MAY 2009 : Bachelor of Arts in Literature (cum laude) - MARY BALDWIN COLLEGE, Staunton, Virginia
President of the Nu Psi Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta (International English Honors Society)
NOVEMBER 2015 - PRESENT : SUSTAINABLE OXFORD/ MISSISSIPPI SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE NETWORK, Oxford, MS
— Built capacity for both Sustainable Oxford and the Mississippi Sutainable Agriculture Network via developing partnerships, implementing programming, writing grants, and coordinating volunteers for events.
— Developed formal documents, strategic plans, and events and fundraising calendars
— Planned, coordinated and supervised fundraising events and other programming
JUNE 2011 - PRESENT : FREELANCE
Writer / Editor
— Assisted public relations, media, and marketing strategists develop social media campaigns.
— Used editing and writing skills to check spelling, grammar, and general clarity of advertisements, “tweets”, social media updates, and other forms of communications.
— Restructured, improved, and strengthened the “messaging” and “identity” of companies.
MARCH 2013 - APRIL 2014 : APPROVED COLLEGES, Harrisonburg, VA.
Copywriter and Copy Editor
— Produced and edited content and copy for both general and marketing purposes.
— Wrote and edited articles for the blog and social media.
— Added creative input concerning design, branding, and social media presence.
— Created strategies for marketing and media content.
JULY 2010 – APRIL 2011 : INDIESCREEN CINEMA, Brooklyn, NY.
Public Relations Representative / Personal Assistant / House Manager
— Responsible for writing and editing the weekly newsletter email: provided publications as well as the community with scheduling, special events, etc.
— Composed film reviews and descriptions of events, film festivals, parties, etc. for general and professional consumption.
— Consulted with owners regarding brand identity and general theme, look, and feeling of business.
Bitter Southerner :: Atlanta, Georgia
Race to The Middle Zineworks :: Staunton, Virginia
Merge: An Indpendent Journal of Convergent Ideas :: Phoenix, Arizona