Paul McCormack 2712 N. Milwaukee Ave. • Chicago, IL • 60647 217 433 8798 • paul.mccormack217@ gmail.com
I am hoping to obtain an entry-level position that will utilize my previous media and marketing experience and provide a positive, effective contribution to your team.
Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL Bachelor of Arts: Marketing Communications Concentration: Public Relations Graduation Date (Suma Cum Laude): May 2013 Cumulative GPA: 3.95/4.0 Howard Mendelsohn Scholarship Recipient 2012 Damen Scholarship Award Recipient 2009 Dean’s List Student 2009-2012
Freelance Production Assistant: NBC 5 Chicago (June 2012 – April 2013) Responsible for helping the production team prepare talent and venues for both televised and internal NBC events, including: • WMAQ launch party for the Steve Harvey Show • 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon • Chicago Fire Premiere • 2012 and 2013 Chicago Auto Show • Al Roker’s Today Show Chicago Remote • 2013 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle
Station Relations Intern: NBC 5 Chicago (February-June 2012) Responsible for: • Scheduling and conducting studio tours • Selecting and submitting PSA spots • Assisting the Station Relations department in scheduling and promoting events • Conducting fact-checks on newsroom stories • Maintaining NBC 5’s Community webpage
Marketing Internship: DCC Marketing in Decatur, IL (June-August 2011) Responsible for: • Helping develop and maintain websites for clients • Managing online promotions and contests on social media sites • Assembling media lists and RFP’s • Writing copy for advertisements and literature for local promotional events
Digital Experience: Training and experience in Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign, Cisionpoint, Wordpress, Facebook, Twitter, Radian 6, SRDS, MRI+, and various Social Media outlets