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
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.
BleacherReport.com, 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
- 2009-2013 Bachelor's Degree