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Works at Ziff Davis Media
Attended Arizona State University
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The UI changed and I suddenly find myself back on here. I'm going to try and keep this updated from time to time, as I do think this should become a bigger part of my social networking regime. Wanna help me get re-acquainted to #Google+? :)
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aspiring media professional, wishing to contribute to social media, front-end web development, graphic design, and more
I finished my undergraduate work at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in December 2012. I currently am a Community Development Specialist for Toolbox.com. I enjoy technology and talking to those who know way more technical things than I do.
I also love to cook and will usually be in the kitchen trying to come up with some interesting concoction of my own mind.
- Arizona State UniversityJournalism, 2009 - 2012I have done courses focused on: online media; graphic design work (with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator); coding (HTML, CSS, jQuery); writing for print, web, and broadcast; entrepreneurship in a digital world; videography (story pitching, interviewing, shooting, editing with Final Cut Pro); journalism ethics; business and future of the journalism world
Community Development Specialist, Toolbox.com/Ziff Davis, Inc.
- Ziff Davis MediaCommunity Development Specialist, 2013 - presentworks on the Toolbox.coom platform; connects with community; writes blogs; develops weekly newsletters; develops special member mailings; helped to plan the Toolbox.com 15th Anniversary with Member Appreciation awards; currently working on the Toolbox for IT Blogger Derby 2013, annual event that helps bloggers give back to charities for the holidays
- Arizona State UniversitySubject Area and Writing Tutor, 2010 - 2012-saw and worked with students of various disciplines with math and general writing process -discussed tutoring strategies with fellow tutors and coordinators to improve craft -developed and implemented materials to promote use of the writing center by journalism students for writing-based courses (news writing, memo writing) -designed new tutor manual for just-hired writing tutors in Microsoft Publisher; wrote policies and procedure portions of manual
- Green Living MagazineSocial Media Coordinator intern, 2011 - 2012-updated magazine’s Facebook and Twitter, mainly using third-party applications (HootSuite, TweetDeck) -wrote weekly reports analyzing post data using Microsoft Word and Excel; looked at content, times, demographics, interaction with audience to determine next steps -worked with various departments (editorial, sales and marketing) to promote articles, stories, and events -strategized social media campaigns for Twitter (gluten-free food chats, de-stressing chats) to help reach goal of 1,000 followers by end of October 2011
- ASU School of Criminology and Criminal JusticeCommunications assistant, 2012 - 2013-managed school website with Plone content management system -edited using HTML/CSS -designed event posters using Photoshop and InDesign CS5 -updated school’s Facebook account -contributed marketing ideas for social media communication (weekly trivia questions to receive prizes from the school, tailored to upcoming events) -volunteered and organized events – set up, tear down -took photographs of events when appropriate and necessary
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