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Kathleen Short

Kathleen Short



Phoenix, AZ

I'm a content creator who is passionate about community, inclusivity, and documenting the culture. My mission is to connect creatives by providing a multi-media local platform.





Arizona State University

Future Sun Devil Families Facilitator

I will work with 9th and 10th graders and their families to prepare them for success in higher education.

FSDF facilitators will attend two trainings in order to become familiar with, and prepared to deliver, FSDF curriculum. Facilitators will guide families through the information and activities conducive to achieving program goals. Students and families will acquire knowledge and skills to set students up for success in high school, and create a strong base of family support for the student’s pursuit of a college degree.

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Valley Hype

Contributing Writer/Correspondent

Valley Hype is a digital platform, echoing the undefined narrative of Phoenix's youth culture. Our approach is to capture authentic moments, events, people and trends, while documenting the culture.

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Motivational Speaker

Truality is ordinary people doing extraordinary things to help others make their truths a reality. We are a motivational speaking group that infuses empowering messages with the creative arts, such as music, slam poetry, theatre and much more!


Toastmasters International

Vice President of Public Relations

Sunset Toastmasters Club

*Publicize the Toastmasters brand
*Promote the club to local media
*Produce and distribute a club newsletter, preferably via email
*Attend club executive committee meetings

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*Maintains a calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep store operating to standard and to set a positive example for the shift team.
*Anticipates customer and store needs by constantly evaluating environment and customers for cues.
*Assists with new partner training by positively reinforcing successful performance and giving respectful and encouraging coaching as needed.
*Contributes to positive team environment by recognizing alarms or changes in partner morale and performance and communicating them to the store manager.
*Delivers legendary customer service to all customers by acting with a customer comes first attitude and connecting with the customer. Discovers and responds to customer needs.
*Follows Starbucks operational policies and procedures, including those for cash handling and safety and security, to ensure the safety of all partners during each shift.
*Maintains a clean and organized workspace so that partners can locate resources and product as needed.
*Provides quality beverages, whole bean, and food products consistently for all customers by adhering to all recipe and presentation standards. Follows health, safety and sanitation guidelines for all products.


Great Circle Media

Promotions Assistant

*Assists in planning and organizing events, promotions and contests
*Acts as brand ambassador at on-site events. Serves as station liaison with event sponsors, station clients, listeners and media
*On-Site event work includes: event set-up, engaging listeners, conducting games, breakdown and recaps
*Works with promotions manager to provide and post compelling content on station website(s) immediately following event. This includes writing event summary, posting photos, video and audio clips
*Submits affidavits and barters using Premiere, Cumulus, Westwood, and Sheet Happens


Northern Arizona University

Student Social Media Marketer

*Shared the latest events, student help, and entertainment on campus to NAU students through Facebook and the Plaid WordPress Blog
*Increased brand development and web site traffic growth to NAU Plaid
*Conducted social media campaigns and day-to-day activities of events, resources, and opportunities
*Managed presence in social networking sites including Facebook and other similar community sites
*An advocate for NAU in social media spaces and engage in dialogues with the community
*Attended on and off-campus events to provide a first-person view
*Produced and adapt to new strategies to engage target audiences

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Gamma Alpha Omega Sorority, Inc.


*Created, communicated, and implemented the Omicron Chapter’s vision, mission and overall direction for fifteen current members and Alumni Advisors
*Lead, guided, directed, and evaluated the work of fifteen distinct members of the executive board, vice president and head of committees, to fulfill obligations and duties in a timely manner
*Primary liaison between NAU Campus and organizations, Greek Life Advisor, Regional Chapters, National Leadership, Advisors, Alumni and Flagstaff Community to the Omicron Chapter
*Represented the Omicron Chapter at National and Regional Conferences in order to maintain, train, and progress within the organization
*Managed and resolved conflict among fifteen ethnically diverse members


Gamma Alpha Omega Sorority, Inc.

Public Relations Chair

*Prepared and edited organizational publications for internal and external audiences, including member newsletters
*Established and maintained cooperative relationships with representatives of community, interests, members, and alumni
*Managed the flow of information through different types of media for organizations and individuals
*Created and edited short promotional and recruitment videos through iMovie software
*Built awareness and interest through social media
*Effective communicator in print, person and on the phone

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Northern Arizona University

Collegetown Counselor

*Built citizenship, personal responsibility, and leadership abilities through skits and activities
*Increased self-esteem and a sense of personal empowerment and ownership in small groups of seven
*Supervised all assigned aspects of the campers' day including morning reveille, cabin clean-up, meal times, rest hour, evening activities, getting ready for bed, and after-hours duty as assigned
*Formulated a greater respect and understanding of each other and our place in our communities through communication, healthy relationships, team building and leadership development
*Encouraged activist driven perspectives to improve social justice, social change, community building and make an impact on the NAU campus

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Northern Arizona University

Academic Success Coach Mentoring Excellence

*Be a knowledgeable and experienced guide and role model
*Work with ten students to mentor academic success approaches
*Assistance with and support in navigating a new environment, both socially and academically *Responsible for helping students achieve their personal and academic goals by providing structure, support, feedback and referrals
*Meet with students every week and communicate via email, Facebook, phone calls, and texting
*Maintain detailed student files and provide information to supervisors for review
*Expected to demonstrate the highest level of responsibility and dedication to academic goals


Northern Arizona University

Resident Assistant

*Managed a university residence hall floor of 30 ethnically diverse first-year students
*Maintained all bulletin boards and fliers with accurate, up-to-date, and useful information
*Provided guidance to students on various personal and academic issues
*Worked in Residence Life office up to 10 hours per week, performing duties such as responding to student and staff questions, answering telephones, and operating computers and various office equipment
*Enforced University and Residence Life rules and regulations resulting in a safe, orderly and enjoyable living environment
*Assist residents to a successful transition through knowledge and experience
*Collaborated with co-workers to create interactive, intellectual, and educational programs

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Northern Arizona University

Peer Instructor

*Assist first-year traditional and international students acclimate to college life by providing a safe, accepting and helpful environment
*Serve as a knowledgeable resource to help students reach their academic, social and personal goals by referring them to appropriate campus resources and professionals based on individual needs
*Facilitate 2 sections of NAU 100
*Teach using a standardized curriculum
*Hold at least 2 office hours a week
*Read student work and provide feedback
*Read and discuss the book chosen for the NAUreads Program
*Complete weekly progress reports, update grade books and attendance
*Collaborate with other Peer Instructors on departmental projects and programs


Northern Arizona University

KJack Radio Host

*Hosted a radio talk show and played Top Hits, Hip-Hop/R&B, 90's/00's.

Northern Arizona University

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Communication Studies

Northern Arizona University

Minor, Public Relations/Image Management