EXPERIENCE

 

January 2019 - Present

RADIO HOST

POLISOUNDS, WRGW

PoliSounds is a radio show about making news and politics enjoyable for the non-political listener. Each week, PoliSounds mixes music with a discussion about a current political issue. The show airs on GWRadio.com and the iHeart Radio app.

January 2018 - December 2019

EVENTS AND OPERATIONS

MARKHAM GROUP

Markham Group is a political events firm in DC. In this position, I have coordinated with a team of four to organize and manage event inventory. I have also collaborated with clients such as Michael Bloomberg, Hillary Clinton, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. I have done full scale advance for multiple clients, including Bloomberg Philanthropies events across USA.

June 2019 - August 2019

VETTING

BIDEN FOR PRESIDENT

In this position I coordinated with a team of three to manage large spreadsheets of data. I worked effectively and efficiently to meet short deadlines.

July 2018 - November 2018

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

JONATHAN STEINBERG FOR CT

Jonathan Steinberg was running for State Representative in Westport, CT. In this role I created and curated content for Instagram and Facebook with a focus on data market analysis. I increased his social media follower count by 350% to 600 followers. I communicated with constituents by simplifying and synthesizing bureaucratic language. The candidate won the election.

July 2018 - November 2018

CAMPAIGN MANAGER

CAITLIN CLARKSON PEREIRA FOR CT

Caitlin Clarkson Pereira for CT was a campaign for State Representative in CT's 132nd District. In this role I supervised a team of 10 to execute marketing, canvassing, debate and social media strategy. I worked with a canvassing team to identify key constituent neighborhoods for a grassroots community outreach effort including 17K voters. I obtained press coverage of the candidate in The Citizen Post and Hartford Courant via written press releases on key campaign issues.

February 2018 - July 2018

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER AND GRAPHIC DESIGN DIRECTOR

CAITLIN CLARKSON PEREIRA FOR CT

Caitlin Clarkson Pereira for CT was a campaign for State Representative in CT's 132nd District. In this role I created and curated content for Instagram and Facebook with a focus on data market analysis. I increased the campaign social media follower count by 400% to 1000 followers. I also communicated with constituents by simplifying and synthesizing bureaucratic language.

October 2017 - August 2018

CAMPAIGN MANAGER; HEAD OF SOCIAL MEDIA, WEB, AND GRAPHIC DESIGN

JACK BERGESON FOR KANSAS GOVERNOR

This was a campaign for the Kansas Governor's race. In this role I supervised a team of four to execute marketing, canvassing, debate and social media strategy. I obtained press coverage of the candidate in NPR, The Washington Post, and CNN via written press releases on key campaign issues. I created and curated content for Instagram and Facebook with a focus on data market analysis. I also designed the candidate's website, pamphlets, business cards, lawn signs, and banners.

 
 

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