University of Oregon

  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Political Science
  • Minor in Communication Studies                                                                                                                                                                  June 2010
  • Robert D. Clark Honors College
  • Magna Cum Laude


Account Executive, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide, Portland, Ore.

May 2011-Present

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with media to secure coverage
  • Managing product announcements and reactive issues from strategy to execution
  • Creating core internal and external content, messaging and digital assets
  • Monitoring and researching industry landscape and media coverage to inform strategy
  • Anticipating PR challenges and proactively proposing solutions to mitigate issues
  • Supported worldwide communications campaign for launch of Windows 8

Assistant Firm Director, Allen Hall Public Relations, Eugene, Ore.

June 2009-June 2010

  • Managed internal communication for full-service public relations firm
  • Developed and implemented agency workshops to continue the development of skills and professionalism
  • Edited all outgoing client work
  • Oversaw agency grow from five to 11 clients and 12 to 45 staff members
  • Managed agency website and blog

Public Affairs Intern, Fred Meyer Stores, Portland, Ore.

June 2009-Sep. 2009

  • Developed and began implementing corporate public relations plan
  • Assisted with event coordination and media relations for store remodel
  • Crafted press releases and followed up with media
  • Wrote fall trend blog articles for social media campaign

Account Supervisor, Allen Hall Public Relations, Eugene, Ore.

Jan. 2009-June 2009

  • Supervised a three-person account team for an art museum
  • Planned and held the museum’s first student event; 250 attendees
  • Created a public relations plan for 2009-2010

Real Estate Broker, Keller Williams Realty, Corvallis, Ore.

June 2007-Jan. 2009

  • Represented home buyers in real estate transactions
  • Coordinated transactions with brokers, escrow officers and lenders

Marketing Coordinator, Keller Williams Realty, Corvallis, Ore.

July 2004-Aug. 2006

  • Created real estate advertisements
  • Maintained three websites
  • Managed office operations for a five-person real estate team
  • Produced brochures, fliers and mass mailings on a regular basis



PR Duck Award June 2010

  • Award given to one outstanding graduating public relations student

Phi Beta Kappa June 2010-present

  • Oldest honor society in the U.S.

Rich Jernstedt Scholarship May 2009

  • $5000 scholarship given to the top student in public relations

Centurion Award May 2009

  • Given to 100 undergraduate students for leadership and service

Kappa Tau Alpha: National Journalism Honor Society April 2009

UO Presidential Scholarship Sep. 2006-present

  • Full scholarship given to the top 60 (1.5%) Oregon Freshmen

Pi Sigma Alpha: National Political Science Honor Society Jan. 2009

 Future First Citizen of Corvallis Jan. 2006



Skilled in media relations and strategic communications

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Skilled in social media marketing and strategy

Familiar with Search Engine Optimization


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