Education

  • Temple University | Philadelphia, PA
    • Klein College of Media & Communication
    • Honors Program
  • Majors: Strategic Communication & Political Science
    • Concentration: Public Relations
    • Certificate: Social Science Research
  • Expected Graduation: Dec. 2019
  • GPA: 3.98

Experience

Temple College Democrats

  • President | Philadelphia, PA | Dec. 2017-Present
    • Lead meetings and delegate members of the Temple College Democrats Executive Board to plan programming, state and local campaign coordination and civic engagement events that promote the Democratic Party
    • Directed and implemented 2018 Midterm Elections Field Program
    • Organized all logistics for 2018 Pennsylvania College Democrats statewide convention
    • Promoted from Director of Internal Affairs since May 2017, Deputy Finance Director since Jan. 2017, and General Body Member since Sept. 2016

PRowl Public Relations 

  • Account Associate & Secretary | Philadelphia, PA | Sept. 2017-Present
    • Develop public relations strategies for Temple University Strategic Marketing & Communications Department and #VoteThatJawn voter engagement initiative
    • Craft press releases, media kits and social media posts to promote increased youth voter turnout in the City of Philadelphia for #VoteThatJawn
    • Maintain records, attendance and meeting minutes
    • Direct internal communications for nationally affiliated firm

L’Osservatorio Research Centre 

  • Research Intern | Rome, Italy | May 2019-June 2019
    • Tracked and researched global armed conflicts during study abroad experience
    • Wrote web review articles centering on the stories of civilian victims in Africa and the Middle East for public distribution
    • Composed full-length research reports about abuses in international human rights law

Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania 

  • Organizing & Electoral Intern | Philadelphia, PA | May 2018-Aug. 2018
    • Led volunteer trainings for the Health Center Advocacy Program and 2018 PPSP Electoral Field Program phonebanks

    • Engaged with Pennsylvania constituents in Bucks, Chester, Montgomery and Delaware Counties about the importance of protecting reproductive freedom and healthcare during Healthy Neighborhood Canvasses

    • Attended Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s National Power of Pink Conference to learn about best organizing and advocacy practices

    • Aided External Affairs Department with policy research and memos

Ceisler Media & Issue Advocacy 

  • Intern | Philadelphia, PA | Jan. 2018-Present
    • Conducted research for corporate, non-profit, and governmental clients, including American Airlines, Nestle Waters North America, National Liberty Museum, PEW Charitable Trusts, and Philadelphia Housing Authority
    • Formulated media lists, press reports, and pitches that cater to the appropriate markets and niches
    • Assisted associates with account support and campaign messaging

Relief Communications, LLC

  • Public Relations Intern | Bryn Mawr, PA | May 2017-Sept. 2017
    • Prepared and edited press reports, press releases, and media advisories for Philadelphia’s non-profit community
    • Assisted at various events for clients, including Mural Arts Philadelphia, Fairmount Park Conservancy, AIDS Fund, and Historic Philadelphia, Inc.
    • Undertook administrative support for public relations projects

Rebecca Rhynhart for Philadelphia City Controller 

  • Campaign Intern | Philadelphia, PA | Feb. 2017-May 2017
    • Advanced fundraising efforts totaling to $328,000 as of May 1, 2017
    • Communicated directly with potential donors and volunteers
    • Planned intimate, local campaign update meetings and press events for Democratic Candidate’s successful May 2017 Municipal Primary campaign

Activities

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) | Temple University Chapter Member since Aug. 2017

Pennsylvania College Democrats | State Council Chair since April 2018

Bateman Case Study Competition | Temple University Team Member since Aug. 2018

Pi Sigma Alpha National Honor Society | Member since Sept. 2018

Skills

  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Outlook
  • Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere

  • iMovie, Windows Movie Maker

  • Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr, Youtube, WordPress

  • Hootsuite, MailChimp, Slack

  • Canva
  • AP Style
  • Cision
  • Critical Mention
  • NGP-VAN

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