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Education Waynesburg University (Fall 2009 - present) Bachelor of Arts | Major: Journalism | Minor: Business Management | GPA 3.44

Activities and Honors Pittsburgh City Paper Music Intern | September 2012 – present

Updated the Pittsburgh City Paper music blog FF>> weekly, including MP3 Monday and show previews  Submitted weekly critics’ picks for use online and in print  Contacted bands and management for promotional and interview purposes

Giant Eagle Communication Intern (Health and Wellness Department) | June – August 2012

Edited and created brochures and store materials  Updated and created PowerPoint presentations and class descriptions for use online and in-store  Created facilitator guides and lesson plans  Submitted content for the Health and Wellness online newsletter

The Yellow Jacket

(university newspaper)

Senior Editor (Arts & Life), September 2012 – present Online Content Coordinator, August 2011 – May 2012 Staff Writer, 2010 – 2011 | Editorial Assistant, January – May 2011 Responsible for generating weekly ideas for stories, columns and editorials  Met deadlines in a timely manner  Edited and electronically corrected copy  Developed knowledge of AP Style  Contacted various sources and administered interviews in person as well as via email and phone  Updated social media platforms Staff Writer | March – June 2011

Responsible for producing weekly music reviews and editorials

Gertrude Gordon Writing Contest (second place) Women’s Press Club of Pittsburgh | April 2010

Skills Proficient in Associated Press Style Well-versed in social media, such as Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and others Experienced in various forms and styles of journalism Knowledgeable of PC and Mac software, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite Strong written and verbal skills

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