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EDUCATION

Cameron University, Lawton, OK — Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Frederick High School, Frederick, OK — High School Diploma

EXPERIENCE

Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce, Lawton, OK — Communications Manager

August 2017 – July 2018

Designed and developed content for the chamber’s weekly newsletter; wrote media advisories and press releases; designed brochures, posters and handouts for various chamber events; oversaw production and kept inventory of multiple chamber publications; took photos and/or videos at/for chamber events; manned social media accounts for the chamber, the Lawton Fort Sill Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Lawton Proud movement; maintained and updated the chamber’s website; assisted with office duties and greeted/helped guests

The Lawton Constitution, Lawton, OK — Staff Writer

March 2015 – August 2017

Lead reporter for the Styles and Religion sections, which required generating story ideas for each section, keeping calendars of events and reviewing topics with the City Editor once a week; maintained relationships with nonprofits, artistic organizations, local clubs and churches in the community and Southwest Oklahoma; wrote daily and weekly stories, reviewed theater productions and orchestra concerts, edited press releases to AP Style, took/edited photos, shared stories via social media; assisted with office duties and greeted/helped guests

Cameron University Alumni Association, Lawton, OK — Student Worker

August 2011 – May 2015

Worked as a part time student filing and organizing alumni information, helping customers/alumni with memberships and updated information in various databases; photographer for CUAA events and utilized graphic design, writing and social media skills for promoting alumni activities; assisted in collecting alumni information and handled the bulk mailing process for the Cameron Magazine

SKILLS

Adobe Creative Suite

Microsoft Office

Layout and Design

Photography

Familiar with AP Style

Social Media Savvy

Familiar with Apple Mac/PC

ACTIVITIES/AWARDS

Oklahoma NextGen Under 30, Media, 2016

Silver ADDY Recipient, Oklahoma American Advertising Awards, 2015

Lawton Community Theatre Board Member

Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra Board Member

Staff Writer/Editor/Ad Manager, The Cameron University Collegian, 2013-15

Honorable Mention, Columns, 2015 Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association

Honorable Mention, Feature Writing, 2015 Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association

Outstanding Aggie of Tomorrow, 2015

Aggie Ambassador, 2012-15