PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Experienced public relations professional adept at building brand awareness through cross promotion and social media. Exceptionally detail-oriented while maintaining efficiency and prioritizing deadlines. Skilled at developing key messages and tailoring them for dissemination through various platforms.

EXPERIENCE

Keith and The Girl – New York, NY

Publicist/Booker/Associate Producer - 2012 - Present

  • Construct and implement a brand awareness campaign
  • Design a West Coast cross promotional podcast tour and live show
  • Prepare, revise and distribute press releases and media kit
  • Participate in planning live events and assist in the execution of those events
  • Write, revise and distribute informational packet for potential new guests
  • Seek out potential talent and provide background information on them for the clients
  • Associate produce three 50-hour-long podcast marathon events
  • Employ new methods of social media in addition to maintaining pre-existing ones

Q.E.D. – A Place to Show & Tell – Queens, NY

Public Relations/Programming - 9/14 - 1/16

  • Curate, design, write and edit weekly mailer
  • Prepare, revise and distribute press releases
  • Create basic posters for website and promotional materials
  • Build database of local blogs and calendars to post event listings
  • Pitch stories to press about upcoming programming
  • Reach out to marquee names for events and appearances at the venue
  • Integrate social media into the venue’s brand
  • Program around holidays/seasons and brand that programming

Just One More Podcast - New York, NY

Publicist - 10/15 - 1/16

  • Devise and implement social media practices across multiple platforms
  • Book promotional appearances for the host
  • Target relevant media outlets with pitches and press releases
  • Consult on direction of the show and assist in focusing the overall brand

Planned Parenthood – Chicago, IL

Health Center Advocacy Volunteer - 6/13 - 7/14

  • Register potential voters
  • Serve as a resource about Obamacare and enrollment
  • Advocate for the use of female condoms and inform about its benefits
  • Distribute information and materials about all forms of birth control
  • Gather signatures for a petition to instate comprehensive sex education
  • Educate the public about what comprehensive sex education entails

Recess at B Bar - New York, NY

Producer - 11/12-1/13

  • Scout and book talent for the show
  • Set up and maintain a website and other social media tools
  • Promote the show through social and traditional media
  • Work with the venue on securing sponsorship through beer distributors

EDUCATION

Metropolitan State University, Professional Communications B.A