Sara Kate Nash
3819 Arbor Green Way, Apt 813, Indianapolis, IN 46220
Motivated college graduate with a degrees in English and Journalism, focused on Public Relations. Graduated from the Indiana University Media School. Excited to further my experience in the Public Relations field and communicate more with publics by obtaining a job in the industry. Passionate about writing and music. Very interested in working in event planning or promotions. Additionally, very knowledgeable about social media.
- Exceptional writer
- Experienced content developer
- Deadline driven
- Sound multi-tasker
- Motivated team player
- Social media savvy
- Seven years of French
- InDesign Experience
- Efficient with Microsoft Office
- Final Cut Pro Experience
- Manage crisis situations
- Excellent communicator
- Patient and organized
Indiana University – Bloomington, IN May 2016
Double Major – Journalism & English
Minor – French
Cumulative GPA – 3.41
Classes Taken: Mass Communications Law, Introduction to Public Relations, Public Relations for Nonprofits, Public Relations Writing, Public Relations Research and Planning, Public Relations Campaigns, News Editing, Media as Social Institutions, Magazine Reporting, Introduction to Advertising, Newspaper Article Writing, Principles of Journalism, 100, 200, 300 & 400 Level Creative Writing Classes, Honors Writing Class, 100, 200 & 300 Level Literature Classes, Critical Practices in English Class, Calculus, Statistics, 250, 300, 316, 363 & 460 Level French Class, Culture & Diversity Classes, Honors Law Class, Honors Environmental Science Class, Honors Madness and Melancholy Class, Honors Literature of Time and Place Class
Warren Township High School – Gurnee, IL May 2012
High School Diploma: Magna Cum Laude
- Graduated with Honors at Indiana University (Bloomington, IN) – completed a total of eight honors courses with a final grade of a B or higher while at Indiana University.
- Honors College at Indiana University (Bloomington, IN) – only 4,000 of 42,000 undergraduates admitted. Expected to take more difficult courses and maintain a higher GPA.
- Member of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars – awarded as freshman in college. An organization for students with exceptional grades and active members of society.
- National Honor Society – Warren Township High School (Gurnee, IL) -an organization for students with exceptional grades, leadership and a high level of community service.
Experience in Fields of Study
Exposed – Indianapolis, IN – Writer, July 2016 – Present
Writer for the blog Exposed (weareexposed.com), centered around music, with the target audience being the EDM community. Choose or assigned a minimum of four articles per week, research the topic and interview artists as well as cover events such as concerts and festivals.
Jim Havey Public Relations – Nashville, TN – Intern, May 2014-August 2014
Kept track of publicity for two night clubs and a restaurant in Las Vegas, attended client meetings, and gave input for PR plans and concepts. Provided credentials to media covering the Great Tennessee Air Show, created paste-ups of publicity clients received.
Principal Marketing Inc. – Glen Ellyn, IL – Intern ,May 2015-June 2015
Worked with a team of marketing experts to sell various products to customers from clients specific to the organization. Learned marketing techniques while developing my own techniques and skills in order to succeed in selling a product.
Public Relations Project – Bloomington, IN – Group Member, January 2015-May 2015
Worked on a team with five other students to create a campaign plan for increasing the number of clients a local Bloomington business brought in yearly. Was in contact with People and Animal Learning Services (PALS) throughout the semester to learn about the business and create a plan that best worked to their advantage.
Indiana Daily Student Newspaper – Bloomington, IN – Writer, February 2013-May 2016
Wrote articles for the campus section of the newspaper by interviewing peers and adults in Bloomington. Edited articles with editors before they were published. Managed feedback from peers reading the newspaper.
Public Relations Project – Bloomington, IN – Team Leader, August 2013 to December 2013
Created a public relations campaign for Starbucks and presented the campaign to the class as if they were the client. Semester long project working with a group, leading the group, cooperating with team members, speaking to a public, writing a campaign plan, and implementing creative ideas.
Cheddar’s Casual Café – Bloomington, IN – Server/Bartender, August 2014-July 2016
Working with servers and other staff to provide exceptional service to guests while being responsible for multiple tables simultaneously.
Ted’s Montana Grill – Nashville, TN – Server, May 2014-August 2014
Worked as a team with other servers to satisfy guests and managed multiple tables simultaneously.
Panera Bread – Nashville, TN – Cashier, May 2014-August 2014
Welcomed guests and took orders, handled the cash register and opened the store regularly.
Serpent Safari – Gurnee, IL -Tour Guide, May 2012-August 2012
Conveyed information to parents and children about different reptiles, entertained them and helped to run the store.
Blue Devil Swim Club – Gurnee, IL – Swim Coach, May 2010-August 2012
Motivated young swimmers to work towards their goals and become better swimmers. Instructed swimmers, took instruction from the head coach, worked with peer coaches, worked with children and interacted with parents of swimmers.
Anastasia’s Restaurant & Sports Bar – Waukegan, IL -Server, April 2013-July 2013
Worked as a team with other waiters to satisfy guests and managed multiple tables simultaneously.
Six Flags Great America-Hurricane Harbor – Gurnee, IL – Lifeguard, May 2011-August 2011
Kept guests in the park safe and managed crises as they happened. Had to be diligent and aware of my surroundings at all times.
- creative writing
- efficient at content development
- exceptional multi-tasker
- great communication skills
- great social skills
- knowledge about EDM
- knowledge about the music industry
- organized and efficient
- social media savvy
- team player
August 2012-May 2016
I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in four years. I double majored in Journalism where my specialization was Public Relations, and English where my specialization was Creative Writing. I also minored in French.
Exposed is a content blog specific to the EDM community, expected to write four or more articles per week, both by choosing and being assigned to them. Also expected to interview artists for certain blog posts and even cover events such as concerts and festivals.
Jim Havey Public Relations
May 2014-August 2014
I monitored publicity for Night Clubs in Las Vegas, specifically Encore Beach Club and Surrender where many EDM artists perform and put together Excel spreadsheets regarding publicity and news stories. I went to client meetings with clients such as Luchesse, a very famous and stylish boot company. I also managed the publicity covering the Great Tennessee Air Show.