Resume

Known for being very organized with a stronghold in verbal and written communications, human relations, and management. With a creative nature; project ideas and strategies come naturally. Proven to stay calm under pressure and deadlines. A passion for storytelling and driven by creative, fast-paced, and innovative environments.

Education

Drake University

Des Moines, IA | Class of 2023

Digital Media Production and Advertising Major with a Business Studies Minor and a Leadership Concentration. Courses taken include Video Production, Video for Journalists, Visual Communications, Digital Audio Writing, Reporting and Writing, Web Page Design, Advertising Principles, Professional Workshops, and Multi-Media Labs.

Minnetonka High School

Minnetonka, MN | Class of 2019

VANTAGE Digital Journalism Course: Through experiential learning, VANTAGE offers a unique opportunity for high school students to apply their coursework in real-world settings. Focus on digital journalism with courses in video production and English. Taught through mentorship, leadership development, and industry immersion.  

Work Experience

Iowa Wild Hockey

Mar 2021 – Present | Media and Communications Intern

Worked closely with Manager of Media Relations to write post-game recaps, update Iowa Wild stats, brainstorm and assist in social media creation, completed interviews with players and coaches and managed away game broadcasts.

Drake Magazine

Sep 2019 – May 2020 | Assistant Online Editor

Edited and wrote stories for the online version of the Drake Magazine, an award-winning, student-run, publication at Drake University. Redesigned the website with the managing online editor and brainstormed story ideas. The Spring 2020 edition of the Drake Magazine won a Pacemaker award from the Associated Collegiate Press contest, the top award in collegiate journalism.

Explore’s Club | Program Assistant

Jan 2016 – Aug 2020 | Excelsior, Minnesota

Explore’s Club is an after school program across the Minnetonka School District Elementary Schools. I engage with kids through games, homework, and social interactions, and provide protection, along with building a relationship with them and their parents. I was apart of the team when Excelsior Elementary became accredited by the NAEYC in 2018.

Project Experience

The Happiness Bug: Episode One

Apr 2019 – May 2019 | Audio Editor and Host

Created a podcast around the topic of wellness and happiness. Discussed the short term and long term ways to become happier in life in the first episode. Created outlines for two more episodes but never recorded them. Edited and hosted the podcast along with two other team members.

State Fair Winner: Jon Schindel

May 2019 | Project Lead

Created a blog post about Jon Schindel, a Minnesota state fair winner for his hot pickles. Planned, filmed, edited and finalized every piece of this independent project and showcased Jon because it is a very unique and special part of the Schindel family.

I Love Photography

Mar 2019 – May 2019 | Communications Director and Video Editor

I Love Photography is a local photography studio in Hopkins, Minnesota. Elaine Geopfert, the CEO of I Love Photography, bases her company on the idea that everyone loves the same and wanted to create a video that showcased that. Communicated with Elaine throughout the project to set meeting times, exchanged ideas, and shared information with her and the group. Took the lead when editing footage and audio and creating the final product that showcased her company and relationship with her clients.

North American Pond Hockey Championship

Jan 2019 | Videographer

Created a promotional video to attract sponsors and also a highlight real of the 2019 event. The event takes place on Lake Minnetonka outside a local restaurant Maynard’s. The pond hockey tournament is a charity event that raises money for a variety of groups.

Bloom Early Learning and Child Care Center

Oct 2018 – Dec 2018 | Project Leader

Created a promotional video for a child daycare center to promote a new site opening in May 2019. Met with project sponsors to discuss targeted audience platforms and other ideas. Directed and aided my group members throughout the progression of the project as project leader.

The Upper Midwest Emmy’s

Oct 2018 – Nov 2018 | Videographer and Team Member

The Upper Midwest Emmy’s is an organization dedicated to creating exceptional videos on television. Created a highlight real featuring the annual award ceremony at Radisson Blue. The video included interviews with award winners, b-roll and footage from the ceremony.

Organizations and Activities

Minnetonka Breezes

Sep 2017 – June 2019 | Managing Feature Editor

Designed layout of feature section for the monthly student publication as the managing editor and frequently wrote articles. Helped staff writers and photographers with their stories, necessary content, and any questions they had.

Student Alumni Association

Dec 2020 – Present – Social Media Specialist

Utilized different medias platforms to engage audiences, promote events and get people involved. Assisted the Creative Director with content creation and concepts for social media accounts to promote and engage users.

Delta Gamma

Sep 2019 – Present | Director of Social Events

Delta Gamma is a social sorority on Drake University’s Campus and the national philanthropy is Service for Sight. Became an initiated member in Fall 2021 and was elected Director of Social Events in Fall 2020. Will Plan 2-3 social events each semester and ensure events are COVID-19 safe in Fall 2021.

Minnetonka High School Choirs

Sep 2015 – June 2019 | General Member and Section Leader

Drake University’s Borealis Choir

Sep 2019 – May 2020 | General Member

Skills and Abilities

  • Exceptional Organizational Skills
  • Strategic Communication
  • Leading and Management
  • Creative Nature
  • Human Relations
  • Proficient in Premiere Pro, InDesign and Audition
  • Easy learner in Microsoft and Adobe

Achievements

  • 3.8 GPA
  • Dean’s List at Drake (Fall 2019, Spring 2020) 
  • Academic Lettering Recipient in High School (2018)
  • Recipient of The Presidential Scholarship at Drake (2019)
  • Vocal Support Scholarship (Spring 2019)