About me

You will find my work and education experience below but it comes down to this: I want to make the community around me a better place and I will do what it takes to get that done. I am a dedicated storyteller that uses creativity and drive to complete projects. I am a manager that coaches a team to reveal beauty, truth, and light to the world.

Work​
experience​
National Stem Cell Foundation: Marketing Coordinator
March 2020 - Present

I manage and create content on our social media platforms along with drafting articles and providing support for various reports within the organization.

  • Created and manage a social media strategy that includes providing informational content and soliciting online donations

  • Research & create posts, graphics, and videos as social media content

  • Track and report analytics for our website and social media platforms 

  • Create extensive media lists to solicit stories about our programs

Oshi Health: Writer
July 2019 - March 2020

I was a freelance writer who provided various articles for Oshi Health’s IBD Tracking App.

  • Networking and searching for local and national stories

  • Research skills in healthcare, science, and history

CVS Shepherdville: Pharmacy Tech
September 2019 - February 2020

In dedication to helping my community, I worked in the retail and pharmacy department at the CVS in Shepherdsville, KY.

  • Customer service while handling multiple tasks in the store

  • Solving complex problems for customers/patients

  • Basic retail skills  

WPSD-TV: Paducah, KY: Evolving Media & Content Manager

​2017 - 2019

As WPSD’s first digital media executive producer, I lead a small team of web editors and mentored reporters and anchors.

  • Created a social media strategy and managed customer service

  • Launched new website while managing social media accounts 

  • Increased website views by up to 100,000+ per month

WPSD-TV: Paducah, KY: Newscast Producer

​2010 - 2017

Every day, I researched, wrote & edited a daily newscast that involved several reporters & stories. I started in a weekend position & was promoted to various positions over the years, including the 5 p.m. newscast Monday - Friday.

  • Lead a reboot of the 5 p.m. newscast

  • Built relationships with other PR

 

WEEK/WAOE/WHOI: Peoria, IL
Newscast Producer
​2007 - 2010

I was first hired as a part-time director in college and worked up to a daily newscast producer. 

  • Perfected aspects of broadcast (studio, video editing, writing)

  • Developed skills in social and digital media

Skills
  • DIGITAL STRATEGY

  • SPONSOR RECRUITMENT

  • PUBLIC RELATIONS

  • DIGITAL AND SOCIAL ANALYTICS

  • CONTENT CREATION

  • SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT

  • PROJECT/EVENT PLANNING

  • CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (CMS)

  • WRITING

  • GRAPHIC DESIGN

  • SMALL GROUP MANAGEMENT

  • COMMUNITY RELATIONS

  • PHOTOSHOP

  • WORDPRESS

  • ADOBE PREMIERE

  • MICROSOFT 365

  • PHOTOGRAPHY

  • MEDIA PRODUCTION

  • HTML

  • CUSTOMER SERVICE

  • NEW MEDIA

  • PARTNER & VENDOR MANAGEMENT

  • NEWSLETTER DESIGN

  • ENPS

  • EDIUS

  • TECHNOLOGY

Education
Bradley University- Peoria, IL

​2005-2008

I graduated in 3.5 years while working to achieve a Bachelor of Science in with a major in Electronic Media along with minors in Philosophy and Religious Studies

Volunteer

● Director of Development, Girls with Guts 

● Former Vice Chair of the Purchase Area Board, American Red Cross 

● Former Secretary, McCracken County VOAD 

● Former event organizer for American Cancer Society/Ladies Social

References

Alicia Aiello                           President for Girls With Guts                                            214-458-5519

Juliana Valencia                     Reporter for NBC Washington & Telemundo 44                615-525-3150

Kristen Weiss Sanders           Assistant Instructor at Dalton State                                 315-794-9451

Julia Springsteen                   Attorney and Elizabethtown City Councilmember             270-748-1100

Amanda Roberts                    News Reporter for WVUE FOX 8                                         615-336-3439

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