Experience

Program Coordinator
University of Georgia Small Business Development Center
September 2020 – Present

• Manage DeKalb Center’s overall marketing including producing weekly newsletters for Center’s +3K subscribers.
• Conduct outreach and advocacy for DeKalb Center with local and regional stakeholders.
• Produce continuing education classes for Center.
• Serve on the statewide marketing committee helping to determine marketing policy for the organization.

Client Services Director
VealColeBeene
September 2020 – Present

• Handle billing, invoicing, and bookkeeping for the company.
• Manage contracts for clients including negotiations, renewals, and disputes.
• Serve as point of contact for organizational governance and financial issues.

Advertising Intern
Carolina Alumni Review
August 2019 – May 2020
  • Conduct preliminary research on advertising account prospects.
  • Maintain and organize tear sheets, prepared invoice mailings, and completed other assignments related to accounts receivables.
  • Work to maintain and expand restaurant and local business accounts.
Content Intern
Benecomms
June 2019 – August 2019
  • Produced long-form copy for various B2B clients primarily in the Human Resources sector. 
  • Researched various topics in order to build engaging stories for the target audience. 
  • Planned, researched, and executed projects for internal marketing efforts.
Social Media Reporter
rAVe [PUBS]
April 2019 – June 2019
  • Developed and produced content as a social media reporter at a large (40,000+ attendees) B2B trade show covering the commercial and home audiovisual markets.
  • Gained experience in B2B trade show marketing, trade show public relations, content creation, lead generation, event marketing, and creative marketing.
  • Assisted in producing content with industry record totals (over 2,500 individual pieces of content – videos, social media posts, podcasts, and more – during a 3-day trade show).
Public Information Intern
Johnston County Public Schools
June 2018 – August 2018
  • Independently produced a series of profile features on the seven new principals in the district which was widely picked up by local media.
  • Wrote and copyedited daily press releases.
  • Produced weekly press briefings for the Board of Education.
  • Assisted in general office management duties.
Senior Writer
The Daily Tar Heel
2016 – 2017
  • For my clips, click here.
  • Set up and conducted interviews with business owners, government employees, elected officials, and town residents.
  • Wrote clearly and effectively to convey stories.
  • Managed deadlines with other responsibilities.
Development Assistant
UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media
2016 – 2020
  • Conducted preliminary research on alumni and potential donors.
  • Maintained and organize guest lists, prepared registration materials, and completed other assignments related to fund-raising events.
  • Updated and correct fundraising databases, including Blackbaud fundraising software.

Education

UNC-Chapel Hill

B.A. in Media and Journalism (Advertising focus)

Second Major in Political Science

May 2020

King’s College London

Semester Exchange Program

Spring 2018