University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Mo. (Aug. 2009-Present)

La Universidad de Alcala, Madrid, Spain (Jan. 2012-May2012)
Bachelor of Science in Public Relations
Bachelor of Science in Spanish
GPA: 4.00

Public Relations Internship Experience

  1.  The Hauser Group Inc., St. Louis Mo.
    Public Relations Intern (May 2012-Present)

    • Write media materials, social media channels and other collaterals
    • Make media follow-up calls to secure client coverage
    • Assist with the coordination of news conferences and other special events
    • Conduct research and environmental scanning
    • Develop and update media lists
    • Participate in strategic brainstorming sessions
    • Help track press placements
  2. Geile/Leon Marketing Communications, St. Louis, Mo.
    Marketing and Public Relations Intern (Summer 2011)

    • Blogged and embedded video onto Geile/Leon’s WordPress account
    • Coordinated the Casa Gallardo client account
    • Interacted with non-profits, parishes and schools to organize and conduct promotional fundraising events for Casa Gallardo
    • Conducted environmental scanning as Request for Proposal research
    • Developed media lists for news releases and publicity
  3. Innovative Public Relations (IPR), Warrenburg, Mo.
    Public Relations Specialist (Jan. 2011-May 2011)

    • Managed social media through Facebook, Twitter and Blogger
    • Developed a new blog and social media campaign for IPR
    • Created a departmental style guide/template for UCM to set branding standards for internal and external communications
    • Marketed and promoted UCM Earth Week 2011 events
    • Designed display cases, posters and table tents for events
    • Edited (AP style) and acted as traffic manager for Renaissance Magazine
    • Worked with university printing services to create publicity materials

Public Relations Student Society ofAmerica(PRSSA)
National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)
Delta Zeta Sorority
Modern Language Club
UCM Theatre Department – Performer

Fluent in Spanish                             Microsoft Office                              Social Media
Photoshop CS5                                 InDesign CS5                                    Blogging
Vocus Database                               Experience with Macs/PCs

Dean’s List                                                        Member of the Honor’s College
Red & Black Scholarship                             Departmental Spanish Award
Unigroup Scholarship                                 Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
UCM Foundation scholarships                Elizabeth Callaway Scholarship-PR
National Society of Scholars                     Melissa M. Wyatt Scholarship-Spanish


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