Education

pro at jumping through hoops and over-caffeinating

The University of Alabama-- Graduated may 2018 magna cum laude

Advertising and english double major

  • minerva creative specialization in advertising


Experience

Writing and more writing

CONTENT WRITER AT ORACLE (MARCH 2018-present)*

crafting stories and insights that humanize technology.

I wordsmith strategies, set the emotional stage for sales teams by writing opening pitch stories, shape all written content, and thrive in the grey area between creative thinking and analytical thinking.

*Due to active sales cycles, this work cannot be posted on my website. Please contact me directly for samples.
 

sales associate at ernest and hadley booksellers (february 2017-MAY 2018)

further learning the lesson that good writing takes good reading.

 

EDITORIAL INTERN AT BARKLEY IN KANSAS CITY, MO (summer 2017)

I spent the summer researching, telling stories, and debating the need for the oxford comma.

 

graphic designer at the university of alabama student health center (august 2014-may 2017)

Where i learned i really should stick to writing.

 

copywriting intern at intermark group in birmingham, alabama (summer 2016)

i worked on a motorcycle account, and a motorcyclist totaled my car. it was an interesting summer.


Awards

shiny things

GOLD AWARD in the tuscaloosa american advertising awards 2018

All Modern "art of work" Campaign--print

 

GOLD AWARD in the tuscaloosa american advertising awards 2018

grammarly "write meaning" campaign--Video/digital

 

best in show in the tuscaloosa american advertising awards 2017

burgerfi "Super natural" campaign-- Spatula print ad

 

gold award in the tuscaloosa american advertising awards 2017

burgerfi "super natural" campaign--spatula print ad


bama wesley (methodist campus ministry) leadership (AUGUST 2016-MAY 2017)

I brainstormED, wrOTE, and led a weekly discussion-based curriculum for a small group of freshman girls. they ENDED up teaching me more than i could ever teach them. 

 

university of alabama volunteering at possumwood acres wildlife sanctuary in north carolina (spring break 2015)

i drove 10 hours to spend a week realizing how messy opossums are.

 

etsy.com vintage clothing store (2013-2014) 

hours were spent writing stories to pair with midcentury dresses i sold online. many items migrated back into my own closet. oops.

 

Other Fun Stuff

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