Brandon Watson

Freelance Copywriter & Creative Writer

Location:Lawrence, Kansas, United States
2 Skills
University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications
Bachelor of Science in Journalism, with an emphasis in strategic communications
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Minor in Sociology
Graduated: May 2010
GPA: 3.29

Relevant Skills
Ability to write traditional and social media news releases
Capable of putting together in depth strategic plans
I written both radio and television copy
I have produced media kits
Experience in sales
Proficient with Microsoft Office

Work Experience
Campus Apartments Lawrence, Kansas
Leasing Consultant July 2010-Present
• Work independently managing day-to-day activities of 108-unit community
• Meet with prospective residents looking to lease units
• Follow up on prospect leads
• Put together yearly marketing plan
• Handled tenant complaints and questions
Aqua Sprinkler Systems Lawrence, Kansas
Hole Technician June 2008-July 2010
• Engineered well-crafted holes to accommodate sprinkler systems
Cumulus Lawrence, Kansas
Promotions Intern December 2008-May 2009
• Aided in management of promotional events
• Contacted and garnered the attention of prospective
clients for a promotion
• Assisted in Web site maintenance
• Helped with the Dwayne Bowe Radio Show
Freelance and Class Projects
Copywriting/Marketing November 2008
• Wrote a radio spot for Holiday Ham
• Developed a media kit for KU Filmworks
• Put together a marketing, advertising and public relations strategy for Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area

• Research Experience Program
• Service Learning
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing