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                          OLIVIA M. DRAKE
        2806 31st Street S.E. Apt. B690   Washington DC 20020      202-375-8029     livi.drake@gmail.com

                          I am an excellent communicator and a valuable team player. I believe in approaching all aspects of
                          communication with efficiency and integrity.

                          May 2009 – September 2009             Howard University                          Washington, DC
                          Research Assistant

                          Teamed with the department of Communication and Culture at Howard University as Research
                          Assistant for large-scale quantitative study. Managed and maintained online electronic survey to
                          determine attitudes and opinions about African-American employment in advertisement agencies.
                          Generated and compiled scholarly articles for literature review. Tested response data in SPSS-15.

                          March 2009 – June 2009                Howard University                          Washington, DC
                          Research Assistant

                          Collaborated with the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Facilitated focus
                          groups of older population at risk for diabetes and hypertension. Assisted with photonovela visuals
                          consisting of diabetes and hypertension information for community and clinical utilization.
                          Generated and compiled scholarly articles for literature review.

                          July 2006-October 2007                Carr Astronautics Corporation               Washington, DC
                          Contracts Administrator

                          Initial point of contact for small aerospace consulting firm. Prepared contract analysis and costing
                          data for several contracts and subcontracts regionally, statewide, and internationally. Initiated requests
                          for contract fee adjustments, handled light accounting and prepared invoicing. On occasion rendered
                          digital reproduction of spacecraft models. Processed staff time sheets and upheld all administrative
                          office tasks, including word processing, email, petty cash and travel arrangements. Maintained overall
                          function and integrity of office. Handled business inquiries via telephone.

                          2005-2007                             Howard University                              Washington, DC
                          Graphic Design Lab Assistant

                          Supported the Department of Fine Arts’ Graphic Design Lab and Creative Faculty, providing
                          assistance to undergraduate students and visitors to the Graphic Design Lab. Functions ranged from
                          providing general computer operational assistance to intricate graphical application technique.
                          Maintained overall upkeep of software and hardware.

                          March 2011                             White House                                    Washington, DC
                          Operated Nikkon D-90 to film and photograph the Syrian protests of 2011. Edited and delivered
                          final cut to ibntt.com, an international web television station based in Trinidad. Video package aired
                          on various outlets throughout the U.S, including Seton Hall University.

                          October 2008                           Marriott Headquarters Creative Services        Bethesda, MD
                          Media Production Assistant

                          Provided editing and technical assistance within the Media Production division in the Creative
                          Services department. Was responsible for editing small conference spots, creating master tapes,
                          pulling and restocking video. Performed digital video editing, video encoding, and CD/DVD
                          dubbing and packaging for delivery. Assisted on local production shoots.

                          September 2001 – May 2002             Howard University                            Washington, DC

                 Field Producer

                 Student field producer for local program WHUT-TV; Spotlight. Performed producing, writing,
                 scripting for local production shoots on campus and around the community.

                 January 2001                     Prince George’s Community Television               Washington, DC
                 Studio Producer

                 Trained as studio producer in the Community Access Training Program. Learned television news
                 scriptwriting and linear editing. Received certificate as field producer.

                 November 2000                        9:30 Club                                    Washington, DC
                 Production Assistant

                 GWAR; A music video taped by Snakepit Productions at the 9:30 Club. I provided technical
                 assistance to the camera operator and sound engineer. I also had the opportunity
                 to learn stage production.

                 October 2000                         HR57                                         Washington, DC

                 Musical production, “Lamentations and Hope” was set to music, prose and
                 poetry. In the featured 10-minute piece, Sara Mae, a fictional character,
                 talks about her life as a long-term heroin user while raising her eight
                 children, alone. I conceptualized, directed and produced this production.

                 July 2000                              HR57                                        Washington, DC
                 Stage Manager

                 Missing Pieces, is an original screenplay by local award-winning screenwriter Maria Jones. I
                 served as stage manager, coordinating talent and crew for the overall stage production.

                 March 2000                             Vera’s on Kennedy Street                     Washington, DC
                 Production Assistant

                 Talkin’ Shop is a short film about David, who's just returned home to DC after
                 living in Los Angeles. He visits the barbershop of his youth, where some things have and haven't
                 changed. I served as production assistant, assisting in wardrobe, hair and makeup.

                 2001–present             Howard University                                            Washington, DC

                 Ph.D. Mass Communications Media Studies, Expected May 2012
                 M.F.A. Graphic Design, 2007
                 B.A. Mass Communications in Film, 2005


                           Adobe Illustrator CS4, Adobe Photoshop CS4, Adobe InDesign CS4, Final Cut Studio Pro HD,
                           Avid Media Composer, Avid ProTools LE 8, Adobe After Effects CS4, Adobe Flash CS4,
                           Adobe Dreamweaver CS4, Gorilla Pro 4.8, Microsoft Office

                 • 2006 First Place Winner, Howard University Student Art Competition, Graphic Design
                 • 2006 Mixed Media Art Exhibit, Embracing Culture Through Art,
                   Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, Washington, D.C.

                                    GINEEN ANISSE GLENN
                                       3423 Gateshead Manor Way #201
                                         Silver Spring, Maryland 20904
                                                 (704) 287-5761
American University, Washington, DC                                                           May 2012
Master of Arts, Public Communication

North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC                                                 May 2004
Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communications and Media Studies (Magna Cum Laude)

American University- Washington College of Law, Washington, DC
    Clinical Program Coordinator 6/2009-present

       Create communications for distribution through newsletters, brochures and flyers
       Plan and execute clinic events including food & beverage, logistics and guest coordination
       Coordinate logistics, meetings schedules and participant communications for workshops, meetings &
        conferences including clinic recruitment sessions and clinic diversity luncheons
       Manage and develops content to the Clinical Program Facebook page and Twitter account
       Supervise dean’s fellows and work study students in their daily activities
       Perform vendor relationship management
       Review and process invoices
       Recruit and coordinate clinic volunteer activities
       Prepare financial reports

Discovery Communications, Silver Spring, MD
    Marketing Media Planner/ Media Analyst/ Media Planning Assistant 5/2006-11/2008

       Led the implementation of strategic media campaigns based on key network objectives for TLC and
        Animal Planet
       Managed advertising and promotional spends
       Worked with internal clients to enhance and leverage internal company customer and viewer
       Served as liaison between external media providers/agency & internal Marketing teams for Animal
        Planet, TLC, Petfinder.com & Investigation Discovery (ID)
       Managed external agency to ensure timely updates and to manage workflow
       Assisted agency and/or director with preparation of corporate spending reports.
       Reviewed ad agency documents for accuracy before distribution. Documents included
        implementation guidelines, authorizations, insertion orders and invoices
       Conducted weekly meetings with sales reps in response to network RFPs for key network campaigns
       Generated comprehensive media spending reports (including Client Accrual Reports) on
        monthly/quarterly/annual basis
       Used generated research reports in the analysis of promotional airtime across US Networks to
        schedule and assess promotional airtime
       Maintained responsibility for all aspects of collecting and developing reports that incorporate Nielsen
        data, on air media values, off air media values, analysis, reach frequency, and conversion data

       Worked with internal and external research/data sources to procure Nielsen data, on-air media
        values, off air media values along with other pertinent media modeling information

A Gem Am I, Special Events Inc., Charlotte, NC
    Marketing Assistant/ Junior Meeting & Event Planner 8/2004-3/2006

       Created advertising contracts for clients
       Researched and booked travel arrangements
       Interacted with high profile clients
       Tracked status reports for ongoing and completed advertising campaigns
       Provided news release distribution for media coverage
       Calculated event costs, tracked event budgets and maintained an accounting spreadsheet
       Secured sponsors for monetary commitments, products and/or services
       Created brochures for A Gem Am I sponsored events
       Created and proofread outgoing correspondence to clients, event attendees and sponsors
       Worked remotely on client accounts for a period of one year

French/ West/Vaughn, Raleigh, NC
    Public Relations Intern- Retail, Urban Marketing & Sports Teams 1/2004-5/2004

       Arranged media coverage for clients including Magianno's Restaurant & the Central Intercollegiate
        Athletic Association (CIAA)
       Compiled local & national media lists using Bacon's
       Maintained and qualified media lists
       Tracked editorial calendars
       Prepared clip books for clients detailing print/internet/wire coverage
       Packaged clippings of newspapers and trade magazines for agency reports
       Completed mailings for clients including Wrangler, Charles & Colvard and the International
        Gemological Institute
       Wrote and distributed news releases, backgrounders, fact sheets, bios and pitch letters
       Pitched targeted media for a March Madness basketball promotion
       Researched speaking opportunities for a Navy & Southwestern Atlantic Conference initiative

The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY
    Public Relations Intern 6/2003-8/2003

       Created press releases to announce various museum programs & events
       Photographed the Harlem community for "Footsteps", a children’s literary magazine
       Completed mailings to members of the press
       Wrote for sections of SMH Arts, the museum’s quarterly brochure/magazine
       Drafted articles for internal and external newsletters
       Created a new mailing form for people to request information about museum programs & events

Breana A. Hubbard
Hampton, VA 23605

My objective is to secure a job within entertainment/telecommunications management or within
the University Relations department of a university and obtain a Strategic Public Relations
or Integrated Marketing Master’s of Science Degree.

