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Kathryn Blitz

Kathryn Blitz

Marketing and Public Relations Director

Ivy Sports Symposium

Student Learning the Trade of Sports PR and Journalism

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Ivy Sports Symposium

Marketing and Public Relations Director

Researched and created media lists. Contacted media members and members of the sports business community to cover 2013 Symposium. Contacted sports businesses for 10 NEXT Award nominations. Updated media documents for current symposium.Worked with media members to provide information and cover 2013 Symposium. Researched prospective speakers from various areas of sports industry to speak at 2013 symposium. Contacted colleges and professors around the country to increase ticket sales from industry professionals and students.

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Brooklyn Tech Football

Consultant

Assist in training current Sports Information Director and manager staff. Content creator for social media websites. Collect articles from local media. Create media guides for local media members. Organize public relations events, as well as fundraiser contests. Create year in review publications.

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Onward State

Staff Writer

Write articles about non-revenue sports as well as other non-sports related Penn State news for the world’s largest student-run media source. Covered the Penn State wrestling beat for 2012-2013 season. Wrote weekend sports roundups to summarize non-revenue sports. Write rankings and awards posts on Penn State athletes and coaches.

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Children's Aid Society

Head Counselor

Coordinated and managed daily schedules for children ages 5-8, which included various sports, arts and crafts, swimming and other activities. Communicated issues with the parents, and camp administration for 2 summers.

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Penn State PRSSA

Campaigns Committee

Improved student-college interaction for College of Liberal Arts and the Career Development Services by promoting events through creating flyers and strategically placing them throughout campus.

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Kristi Dosh

Intern

Interning with Kristi Dosh from ESPN. Creating excel spreadsheets and charts about Athletic Department Income and Expenditures.

Brooklyn Tech Football

Sports Information Director

Record and post Brooklyn Tech Engineers team stats to PSAL.org and MaxPreps.com. Compose game recaps weekly for Brooklyn Tech sports blog, as well as press releases to local newspapers. Communicate with members of local media sites. Organized public relations events for team such as Homecoming and Spring Football Fest. Helped promote Friday Night Feats contest, which resulted in a $2,500 award. Researched and wrote other grants and nominations for team. Managed teams social networking sites. Created and produced 2009 and 2011 printed Year in Review Booklets, and a 2010 and 2011 PDF Media Guide.

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MaxPreps

Sports Videographer - Intern

Summer internship where I took weekly videos of athletes, edited them, and published them on MaxPreps.com.

Children's Aid Society

Assistant Counselor

Coordinated and managed daily schedules for children ages 5-8, which included various sports, arts and crafts, swimming and other activities. Communicated issues with the parents, and camp administration for 2 summers.

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MaxPreps

Sports Beat Writer - Internship

Spring internship where I created and edited weekly articles about Brooklyn Tech’s sports teams and players. Included an extensive history on the Brooklyn Tech Football team.

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Children's Aid Society

Counselor-in-Training

Volunteered for two summers to obtain the skills necessary to become a paid counselor at the camp. Worked with peers and paid counselors in order to ensure a great experience for the campers.

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Penn State University

Bachelor's, Public Relations

Brooklyn Tech

High School, Environmental Science