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Alexis Evans

Address: 13650 South Springs Dr. Clifton, VA 20124 • Phone: (614) 257-9401• E-mail: evans.alexis29@gmail.com Education

Education

Ohio University, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism • Athens, OH 

Bachelor of Science in Journalism ’14 • Magazine Journalism Major, Business Administration Minor, Psychology Specialization • Cumulative GPA: 3.45

Work Experience

Law Street Media • Editorial Assistant • January 2015-present

Produced weekly news and blog posts for lawstreetmedia.com, a law and policy media startup specializing in millennial-driven content. Articles written have consistently ranked in top three most viewed and shared stories on site. Worked with editorial and marketing team on strategies for integrating and optimizing social media in posts. Managed summer 2015 intern team tasked with ranking law school specialty programs. Edited content from freelancers, bloggers, and interns. Lead online writing workshop at University of Maryland for class of senior journalism students.

ULTA Beauty • Beauty Advisor/Lead Cashier • September 2014-present

Advised customers on beauty purchases tailored to their personal needs. Processed monetary transactions including purchases, returns and exchanges. Solved difficult customer service situations to increase Ulta brand loyalty.

Northern Virginia Magazine Arts & Entertainment Intern • June 2013-August 2013
Posted weekly to the entertainment blog ‘The Game Plan”. Wrote feature articles for the August, September, October and November printed monthly editions. Interviewed and photographed local celebrities for the society pages. Created online guides, newsletters and fact checked information.

Shively Court Dining Hall Student Leader • March 2012-May 2014
Assisted managers oversee the daily operations of the dining hall by managing student employees, overseeing openings and closings and resolving customer service situations with patrons.

Kroger Co. • Bagger • August 2009-March 2010

Provided friendly and reliable customer service by assisting with purchases, organizing store supplies and equipment, and providing information to patrons.

Campus Involvement

Southeast Ohio Magazine • Associate Editor • January 2014-May 2014
Pitched story ideas, wrote articles and blog posts and managed writers by assigning deadlines and editing articles for AP style and conceptual content for this student-run regional magazine that covers 21 Appalachian Ohio counties.

Thread Magazine • Staff Writer • September 2010-May 2014
Pitched and wrote several articles on fashion and beauty trends of Ohio University students. Thread is an online publication, and is accessible to anyone on the Internet with an interest in fashion.
ACRN [All Campus Radio Network] • Contributor • February 2012-October 2013
Contributed several times a week to the editorial website with various music related content such as album reviews, music news, concert previews, live reviews and artist features.
ImPRessions • Cardinal Health • Account Associate • September 2011-June 2012
Promoted Cardinal Health’s “Dose of Reality” account, which aims to educate students about the dangers of prescription medication abuse by hosting “Dose of Reality Week” and presenting to classrooms and campus organizations.

ImPRessionsThe House Account Associate • September 2012-November 2012
Promoted The House, the first freestanding collegiate Under Armour store in the country, by running promotional tailgates, creating viral videos, and designing flyers.

Students Teaching About Racism in SocietyPresident • September 2011-May 2014
Facilitated educational discussions about racism and diversity in the Athens community through workshops, elementary school programs, and a nationally acclaimed Halloween poster campaign, “We’re A Culture, Not A Costume”.

Awards/ Honors

2011-2012 PRSSA National Conference Best Campaign • Cardinal Health

2012 ACPA Social Justice Innovation Award • STARS

Additional Skills

Newswriting, Blogging, Editing, Social Media Management, WordPress, Microsoft Suite, InDesign

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