Excellent writing skills, very familiar with facebook, blogger and other social media outlets; computer/Word and Power Point proficient; outstanding organizational skills, takes direction well, recognized by co-workers for versatile creative writing and editing ability; amateur graphic designer, team player, strong self advocate, completed 2011 Partners in Policymaking training through Pilot Parents of Tucson; motivational speaker; Actor, writer and audio/visual designer for Improbable Theatre Company; self-published Christian author.
Bachelor of Arts: Journalism 2006
Magna *** Laude
Graduation speaker, Recipient of Walter Cronkite Outstanding Student Award
Arizona State University
Honors Graduate 1998 to 2002
Scottsdale Christian Academy
Scottsdale Community College February 2012 to Present
Freelance Writer for Public Relations Department
Content writer for "Momentum," alumni and community partners newsletter
Yakkit.org October 2008 to December 2010
Creative Content Editor
Funded by the Set Yourself Free Project grant for Southwest Institute for Families and Children, Editor of quarterly newsletter, Review and write/create content for Yakkit website, Current President of Youth Action Council of Arizona
Get Out Magazine/East Valley Tribune January to May 2006
Write various articles with interviews and briefs regarding upcoming events in east valley locations and submit to editors for weekly publication.
ASU Underground (campus newspaper) December 2004 to April 2005
Meet weekly to discuss story ideas for upcoming issues, write feature articles with interviews, submit to editor for approval, and distribute current issues on campus.
Arizona Republic Newspaper August 2001 to May 2002
ALT Correspondent/Movie Reviewer
Meet monthly to plan ALT page with team of correspondents and editor. Submit movie reviews, story ideas and completed articles to ALT editor in consideration for publication.