Experience

Education

Illinois State University

Normal, Illinois, United States of America
Bachelor of Science
Expected Graduation May 2021

  • Mass Media Major
  • Legal Studies Minor
  • Honors Student, 4.0 out of 4.0 GPA

Salzburg College

Salzburg, Austria
Semester Abroad 2020

Sycamore High School

Sycamore, Illinois, United States of America
Diploma
Graduated May 2017

  • 23 out of 310 weighted class rank
  • 4.23 out of 4.0 weighted GPA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Head Multimedia Specialist

Marketing and Communications, Division of Student Affairs, Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois, United States of America | August 2017 to present

  • Captured photos and video footage of various events for both immediate posting and future use
  • Collaborated with graphic designer and marketing assistant on large-scale marketing campaigns
  • Ensured media met university graphic and accessibility standards
  • Scripted videos to expedite the process of shooting with the Vice President of Student Affairs

Events and Communications Specialist

Office of Events and Communications, Sycamore Community School District 427
Sycamore, Illinois, United States of America | May 2018 to present (contract basis)

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on various video projects
  • Maintain stage and media equipment to ensure availability and utility in safe working conditions
  • Oversee student Technical Entertainment Crew to provide necessary support to productions

Production Assistant

Redbird Productions, Athletics, Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois, United States of America | August 2018 to present

  • Prioritized commands from two directors during productions with both in-house and ESPN3 coverage
  • Assisted all camera operators in set up and tear down of equipment
  • Operated cameras with high powered lenses to provide close up coverage of events

Community Assistant

University Housing Services, Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois, United States of America | August 2018 to December 2019

  • Managed administrative tasks including incident reports, maintenance requests, and room transfers
  • Collaborated with a team of 12 Community Assistants to plan programs and handle roommate conflicts
  • Enforced residence hall policies and procedures

Access Channel intern

Office of Events and Communications, Sycamore Community School District 427
Sycamore, Illinois, United States of America | May 2018 to August 2018

  • Maintained a programming schedule two weeks in advance of air date
  • Served as liaison between access channel community partners and the school district
  • Authored a user manual for the online bulletin system to ensure community partner ease of use

Marketing intern

Marketing Department, BRK Electronics, Newell Brands
Aurora, Illinois, United States of America | May 2019 to August 2019

  • Wrote scripts and coordinated crew for informational YouTube series Ask Angelica
  • Collaborated on print marketing campaigns for various homebuilder publications
  • Researched and presented information on new product development to Vice President of Marketing

Television and Film

TV-10 Production Intern

Illinois State University | School of Communication
Normal, Illinois | August 2018 to present

  • Direct crews of 10+ people for weekly local entertainment news show Ten on 10
  • Create promos each week for various TV10 shows
  • Shoot and edit news packages with and without a reporter, on deadline, for broadcast and internet
  • Operate TriCaster TC1 as a Technical Director for newscasts
  • Serve as sound board operator during newscasts

Technical Theatre

Directing

Technical Director | Spartan Performing Arts Camp | Summer 2018

Managing

Stage Manager | The Addams Family | Sycamore High School | Fall 2015

Stage Manager | Shrek the Musical | Sycamore High School | Fall 2016

Stage Manager | Dinner at Eight, Dead by Nine | Sycamore High School | Spring 2015

Assistant Stage Manager | Picnic | Sycamore High School | Spring 2015

Lighting

Lighting Designer | Fiddler on the Roof | Children’s Community Theatre Penguin Project | Fall 2014

Lighting Designer | Shrek Jr. | Children’s Community Theatre Penguin Project | Fall 2016

Light Board Operator | Orchesis: On the Radio | Sycamore High School | Spring 2016

Lighting Designer | The Little Mermaid | Children’s Community Theatre Summer Camp | Summer 2016

Spotlight Operator | Godspell | CCT’s Stage Right Theatre | Spring 2017

Lighting Director | Orchesis: A Decade of Dance | Sycamore High School | Spring 2017

Lighting Designer | Spartan Performing Arts Camp | Summer 2017

Lighting Designer | High School Musical | Children’s Community Theatre Summer Camp | Summer 2017

Lighting Designer | Bye Bye Birdie and The Lion King Jr. | Children’s Community Theatre Summer Camps | Summer 2018

Lighting Designer | Hairspray Jr. | Children’s Community Theatre Penguin Project | Fall 2019

Lighting Director | Elf: The Musical | Sycamore High School | Fall 2019

Sound

Sound Designer | The Diary of Anne Frank | Sycamore High School | Spring 2014

Sound Board Operator | Cinderella | Sycamore High School | Fall 2014

Sound Effect Designer | Little Women | Stage Coach Players | Summer 2017

Scenic

Scenic Designer | Footloose the Musical | Sycamore High School | Fall 2018

Scenic Designer | Jungle Book Jr. | Spartan Performing Arts Camp | Summer 2018

Stage Hand

Stage Hand | Little Shop of Horrors | Sycamore High School | Fall 2013

Stage Hand | Orchesis: Nature of Dance | Sycamore High School | Spring 2014

Extracurricular Activities

Redbirds Resolving Conflict

Vice President of Outreach and Marketing | Fall 2018 to Spring 2019 | Illinois State University

Innovation Consulting Community

Team Secretary | Branding Campaign for the Town of Normal | Fall 2017 to Spring 2018 | Illinois State University

The Town sought a joint branding and marketing strategy to promote Normal as the proud home of a successful university which has benefited from the Town’s strategic investments.

Association of Residence Halls

Marketing Coordinator | Fall 2017 to Spring 2018 | Illinois State University

The Association of Residence Halls (ARH) serves as the voice of the students living in the residence halls at Illinois State University. ARH is the umbrella organization for Area Governments and Diversity Coalitions. These organizations are represented in all four areas of campus.

  • Created flyers and advertisements for all ARH events
  • Worked with treasurer to ensure marketing budget was followed
  • Supported social media coordinator by creating visual content for posting

Emerging Leaders Program

Mentee | Fall 2017 to Spring 2018 | Illinois State University

A division of Student Government Association that focuses on building leadership skills while networking freshman with campus, city, and state leaders.