I graduated from Drake University in May 2018 with a B.A. in magazine journalism and public relations. I believe there are many ways to make both of those disciplines coexist. I want to write, talk, and generally communicate with lots of people. Coincidentally, I am pretty good at those things.
Content Creator, Wheat Creative [April 2019-Present]
Using SEO best practices, interviewing and strong writing skills, I create blog content for franchising clients including The Honey Baked Ham Co., Pivotal Growth Partners, LINK Staffing, ZIPS Dry Cleaners, and more.
Contractor, BHG.com [May 2018-May 2019]
I write entertaining and informative how-to articles for the holidays, crafts, and entertaining sections of BHG.com based on SEO trends and forecasting.
Marketing Associate, Caesars Entertainment [June 2018-October 2018]
I worked in direct marketing, interpreting data to build marketing offers for Harrah’s Laughlin guests. In addition to offer builds, I also proofed offers and wrote offer copy.
Editorial Apprentice, BHG.com [September 2017-May 2018]
Specifically, on the holidays, crafts and entertaining team. My duties included creating content, updating content to include SEO and Google Trends terms and pulling props for photo and video shoots.
PR Consultant, Creative Visions [September 2017-May 2018]
I was part of a team that created and pitched a comprehensive public relations plan for Creative Visions based on primary research we conducted.
Communications Intern, AARP Iowa [June 2017-August 2017]
I created and posted content for the AARP Iowa social media accounts that met the national engagement rate standard. Additionally, I worked community events with AARP members, volunteers, and staff.
Editorial Assistant, Midwest Living magazine [May 2016-May 2017]
My main duty was fact-checking articles for print and web, as well as creating and updating web content.
Fundraising and Communications Intern for Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault [January 2016-May 2016]
I explored the intersection of fundraising and communications in the non-profit sector, by helping both areas communicate knowledge and a targeted message.
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