Hampton University, Hampton, VA (Expected Graduation date: May 2012) GPA 3.25
Major: Public Relations / Minor: Marketing

Work Experience
In Charge PR (Present) www.inchargepr.com
Job Title: Creator/Director
Hampton Roads, VA & Seattle, WA
Duties: Use entrepreneur skills to start up and manage my own PR firm and build clientele through local
advertisement in Hampton Roads, Va and Seattle, Wa.

Hampton University Relations Departments (Present)
Job Title: Public Relations Specialist Intern
Hampton, VA
Duties: Researching and writing articles for Hampton Life Monthly newsletter, HamptonU News Blog, The Alumni
Magazine articles and The Student Connection. Answering the phones, drafting schedules for events and taking
pictures at campus events

Hampton University Peers in Prevention (Present)
Job Title: Public Relations Student Peer Educator
Hampton, VA
Duties: Create Logo and Handle Social Media maintenance for the program while recruiting student educators to
educate students on HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis and Substance Abuse Prevention.

Cozzy’s Comedy Club & Tavern (2010, 2011)
Job Title: Campus Advertiser
Newport News, VA
Duties: Create on Campus Awareness to boost Ticket Sales

Grambling State University, University Student Activities (2008, 2010)
Job Title: Public Relations Lead
Grambling, LA
Duties: Make and Edit Media Packages to Present to Student Body and Promote Events, Create Public Relations
Campaign during forced resignation of University President

Cascade Sub. Services, Inc. (2008)
Job Title: Tele Sales
Seattle: University District
Duties: Take 45‐50 calls an hour to make sells via telephone

Vector Marketing (2007)
Job Title: Advanced Sales Rep

Seattle: Lake City

Duties: Set up daily appointments to demonstrate and sale products

Honors and Awards
Eagle Excellence Award for School Leadership,
Cleveland High School (2005‐2006)
Certificate of Award for Global Leadership,
Cleveland High School (2006)
Bill Gates Washington State Achievers Scholar
(2007‐ Present)
Frank Pankiewicz Memorial 2008 Scholarship
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Academic 2008
Scholarship Recipient
Cleveland High School Alumni Association 2008
Scholarship Recipient
Grambling Alumni 2008 Scholarship Recipient
E. Wing Kelly Foundation 2008 Scholarship
The Joan Hill Scholarship Fund 2008 Scholarship
Ronald McDonald House Charities 2008
Scholarship Recipient
National Association for College Admission
Counseling 3rd Place Essay Contest 2008
Scholarship Recipient

Sophomore Class Vice President‐Secretary, Cleveland High School (2005‐2006)
Junior Class President, Cleveland High School (2006‐2007)
Cleveland High School Varsity Volleyball, Basketball, and Softball 2005‐2008 (15hrs/wk)
Cleveland High School Newspaper Editor and Activities Office Webmaster, 2007 (5hrs/wk)
University of Washington Making Connections, 2005‐present (5hrs/month)

                                    Veronica Mitchell
                       Veronica.i.Mitchell@gmail.com * (310) 404-6283
                 New York University, New York, New York
                 Certification in Nielsen Audience Measurement Projected Date: August 2011

08/07 – 05/09    Howard University, Washington, D.C.
                 M.A.: Mass Communication and Media Studies w/ Certificate in International Affairs

09/02 – 12/09    University of California at Davis, Davis, California
                 B.A: American Studies in Mass Media; African-American Studies; Minor: Communications

09/09 – 06/11   Administrative Assistant: Convention Services, Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC
                     • Make worksheets pertaining to room configurations and floor diagrams
                     • Correspond with clients, departments, and vendors through phone, mail, fax, and
                         email to arrange orders, addendums and revisions
                     • Provides administration support to departmental heads as needed: memorandums,
                         letters, spreadsheets, work schedules, departmental activities, and work orders

07/08 – 06/09    Resident Assistant, Howard Plaza Towers, Washington, DC
                     • Monitored a floor of seventy graduate students
                     • Scheduled meetings and activities for the residents and staff
                     • Assisted the business office to maintain daily tasks and routine procedures

01/09 – 01/09    Production Assistant, Freelance, TMZ, Washington, DC
                     • Interviewed prominent celebrities during the Inauguration weekend: BET Honors, the
                         National Mall concert, the Illinois Inaugural Ball, the Hip Hop Ball, the Creative
                         Coalition’s Gala, Youth Inaugural Ball

06/08 – 12/08    Production Assistant Intern, Black Entertainment Television, Washington, DC
                     • Developed media reports and documentations based on statistical data
                     • Provided ongoing research on audience trends
                     • Logged and edited footage from previous television and awards shows
                     • Attended meetings with Senior and Executive VPs on current programming
                     • Assisted in the expansion of regional programming through surveys and test results

06/08 – 08/08    Production Assistant Intern, Bobby Jones Gospel Show, Washington, DC
                     • Monitored and supported social networking sites for artist research
                     • Screened and edited programming for content
                     • Assisted the cameraman during sound checks and performances
                     • Served as a liaison between Senior and Executive VPs, Directors, and departments
                         concerning content, production schedules, and arrangement of artists.

09/08 – 12/08    International Intern, Black Entertainment Television, Washington, DC
                     • Identified consumer markets
                     • Defined potential product concepts
                     • Produced commercials, content, and promos for the UK audience

SKILLS:          Knowledge of Mac; PC; Final Cut Pro; General/Specific Camera operations; Microsoft
                 Word; Microsoft Excel; Microsoft PowerPoint; Internet savvy; Avid; resolving

                                            TIFFANY JACKSON

PROFESSIONAL                                                                            SUMMARY
College student majoring in Speech and Applied Communications. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, and Outlook. Easily able to adapt to new environments. Goal-oriented and results driven.
Reliable, independent with strong leadership and communication skills.

     Howard University, Washington. DC                       Major: Speech and Applied Communications
     Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2014

   Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, and Microsoft Office Outlook

School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA                    July 2010 - August 2010
Summer intern in Teacher Certification
   • Coordinated over 1,000 teacher files
   • Managed teacher certification database for over 1,000 Philadelphia based teachers

GlaxoSmithKline, Philadelphia, PA                                                  June 2008 - June 2010
Business Trainee /Intern
    • Handled expense reports
    • Produced and maintained monthly newsletter for department
    • Scheduled meetings
    • Managed Excel spread sheets
    • Produced and presented PowerPoint presentations

West Oak Lane Jazz Festival, Philadelphia, PA                                      Summers 2007 and 2008
Community Volunteer
   • Handled seating and crowd control
   • Maintained overall cleanliness of area before concert

Blair Christian Academy, Philadelphia, PA                                   July 2007 – August 2007
Summer Intern
    • Operated office telephone
    • Managed inventory list
    • Organized daily mailings

                                      Kwaku Osei - Bonsu
                           2455 Fourth Street, NW Washington, DC 20059
                      Permanent Address: 24261 Eastwood St Oak Park, MI 48237
                                          (248) 798 - 1216

Director of Public Relations Washington, DC
Student Council, Howard University SOC 04/ 2011 - Present
§ Oversee and successfully execute adequate and essential PR for the brand of the
council, its programs and supporting student body.
Director of Public Relations Washington, DC
Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity 04/ 2011 - Present
§ Create and implement initiatives to assist with the visibility of the fraternity’s image
and vision. This includes spearheading marketing materials to the entire student body of
Howard University per event, working with the Brand Imaging Officer to make sure
brand is properly conveyed, and organizing speak out sessions amongst brothers of the
fraternity and students as to insure that all needs are met.

National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Washington, DC
Vice President of Broadcast Journalism, Howard Chapter 08/2010 – Present
§ Spearheaded organization responsibilities and membership intake. Created itinerary for
annual New York Multimedia Tour and increased network connections by 25%.
Facilitated efforts toward acquirement of NABJ Chapter of the Year.

The Urban Feed Magazine Washington, DC
Fashion Writer/ “The he[A]rd” show host 8/2010 – Present
§ Create digital platforms for interviews concerning fashion, trends, and hipster culture in
the Northeast region of the United States.
§ Spearheaded internet-streamed video show and hosted various interviews with
contentious public figures within the DC Community.

WHBC 830AM Washington, DC
On-Air Personality, Howard University 08/2009 – Present
§ Promote new music and events on the campus. Work with the parent radio station
WHUR-FM to produce commercials and artist releases, conduct on-air artist interviews
and produce news packages. Host “Da Jumpoff”, a party starting segment/ show that is
highly spirited, entertaining, and “Top Ten Countdown” inspired.
Fashion and The Eye Weblog Washington, DC
Creator/ Editor - In - Chief 12/2009 – Present
§ www.fashionandtheeye.tumblr.com
§ Created online platform to showcase personal photography, video, and other digital
media centered on personal preferences of fashion, its execution in everyday scenery,
and natural, abstract depictions of clothing, art, and the like.

