Resumé

EDUCATION
The Pennsylvania State University
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism Broadcast Option, May 2013
Bachelor of Art, Integrative Arts Theatre Production & Directing Focus, May 2013

MEDIA EXPERIENCE AT NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
Project Set Network, New York, NY
Volunteer Promotions Assistant, December 2007 – Present

  • Created a monthly blog on the media and its social impact on society
  • Produced, edited, and developed a public service announcement to create an awareness campaign on the emotional effects of having sex as an adolescent
  • Conducted interviews with mentors, alumni, and owners of Project Set Network at an alumni reunion and developed a promotional video to generate awareness of the project to adolescents in the community

Build Up Purpose
News Correspondent, Young Urban Network Group, January 2007

  • Interviewed employees that worked at MTV in a variety of career paths to educate the public
  • Interviewed MTV news correspondents’ Sway Calloway and Tim Kash to gather their views on politics and how media shapes society

MEDIA EXPERIENCE WITH ONLINE PUBLICATIONS
PlayStation Unlimited, http://playstationunlimited.com
Content Writer

  • Published several articles pertaining to the growth and development of the video game industry and the Sony PlayStation brand.
  • Developed graphical and functionality of site using graphic design and coding skills.

FILM PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE
“R U READY” (2006)
Public Service Announcement
Producer, Director of Photography

Project SET Promotional Video (In Production)
Promotional Video
Reporter/ Director of Photography/ Producer

THEATER PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE
“The Problem” by A. J. Gurney Jr. (In Production)
Misciagna Famly Center for the Performing Arts – Penn State Altoona
Director

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher,OneNote, Outlook, SharePoint, Adobe InDesign, Fireworks, Flash, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Quark Express, WordPress; Webmaster and writer of online media blog, The Prodigious Blogger, (http://prodigiousblogger.wordpress.com/)

COLLEGE ACTIVITIES
Student Directed One Acts, Director

  • Directed and produced a reenactment of the well-known one act play “The Problem” by A. J. Gurney Jr. (see directors portfolio)

Altoona Collegiate Review, Staff Writer

  • Generated stories on local and national events ranging from town residents against student housing to covering a Flight 93 memorial service
  • Prepared Layout and Design for newspaper, mapping out where each article should be placed and creating appealing headlines
  • Redesigned the general look of the newspaper, giving it a more professional and notable look

Student Activity Fee, Board Member

  • Acted as a team player to review proposals weekly from students and staff to determine events and technology to be purchased through the student activity fee budget of $553,009.00

WORK EXPERIENCE

Young People’s Day Camp, Queens, NY
Camp Counselor, Bus Counselor

  • Monitored the health and welfare of 60 children ages 4-15 during camp operations as well as when the children were being transported to their homes or after care facilities
  • Planned and organized educational and social activities for the children

Downstate Medical Center, July 2006 – August 2006
Medical Records Assisstant

  • Filed patients’ medical records
  • Obtained proper documentation on patients’ records prior to filing them

For full resumé, cover letter and list of references please contact me at klh5374@psu.edu.
Questions, comments, concerns please contact me at klh5374@psu.edu

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