Diverse background in communications, media, public relations, event planning, promotions, and grant writing - Experience writing press releases, radio and television commericials, proposals, and grants - I also have a home studio where I produce commercials as well.
I have over 15 years media experience as well as government public relations experience and freelance public relations experience. I have extensive writing experience and offer fast service - same day is possiible. Some of my media placements were featured in the Washington Post, Washington Times, Alexandria Times, and more.
City of Alexandria - Office of Historic Alexandria
Public Information Specialist
2005 - 2007
Coordinate all Public Relations for Historic Alexandria, write and distribute press releases, pitch story ideas to media, maintain and update website, rentals coordinator for Lloyd House historic facility, Training Coordinator for department, handle budget and accounting for department, write and distribute weekly publication "This Week In Historic Alexandria."
WFLS Radio/Free-Lance Star Company
Promotions and Marketing Director
2002 - 2005
Promotions Director of three station cluster. Conduct weekly promotions meeting. Handle all promotions and marketing aspects for radio stations. Create promotional and marketing plans and execute them from start to finish. Maintain station websites, plan and execute station events, supervise promotions staff. Plan and implement yearly promotions budget. Served on City Heritage Festival Committee for planning City of Fredericksburg Fourth of July festivities. Partner with area non-profit organizations to help achieve fundraising goals. Also voice track mid-day show on alternative rock station.
Morning Show Co-Host/Promotions Coordinator
1996 - 2002
Morning show co-host, wrote and anchored morning news casts, also worked in promotions department planning and implementing radio promotions and marketing, working with sales staff to create and implement marketing plans for local clients
WPIG Radio/Arrow Communications
Copywriter/Morning Show Co-host
1992 - 1996
Wrote radio commercial copy for local clients, also wrote and anchored morning news for local radio show