CBS News Corporation New York, NY
Editorial Intern, CBS News Interactive 06/2010 – 08/2010
§ Directly assisted network producers, helped with digital media requests, coordinated
packages through digital platforms, helped coordinate special projects regarding the
Tony Awards (including digital correspondence with on-air hosts), assisted with various
pilot projects, and helped to coordinate press materials.

Washington, DC
Howard University
School of Communications
Major: Telecommunications Mgmt.
Minor: Economics
Expected Graduation: May 2013
Cumulative GPA: 3.10

§ Microsoft Office Suite, Apple Video Suite, Adobe CS4, Final Cut Pro, Photography, Videography

§ John H. Johnson School of Communications’ Dean’s List, John H. Johnson School of
Communications’ Trustee
Scholarship Recipient, BET Scholarship Recipient

Alpha Kappa Psi Professional, Business Fraternity, Psi Tau Chapter, National Association of
Black Journalists, Howard University Michigan Club, Michigan Association of Student
Councils, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People., Big Brother/ Big Sister.,
Spotlight Network (Howard University), Alternative Spring Break 2010

                                                 T-Kea Blackman
                                                      (908) 583-7056

CURRENT ADDRESS                                                                          PERMANENT ADDRESS
6515 Belcrest Road                                                                          916 Leesville Avenue
Hyattsville, Maryland 20782                                                                 Rahway, NJ 07065

EDUCATION:                    Howard University, John H. Johnson School of
                              Communications, Washington, DC
Expected                      Major: TV Production
May 2012                      GPA: 3.49


Summer 2011                   Intern, Programming/Administration Dept. Howard University Television (WHUT-PBS),
                              Washington, DC
                              Duties; stocking and scanning tapes, research and administrational tasks.

Present                       Wednesday Nite Live Committee, Media Department
                              Duties; assist with editing footage and producing student commercials and recap videos
                              of contemporary worship services.

Spring 2011                   Student Producer/Assistant Editor, Silent Partners, Departmental Production
                              Howard University, Washington, DC
                              Duties; administrational tasks, scheduling shoots, meetings/conference calls, create day
                              schedule, production schedule, editing footage and casting.

Fall 2010         Intern, Public Media Corps, Washington, DC
                           Duties: assisting Executive Producer with editing, administrational tasks and talent

Fall 2010                     Student Editor/Producer, Student Documentary, Howard University,
                              Washington, DC
                              Duties: scheduling interviews, scouting locations, shooting and editing.

Fall 2010         Production Assistant, Student Combination Shoot, Washington, DC
                           Duties: assisting Producer and Director with organizational tasks
                           on and off set.

Fall 2009         Student Producer/ Assistant Editor, Final Examination, Howard
                           University, Washington, DC
                           Duties: assisting Editor with video footage, casting and
                           scouting locations for movie shoots.

SKILLS            Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Strong communication skills, Pro Tools, Final Cut

                                                 References Upon Request

                                       Breann Norwood

Permanent Address:                                                            Current Address:
4641 W.63rd ST.                                                               216 S Street NW
 Los Angeles, CA 90043                                                        Washington, DC 2001
(323) 295-3368~home                                                           (310) 948-3410~cell

To obtain a full-time position at your establishment in the areas of Public Affairs, Administration,
Communications, and/or Diversity
Howard University- Washington, DC
Major- Communications and Culture/Concentration- Speech Applied Communications
Classification: Graduating Senior
Cumulative GPA: 3.72/4.0
John H. Johnson School of Communication’s Dean’s List- December 2009, May 2010, and December
2010, May 2011
Projected Graduation date: May 2012
Educational Tour Travel: May 2011
    • Rome, Italy
             o Tivoli, Italy
             o Florence, Italy
             o Pompeii, Italy
    • Mediterranean Sea
    • Barcelona, Spain
Computer Skills- MS Word, Excel, Internet, PowerPoint, Illustrator, and Photoshop
Additional- Good organizational, communication, leadership, verbal, listening, and presentation skills
INROADS Internship                                                              May 2009-Present
    • Leadership and skill development training
    • Panelists for New Intern Orientation for INROADS Internship
    • Community service participant (Los Angeles Food Bank, Community Beach Clean up)
    • Present INROADS Interns Program and mentored high school students in the Summer Youth
         Employment Program (SYEP)
Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center, Baldwin Park, CA
                                                                        June 2011-August 2011
                                                                        June 2010-August 2010
                                                                        June 2009-August 2009
Public Affairs Department-Office Support Clerk Intern (INROADS Intern)
    • Created a Community Benefit Media List database for frequent use of the departments
    • Lead the Backpack and School Supplies Campaign for the entire medical center to be distributed
         underserved students in the surrounding community school district.
    • Managed the Community Garden and partnered with surrounding organizations to meet the
         gardens’ and the community’s needs.

     Breann Norwood

     •  Created, wrote, edited the Community Garden Toolkit to give to other medical centers so they
        are able to start and maintain their own community garden(branded, formatted, revised and
        submitted to leadership)
    • Revamped the Volunteer Department Handbook (branded, formatted, revised and submitted to
    • Wrote articles for the Reflections Employee Newsletter
    • Presented INROADS Internships and my projects to Leadership of Baldwin Park Medical
        Center, and to regional leadership
    • Performed normal office duties: created files, make copies, created spread sheets, and ran
National Council of Negro Women (NCNW, Howard University Section)-Community Service
Director & Parliamentarian (2010-Present)
    • Headed community walks, cooked at women’s shelters, organized mentorship programs,
        campus clean-ups, volunteered a elementary schools, and animal shelters
    • Raised money for the Alzheimer Association, Light the Night Cancer Walk, and DC Stop Modern
        Slavery Association
    • Resolved issues within the executive board and our member body.
Alternative Spring Break (ASB), Howard University-Volunteer, Chicago, IL (March 2011)
    • Lobby/petition against gun violence
    • Organized “stop gun violence” rally
    • Mentor high school students
Young People’s Department Member-3rd Vice President for the Young People’s Auxiliary for the
National Baptist Youth and Young Adult Convention (2009-Present)
    • Organized Youth Interactive Sessions
    • Performed normal board member duties i.e. headed meetings, write documents, to be of service
        to the youth at the conventions.
Lady Me Inc. Washington, DC- Partnership Committee Member (July 2011-Present)
    • Created organizational name
    • Created mentoring programs
    • Perform normal committee member duties i.e. attended meeting, follow-up with information,
        mentor young ladies, raise funds, scout membership

                                             LEAH HACKNEY
                        CAMPUS ADDRESS: 2827 Otis St NE, Washington, D.C 20018
                       PERMENENT ADDRESS: 4769 E 177th St, Cleveland, Ohio 44128

OBJECTIVE:       To secure a position in corporate and special event management.

EDUCATION: Howard University School of Communications, Washington D.C
           Projected Graduation: May 2012
           Major: Speech & Applied Communications Minor: Broadcast News
           Courses: Elements of Persuasion, Conflict Management, Interpersonal Communication

Cleveland Skating Club, May 2011-August 2011, Shaker Heights, OH
Server/Events Assistant
Assisted with special events including weddings, corporate banquets and
casual mixers. Duties included: secure appropriate event location, assist
with lighting, decoration, stock the bar, serve drinks and meal orders.
Ensure dining area is clean and visitor-friendly, manage guest lists and stay
abreast of upcoming events.

Howard University Mr. & Miss School of Communications Pageant
Pageant Coordinator, April 2011-Present, Washington, DC
Plan entire pageant from start to finish, duties include: create strategy for
pageant theme, oversee decorations, wardrobe, formal wear, music and
entertainment selections, lighting, interview possible candidates, and judges.
Also manage and delegate tasks to an assistant. Coordinate and host multiple
meetings each week.

Howard University Community Choir, Aug. 2009-May2010
Events & Decoration Coordinator, Washington, DC
Planned special events such as award ceremonies, holiday gatherings, and
On-campus concerts. Secured event location, managed the decorating of the
venue and assigned wardrobes for the choir, ordered wardrobe
selections from nearby businesses, and assisted with fundraising efforts.

WHBC 830AM, Howard University, Sept. 2008-Nov. 2010, Washington, DC, On-Air and Voice-Over
Hosted weekly radio show, “Mid-West Swing” which features current
events, entertainment news and musical selection from the Mid-West. Duties
included: researched and wrote show script, operated switchboard, selected
appropriate music, researched interview questions and conducted live interviews with special guests.

HONORS:          • Recipient of Cleveland Scholarship Program’s Academic Scholarship, June 2008
                 • School of Communications, Dean’s List, Spring 2009, 2011
                                   REFERENCES:             Available upon request.

                                        Yu Chung Sze
Home Address                                                     School Address

1400 Martin Street, Apartment# 2077                              208-D Carnegie Building
State College, PA 16803                                          University Park, PA 16802
(814) 852-8346                        yqs5115@psu.edu            (814) 863-4674

EDUCATION             The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
                      Bachelor of Art in Broadcast Journalism
                      Minor in Communication Arts and Sciences
                      Expected graduation date: May 2012
                      Overall GPA: 3.31

                      Relevant Courses
                      Television Reporting                Intercultural Communication
                      Radio Reporting                     News Writing and Reporting
                      Interpersonal Communication                 News Media Ethics

EXPERIENCE            Diversity Ambassador                             August 2011 – present
                      College of Communications, Pennsylvania State University
                      • Assisted new students of color with their academic pursuits, personal growth
                         and leadership development to the College of Communications and Penn
                      • Acted as referral agents, student mentors, campus tour guides and assist the
                         assistant dean of multicultural affairs.

