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CLAIRE RUHLIN 27 0 A P I N E V I E W D R A T H E N S, G A • (6 7 8) 4 4 7 - 76 1 1 • C R U H L I N @ G M A I L .C O M • C L A I R E R U H L I N . C O M

EDUCATION University of Georgia • Athens, Georgia, May 2014 • Bachelor of Arts in Magazine Journalism & English • 3.7/4.0 GPA

RELEVENT EXPERIENCE COMMUNICATIONS/PR INTERN, RECIPE FOR PRESS, ATHENS, GA, AUGUST 2013– PRESENT • Write daily blog posts on the editorial and PR industry and create Photoshop graphics for posts • Conduct market research by reading industry news and keeping track of national editors and bloggers • Connect Recipe for Press to industry organizations and publications through guest blog posts and editor contacts • Compile Microsoft Excel media lists of major magazine editors for clients and Recipe for Press • Outline eBook content • Meet weekly with Amy Flurry, founder and author or Recipe for Press, and the Recipe for Press Team to discuss company strategy, marketing and social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Wordpress STAFF WRITER/ CONTRIBUTING EDITOR, UGAZINE, ATHENS, GA AUGUST 2012–PRESENT • Plan magazine theme, content and direction • Meet with magazine writers to flesh out pitches for UGAzine stories • Perform micro and macro edits • Pitch, research and write magazine articles STAFF WRITER, AMPERSAND MAGAZINE, ATHENS, GA, AUGUST 2013–PRESENT • Collaborate with editors and writers to plan magazine themes and design • Pitch, organize and write magazine articles • Conduct publication promotion and outreach for both print and online EDITORIAL INTERN, PASTE MAGAZINE, SUMMER, 2013 • Worked full-time for Paste Magazine, a nationally circulated publication and acclaimed voice in entertainment journalism and analysis • Researched, edited and wrote relevant news stories and digital content for pastemagazine.com, several of which received more than 4,000 social media shares. • Copyedited and fact-checked magazine feature articles and reviews for Paste’s weekly publication. • Was responsible for writing a feature article for Paste’s Best of What’s Next issue PUBLICATIONS INTERN, GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART ATHENS, GA, JANUARY– MAY 2013 • Copyedited and fact-checked museum publications and books • Researched and composed online content • Organized museum’s website and calendar • Assisted in running museum promotional functions and events SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN, COMMUNITY ATHENS, GA, JANUARY–MAY 2012 • Built company blog while presenting marketing ideas • Wrote and developed blog posts and helped create company brochure

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE FOUNDER, LOCALIST ATHENS, ATHENS, GA, SEPTEMBER 2013- PRESENT LOCALISTATHENS.COM • Used Wordpress to build Localist Athens, a website designed to promote the collaboration and appreciation of locally owned businesses. • Met with local business owners to discuss business and image strategy and community involvement. • Collaborated with an established local business, the Local Notion, to share business strategies and values

SKILLS Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Wordpress, Google Analytics, HTML/CSS, Moveable Type, Photography, Audacity, Social Media Strategy, Microsoft Office Suite


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