Megan Thompson

Freelance Brochure Designer & Writer

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Location:Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/meganthompson02
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Education
Virginia Commonwealth University B.S. in Mass Communications Concentration in Public Relations August 2007-May 2011

Experience
Leukemia Walk Fall 2008
• Help organize tents (t-shirts, face-painting, balloons, etc)
• Run the face-painting tent: paint animals, shapes and cartoon characters on childrens faces, hand out candy and juice boxes
Richmond Folk Festival Fall 2008
• Hand out flyers,help get volunteers
Toads Place Promotions Fall-Spring 2008
• Promote concerts and the venue, hand out flyers
PRSSA Regional Activity Spring 2009
• Organize and set up activity at VCU
• Introduce speakers, lead guests to each room, lead discussions VCU’s Intercultural Festival Spring 2009
• Promote Public Relations Student Society of America at VCU
• Photographed events at the festival, wrote a short article about the festival
VCU Student Orientation Spring-Summer 2009
• Head student groups
• Help students sign up for classes
• Answer student and parent questions regarding VCU
• Give tours of the Monroe and MCV campuses
Celebrations at the Reservoir Summer 2009
• Help set up for weddings (i.e. layout of tables, linens, etc.)
• Work with clients to meet their specific needs

Internships
Army ROTC Spring 2010
• Generate ideas and planning to create a ROTC club at VCU
• Reconnect with Alumni, make a flyer to connect 6 colleges Create an ad for ROTC to be published in the VUU paper.

Memberships
Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
• Historian Fall-Spring 2008
• Public Relations Director Fall 2009
• Vice President Spring 2010
• President Fall 2010-Spring 2011

Relevant Coursework
Public Relations Writing: Obituaries, Press Releases, Media Kit, Maintain blogs, Conducted interviews for news stories, Journalism Writing skills
Public Relations Graphics: Menu design, Business Card, Personal Logo
Special Events: Analyze and dissect events, Organize and plan an event
Reputation Managment: Discussed reputation managment from viewpoints of different organizations and businesses.
Public Relations Campaigns: Designed and conducted surveys both one-on-one and online, worked with client to provide correct research

Skills
Language Skills
German: basic German language skills

Computer
Microsoft Office, Indesign, Illustrator
Knowledge of social media (Facebook, Twitter, blogs, stumbleupon)

Writing
News articles, research papers, press releases, blogs
Skills (2) Rating
Brochure Design
Writing