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Courtney Murrah Skills 706.830.5280 (cell)

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Augusta Ballet | Assistant Director | Fall 2011 – Present

• Oversaw organization in absence of an executive director (Oct. 2012-June 2013) • Plan logistics and media for events, fundraisers and performances • Communicate organization’s activities with Board of Trustees, patrons and community The Augusta Chronicle | Marketing Intern | Summer 2011 • Aided Community Relations Manager with social media procedural guide and workshops • Facilitated Community Relations Manager with event logistics • Represented The Augusta Chronicle at community meetings and events

Life Enrichment Center | Black & White Gallery Coordinator | Spring 2011 • Promoted the LEC and its photography program in the community • Managed photo gallery to fundraise for LEC’s photography program • Organized gallery and opening reception within tight budget of raised funds

The Headliners | Co-editor | Summer 2010

• Edited newsletter articles for consistency, grammar and AP-style • Wrote additional updated briefs • Supervised writers and coordinated information for changes in stories

Career Peer Advisor | Vice President/Programming Chair | Fall 2009 – Spring 2011 • Created social media plan to increase awareness of services offered • Coordinated and promoted financial advising workshop for students • Produced and digitally distributed video addressing proper interview attire

The Colonnade | Senior Reporter/Assistant Copy Editor | Fall 2009 – Spring 2011 • Developed timely story ideas • Met weekly deadlines • Edited all articles for errors in grammar and AP Style

Campus Activities Board | Vice President of Special Events | Spring 2009 – Fall 2010 • Chaired committee to introduce new events to campus • Collaborated with organizations to increase student involvement • Planned events successfully within a tight budget


Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication Georgia College & State University | Milledgeville, Ga. | Fall 2007 – Spring 2011

Concentration: Public Relations & Print Journalism | Minors: Photography & Political Science GPA: 3.65 Cumme Laude | Leadership Certificate Program graduate

Courtney Murrah's résumé  
Courtney Murrah's résumé