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Zachary McGowan

Zachary McGowan

Video Lead/Social Media Correspondent

Missouri Student Unions Digital Communications Department

Columbia, MO

"Be restlessly purposeful in finding your purpose." (Lincoln Steffens)

SCULPT Magazine

Freelance Digital Strategist

SCULPT Magazine is an independent fashion arts and culture magazine created by Rikki Byrd (Mizzou alumna). SCULPT Magazine is currently published (free of charge) throughout the year via

As a the current Digital Strategist, I am currently working to expand the digital identity of the publication. Specifically, I am working to reposition the digital publication from into the Apple App Store (for iPad and iPhone).

Through the use of the Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign and the Digital Publishing Suite), I will streamline SCULPT content and multimedia, so that it is accessible in an interactive application.

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Department of Student Life (MU Film Crew)


Implements creative strategy for the production of digital video content for the Department of Student Life.

Provides storyboarding and concept development expertise to formulate storyline for client's advertisement and/or promotion.



Copywriting Intern

Collaborated with Executive Creative Director(s), Senior Art Director(s) and Barkley Copywriters to develop copy lines/scripts for clients including: Dairy Queen, On the Border, Big Lots, Devon Energy Corporation, Krispy Kreme and SportingKC.

Applied video production/editing experience in a collaborative group internship project for SportingKC's "LiveKC" initiative.

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Missouri Student Unions

Video Lead/Social Media Strategist

Responsible for producing, filming editing and exporting digital footage for the production of the weekly web episodes titled "In the Mix," by the Missouri Student Unions.

Coordinates daily with on-air talent to ensure shooting schedules and event schedules are in sync with the production of each web episode.


Office of Visitor Relations

University Tour Guide

Lead and educate prospective undergraduate, graduate and potential University of Missouri employees on 45-60 walking/golf cart tour of campus facilities.

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KMBC Channel 9 News

Creative Services Intern

Assisted KMBC Promotions Department directors during eight-week long promotional campaign for CWTV.

Photographed female candidates during America's Next Top Model casting call.

Gained intermediate experiences with the Adobe Production Suite.


University of Missouri-Columbia

Bachelor's of Art, Interdisciplinary Studies