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School A ddress: 5200 J.H. Richmond Hall Murray, KY 42071 502.529.9453

Home A ddress: 13005 Lost Trail Goshen, KY 40026

OBJECTIVE To obtain a communications position using the skills of news writing, copy editing and public relations.


M ur ray State University (MSU); Murray, Ky. | Bachelor of Science, Journalism; May 2013 Print Emphasis x Psychology Minor x GPA: 4.0 | Murray State Honors Program | Murray State Presidential Fellowship x

University of Regensburg; Regensburg, Germany | M S U Study Abroad Program; Aug. ± Dec. 2011


M ur ray State University Housing; Murray, Ky. | Communications Assistant; Jan. 2013 ± Present Create, design and edit internal communication x Plan and execute programming x

Food C alc, Inc. (Nutrition Analysis Company); Louisville, Ky. | Marketing Analyst; June ± Sept. 2012 Created blog content x Managed guest bloggers x Controlled social media outlets x

T he O ldham E ra; La Grange, Ky. | News Writing Intern; May ± Aug. 2011 General assignment reporter & photographer x Covered all news including criminal court cases, local events and city council proceedings x

Hollister Co.; Louisville, Ky. | Retail Sales Associate; May 2009 ± Jan. 2011 (seasonally) Communicated with customers, listening actively to meet needs and provide strong customer service



Honors thesis: Newspaper online interactivity, 2012 Comparison of the United States and Germany on public interaction of newspaper websites


D r. David G ibson, Mathematics Department: Research Assistant, 2012 Education reform research


D r. K evin Q ualls, Journalism Department: Research Assistant, 2011 Mass media law research concerning pre-trial publicity


D r. A llen W hite, Journalism Department: Research Assistant, 2010 Public opinion research for the United States Air Force



General Software: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, SPSS and SAS (programs for statistical analysis) Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Quora, LinkedIn, WordPress

LEADERSHIP James H. Richmond Freshman Coordinator (leader of freshman counselors), Jan. 2013 to present College of Business Student Ambassador (high school recruiter), Jan. 2011 to May 2012 Murray State First Year Leader (freshman counselor), Aug. 2010 to present

Marion Taylor Resume  

Professional experience and education resume.