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My Resume


Work & Volunteer Experience

Marketing & Public Relations Assistant | Whatcom Museum | Sept. 2017 – June 2018
Gained experience working with guests, donors, and community partners. This included designing guest surveys and analyzed data for presentation to the executive director and promoting partnerships with community partners through blog posts. Operated accounts on Facebook and Twitter. Wrote press releases. Managed a weekly email newsletter. Worked with emailing software. Organized speaker events.

Public Relations Coordinator Whatcom Family Community Network | Oct. 2018  March 2019
Wrote press releases, pitched stories to local news outlets and worked to develop research-based storytelling features that highlighted the work the organization was doing for people in Whatcom County. Organized marketing plan for a music concert and successfully conducted a contingency plan.

Reporting Intern | Yakima Herald-Republic | Sept. 2018 – Sept. 2018
Covered breaking news and feature stories across a variety of topics as part of a digitally-focused newsroom. Wrote pieces highlighting challenges face by marginalized communities. Conducted an investigation into a local police department's unethical usage of surveillance technology. Additionally, co-led the reorganization of the paper's youth-written section.

Associated Students Legislative Affairs Committee | March 2018  Jan. 2019
Attended lobbying functions on the state and local level on behalf of the students at Western Washington University. Periodically did tabling for events and community outreach. Helped with political engagement events, including voter registration drives and local candidate forums.

Education

Associations in Arts | July 2017 | Yakima Valley College
Did a liberal arts coursework emphasizing political science. Did research into the intersection of race and LGBT issues from the perspective of neoliberalism, second-wave feminist writings and African American literature during Post-Reconstruction America.
Bachelors in Arts (Journalism/Public Relations) | In Progress | Western Washington University
Working with student union on political activism projects and participated in various clubs and extracurricular activities. Active in the college newspaper. Doing research on ethical ways to manage online comment sections and integrate online readers into the newsmaking process.