Monday, August 13, 2007

Professional and Academic Experience

Boston University, Class of 2008
Cum Laude

  • Public Relations and International Relations (Collaborative Degree Program)
  • University Scholarship recipient
  • Member of Boston University’s Public Relations Student Society of America
  • Member of 85 Broads, Boston University Chapter
  • Staff writer and cartoonist for the Daily Free Press, an award-winning student-run newspaper
  • Co-founder of Step About Boston, Boston University's organization for Irish Step Dance
  • Participated in the 2007 Monster Diversity Leadership Program
Daniel J. Edelman, Inc., Washington, DC
Digital Public Affairs Intern, Health (November 2008-present)
  • Monitored and analyzed online conversations in the health and parenting spheres and developed recommendations for the clients based on the evolving online environment
  • Drafted blogger and partner engagement pitches on behalf of clients
  • Developed new business materials and participated in project conceptualization, including the American Public Health Association’s Healthiest Nation in One Generation campaign and online video
  • Specialized in social media, particularly online patient-to-patient and peer-to-peer communication in the health care industry
OmniBlue Marketing and PR, Atlanta, GA
Fashion and Entertainment Intern (June-September 2008)
  • Event planning and coordination; contacted venues, media and clients
  • Managed online identity for Who’s In Fashion TV on organization blog and social networks such as Myspace, Facebook, Twitter and Fashionspace
  • Researched and developed press materials, including press releases, articles and fact sheets, New York, NY
Copy Editor (Summer 2007)
Senior Editor (2002-2005)
Associate Editor (2001-2002)
Reporter (1999-2001)
  • Maintained relations with over 300 volunteer reporters; trained reporters and associate editors
  • Managed and directed interactive projects, including premier creative writing competition
  • Spearheaded a campaign for better editor-reporter communication; designed and implemented a program for new reporters that would allow them to learn to edit and critique their own work
  • Founded and developed an article illustration program to prevent copyright infringement and encourage further participation of student artists
Rep Nation
Microsoft Student Ambassador (February-March 2007)
  • Generated buzz for Microsoft's IM Initiative on the Boston University campus through viral marketing techniques, innovative plans and public speaking
  • Planned and implemented events to excite Boston University students about the IM Initiative
Radio Disney Boston AM 1260
Marketing Intern (Fall 2006)
  • Created marketing and client relation materials, including presentations, flyers, press releases and radio advertisements; assisted in recording process of radio material
  • Responded to client and parent queries about events and activities sponsored by Radio Disney and directed these parties to the correct department.
  • Managed activities at station events, including games and competitions for children.
  • Provided voice-over for radio advertisements
Technical Skills

Microsoft Office, Microsoft Expressions, Dreamweaver, HTML/CSS, Adobe Photoshop

Language Capabilities

French, conversant

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