Cecelie A. Pikus


1735 Burrstone Rd

Building 1, Apartment 4

New Hartford, NY 13413



EDUCATION                   Hamilton College, Clinton NY

Bachelor of Arts Degree Received, May 2013

Major: Creative Writing; Minor: Communications


New York University in Florence, Florence, Italy

Study Abroad Program, Spring 2012


Kent Place School, Summit, NJ, June 2009; Graduated with distinction in English

Recipient of Pat Conley Award for Outstanding Athletic Ability & Leadership, 2009


EXPERIENCE                  EDM Maniac, Los Angeles, CA (Virtual, Freelance)                                    February 2015-Present

Writer. Writes 3-4 lifestyle articles weekly for EDM Maniac, an electronic dance music website and social

media platform.


EDM Sauce (Virtual, Freelance)                                                                                       January 2013-May 2013

Social Media Manager. Helped manage the social media and blog accounts for EDM Sauce, a popular EDM

blog and website platform.


Utica Comets Hockey Team, Utica, NY                                                                        July 2013-Present

Game Operations & Marketing Coordinator, In-Game Host. Serve as the game operations

coordinator for the AHL affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks, the Utica Comets. Organizes any pregame

ceremonies/special events, anthem singers, ceremonial puck drops, ice crew, intermission promotions and

promotional time outs. Serves as the In-Game Host, which entails interviewing fans during the game, players

post-game and on media days and cutting and editing video footage for video boards. Also writes weekly

articles featured on the Comets webpage, yearbook and social media. Handles scheduling and invoicing for

the Utica Memorial Auditorium, the arena in which the Comets play and practice.


New Jersey Devils, Newark, NJ                                                                                       May 2012-August 2012

Social Media & Marketing Intern. Managed the official Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram

for the New Jersey Devils. Created new marketing strategies to gain followers and encourage fan

support. Monitored relevant media coverage and content relating to the Devils 2012 Stanley Cup

run. Also worked at playoff games auctioning off autographed merchandise.


Ultimate Athlete Magazine, Long Island, NY                                               May 2011-December 2011

Sports Writer and Photographer. Wrote human-interest pieces about prominent high school athletes for a print magazine. Also photographed the athletes., Los Angeles, CA                                                        May 2010-December 2010

Editorial Intern. Edited sports articles written by esteemed authors for grammar, phrasing, content, and style. Edited between 45-60 articles per week.




EXPERIENCE                  Arthur Levitt Center of Public Affairs, Clinton, NY                                   September 2011-May 2013

Writing Intern. Photographs and writes articles on Levitt Center lectures and



Media Relations Department, Clinton, NY                                                 September 2011-May 2013

Writing Intern. Writes articles for the Hamilton College website on relevant issues to

the community, such as clubs, speakers, activities, sports, and career opportunities.


& ACTIVITIES                 Hamilton College Varsity Volleyball Team, Starter (2009-2012); Kent Place School: Varsity Volleyball Team, 4-year starter, 2-time co-captain (2006-2009); Varsity Softball Team, 4-year starter, Co-captain (2006-2009); Green Key Student & Parent Tour Guide (2004-2009); Yearbook, Photography Staff (2006-2009)


COMPUTER                    Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Experience with Adobe Photoshop and iMovie


LANGUAGES            Basic knowledge of oral and written Italian and French


Hamilton College

2009-2013 Bachelor's Degree