                      News Reporter                                    June 2011 – July 2011
                      China Daily Hong Kong Edition – China’s only national English-language newspaper
                      • Wrote stories related to city news after participating in various press
                      • Assisted other reporters and editors in news writing and copy editing.

                      English & Mathematics Teaching Assistance         May 2011 – July 2011
                      Kumon Hong Kong Co Ltd

                      Managing Editor (Spring 2010)                 September 2009 – June 2010
                      News Editor        (Winter 2010)
                      Online Editor      (Fall 2009)
                      The Buccaneer, Peninsula College
                      • Guided members on their assignments and meeting deadlines.
                      • Edited all news stories prior to publication.
                      • Ensured page designs and stories meet quality standards
                      • Established goals for effectiveness.

                      Lab Tech Supervisor, Peninsula College          October 2009 – June 2010
                      English as Second Language Lab

                  •   Provided technical and English language assistance for international

                  Private English Tutor, Peninsula College      February 2010 – June 2010

                  •   Fluent in Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin). Beginning knowledge of
                      Spanish and Korean

              • Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Final Cut Pro, Pro Tools and Microsoft Office

AWARDS            Pennsylvania State University - Received the Krasnansky
                                                  Internship Grant

                  Peninsula College - Received the Webster Scholarship for
                                      communication studies.

ACTIVITIES        College Media Advisers Spring National Convention
                  New York, NY                                    March 14 – 16, 2010
                  • Gained insight into role of collegiate and professional journalists
                  • Compared the roles of student media in print and online through the eyes of
                     university newspaper staffs, their advisers and their online platforms.
                  • Analyzed the performance of the media in reporting on student culture,
                     politics, sports, administrative leadership and student leadership.
                  • Recognized the qualitative differences and challenges in media production.

                  •   Piano & Clarinet enthusiast
                  •   Member of Penn State Advertising Club (AdClub)
                  •   Member of the Hong Kong Student Association (HKSA)
                  •   Enrolled in Penn State Badminton Club

                                               Carmen Drummond
                               3535 S. Ball Street #307, Arlington, Virginia 22202
                                949.212.9297 | cd6779a@student.american.edu

Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player with well-developed written and verbal
communication abilities. Passionate and inventive creator of innovative communications and social media
campaigns and strategies; accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments. Thrives in high-pressure
rapidly changing settings with flexibility and adaptability. Proven record of driving brand and mission awareness
through intelligent use of social media and communication networks.

 Web Content/ Development
 Blogging
 Social/ New Media Techniques
 Speechwriting
 Talking Points
 Policy/ Procedure Development
 Project Management
 Intranets/ Knowledge Bases
 Brand Management

U.S. Department of Labor, Women's Bureau Washington, DC
Program Analyst (Student Trainee) 10/2010 to Present
Successfully spearheads communications, social media efforts, and web content development dramatically
increasing brand and mission awareness. Effectively writes and edits a wide variety of communication material
including talking points, speeches, scripts, and briefings for Director, newsletter articles, web content, blog posts,
press releases, media advisories and articles for publication. Develops and directs layout of informational materials
such as brochures and invitations. Plans special events from start to finish, including marketing and outreach.
Serves as a liaison between the Bureau and Office of Public Affairs. Responds to numerous external queries and
coordinates replies regarding the Bureau‟s programs, policies, and studies. Conducts extensive research, statistical
and economic analysis and evaluates policies/strategies for effectiveness and impact on program goals.

Key Achievements:
 Designed and oversaw development of small, outdated web site. Turned it into a revitalized, engaging and user-
friendly web site, boosting monthly traffic by over 36%.

 Developed foundational strategic social media plan incorporating new media techniques, oversees
implementation and monitoring. Strategic Analysis, Inc., U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

Washington, DC
Program Analyst 01/2010 to 10/2010
Effectively served as lead Knowledge Manager improving organizational efficiency by strengthening the links
between knowledge sharing and information systems. Developed design, layout and content for internal web site.
Provided communications guidance to senior management by drafting and editing reports, briefings,
correspondence and presentations for logic, clarity, and completeness. Served as a technical writer designing,
organizing, and developing previously undocumented policies/procedures ensuring compliance with Departmental
policies. Administered, tracked and responded to information request from internal and external stakeholders.
Successfully implemented strategic communications plan to improve communications with internal staff and
external stakeholders.

Key Achievements:
 Quickly conquered learning curve on technology, rapidly becoming t e “go-to” person for advanced technical
content despite lack of prior experience in this area.
 Developed design and layout of first ever published monthly newsletter, highly regarded by internal and external

 Promoted to lead new knowledge management team.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Laguna Niguel, CA
Student Intern 07/2007 to 01/2010
Improved organizational efficiency as Knowledge Manager by implementing, facilitating and managing the sharing
of documents and knowledge via internal web site. Quickly diagnosed unproductive work flows and processes by
identifying, recommending solutions to problems to reorganize systems and workstations for maximum
productivity and improved efficiency. Drafted and edited a variety of communication documents including articles
for publication, news briefs, correspondences and content for monthly newsletter.

Key Achievements:
 Consistently recognized for fresh and innovative ideas and applications.
 Earned performance cash award for quality and dedication of performance in rapidly changing, fast paced
 Recognized with „Creativity Award for ingenuity and initiative in designing, developing, and publishing
Departments first monthly newsletter.
 Solely produced streamlined policy manual and new employee handbook/ manual for newly hired staff.

HACU National Internship Program (HNIP), U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Washington, DC
Production Assistant Intern 06/2008 to 08/2008
Developed and assisted in the preparation of satellite broadcasts, televised broadcasts, script writing, editing,
finalization of scripts, and any necessary newscast material. Analyzed and gathered information for newscast and
selected pertinent information. Operated various audiovisual equipment including switcher, tape playback,
teleprompter, audio board and camera.

Key Achievement:
 Co -anchored “VA News” a live satellite broadcast.
M.A. Political Communication, American University, Washington, DC, Expected December 2011
Key Achievement:
 Successfully balances full time work and full time school.

Relevant Coursework:
 Principles of Strategic Communication, Political Communication, Rese   arch Methods in Communication, New
Media Practices/Techniques, Campaign Management Institute: Earned Media, Political Speechwriting and
Presentation, Art and Craft of Lobbying: Use of the Internet in Advocacy Campaigns

B.A. Communication, B.A. Political Science, California State University Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, 2010
Key Achievements:
 Recipient of University (Titan) Leadership Award for exemplary leadership and service to the university and
greater community.

 Selected for prestigious Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program honing advanced research
and analytical skills.
 Member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society.

Software: Adobe InDesign CS4; Final Cut Pro; Microsoft SharePoint, Visio, and Office Suite (Access, Excel,
Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word); Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS)

Comprehensive Contracting Officer's Technical Representative Training (COTR), Graduate School 07/2011

Mastering the MEGA Repository, Process BPMN Training, DHS 08/2010
Adobe InDesign CS4 Training, Level I & II, New Horizons 06/2010
Managing your Microsoft SharePoint Site, DHS 07/2009
Pivot Tables, Beginning and Advanced, DHS 06/2009
Records Management, DHS

                              Montrelle T. Green
          757-719-2254 •   39 Castle Haven Road Hampton, VA 23666            •    montrelle90@yahoo.com

EDUCATION:          Howard University                                    Washington, DC
                    John H. Johnson School of Communications
                    B.A., May 2012 Public Relations Minor: Graphic Design 3.5 g.p.a.

