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Contact:
(615) 275-6384
jennifertramel@gmail.com

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Objective

To obtain a career in which my skills in video work, graphic design, social media, communication, public relations, media relevancy, organization and motivation will be put to applicable use.

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Education

Carson-Newman College
Jefferson City, TN

B.A. in Communications, May 2009
8/2006 – 5/2009

GPA: 3.5

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Honors

  • Top 10 Percentile in high school graduating class
  • Accepted into Mortar Board
  • Dean’s List, 2005-2009
  • Top 35 Percentile in college graduating class
  • Best Actress Carson Newman College 2009
  • Nationally recognized for creating The BoBo Show,
  • Bonners Senior Service Award

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Activities

  • Campus Crusade for Christ Social Team, 2005-2006
  • PR Chief for Antiochus Genesis, 2007
  • PR Chief for Much Ado About Nothing, 2008
  • PR Chief for Odd Couple, 2008
  • PR Chief for Private Lives 2009
  • PR Chief for Fatal Realms (2007) and FRIGHTMARE (2008)
  • Bonner Scholars, 2007-2009
  • Bonner Senior Intern 2008-2009
  • Bonner Leadership Team 2008-2009
  • Community Connections, PR Chair 2008-2009
  • Volunteer for Conversation Partners 2006-2008
  • Volunteer for YOKE Youth Ministries 2006-2007
  • Volunteer for Trinity Performing Arts Center 2007-2008
  • Orange and Blue Staff Writer 2007
  • Orange and Blue Freelance Writer 2008
  • Planner for Operation Inasmuch 2007-2009
  • Planner for Christmas in Jefferson County 2007-2009
  • Creator/Producer BoBo Show 2008-2009

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Relevant Experience

LifeWay Christian Resources
Nashville, TN

Social Media and Multimedia Specialist
12/2009 – Present

Carson-Newman Bonner Scholars Program
Jefferson City, TN

Senior Intern
8/2008 – 5/2009

  • Created the nationally recognized BoBo Show, a show highlighting one Bonner a week
  • Represented the college at the Student Leadership Institute (2008 and 2009)
  • Organized class based and issue based team meeting
  • Organized event planning
  • Created the BoBo Info, a bi-weekly newsletter for the Bonner Scholars
  • Organized paperwork for all sixty Bonner Scholars
  • Assisted in all Bonner meetings•Developed media strategies for sponsored events
  • Worked closely with director to develop marketing strategies
  • Developed mass emails for campus
  • Worked all community fairs
  • Created newsletters, posters, tri-fold boards, Facebook events, graphics
  • Photographed all events
  • Created Powerpoint presentations for recruitment, reporting and chapels.
  • Led staff meetings when necessary.

LifeWay Christian Resources
Nashville, TN

Communications Intern
5/2008 – 10/2009 (during summer breaks)

  • Wrote stories for the in house magazine, LifeLines
  • Wrote stories for the in house website, IntraLife
  • Created videos for the in house website, IntraLife
  • Photographed various events for IntraLife and LifeLines
  • Traveled to Ridgecrest, North Carolina, Sidney, Arkansas and Glorieta, New Mexico to do videos on Collegiate, VBS, and Centrifuge events.
  • Maintained LifeWaynews Twitter account and the LifeWay News Facebook fan page
  • Designed graphics for Facebook and Twitter Logo

Magnitude 10.0 Gymnastics
Hermitage, TN
Assistant
5/2007-8/2007

  • Answered phone calls
  • Assisted coaches
  • Maintained facility
  • Organized records

LifeWay Christian Resources
Nashville, TN

Switchboard Operator
6/2006 – Present

  • Direct phone calls
  • Assist staff
  • Organized office supplies
  • Worked with Microsoft Excel immensely while preparing orders

The Fortress Group
Hermitage, TN

Secretary
3/2005 – 8/2005

  • Organized folders and office supplies
  • Made phone calls and organized project job sites
  • Created databases for references and records

Hermitage Animal Clinic
Hermitage, TN
Vet Assistant

3/2003 – 8/2003

  • Assisted in lab work and vaccinations
  • Assisted in surgeries
  • Observed sick animals and maintained their well-being

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Skills

  • Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Illustrator, Sony Vegas Video, Final Cut Express, Adobe Audition and Audacity
  • Proficient in Windows and Mac interfaces
  • Self-driven, a self-starter, and responsible
  • Always on top of social media outlets

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References

Dr. Sheridan Barker
Professor of Communications
2130 Branner Ave.
Jefferson City, TN 37760
(865) 471-3267
sbarker@cn.edu

Rob Phillips
Director of Communications, LifeWay Christian Resources (2002-2010)
(615) 945-6429
robphillips7@gmail.com

Maggie Nelson
Owner, Magnitude 10.0
3622 Central Pike
Hermitage, TN 37076
(615) 883-5166
magpieinc@hotmail.com

Matt Bryant Cheney
Coordinator, Bonner Scholars Office
Jefferson City, TN 37760
(865) 471-4315
mcheney@cn.edu

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