Hard-working, enthusiastic journalist searching for a full-time position beginning in mid-January 2017.

Education

­­­­­­­­­Kennesaw State University – Graduating Fall 2016 with a 3.4 GPA                                                      Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Emerging Media                                                                                         Certificate in Multi-Platform News Reporting

 

Experience

Modern Luxury – Editorial Intern, August 2016 – Present

  • Writes articles on assigned topics for several issues under the Modern Luxury label
  • Proposes ideas for future issues
  • Researches upcoming events and trending topics relative to the area
  • Fact checks articles for upcoming issues

Odyssey – Editor-in-Chief, Contributing Editor & Creator, July 2015 – Present 

  • Grows and maintains a team of 20+ Creators while staying on top of updates and communication
  • Edits 20+ articles per week
  • Write and publish weekly articles
  • Contributes to the company’s growth by averaging over 100,000 page views since taking over as EIC in June of 2016

Entercom, Star 94.1 – Street Team Member, March 2016 – July 2016  

  • Administrative duties in office to assist promotions director
  • Worked remote events to promote radio station and artists

Fun-Tastic Promotions – Event Planner/Account Executive, July 2015 – January 2016   

  • Curated proposals and contracts for each individual event
  • Networked with local companies to help them plan future events

North Point Ministries – LDP, August 2013 – May 2014 

  • Managed social media accounts for middle school ministry
  • Worked on logistics and entered new attendees into a database weekly

 

Skills

  • Proficient in various social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, WordPress, etc.)
  • Content management systems- Muse and Hootsuite
  • Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Audition, and Premiere
  • Customer service in a retail setting

 

Leadership & Volunteer Experience

New Member Educator for Alpha Omicron Pi:  Nov. 2014 – Nov. 2015

  • Sole event planner for over 200 sorority members
  • Budgeting and finances
  • Direct communication with national executive board members

Small Group Leader: July 2011 – May 2014

  • Served as a mentor for middle school girls
  • Implemented lesson plans designed to promote spiritual growth

International Experience  

  • Mission trip to Merida, Mexico to build onto existing school and hold Vacation Bible School
  • Mission trip to San Jose, Costa Rica to plant satellite youth ministry
  • Mission trip to San Salvador, El Salvador to celebrate Christmas with an orphanage

Other Volunteering Experiences

  • Children’s Restoration Network – Tutored children
  • Cherokee County Humane Society – Volunteer to care for animals
  • The Arthritis Foundation – Participated in charity events with Alpha Omicron Pi

 

Published Works

  • Published in Modern Luxury The Atlantan, Modern Luxury Interiors Atlanta, Modern Luxury Men’s Book Atlanta
  • Collection of writing samples: http://www.carlytyciabandy.com