Education

University of Florida:

[2015] Degree Expected:
Bachelor of Science in journalism with art history minor

Experience

Florida Scholastic Press Association Intern [May 2012 - present]

Gainesville, Fla.
-Collaborate with a group to plan and run statewide high school journalism conventions
-Create the visual elements used throughout the convention and help promote the FSPA brand

Visual Journalism Teacher’s Assistant [Jan. 2013 - present]

Gainesville, Fla.
-Reinforce concepts and skills learned in class through presentations
-Working one-on-one with students during office hours
-Create tips and tutorials to aid in student development

Florida Blue Key Speech and Debate Art and Layout Director [Feb. 2013 - present]

Gainesville, Fla.
-Creating the visual identity of the Florida Blue Key Speech and Debate Tournament for its 30th Anniversary

Parisleaf Design Social Media Intern [Oct. 2012 - Jan. 2013]

Gainesville, Fla.
-Created weekly blog posts about design and sustainability
-Worked as a team to promote the Parisleaf brand
-Learned about the integral role of teamwork and the importance of passion in creating an exciting workplace

The Independent Florida Alligator Newspaper Advertising Sales Intern [Jan. 2012 - May. 2012]

Gainesville, Fla.
-Worked in conjunction with a sales representative to produce and sell advertisements to local businesses
-Learned about the importance of loving your career

The Stampede Staff, Co-Editor-in-Chief

J.W. Mitchell High School, New Port Richey, Fla.
-Designed and lead the production of a nationally-awarded yearbook while overseeing a staff of 35 students
-Received a Gold Crown from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association
-Received a Pacemaker from the National Scholastic Press Association
-Learned how to create and implement an advertising campaign, how to manage time to meet deadlines, how to develop an idea into a product and how to lead a team
-link to gallery of the yearbook: Walsworth Yearbooks

Skills

Communication:

-Leadership roles
-Working with customers
-Soliciting money from businesses
-Live tweeting
-Live blogging
-Working on deadline

Computer:

-Adobe InDesign
-Adobe Illustrator
-Adobe Photoshop
-Digital Photography
-Basic HTML/CSS
-Graphic Design
-Shooting and editing video

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