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


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.


  • Communications,
  • editing,
  • public speaking,
  • writing


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

Spoken Languages

  • English


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


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
Manager John Plevka,, 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,, 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,

Groups & Associations

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


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