SKILLS:             Spanish Proficiency, Retail/Customer Service, Microsoft Office Suite, Media Lists, Press
                    Releases, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Flash, Social Media,


05-2011-Present     Public Affairs Intern, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Upper
                    Marlboro, MD

                    •       Assist in writing press releases, drafting Facebook content and distributing press
                           materials through Vocus PR
                    •       Contribute to design of creative materials such as brochures and logos
                            for special projects
                    •       Serve as support staff in commission events

05/2011 - Present   Campus Campaign Coordinator, Teach For America, D.C.
                    •    Developed marketing strategy to increase attendance and awareness of TFA to the
                    •    Drafted posters and fliers to distribute on behalf of TFA
                    •    Act as publicist of TFA to the Howard University Community

04-2010-11-2010     Media Relations Specialist, Howard Homecoming Steering Committee, D.C.
                    •      Serve as an ambassador to the Committee generating positive publicity,
                          advertising and marketing
                    •      Write press releases, scripts for press conferences, and manage the
                          Twitter and Facebook accounts
                    •      Conducting sponsor research, budgeting, generating media coverage,
                          Developing proposals, R.S.V.P. management, email and phone
                          correspondence, on-site assistance at events

05-2009-Present     Hilltop Newspaper Contributing Writer Howard University, D.C.
                    •       Wrote numerous articles which were published in the newspaper weekly
                    •       Edited potential stories pertaining to campus and local events

05/2008 - 8/2008    Secretary, Hampton Youth Commission, Hampton, VA
                    •      Prepared daily minutes, and informational packages
                    •      Offered daily presentations to donors of the developing Teen Center
                    •      Prepared and presented quarterly and annual reports and press releases

HONORS:             Howard University Dean’s List 2008-2010; Hampton Roads Young Achiever Award; Reflections
                    Contest Award: Category Literature, BET Scholarship, Miss Pre-Teen America Finalist, 2nd
                    place    Winner     McGraw-Hill      Black    History    Contest    Scholarship     2011

AFFILIATION:        Corresponding Secretary, Alpha Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Annenberg Honors
                    Scholar, WHBC On Air Host, Golden Key International Honor Society Vice President, Phi Sigma

     Pi National Honor Fraternity, Inc., PR Chair. Howard University Homecoming Steering
     Committee 2009-2010, English Tutor, Community Club

chris.dolendo@gmail.com • (202)-642-9544
4201 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington DC 20016
American University, College of Communications, Washington, DC
Bachelor of Arts, Public Communication, May 2012
Minor, Biology
3.78 GPA

Awards Dean’s List since freshman year
Merit-awarded Dean’s Scholar
Most Outstanding Honors Junior

International School Manila (High School)
ISM High School Diploma, Class of 2007, Honors graduate
International Baccalaureate Diploma

EXPERIENCE _____________________________________________________________________________________
Hand-in-Hand Inc. Founder, President 2002- Present
Manila, Philippines
 Deworming, free medications, food and household goods donated to the natives of the Aeta Village
 Taught art and dance skills as a form of therapy for the children of the Philippine Cerebral Palsy Inc.
 Conducted Breast Cancer Awareness Campaigns among religious nuns (3 convents in the Philippines)
 Spearheaded medical missions such as free clinical care for the people in the Baguio Mountains

Philippine Student Association AU Founder, President 2008- Present
American University Multicultural Affairs, Washington DC
  Promoted understanding of the Philippine culture by performing traditional cultural dances and serving Philippine food
at several Asian festivals at AU
  Held fundraisers for countries victimized by natural disasters such as the Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia
  Spearheaded events such as a Friendship Run that promote good ties between other cultural clubs

Catalyst Magazine, Editor-in-Chief and Writer Fall 2010 Present
American University, Washington DC
 Co-headed the official AU College of Arts and Sciences research magazine
 Collaborated with the department in delegating tasks, communicating with staff writers, and writing and editing articles

Center of Molecular Physiology, Research Assistant 2009-Present
Children’s National Medical Center, Washington DC
 Assisted Dr. Jose Pedro in his research on the role of Dopamine D1/D5 receptors and their interaction with specific
Gproteins in regulating hypertension
 Cultured human renal cells and conducted several experiments in investigating their interaction with specific antibodies

Emergency Room, Volunteer Summer 2010- Present
Children’s National Medical Center, Washington DC
  Facilitated increased communication between the patients and their doctors and nurses, as well as ran errands for busy
nurses such as providing food, magazines, extra blankets for patients and their families

Physician’s Assistant Jan 2010-Present
Dr. Christopher Unger M.D., Internal Medicine and Family Practice, Washington DC
 Ran office errands such as filing patient reports, making routine calls to patients and setting up appointments
 Assisted in patient examinations such as taking the patient’s vital signs and preparing medicines/vaccinations

General Chemistry Supplemental Instruction, Leader Fall 2010
AU Academic Support Center
 Held group tutor sessions for Chemistry students in the General Chemistry 1 course
 Assisted other leaders in developing teaching, studying and learning techniques for students

  Languages: Fluent in English, Fluent in Filipino, Beginning-Level Spanish
  Tech-savvy and proficient with using Social Media Tools, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and Excel, Final Cut Pro,
                     iMovie, GarageBand, Pages and Keynote, very quick at learning any software

     Address: Harriet Tubman Quadrangle 2455 4th NW
     Phone: 443-208-6012
     Email: bthatch@hotmail.com

                To obtain a degree in Legal Communications and minor in Political Science. To intern with a
                legal firm.

                Dulaney High School

                Graduated GPA 3.73


                Server/Host | M e r c y R i d g e R e t i r e m e n t H o m e
                August 2009 - Present

                My responsibilities consist of serving the residents of Mercy Ridge in our dining
                room. I also host the dining room when my supervisor is away.

                Waitress/Cashier | Bill Batemans

                April 2008- October 2009

                My responsibilities consisted of waitressing and being a cashier.


                 Lead Anchor in high schools Broadcasting Television class

                 Mentor for terminally ill children at Johns Hopkins Hospital

                                          Breann Norwood

Permanent Address:                                                                  Current Address:
4641 W.63rd ST.                                                                     216 S Street NW
 Los Angeles, CA 90043                                                              Washington, DC 2001
(323) 295-3368~home                                                                 (310) 948-3410~cell

To obtain a full-time position at your establishment in the areas of Public Affairs, Administration, Communications, and/or
Howard University- Washington, DC
Major- Communications and Culture/Concentration- Speech Applied Communications
Classification: Graduating Senior
Cumulative GPA: 3.72/4.0
John H. Johnson School of Communication’s Dean’s List- December 2009, May 2010, and December 2010, May 2011
Projected Graduation date: May 2012
Educational Tour Travel: May 2011
    • Rome, Italy
              o Tivoli, Italy
              o Florence, Italy
              o Pompeii, Italy
    • Mediterranean Sea
    • Barcelona, Spain
Computer Skills- MS Word, Excel, Internet, PowerPoint, Illustrator, and Photoshop
Additional- Good organizational, communication, leadership, verbal, listening, and presentation skills
INROADS Internship                                                                   May 2009-Present
     •   Leadership and skill development training
     •   Panelists for New Intern Orientation for INROADS Internship
     •   Community service participant (Los Angeles Food Bank, Community Beach Clean up)
     •   Present INROADS Interns Program and mentored high school students in the Summer Youth
         Employment Program (SYEP)
Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center, Baldwin Park, CA
                                                                            June 2011-August 2011
                                                                            June 2010-August 2010
                                                                            June 2009-August 2009
Public Affairs Department-Office Support Clerk Intern (INROADS Intern)
     •   Created a Community Benefit Media List database for frequent use of the departments representatives
     •   Lead the Backpack and School Supplies Campaign for the entire medical center to be distributed underserved
         students in the surrounding community school district.
     •   Managed the Community Garden and partnered with surrounding organizations to meet the gardens’ and the
         community’s needs.

     Breann Norwood

     •   Created, wrote, edited the Community Garden Toolkit to give to other medical centers so they are able to start and
         maintain their own community garden(branded, formatted, revised and submitted to leadership)
     •   Revamped the Volunteer Department Handbook (branded, formatted, revised and submitted to leadership)

     •  Wrote articles for the Reflections Employee Newsletter
     •  Presented INROADS Internships and my projects to Leadership of Baldwin Park Medical Center, and to regional
    • Performed normal office duties: created files, make copies, created spread sheets, and ran errands
National Council of Negro Women (NCNW, Howard University Section)-Community Service Director & Parliamentarian
    • Headed community walks, cooked at women’s shelters, organized mentorship programs, campus clean-ups,
        volunteered a elementary schools, and animal shelters
    • Raised money for the Alzheimer Association, Light the Night Cancer Walk, and DC Stop Modern Slavery
    • Resolved issues within the executive board and our member body.
 Alternative Spring Break (ASB), Howard University-Volunteer, Chicago, IL (March 2011)
    • Lobby/petition against gun violence
    • Organized “stop gun violence” rally
    • Mentor high school students
Young People’s Department Member-3rd Vice President for the Young People’s Auxiliary for the National Baptist Youth
and Young Adult Convention (2009-Present)
    • Organized Youth Interactive Sessions
    • Performed normal board member duties i.e. headed meetings, write documents, to be of service to the youth at
        the conventions.
Lady Me Inc. Washington, DC- Partnership Committee Member (July 2011-Present)
    • Created organizational name
    • Created mentoring programs
    • Perform normal committee member duties i.e. attended meeting, follow-up with information, mentor young
        ladies, raise funds, scout membership

                                 Tamatha A. Scott
1340 Talbert Court Unit A SE (513) 376-1484                                                                Washington, D.C. 20020

To be successfully employed in an environment that will cultivate and strengthen my current skills and values in the
communications, public relations and marketing professions.

Howard University                                         June 2010-Present            Washington, D.C.
John H. Johnson School of Communications
Master of Arts in Mass Communication & Media Studies
Expected Graduation Date: May 2012

Ohio University                                                 Sept. 2006-June 2010             Athens, OH            E.W. Scripps
School of Journalism
Bachelor of Science in Journalism
Major: Journalism
Specialization: Business/Marketing
Major GPA: 3.5/4.0, Accumulative GPA 3.2/4.0

Public Strategies, Inc.                                                 August 2011-Present       Washington, D.C
Fellow: Corporate Reputation Management
     • Manage social media campaigns for major clients
     • Compile research for strategy development.

