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Norah Carroll

Norah Carroll

Digital Marketing Strategist

Veridian Credit Union

Des Moines, Other

I help companies enhance their communications through social media, digital/interactive campaigns and blogging platforms. My journalism background provides me with the tools to apply strong writing skills to messages shared on emerging media platforms and allows me to integrate social media into traditional communications pla...

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"There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered." - Nelson Mandela
Interests

Technology, editing, new media, Apple products, leadership development, women's issues, reading, Irish culture.

I don't know what my dream job is, but I do know that it lies at the intersection of social media and social responsibility.

Veridian Credit Union

Digital Marketing Strategist

Apple Retail

Specialist

Inspiring a new generation of Apple enthusiasts and getting customers excited about present and future Apple products through sales, support and training. Working with customers to find the perfect solutions to their personal and professional technology needs, and sharing my own Apple stories along the way.

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Lava Row, Inc.

Digital Strategist

Social media strategy, consulting and education.

Lava Row, Inc.

Social Media Strategy Intern

Social media strategy, consulting and education.

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Coed Media Group LLC

CollegeCandy.com Contributing Writer

CollegeCandy is an online lifestyle magazine for 18- to 24-year-old women that covers fashion, beauty, relationships, news, pop culture, sex, health, fitness and more. Written by and for college women, we specialize in hilarity, news, entertainment and fabulousity.

Read my posts at http://collegecandy.com/author/norahdrakeuniversity/.

Career

Think Magazine

Online Editorial Director

Responsible for all content on thinkdsm.com, including text, blogs, video, photography and graphics. Created and managed editorial calendars. Served as editor for blog posts and Web stories.

Worked with site director, production/business manager and Web designer as member of management team to ensure cohesive product. Worked closely with 19-person staff of writers, editors, photographers and multimedia team to assign and edit content.

Wrote stories for online and print publication. Maintained Think's social media presence.

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Meredith Corporation

Editorial Assistant, Midwest Living

Researched, copy-edited and fact-checked completed food, home, and travel stories for Midwest Living magazine and special publications including Best of the Midwest, KANSAS! magazine, and Michigan Travel Ideas.

Wrote and formatted blog posts, based on past Michigan Travel Ideas and Midwest Living stories, for Pure Michigan Connect, the State of Michigan travel blog.

Created shoot sheets detailing potential locations for inclusion in Michigan Travel Ideas photo shoots, and organized images from photo shoots for Meredith Corporation’s Creative Library.

Career

Drake University

BAJMC in Magazines, BA in English, Magazines, English

Rosemount High School

Diploma