I'm interested in community service, writing and helping others reach their full potential.
Third-year public relations major
The University of South Carolina
I will be graduating from the University of South Carolina with a degree in public relations and fashion merchandising. I am looking to start a career that allows me to help people/organizations tell their stories to target audiences in order to make meaningful connections. I recently interned with BET Networks and United Way...
"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask oursvelves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There ...
My dream job will involve me helping others make a difference in the world.
United Way of the Midlands
Leadership Giving Intern
January 2013 — May 2014
-Manage social media for United Way affiliate groups Young
Leaders Society (YLS) and Women in Philanthropy (WIP)
-Research information relevant to YLS and WIP followers for social media posts
-Engage and interact with online community in a meaningful way
-Develop a comprehensive social media manual for future interns.
Special Events/Corporate Communications Intern
May 2012 — July 2012
-Developed a strategic and creative media campaign for two BET orginal series
-Wrote press releases and event overviews
-Drafted and designed Bobby Jones Gospel e-vite
-Arranged site visits with venue sales managers
-Assisted in overseeing the production of the 2012 BET Awards Ford Hot Spot Room and Radio Remote Room
-Corresponded regularly with external partners and internal departments
-Edited event ticket copy
-Supported senior staff in conference calls
-Prepared print requests for event tickets and signage
-Managed excel spreadsheet of event guests lists
-Performed some administrative and office support duties
Public Relations Intern
May 2011 — August 2011
I managed multiple social media accounts for each client, and researched industry trends in each client's niche to develop social media content that was meaningful. I increased each of their followings by at least 6%. I also assisted photographers and stylists during photo shoot assignments.