AARP                                                                     May 2011-Aug. 2011       Washington, D.C
Multicultural Marketing & Engagement Intern
    • Developing strategies to acquire minority memberships
    • Creating visual materials for department meetings & events
    • Assisting with the “Create The Good” Volunteer Project

Edelman Public Relations Firm                                            Sept. 2010-May 2011        Washington, D.C
Student Coordinator: Edelman Team
    • Generated public knowledge about the Edelman company
    • Created publicity objectives for Edelman clients
    • Implemented branding and outreach strategies

Howard University: School of Communications                              June 2010-May 2011         Washington, D.C
Assistant: Carnegie Grant Team
    • Maintained the team database/public affairs initiatives
    • Created press releases & flyers for events
    • Managed social media accounts

Hearst Corporation                                                        May 2009-August 2009        New York, NY
Intern: Seventeen Magazine
    • Completed marketing/demographic research analysis
    • Coordinated innovative publication intern team

Underground Railroad Freedom Center                                   Jan. 2004-May 2009                  Cincinnati, OH
Tour Guide
    • Thoroughly presented exhibit contents to visitors
    • Acted as a liaison between Freedom Center administration and the public

    • Research
    • Writing and editing press releases,
    • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, Social
       Media expertise,
    •  Proficiency in Adobe PhotoShop, InDesign and
    • Proficient knowledge of AP Style
    • Social Media experience

                                         RODNEY E. MACELUS
                                        5 New Haven Ave. ∙ Nanuet, NY 10954
                                               (845) 521-8183 ∙ rem5176@psu.edu

The Pennsylvania State University                                                         University Park, PA
        College of Communications: Telecommunications (BA)                                          Expected May 2012

Penn State Baseball Marketing                                                                  University Park, PA
Associate                                                                                       April 2011-Present
•          Collaborated with students in efforts to attract more fans to baseball games through a variety of ways
•           Planned in-game events to provide a fun atmosphere for fans
LT For A Cure                                                                                  University Park, PA
Member                                                                                   September 2010- Present
•          Thon affiliated group working towards heightening awareness and raising money for Pediatric Cancer. Thon is the largest
student-ran philanthropy in the world. All proceeds go towards the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital
Penn State Powerlifting                                                                        University Park, PA
Member                                                                                September 2008- May 2009
•          Competed in different competitions while remaining a reliable and supportive teammate
Club Kreyol                                                                                  University Park,PA
Member                                                                                   September 2008- Present
•          To further support the effort of achieving Penn State’s understanding and appreciation of diversity on campus
•          Exposure of Haitian culture by teaching the different aspects of Haiti through language and history
Vice President                                                                         September 2010- May2011
•          Assumed presidential responsibilities in the event the President was unable to fulfill his/her term of office
•          Pose as Director of Committees: all committees must meet with the Vice President for any final decision(s) concerning

Spanish, conversational; Native Haitian Creole speaker

CareOneBit.org                                                                  Boca Raton, FL Volunteer
                                                      August 2008 – Present
(Humanitarian and public health initiatives in Haiti)
Boy Scouts of America                                                   St. Anthony’s Church, Nanuet, NY
Eagle Scout of Troop 78                                                          January 2008

           Muscle Maker Grill                                                                                 Edgewater, NJ
Cashier                                                                                   May 2010-January 2011
•          Exercised interpersonal skills necessary to make customers feel comfortable and welcomed in a hospitality environment
•          Ensured restaurant maintained cleanliness suitable to the customer’s expectations
D.P. Dough                                                                                      State College, PA
Manager                                                                                  September 2008-Present
•          Multitasked food/beverage operations while remaining professional in a fast-paced environment
•          Developed exceptional interpersonal and team building skills with an aptitude for building rapport with a diverse range of
guests, managers, and colleagues; talent for quickly resolving issues
Bryce Jordan Center                                                                           University Park, PA
Overnight Maintenance                                                      November 2008- April 2009
•          Assessed tasks and delegated roles and responsibilities to arena staff
•          Ensured work conformed to standards for sponsored event
Vision Fitness                                                                                   Pearl River, NY
Front Desk/Juice Bar                                                          February 2008- June 2009
•          Provided customers with proper information at their request
•          Fulfilled gym members needs while engaging in friendly conversation

                                     KEVIN C. MCCREE
          2019 5th ST, NW | Washington, D.C. 20001 | +1 415.812.0153 | Kevin.Mccree@gmail.com

HOWARD UNIVERSITY                                                                         Washington,
School of Communication
Master of Mass Communication and Media Studies Candidate, December 2011
4.0 GPA

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES                                                  Los      Angeles,
Bachelor of Arts- Communications and Media Studies, December 2008
Deans List, 2005-2008

•Knowledge in Human Resource Management, client communication, and relationship building
•Achieved computer proficiency; Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Flash,
Digidesign, Pro Tools, Final Cut Pro

Haitian American Caucus (HAC) – Co-op Work Education Experience, Summer 2011              Port au Prince,
Communications Specialist

Liaised with United Nations World Food Programme
Spearheaded HIV/AIDS and Cholera public health awareness campaign to educate citizens of Haiti
Produced and edited HAC website content including: social networking site promotions, press releases,
newsletters, graphic design, and documentary
Conducted extensive Research, Proposal and Grant Writing and received 3 credit hours
Assisted with implementation of Micro Finance program for Haitian Entrepreneurs and SMEs
Conducted a qualitative research analysis on “The Haitian Mother’s role in family Cholera Prevention”

Phillips Consulting Limited – Nigeria, December 2010                                      Washington,
Logistics                                                                                       Coordinator

Coordinated logistics for Executive Leadership Program hosted by Howard University School of Business

Overall & Associates, Inc., Dec. 2008- Aug. 2010                                          San     Francisco,
Marketing Coordinator

Spearheaded marketing and advertising campaigns to promote company
Established branding strategy for company’s staff
Liaised with Public Relations department resulting in a 10% increase in brand awareness

Top Tempo, County of Los Angeles, June 2007-August 2007                                   Los      Angeles,
Eligibility Processor

Conducted interviews and assessment for financial household assistance allocation
Collaborated in the processing of documentation for section eight assistance programs
Responsible for advisory roles concerning applicants further compliance needs

•Light House Mercy Mission Nonprofit Organization, Monrovia, Liberia 2003 - Present
•Howard University African Business Club - Public Relations Officer Fall 2010 – Present
•Village Ministries – Team Leader, Bomi County, Liberia Fall 2010 – Present
•Mentor – Boys & Girls Club of America Summer 2006
•Ecole Shalom School - English Teacher, Croix Des Bouquets, Haiti Summer 2011
•Language: Haitian Creole (Proficient)

                                       Victoria T. Joda
                                       2251 Sherman Avenue, NW
                                         Washington, DC 20001
                                             (309) 531-8701

 OBJECTIVE              To secure a challenging and highly creative position within the Public Relations
                        and/or Communications arena.

 EDUCATION              Howard University, Washington DC
                        Master of Arts in Mass Communications & Media Studies, May 2012

                        Spelman College, Atlanta, GA
                        Bachelor of Arts in English, May 2009


August 2011- Present    Intern, BET Public Affairs/Special Events, Washington, DC
                        Responsible for creating guest lists, confirming guest attendance for BET events,
                        and pitching possible BET promotional events
Jan. 2011 –May 2011     Participant, NBC 4 Media Course, Washington, DC
                        Program that provides students with an introduction to how a major television
                        station operates and how each department contributes to a common goal. Topics
                        discussed include: newsroom operations, sales, digital media, promotions,
                        advertising and branding, community outreach and partnership, Responsible for
                        pitching ideas for possible network ideas.
June 2009 – Jan. 2010   Intern, Walt Disney Company, Orlando, FL
                        Food & Beverage intern at the Yacht and Beach Club Resort, Responsible for
                        greeting guests, assigning tables, distributing cash and allocating receipts for the
                        other employees
Summer 2008             Account Activations Specialist, State Farm Bank, Bloomington, IL
                        Reviewed money market, savings, and checking accounts, Proofread customer’s
                        accounts and monetary documentations.

 HONORS/ACTIVITIES            MLK Dedication Events Week Communications Volunteer, Morehouse
 College Tour Guide, Hosea Feed the Hungry Volunteer, Atlanta Children’s Shelter Volunteer and March of
 Dimes Marathon Aide, Co-editor of Young, Black, Miss Magazine (2007)

 SKILLS          Microsoft Office: Word, Powerpoint, Publisher, and Excel, Various Social            Media
                 networks: Twitter, Facebook, and Skype.


                                                Aaron Rockett
                                  1132 10th St. NW | Washington, DC | 20001
                                  202.257.0926 | aaron.rockett@gmail.com

[Writing, Producing, Videography, Video Editing]

       Producer/ Video Journalist | Verizon, FiOS1 | Washington, DC | October 2006 to

Filmed, produced, narrated and edited 100’s of stories in Metro DC for daily FiOS TV show.
       January 2011

Instructor | The Travel Channel Academy/ BBC | Washington, DC | Oct. 2007 to Nov. 2010
Train students video journalism: to shoot, edit and construct a story line at Travel Channel and BBC.

