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MANDY CARR
New York, NY  | mandy.tt.carr@gmail.com | mandycarr.wordpress.com

EXPERIENCE
Primetime Addiction Blog
My own blog about TV shows
November 2012-Present
The blog’s views have increased about 17% each month. Created a social media plan for the blog’s Facebook and Twitter pages, and an editorial calendar. Publish at least five posts a week about shows, the actors and previews for new shows.

Art Evolution
Public Relations | Small art gallery, Newcastle, U.K.
August 2013-Present
Created and maintaining a monthly newsletter on MailChimp.

Niche Media
Digital Intern | New York, NY
October 2014-November 2014
Wrote articles for the magazine’s websites, created galleries and Pinterest boards.

Remember Media
Contributor | Local media company, Newcastle, U.K.
April 2013-July 2013
Wrote articles and pitched story ideas for kyeo.tv and Narc magazine. (The website has since closed.)

SportsByte
Contributor | University of Sunderland’s online sports publication, Sunderland, U.K.
December 2012-August 2013
Wrote articles for the magazine and website, including covering cheerleading at the Tees-Wear Varsity and the Marathon of the North, among others.

On Campus, Sunderland Echo
Acting Editor | Daily newspaper, Sunderland, U.K.
December 20, 2012, March 21, 2013, May 2, 2013
The master’s students were given a page in the daily newspaper every Thursday to publish articles about the university. Wrote articles, edited articles from other students and designed the page using InDesign.

Hexham Courant
Work Experience | Small country newspaper, Hexham, U.K.
February 13-February 17, 2012
Wrote news, sports and entertainment articles, visited the Crown Court and Magistrates Court and attended the Kielder Marathon press event.

The Minaret
Arts and Entertainment Editor | Award winning student-run newspaper, Tampa, FL
October 2009-May 2011
Reporter: October 2009-January 2010, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor: January 2010-May 2010 and Arts and Entertainment Editor: May 2010-May 2011. Brainstormed ideas, assigned stories, edited articles, wrote headlines and captions, designed section on InDesign and used Photoshop. Uploaded articles online using WordPress. Wrote for the arts and entertainment, news and sports sections, and wrote a weekly blog.

The University of Tampa, College of Arts and Letter’s dean’s office
Student Worker | Tampa, FL
June 2010-May 2011
Created and maintained a monthly newsletter and clerical work.

83 Degrees
Jobs News Editor | Local online publication about good news, Tampa, FL
June 2010-September 2010
Researched and contacted companies that were hiring or expanding and wrote three to four articles a week.

The University of Tampa, The Music Department Intern/Writer | Tampa FL
January 2010-April 2010
Created a newsletter and started social media.

SKILLS
InDesign, basic Photoshop, MailChimp, WordPress, AP Style, Hootsuite

ORGANIZATIONS
New York Women in Communications
April 2014-Present
Young Professionals and Integrated Marketing and Communication Committee member and Contributor to Aloud Blog.

EDUCATION
University of Sunderland
November 2013 | Shortlisted for University of the Year, Higher Times Education Awards 2012, Sunderland, U.K.
Master of Arts in Magazine Journalism and Certificate PG Shorthand (100 wpm). Created a magazine for my dissertation.

The University of Tampa
May 2011| Tampa, FL
Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Minor in Writing and Honors Program

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