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									                                          Kristina Tortora
                                          TortoraKristina@yahoo.com

                   360 West 34th Street, Apt. 13M, New York, NY 10001 ● 631.456.9941


EXPERIENCE
Present                Gestalt Modeling Agency, New York, NY
                       Promotional Model
                           Liquor promotions for Russells Reserve- various locations

Present                Encore Nationwide, New York NY
                       Promotional Model
                            Pedigree promotions- Westminster Dog Show
                            Band Aid Blister Block- various promotions
                            Sirius Satellite Radio promotion- Rockefeller Plaza
                            The Today Show- TJ Max elf giving Christmas presents

Present                Event-pro Strategies, New York, NY
                       Promotional Model/Team Leader
                            Schick Razor promotion- Hammerstein Ballroom and Jingle Ball at MSG
                            Boost Loopt Mobile: Team Leader- Times Square hip hop event
                            Latin Grammy Awards- Madison Square Garden
                            Blue Man Group performance/promotion- Swatch Store in Times Square
                            Lowes Grand Opening- various promotions

Present                Blackwing Food Products, New York, NY
                       Promotional Model/Team Leader
                            Filet of Ostrich- various promotions

Present                Talent Pool Inc., New York, NY
                       Promotional Model/Team Leader
                            Nascar Event/Bryant Park: Team Leader- various promotions
                            Snow Beverage- various promotions

Present                Infieldpromo, New York, NY
                       Promotional Model
                             MTV/Starburst Event- Jones Beach Theater

Present                BigOrange Productions, New York, NY
                       Promotional Model
                            The Today Show- “No Scruff. Org” Million Hair March for Gillette
                            Murray’s Sugar Free cookies- various promotions

Present                CMT Modeling Agency, New York, NY
                       Promotional Model
                            Simplehuman coffee pot brewer demonstration- various promotions

Present                Promosynthesis Modeling Agency, New York, NY
                       Promotional Model
                            NY Waterways- various promotions
                            Steps Across America PR event- Chelsea Piers

Jan. 06- Present       Barbizon Modeling Agency, New York, NY
                       Promotional Model
                            MTA’s new luxury Passport Magazine- various promotions
                            Dr. Keith Ablow Shows- audience member
                            HOD’s society - Israel Day Parade
                            All detergent- various promotions
                              SalesTrax Career Fair - Huntington Hilton, NY
                              Quaker Oats new breakfast cookies – various promotions
                              Heineken Premium Light – various promotions
                              Ganis Brothers Pajama Catalog – Model

May.03-Present         The JetBlue Challenge, Nesconset, NY
                       Publicity Assistant
                            Planned raffling events
                            Organized and arranged displays

Dec./Jan.05/06-06/07   WAXQ-FM (Q-104.3), New York, NY
                       Studio Assistant/Data Entry - Charity Begins at Home Rock Marathon

Jan.06-Dec.06          Raymond James Financial
                       Financial Advisor Assistant
                            Assist CPA
                            Answer phones, approve mailings, administrative duties
                            Organize all events/seminars
                            Cold calling to potential clients
                            Coordinate meet and greets for the CPA

Sept.05- Jan.06        Shady Records, New York, NY
                       Marketing and Promotions Coordinator - All events

Sept.05-Jan.06         Sean Powers Casting, New York, NY
                       Extra work - Bollywood movie “KANK”

Sept.05                As The World Turns, Brooklyn, NY
                       Extra work - Various shows

Oct.04-Oct.05          ePromos Promotional Products Inc., New York, NY
                       Office Coordinator
                            Provide administrative support to CEO, Director of Operations, Vice President and
                               Director of Marketing
                            Organize all events with vendors
                            Track inventory and order office supplies
                            Report facilities issues to building staff and ensure resolution
                            Complete all sales in Goldmine and schedule follow up calls
                            Research website for improvement
                            Approve all sample requests
                            Approve all UPS/ FedEx/ DHL/ Messenger service requests
                            Administrative duties
EDUCATION
                 Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT
                 Graduate - School of Communications, May 2004
                      Major: Public Relations
                      Minor: Sociology
                      Dean’s List - Fall 2001; Spring 2002; Fall 2002; Spring 2003
                 Loyola University Chicago-Rome Center, Rome, Italy, Spring 2003
                      College course work completed: Art in Rome, History, Political Science, Sociology and
                         Theology
RELATED EXPERIENCE

Dec.03-June.04         Clear Channel Radio, New York, NY
                       Public Relations Intern
                            Assistant to the Director of Communications for all six New York area radio stations
                                         (Z-100, WKTU, Q104.3, Power 105, WALK and WLTW)
                            Compile information for press summary reports
                            Write, edit and distribute promotional pieces
                            Maintain calendar listings highlighting upcoming events
Sept.03-June.04   ProJam Entertainment, Hamden, CT
                  Public Relations Assistant
                       Handle promotions for various clubs throughout New Haven
                       Maintain computer database

May-August.02     Universal Records, New York, NY
                  Promotions Assistant
                       Worked with Vice Presidents of the Promotions Department
                       Distributed daily dispatches and assisted Promotions Directors

Sept.00-June.04   WQAQ 98.1 FM, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT
                  Co-host
                      “Girl Tawk on Broadway,” a music and entertainment news show
                      “The Weekly Rock Show,” a college Alternative Rock show
                      “Bumpin’ and Grindin’,” a Hip-Hop show
LEADERSHIP/
ACTIVITIES
                  Quinnipiac University Chorale, Member and Singer, 2003 - 2004
                  New Haven Jewish Community Center, Counselor - After School Program, 2002 - 2004
                  Public Relations Students Servicing Association (PRSSA), Member, 2002 - 2004
                  Quinnipiac Dance Mode, Vice President/Choreographer/Dancer, 2002 - 2004
                  Community Action Project (CAP), Volunteer, 2000 - 2001
                  Social Programming Board (SPB), Member/Coordinator, 2000 - 2002
                  Special Olympics, Volunteer, 1996 - 2000

COMPUTER SKILLS   MS Word, MS Access, MS Internet Explorer, Goldmine, ProfitMaker

INTERESTS         Travel, Dance, Music

LANGUAGES         Italian: Conversational

								
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