        Field Producer | The National Geographic Channel | Kabul, Afghanistan | July 2006 -

Led crew of four. Coordinated shoots and interviewed Taliban officials, former Afghan Mujihadin, Afghan
        August 2006

government officials and US Generals for two-hour special “Inside the Taliban” and “Inside Al Qaeda.” Aired
June 4th, 2007.

        Editor | USAID | Kabul, Afghanistan | April 2005 - July 2005
Edited seven films on the reconstruction of Afghanistan.

       Director and Videographer | THE FIXER | Afghanistan and Pakistan | April 2005 - July

Filmed and edited documentary about a BBC Journalist and his fixer traveling through Afghanistan and

Pakistan. The 40-minute documentary screened at international film festivals. Featured on CNN.

Filmed helicopter trip over Kabul for a short film for ctzn.tv, thefullmonte.com and other internet outlets.
Videographer and Editor | Independent Production | Kabul, Afghanistan | April 2005 - July 2006

Edited and directed “Vacationing in Afghanistan” which screened at Cinquest Film Festival in San Jose, and
Editor and Co-director | Vacationing in Afghanistan | Afghanistan, | March 2005 to present

aired on PBS (KTEH) in 2006 and 2007. Encoded and uploaded streaming video for website.

Field Producer | New View Films | Washington, DC | September 2004 - October 2004
Part of team filming the 2004 elections in Afghanistan for an independent documentary on Massouda Jalal,
the only woman running for president. Coordinated shoots.

       Desk Assistant | The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer | Washington, DC | January 2004 - July

Researched nightly story topics for Jim Lehrer and other on-air correspondents. Monitored wires and

proofed scripts.

Freelance Feature Writer | The Santa Barbara Independent Newspaper | Santa Barbara, CA |
              April 2003- April 2004. Wrote articles on lectures and international stories.

[Project Development and Leadership]

       Executive Producer | Verizon, FiOS1 | Washington, DC | October 2006 - December 2007
Developed the show and oversaw daily half-hour hyperlocal news magazine broadcast for Verizon’s network.
Recruited talent and managed team of six, including five video journalists. Drove story ideas and segments in
character-driven program shorts for cable, internet, and v-cast.

       Co-founder and Managing Editor | thefullmonte.com | Washington, DC | October 2004 -

Created, edited and contributed content for thefullmonte.com, a broadcast news portal dedicated to

international stories and conflict zones. Developed strategies and concepts, recruited contributors and shot
and edited numerous international video stories to upload onto the web.

Internship | Carnegie Endowment for Intl’ Peace | Washington, DC | June 2004 - Sept.2004
Worked in video production department and helped create website for show airing on PBS.


Video Cameras | Operate Panasonic HD p2 and DVX, Sony HDV V1U, Z1U, PD 100, 150, and 170, Canon A1U
and many more.

Video Editing | Final Cut Pro 6 and Mac operating systems for HD and SD video, optimize hard-drives. Sony
Vegas on PC, i-Movie. Some Avid Express experience.

Adobe Photoshop | Graphic design, logo.

Soundtrack Pro | Edit audio, and isolate sounds.

Audio | Operate sound mixer, boom mic, and wireless radio mics including Sennheiser.

DVD Authoring | DVD Studio Pro and Toast, master DVDs for sale.

Video Compressing/ Encoding | Use Compressor and settings to stream high quality video for upload to
internet and DVDs w/ multiple formats: Quicktime, Mp2, Mp4, Divx, wav, avi, dv.

DVD Ripping and Youtube file copying | Handbrake to rip DVDs, and Youtube file copying for video edits.

Writing | Written hundreds of scripts for television and numerous articles for internet sites. Published at The
Santa Barbara Independent newspaper and The Georgetown Law Weekly.

Interview and interpersonal skills | Have interviewed hundreds of subjects for television including Taliban
and US Generals.

Language | Conversational Spanish


1997-2001 | Saint Mary’s College of California | Moraga California
B.A. Sociology, Minor Economics, Graduated with honors.

2000 | Universidad Internacional | Cuernavaca, Mexico

1999 | University of Cape Town | Cape Town, South Africa

                                  Jarrod Jackson
            1815 Pollyanna . Bossier City, LA 71112 . Phone: 318.655.2034 . E-Mail:

Seeking an internship to further develop skills in public relations and to compliment
theory learned at the university level

Crystal Clear Communications, Shreveport, LA May – July 2011
Summer Intern
  Assisted with planning, coordinating, and implementing the Shreveport-Bossier African
American Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Awards Luncheon and related activities
  Participated in the firm’s successful acquisition of $200,000 Louisiana state tourism contract
  Corresponded with clients including drafting wholesale order forms, distributing press
and writing/distributing media alerts

Charles R. Drew Residence Hall, Washington, D.C April – May 2011
Contributing Author/Invited Committee Member
  Served as contributing author/editor for dormitory newsletter by writing articles, editing
submitted materials, and preparing newsletter layout
  Assisted dorm administration with planning, coordinating, and implementing the Charles R.
Drew Hall Honor Society Reception
  Secured over $300 in donations from local business including Georgetown Cupcakes, Red
Cupcakery, and Sodexho Dining Services

Howard University August 2010 – Present
Major: Public Relations GPA: 3.97
Expected Graduation Date: May 2014

Clubs and Organizations
 Howard University Freshman Leadership Academy
 Public Relations Student Society of America
 Drew Hall S.I.M.B.A. (Safe In My Brother’s Arms) Mentor
 Drew Hall Newsletter Staff
 Howard University Louisiana Club

                         References available upon request.

                                                   Chaniqua D. Nelson
                                 1919 Third Street Box#2141 NW, Washington, DC 20001
                                       (919) 491-2131 • chaniquanelson@gmail.com

Howard University, Washington, DC
Graduation Date: May 2013
M.A. Political Science Candidate, Black and Comparative Politics

Howard University, Washington, DC
Graduation Date: May 2011
B.A. Political Science Major, Community Development Minor Cumulative GPA: 3.56 Major GPA: 3.70

     •   Federal Level Top Security Clearance Recipient
     •   U.S. Department of State Extra Mile Award Recipient
     •   Pi Sigma Alpha, Member
     •   Magna Cum Laude

     •   Proficient skill in Microsoft Word, excel, and PoWerPoint.
     •   Proficient in faxing, coPying, filing, sending eMails, and Writing ProPosals and MeMos.
     •   Proficient in ansWering the Phone Professionally.
     •   Able to navigate social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, Skype, AIM, Yahoo
         Messenger, E-mail, Internet Explorer and Safari.

The White House, Office of Correspondence Volunteer, Washington DC, 05/2011-Present
• Maintains a mutually beneficial dialogue amongst the American people by handling the official correspondence on
    behalf of the President.
• Operates the White House Comment Line which provides the President with rapid-fire feedback from the American
• Documents and catalogues gifts sent to the First Family within the Gift Office.
• Records the thoughts, hopes, and concerns of the American people.

US Department of State, Student Trainee Program Analyst, Washington, DC 05/2010-Present
• Analyze and evaluate requests to access and disclose information in compliance with the Freedom of Information and
   Privacy Act.
• Access the validity, accuracy, and reliability of information in response to request.
• Handle and process unanticipated surges in Freedom of Information Act and other special requests in IPS.
• Manage nearly 1,000 Freedom of Information and Privacy Act cases, working closely with other Federal agencies to
   provide prompt responses for members of the American public.

Howard University Office of Residence Life, Resident Assistant, Washington, DC 08/2009-Present
• Manage Residence Hall of 300 ethnically diverse undergraduate students.
• Run bi-annual floor meetings and conduct frequent room drop-ins to discuss events, developments, and concerns to
   ensure that students are kept up-to-date on all pertinent information.
• Work in residence hall for 12 hours per week performing duties such as responding to student and staff questions,
   answering telephones, processing mail, and utilizing various office equipment including copier and fax machine.
• Enforce University and Residence Life rules and regulations resulting in a safe, orderly and enjoyable living

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Census Outreach Fellow, Washington DC, 10/2009-04/2010
• Worked in coordination with the Regional Census Director to support outreach to the Latino community in the
   Northeast to encourage full participation in the 2010 Census.

•    Engaged on substantive campaign work such as crafting outreach materials, conducting research, recruiting
     volunteers, and attending community events and coalition meetings.
•    Administrative tasks include answering phones, greeting visitors, updating contacts and running errands.

Crystal Michelle Adkisson
1100 First Street SE, #619, Washington, DC 20003 crystal1908@gmail.com / 773-208-5481

Doctorate: Mass Communication & Media Studies
Howard University, Washington DC – Spring 2013 (expected)
Emphasis: Strategic Communication
Method: Quantitative Research / Statistical Analysis
Master of Arts: Media Communication
Webster University, St. Louis, MO - May 2005
Emphasis: Media Literacy & Crisis Management
Bachelor of Arts: Business Communication
Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO - May 2001
Emphasis: Arts Management & Non-Profit Organizations

National Foundation for Women Legislators
August 2010 – August 2011 / Washington, DC
Deputy Director – Programming & Finance
• Coordinate event details, but not limited to, planning event agendas, scheduling and preparing
• Act as organizational liaison to elected women members including drafting communications.
• Manage all financial operations and bookkeeping.
• Oversee relations with Board Members, current sponsors and potential sponsors.
• Research and identify pathways for partnerships with corporations/organizations.
• Recruit and manage all interns and professional volunteers.

