develop new and unique ways to present & complete projects.
Communication (Written & Verbal): Able to communicate & write effectively.
Writing: Background and degree
Visual and Hands-On learner: Able to apply the process by seeing it being done.
Hard Working: Strive to go above and beyond with all tasks.
Reliable: Always on time and complete the expected tasks
Publications & Writing Experience:
Center for Scholarly & Creative Excellence Articles
Take it to the “Grave”: The Search for Edward Abbey's Grave (April 1, 2011)
Have You Licked Your Kids Today? (May 11, 2011)
Studies of Lake Huron Sinkholes Lead to New Discoveries (May 19, 2011)
Can You App Too? (May 20, 2011)
Suspension of Disbelief (May 27 , 2011)
Student Led Study of Public Health Risks Associated With Indoor Radon Gas in West Michigan (June 16, 2011)
“Hands On” For A Healthier Society (June 23, 2011)
Other Published Works
On the Way to the one District Court of Clinton County, December 1, 1999 (After Jason Breedle) (June, 2009)
Poem Published in Michigan Tech's Blue Ice online student magazine
I'm Scarred Inside Because I Didn't Say (October, 2010)
Poem Published in PULPIT online student magazine
How To Submit And Publish Your Creative Writing (April, 2011)
Individual project selected by Professional Writing Professor, Laurance Jose, for further use in her future classes.
How To Prepare For Winter At GVSU (April, 2011)
Group project published on the Grand Valley Padnos International website
Take it to the “Grave”: The Search for Edward Abbey's Grave (April, 2011)
Article published on the Grand Valley Center for Scholarly & Creative Excellence website
Stepping Stones (Fall 2011)
Poem published in the Grand Valley Student Writer’s Club publication, “Running out of Ink.”
Managing Editor of REVUE Magazine
Address: 65 Monroe Center, Ste. 5,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: (616) 608-6170
Sister Lucia Treanor
Professor of Writing @ Grand Valley State University
Address: Department of Writing
Lake Ontario Hall
Allendale, MI 49401-9403
Dept. Phone: 616-331-3411
Dr. Robert Smart
Executive Director: Center for Scholarly & Creative Excellence
Address: 301C DeVos Center West Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Dept. Phone: 616-331-2281
Cell Phone: 616-403-2736
Prof. Kelly Campbell
Professor of Communications @ Grand Valley State University
Address: Department of Communications
126 Lake Superior Hall
Allendale, MI 49401-9403
Office Phone: 616-331-8073
Office Coordinator of Movement Science Office @ Grand Valley State University
Address: B-2-235 Allendale, MI 49401
Dept. Phone: 616-331-3515
Cell Phone: 616-635-7498