Eighteen years of experience in the fields of journalism, communications and public relations. Background includes working as a news director/web manager/on-air personality for a radio station, serving as a reporter and photographer for a daily newspaper, and currently, as the public information specialist for Mid-Plains Community College. Current role includes being responsible for writing press releases, content creation for marketing materials, editing, photography, overseeing the college's social media accounts and serving as the liaison between the college and media outlets.
Winner of six national competitions in the categories of writing, photography, public relations, social media marketing and videography in addition to numerous state and regional competitions.
Freelancer for local, regional and national publications as well as individual organizations.
Skills include writing, photography, social media marketing, content creation, editing, public relations, crisis communications and public speaking. Skilled in Lightroom, Photoshop, Audition, Premiere, InDesign, Illustrator and all other programs in the Adobe Creative Suite. Also proficient in Word, Excel, any content management system and digital cameras.
Whitepaper, Social Copy, Website Copy, Interview, Product Description, Press Release, Ad/Promotional Copy, Script, Headshot, Corporate Photo, General Photo, News Photography, Candid Photography, Studio Photography, Product Photography, Commercial