City of Chicago – City Council Division, Alderman Sandi Jackson
May 2007 – July 2010 / Chicago, IL
Director - Communications & Operations
• Sole point of contact between media outlets and Alderman Jackson.
• Developed topics of discussion and research subject matter for media appearances.
• Oversaw production of layout and topics for social and print media including official website.
• Composed and edited speeches and media releases often under deadline.
• Spokesperson to media and community events in absence of Alderman.
• Field all requests for interviews, appearances and speaking engagements.
• Maintain executive schedule for Alderman and Chief-of-Staff.
• Managed operations of office, staff and volunteers.

Campaign - Sandi Jackson for Alderman, Chicago City Council
September 2006 - April 2007 / Chicago, IL
Deputy Media Director / Executive Assistant
• Organized campaign events for candidate to spread message to voters.
• Maintained official candidate schedule and arrange speaking engagements for candidate and
• Worked as Associate Producer for campaign television and radio spots.
• Advised and analyzed research information for direct mail and media campaign.

• Researched and compiled news clippings and wrote news releases.

• Board Member – Edge Alliance, Inc. (formerly AIDSCare, Inc.)
• Board Member – C.L.I.M.B., Inc. (Creating Leaders in Mind & Body)
• Board Member – Jackson Leadership Institute
• Member of Nerinx Hall High School Board of Directors Diversity Committee
• Congressional Black Caucus Foundation – 2008 & 2009 Emerging Leader.
• Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Profile                                                     • Assist in the development of campaign competitions & instruction of
Senior Creative & Educator: employs visual                  courses: Print Publication Design, Portfolio Presentation &
communications to increase understanding,                   Advertising Sales.
build brands and create solutions within                    • Professor of Advertising Copy & Design/ Media Planning & Buying
corporate, advertising, interactive and
marketing fields. Self motivated problem                    Bowie State UNIVERSITY: Bowie, MD
solver with strong team orientation and                     Adjunct Professor: 1/11-5/11
proven strengths in balancing priorities on                 • Professor of Self Promotion & Marketing for Creative
multiple projects. Emphasis on conceptual                   • Provided knowledge of legal, networking & strategic requirements
design and communication goals.                             for professional success

EDUCATION                                                   GLOBALHUE: New York, NY
Howard Universit y: Washington, D.C.                        Senior Art Director: 08/07 - 08/11
Ph.D. Fellow                                                • Strategically created fully integrated media advertising campaigns
Mass Com & Media Studies                                    with emphasis in
Pratt Institute : New York, NY                              broadcast, interactive and conceptual solutions.
MS / Visual Communications                                  • Creative lead for U.S. Census and erizon accounts – over $300
2002 - 2004                                                 million of agency billings.
Howard Un iversity: Washington, D.C.                        • Conducted research regarding buying behavior and consumer
BFA / Graphic Design                                        attitudes.
1998 - 2002                                                 • Responsible for preentation & communication of ideas and
Secondary Studies in Advertising                            deliverables on all levels.
                                                            • Key creative in new business pitches resulting in the acquisition of
SKILLS                                                      million dollar accounts.
• Adobe: Acrobat, Illustrator,                              • Advise and Direct production and aesthetic among agencies and
InDesign, PhotoShop, Flash,                                 partnerships.
Dreamweaver, Image Ready                                    • Manage both design and production staff in areas of creation and
• Additional Software: Quark,                               execution.
Audio Software, Fireworks
• Microsoft: Word, Power Point, Excell                      GLOBALHUE: New York, NY
• Familiar With: Director,                                  Internal Agency Creative Consultant: 2/10 - 8/11
After Ef fects, Final Cut Pr o                              • Liaise with Account and Creative Executives proposing
• Additional Skills/ Experience In:                         profitable/efficient ideation tactics.
Media Literacy , Production, Styling,                       • Selected as creative lead in branding entertainment opportunities
Casting, Set Design                                         for blue-chip clients.

HONORS                                                      technical careers college: New York, NY
• PFF Summer Institute 2011                                 Adjunct Professor: 05/09 - 08/11
• Lead Creative at Globalhue: Adweek’s                      • Professor of Print Design & Advanced Print Design.
Multicultural Agency of the Decade.                         • Taught fundamental principles of design, branding, production, color
• Lead Creative on 2010 Census A warded                     theory & aesthetic value.
Multicultural Campaign of the year.                         • Assisted in assessing changing curriculum needs and offers plans
• Lead Creative on Verizon HSTS Campaign                    for improvement.
ear ning 2009 Effie Award.                                  • Instructed in creative software: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, In
• Conceptual Creative on Award Winning                      Design and Quark Xpress.
Walmart Commercial: Grandma’s Hands.
• Recipient of the AAAA ’s Award.                           Topps INC: New York, NY
• Mellon Award for Inter national Study:                    Graphic and Packaging Designer: 10/05 - 08/07
Cuban Design: University of Havana.                         • Designed packaging and in stor e-display items.
• Magna Cum Laude Graduate of                               • Prepared files and layouts for design and pr e-press.
Howard University.                                          • Collaborated with Marketing team to create product concepts and
• Honored Graduate of Pratt Institute.                      reinforce branding.
                                                            • Priced collateral materials and sku’s with vendors.
• Creative Media Consultant for Project Set                 Calvin Klein: New York, NY
• Workshop Leader and Development                           Graphic Designer: 11/04 - 10/05
• One Club Creative Boot Camp Teacher                       • Created and produced fashion advertisements, display items and
                                                            related comprehensives.
CONTACT                                                     • Designed annual internal corporate collateral.
267.259.0838                                                • Prepared and organized visual materials for pr esentations.
Joanna@JOANNAJENKINS.COM                                    Carousel House: Philadelphia, PA
                                                            Art Instructor: 01/04 - 11/04
EXPERIENCE                                                  • Instructed mentally challenged adults in art, crafts and color theory.
HOWARD UNIVERSITY: Washington, DC                           • Collaborated with Director to develop curriculum.
Ph.D Fellow/Adjunct Professor: 8/11-Current
• Doctoral Student in Mass Communications & Media Studies
• Advise in implementation of creative industry standards

                                  Jamison M. Harris
                                    (313) 300-8445
CAMPUS ADDRESS                                               PERMANENT ADDRESS
511 Gresham Pl. NW.                                               18481 Muirland
Washington, D.C. 20059                                            Detroit, MI,48221
202 612 4160                                                      313 300 8445

Objective:               To secure an internship position that will further my career goals.

Education:               Howard University, John H. Johnson School of
                         Communications, Washington, DC.
                         Major: Legal Communications
                         Related Classes: English 002 & 003, Political Science, National Government,
                         Principles of Speech, Pre-Law Technical Writing, Constitutional Law, Mock
                         Trial, Elements of Persuasion
                         Expected Graduation Date: May, 2014

                         Brother Rice High School. Bloomfield Township, Michigan
                         High School Diploma

05/11 - 08/11            Intern, VisionIT, Detroit, MI
                         Preformed the functional duties of a IT Talent Scout. Duties
                         included resume sourcing, contract evaluation, and talent

2006 - 2011              Caddy, Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, MI
                         Preformed caddying services for club members and guests. Attained title of
                         “Honor Caddy” which identifies senior, outstanding caddies.

Spring 2011              Education Intern, Heads Up, Washington D.C.
                         After-school tutoring and mentoring: targeting illiteracy and strengthening
                         reading skills

Fall 2010                Community Activist, S.I.M.B.A., Safe in my Brother’s Arm,
                         Washington DC
                         Personal Mentoring; life lessons coach; research lesson plans; identify
                         target areas in student learning deficiencies

Spring 2009-2010         Captain of Forensics Team, Brother Rice High School, Bloomfield
                         Hills, MI
                         Lead teams in competitive oratorical competitions. Competed in both local and
                         national forums.

Fall 2009-2010     Captain of Policy Debate Team, Brother Rice High School, Bloomfield
                   Hills, MI
                   Engaged in competitive debate; extensive research related to governmental
                   policy and world issues. Competed in both national and local forums.

Summer 2008-2010   Global Debate,World Leadership Youth Summit, United Nations,
                   New York City, NY
                   Engaged in discussions of both national and international significance.

2007-2010          Student Council, Student Representative, Brother Rice High School,
                   Bloomfield Hills, MI
                   Representative to student complaints

Honors/Awards:     Recipient, Howard University Legacy Full Tuition Scholarship
                   Recipient, Brother Rice Excellence in Policy Debate Award
                   Recipient, Word of Faith International Christian Center Scholarship
                   Active Member, Drew Hall Honors Society

Skills:            Public Speaking, Internet Savvy, Microsoft Office, Conflict Resolution

                   References Furnished Upon Request

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