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Colleen McNally

Colleen McNally

Editorial Intern

Points North Atlanta

Georgia Southern University, GA

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Points North Atlanta

Editorial Intern

Contributing writer and assisting in fact-checking articles as well as editing proofs
Communicates with public relation professionals in gathering photos and event information
Manages multiple project at one time, with both short-term and long-term deadlines
Assignments include reviews of local restaurants, businesses, and events including Atlanta Ballet
Uploads content to the web

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Points North Atlanta

Editorial Intern

Contributing writer and assisting in fact-checking articles as well as editing proofs
Communicates with public relation professionals in gathering photos and event information
Manages multiple project at one time, with both short-term and long-term deadlines
Assignments include reviews of local restaurants, businesses, and events including Atlanta Ballet
Uploads content to the web

Career

Honors@GeorgiaSouthern Magazine

Contributor

Contacted students and faculty involved with the University Honors Program at Georgia Southern University for interviews
Wrote articles about various study abroad, experiential learning, and capstone thesis projects
Helped gather photos 
Published annually 

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Honors@GeorgiaSouthern Magazine

Contributor

Contacted students and faculty involved with the University Honors Program at Georgia Southern University for interviews
Wrote articles about various study abroad, experiential learning, and capstone thesis projects
Helped gather photos 
Published annually 

Career

Savannah Magazine

Freelance Writer

2 articles in September/October issue as well as 3 articles in Savannah Weddings Magazine.

Savannah Magazine

Freelance Writer

2 articles in September/October issue as well as 3 articles in Savannah Weddings Magazine.

Georgia Southern University

SOAR Team Leader

Assisted with recruitment and selection including interviews of 21 new orientation leaders
Planned and lead information sessions
Facilitated weekly meetings with supervisor and other orientation leaders
Planned orientation leader retreat
Composed weekly newsletter for team
Led committees in preparation of the 2013 Southern Regional Orientation Workshop (SROW)
Attended SROW 2013 at the University of Memphis in Tennessee; participated in the Case Study competition
Coordinated three weeks of training for the team with offices and departments across campus
Ordered uniforms for orientation leaders
Created duty schedules
Worked 15 undergraduate orientation sessions for approximately 3,400 first-year students, 1,800 transfer students, and 5,600 parents
Helped to plan end of the year banquet
Provided administrative support to the Office of Orientation and Parent Programs with various tasks

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Georgia Southern University

SOAR Team Leader

Assisted with recruitment and selection including interviews of 21 new orientation leaders
Planned and lead information sessions
Facilitated weekly meetings with supervisor and other orientation leaders
Planned orientation leader retreat
Composed weekly newsletter for team
Led committees in preparation of the 2013 Southern Regional Orientation Workshop (SROW)
Attended SROW 2013 at the University of Memphis in Tennessee; participated in the Case Study competition
Coordinated three weeks of training for the team with offices and departments across campus
Ordered uniforms for orientation leaders
Created duty schedules
Worked 15 undergraduate orientation sessions for approximately 3,400 first-year students, 1,800 transfer students, and 5,600 parents
Helped to plan end of the year banquet
Provided administrative support to the Office of Orientation and Parent Programs with various tasks

Career

Delta Phi Epsilon International Sorority

Triad Magazine Contributor

Worked remotely with the Director of Communications via phone and email
Interviewed sources including the current National Panhellinc Conference delegate for DPhiE
Helped gather photos 

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Delta Phi Epsilon International Sorority

Triad Magazine Contributor

Worked remotely with the Director of Communications via phone and email
Interviewed sources including the current National Panhellinc Conference delegate for DPhiE
Helped gather photos 

Career

Georgia Southern University

Peer Academic Advisor

Assisted First-Year Experience (FYE) staff in advising undeclared students
Guided undeclared students through the major-exploration process
Outlined degree and program requirements of different majors
Helped with course scheduling and the change of major process
Used strong communication and human relation skills
Served as resource to students by explaining university policies and directing students to various resources on campus

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Georgia Southern University

Peer Academic Advisor

Assisted First-Year Experience (FYE) staff in advising undeclared students
Guided undeclared students through the major-exploration process
Outlined degree and program requirements of different majors
Helped with course scheduling and the change of major process
Used strong communication and human relation skills
Served as resource to students by explaining university policies and directing students to various resources on campus

Career

Savannah Magazine

Editorial Intern

Aided staff with research content and compiling local events
Wrote and edited copy, both in print and online 
Pitched creative ideas to stories and/or features
Helped to select, retrieve, and return products for photography and feature
Made phone calls for fact-checking and retrieving contact information
Helped at monthly release parties which included client relations
Helped extensively with ballots - counting, compiling, and writing - for the "Best of Savannah" competition

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Skirt! Magazine

Editorial Intern

Aided staff with research content and compiling local events
Wrote and edited copy, both in print and online 
Pitched creative ideas to stories and/or features
Helped to select, retrieve, and return products for photography and feature
Made phone calls for fact-checking and retrieving contact information
Helped plan and attend monthly release parties which included client relations for coordinating location, food and drink, and giveaways for raffles.

Career

Skirt! Magazine

Editorial Intern

Aided staff with research content and compiling local events
Wrote and edited copy, both in print and online 
Pitched creative ideas to stories and/or features
Helped to select, retrieve, and return products for photography and feature
Made phone calls for fact-checking and retrieving contact information
Helped plan and attend monthly release parties which included client relations for coordinating location, food and drink, and giveaways for raffles.

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Savannah Magazine

Editorial Intern

Aided staff with research content and compiling local events
Wrote and edited copy, both in print and online 
Pitched creative ideas to stories and/or features
Helped to select, retrieve, and return products for photography and feature
Made phone calls for fact-checking and retrieving contact information
Helped at monthly release parties which included client relations
Helped extensively with ballots - counting, compiling, and writing - for the "Best of Savannah" competition

Career

Georgia Southern University

Southern’s Orientation, Advisement, and Registration (SOAR) Leader

Attended SROW 2011 at Lousiana State University in Baton Rouge; awarded 2nd place for Educational Session presentation 
Attended intensive three week training with offices and departments across campus 
Followed duty schedules
Worked 15 undergraduate orientation sessions for approximately 3,400 first-year students, 1,800 transfer students, and 5,600 parents

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Georgia Southern University

Southern’s Orientation, Advisement, and Registration (SOAR) Leader

Attended SROW 2011 at Lousiana State University in Baton Rouge; awarded 2nd place for Educational Session presentation 
Attended intensive three week training with offices and departments across campus 
Followed duty schedules
Worked 15 undergraduate orientation sessions for approximately 3,400 first-year students, 1,800 transfer students, and 5,600 parents

Career

Georgia Southern University

Bachelor of Science (BS), Journalism

Georgia Southern University

Bachelor of Science (BS), Journalism