Contact information/Resume

Contact me at kimwade1@live.com or call me at 912-980-3981

Resume:

Writing/Public Relations/Marketing Experience

Freelance writer and public relations/marketing specialist, Self-employed, Savannah, Ga.

January 1, 2016-Present

  • Write/edit articles for newspapers, magazines and online business journals
  • Create marketing/public relations materials

Senior editor, Georgia CEO and South Carolina CEO, Atlanta, Ga.

January 1, 2016-Present

  • Write/edit business articles and corporate profiles
  • Pitch business related story ideas and keep track of current business trends

Freelance Writer, Savannah Magazine, Savannah, Ga.

March 26, 2012-April 2013; January 1, 2016-Present

  • Write articles for magazine, online magazine, Savannah Weddings, and Savannah Homes
  • Created calendar for eNewsletter and magazine
  • Completed editorial internship for Spring 2012

Corporate Communications Specialist, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., Savannah, Ga.

November 2, 2015-December 16, 2015

  • Wrote, edited and submitted news releases
  • Maintained public relations duties for Gulfstream

Writer/Submissions Coordinator, Savannah Morning News, Savannah, Ga.

April 2013-November 2015

  • Wrote/edited articles and columns Savannah Morning News, Savannah DO
  • Reviewed submissions to determine newsworthiness

Social Media Intern, Savannah Book Festival, Savannah, Ga.

November 2011-February 2012

  • Created and maintained festival’s Facebook page
  • Created daily Twitter feed for festival

Donated Public Relations/Grant writer, Horsin’ Around, Bloomingdale, Ga.

January 2012-August 2012

  • Wrote and distributed news releases, grant proposals, created marketing materials
  • Contacted media and prepared interviews

Lead Coordinator, Operation Enduring Separation, Hinesville and Fort Stewart, Ga.

January 2007-April 2008—Earned Level 4 Civilian Service Award

  • Created and organized all monthly events for 80-member support group; coordinated speakers and professional workshops
  • Raised donations and successfully received grants to cover operating expenses

Copy Editor/Page Designer/Reporter, Fairbanks Daily News Miner, Fairbanks, Alaska.

February 1999-June 2000

  • Edited copy and designed page layout for daily newspaper
  • Created copy and served as North Pole News Reporter

Education

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Ga. Master of Fine Arts, Professional Writing, 2012, GPA: 3.93

Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX. Bachelor of Arts, English, 1997, Minor in Journalism, Magna Cum Laude

Skills/Honors

Technology: Mac and PC; Microsoft Office; AP Style proficient; Blogger; WordPress, familiar with Adobe Suite

Honors: SCAD Honors Scholarship; SCAD Leaders, Armed Forces Civilian Service 2008; Sigma Tau Delta

 

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