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Megan Hanson

Megan Hanson

Communications Director

Texas Senate

Austin , TX





Texas Senate

Communications Director - Senator Jane Nelson

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Current events... Politics... Social media... Fashion... Good books... Texas... Meeting new people!

Dewhurst for Texas

War Room Manager

Dewhurst For Texas

War Room Manager

Conde Nast Freelancer

• Freelancer

Women's Wear Daily

Freelance Online Editor

Star Tribune

Student Reporter

• Worked with the health team producing stories on health and wellness issues and topics in the Twin Cities
• Twelve bylines


• Wrote “Sales & Specials” section of website focused on Twin Cities
shopping and fashion
• Visited new or recently moved shops in the Twin Cities to write store reviews for the shopping directory
• Contributed to event coordinating

Career medium 05
Career medium 06

Nelle Handbags

Blogging Intern

• Worked with Minneapolis accessory designer Laura Nelli to create an editorial calendar and write posts for blog
• Edit media releases
• Assisted on photo shoots organizing products and creating “behind the scenes” content for the blog.


Twin Cities Business Magazine


• Fact-checked all copy for each monthly issue
• Completed small writing assignments for front-of-book and special sections (150 to 1,000 words)
• Contributed to event planning and coordination
• 4 bylines

Career medium 06

Tiger Oak Publications


• Fact-checked copy for eight regional meeting and event trade magazines
• Worked with editorial staff on “Best Of” issues to count votes and finalize winners

CBS Newspath


• Worked with CBS affiliate stations during the Republican National
Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota
• Contributed to production of live and recorded stand-ups both in the studio and on the delegate floor

Career medium 04

Marshall Independent


• Reported and wrote stories for the leading newspaper in southwestern Minnesota
• Took photographs
• Kept a daily-updated blog
• 75 bylines

University of Minnesota

BA, Journalism

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Bachelor of Arts, Professional Journalism, Political Science