Andi Summers

Freelance Article Writer & Blog Writer

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Location:Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Website: http://andisummers.net
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/andisummers
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Email | andisummers89@gmail.com Cell | 847-909-0428
EDUCATION
Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Mass Communication
Major: Magazines
Bachelor of Arts
Major: English
EXPERIENCE
Urban Plains, Senior Web Editor (fall 2011)
• Help create a website from ground up for Drake University’s Fall
Capstone Magazine, www.urbanplainsmag.com
• Create, write, aggregate and edit content for the website.
• Work with writers and Midwestern bloggers.
• Write for the iPad edition of Urban Plains
BHG.com Home Design Editorial Intern (summer 2011)
• Write and update slideshows to be current and SEO optimized.
• Generate content for, and write several weekly newsletters
• Use social media to spread brand awareness by writing
Facebook posts and Tweets to link to the BHG.com website
promoting user interaction.
• Work with a Content Management System to update
website content
Freelance Writer, Think Magazine Online (spring 2010)
• Write articles for the online portion of Think
• Write and find artwork for a 10-12 page slide show
• Generate story ideas.
Drake Magazine, Drake University; Writer (2009-2011)
• Write for print and online editions of a student run award-winning
publication that is produced once a semester.
• Generate Story Ideas and write short clips, features and blog for the
print and online publication.
Drake Magazine Online, Drake University; Designer (2010-2011)
• Design web graphics for Drake Magazine Online using the Adobe
Creative Suites
Times-Delphic, Drake University; News Reporter (2009-2011)
• Submit articles on a regular monthly basis for a twice weekly,
student-produced campus newspaper.
• Produced a multimedia package for the 2010 Relays newspaper
• Generate story ideas, arrange interviews
• Cover student life and the Greek system at Drake University
RELEVANT COURSEWORK
Digital Print Production
News and Reporting Principles
Visual Communications
Writing for a Magazine
Web Design
Public Relations Principles
Print Media Editing
Magazine Publishing
Magazine Freelance Writing
Multimedia Journalism
COMPUTER SKILLS
Mac and PC
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Basic HTML and CSS
Adobe Illustrator
iMovie
Microsoft Office suites
HONORS AND ACTIVITIES
Drake Presidential Scholarship
Drake University Dean’s List
Delta Gamma, Director of E-communications- 2010-2011
Donald V. Adams Leadership Academy, 2009-2010
Drake University Student Senate intern 2008-209
Twitter | @AndiSummers
Website | AndiSummers.net
Linkedin | Andi Summers
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Article Writing
Blog Writing