Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, specialization in public relations, and second major in political science. Hutton Honors College Notation, coursework completed in seven semesters. GPA: 3.59/4.0
Thesis Candidate for Departmental Honors, Dept. of Political Science – “The Influence of Logo Design and Branding on Political Campaigns”
IU Communications, Bloomington, Ind.
Health and public policy intern
-Spearheaded Election 2012 coverage, developed video database with expert faculty interviews, and wrote tip sheets for national distribution using AP Style.
University Information Technology Services, Bloomington, Ind.
- Voted by supervisors as Consultant of the Semester for customer service, work ethic and technical ability.
Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, Ariz.
Department of Marketing and Communications intern
-Wrote and edited more than fifteen stories for hospital publications and website.
Professor Yanna Krupnikov, Bloomington, Ind.
Department of Political Science research assistant
-Completed content analysis cataloging of 2,680 articles for paper on voter psychology.
Indiana University Residential Programs and Services, Bloomington, Ind. August 2009-May 2011
Residential Programs and Services photographer and blogger
-Maintained weekly blog of residential life and campus happenings for prospective students.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Arizona Chapter,Phoenix, Ariz. June-August 2009
Development department intern
-Designed and wrote marketing materials, and collected donations for large fundraising events.
Platforms – Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows
Web Development – CSS, HTML5, WordPress
Creative – Adobe Illustrator CS6, Adobe InDesign CS6, Adobe PhotoShop CS6, Final Cut Pro
Social Media – Facebook, Flickr, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube
Activities and Awards
The Beth Wood Chapter of PRSSA at Indiana University
Chapter president – May 2011-May 2012
PRSSA Bateman Case Study Competition account executive – November 2010-March 2011
Chapter secretary and treasurer – August 2010-May 2011
Indiana University School of Journalism
School of Journalism ambassador – August 2010-May 2012
Indiana Daily Student, student newspaper designer – September 2009-October 2010
College Republicans at Indiana University
Press secretary – November 2010-November 2011
Hutton Honors College
Freshman mentor – August 2009-May 2012
International Experiences Program Scholar – December 2010
Burnett Masters’ Scholar – November 2010
Phi Eta Sigma – April 2009-May 2012
Alpha Lambda Delta – April 2009-May 2012
William Jennings Bryan Prize for Outstanding Thesis Nominee-April 2012
Herman B Wells Senior Recognition Award Nominee – January 2012
Hutton Honors College Hutton Pre-Professional Grant – May 2011
William Randolph Hearst Foundation Scholarship – April 2011
James and Susan Hetherington Scholarship – April 2011
IU Alumni Association Phoenix Chapter Scholarship – April 2010
Indiana University Prestige Scholarship – August 2008-May 2012
Public Sector Service
Office of Congressman Ben Quayle – May-June 2011, Washington, D.C.
Office of Governor Mitch Daniels – January-May 2011, Indianapolis, Ind.
Office of Senator Jon Kyl – June-August 2010, Phoenix, Ariz.
Office of Congressman John Shadegg – June-August 2009, Phoenix, Ariz.