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Sadiah Thompson Cell: (310) 218-9856 | sadiaht@gmail.com | sadiaht@bu.edu

EDUCATION Boston University – Boston, MA Major: Journalism

Expected Graduation Date: May 2018 Overall GPA: 3.3/4.0

WORK EXPERIENCE Cornerstone Theater Company – Los Angeles, CA June 2016 – Aug. 2016 Communications Intern • Established the company’s overall Communications Plan and Social Media Strategy • Created original marketing content for the company’s social media platforms (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Salesforce) th • Assisted in planning the company’s 30 Anniversary events (i.e. logistics, scavenger hunt, auction) • Published Los Angeles County Arts Commission weekly intern newsletters Port of Los Angeles (Harbor Division) – San Pedro, CA June 2015 – Aug. 2015, Information Technology Intern June 2013 – Aug. 2013 • Completed six of the division’s policies regarding application development, acceptable computer use, and cyber-security • Organized the division’s team-building picnics (e.g. logistics, theme, activities) • Assisted Chief Information Officer in revising the division’s Strategic Plan • Contributed written content to the summer intern newsletter, The Pelican Brief Personal Accounting Group – Long Beach, CA June 2014 – Aug. 2014 Office Intern • Completed business marketing and media projects that influenced relationships with tax clients

ACTIVITIES Boston University Admissions Ambassador, Admissions Student Diversity Board Public Relations Chair Dec. 2014 – Present • Assist in the recruitment of prospective students from multicultural backgrounds (including giving campus tours, hosting students for overnight campus events, and running the board’s social media accounts) Producer, BUTV10’s “The Wire” Sept. 2014 – Present • Produce content for the daily news broadcast aired on Boston University’s television station covering local, national, international, and sports headlines • Episodes can be found here: http://www.butv10.com/shows/the-wire/ Writer, Boston University’s The Daily Free Press Sept. 2015 – May 2016 • Reported campus, city and breaking news • Articles can be found here: http://dailyfreepress.com/author/sthompson/

SKILLS AP Style, Proofreading/Editing, DSLR Photography, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Social Media (Facebook, Instagram,Twitter, MailChimp), WordPress, Squarespace


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