Creative Communications

Resume posted by rjdavis94 in Arts and Culture.
Desired salary: $30,000.00
Desired position type: 'Full-Time/ Part-Time/ Contract'
Location: Normal Illinois, United States

rjdavis@ilstu.edu
Tel:
Mobile:
2172998283

Summary

The unique combination of holding a B.S in journalism alongside a minor in art history allows me with the knowledge and experience to bridge the gap between arts and culture with communication research, writing, and development.

Education

B.S in Journalism
Minor in Art History
Illinois State University, August 2013-May 2017

-Extensive knowledge in the field of communication, including expert experience in all Adobe programs and Microsoft Word Suites
-Art history knowledge based on four years of studying various subjects and periods
-Writing skills from both my background in journalism and art history
-Skilled and experienced in both AP formatting and Chicago Style

Experience

Features Writer, The Vidette, Illinois State University, Normal IL
May 2015-Present
• Research, seek credible sources, coordinate interviews and write up to 6 articles per week
o Volunteer to write the most feature stories per week
o Hold office hours and write story briefs
• Have been selected as newspaper cover story feature and typically the top performing article online, as well as the features writer for all human interest stories
Content: http://bit.ly/1SQtKtQ
Manager John Plevka, jpplevk@ilstu.edu, 309-438-7688

Student Intern, University Galleries, Normal IL
January 2015-Present
• Trusted to handle, hang and coordinate gallery displays, historical art, faculty art and student art
• Assist with marketing of the gallery and events, and special event planning
• Manage organization of both hard copy and online filing
• Heavy lifting, painting and general repair, clean up during new exhibition installation
Manager: Gabe Johnson, gjjohns@ilstu.edu, 309-438-5487


The Joy of Marketing/Sarah Petty Photography, Springfield IL
August 2013-2014
• Data entry and Excel/spreadsheet experience for marketing purposes
• Coordinating and transporting photography equipment, assisted professional photographers with scheduled shoots
• Provided excellent customer service
Andrea Crawford-Whitehead, 217.787.9070
Renee Scott, renee@joyofmarketing.com

Skills

  • HTML
  • Microsoft office- expert
  • Adobe Suites- expert

Specialties

    Communications, editing, public speaking, writing

Groups & Associations

    Bloomington Normal Art Colelctive, Sigma Sigma Sigma, The Vidette, University Galleries

Spoken Languages

    English