Public Relations Resume Example


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Below is a sample for public relation or communication type job.

Kevin Daye
3345 Night Side Lane
Lowell, OR 00000
(555) 555-1839

Experienced communicator with 20 years of experience as a director of information, dealing with university and state officials. Also skilled in working with the general public and local non-profit and community groups.

August 1989-current
Director of Public Information/Community Relations Gwagdon University, Callaway, OR

  • Developed contacts with local news reporters to increase coverage of university news, including student achievements, university accomplishments, faculty recognition and sporting events.
  • Wrote or approved for release all official university press releases and conducted news conferences and telephone interviews to explain, promote and clarify the schools stance on issues.
  • Wrote or edited all releases for monthly Dean’s and President’s meetings as well as other official meetings and conferences.
  • Founded, produced and hosted local TV program dedicated to promoting the university and its student body and staff.

August 1984-August 1989
News Editor, The Rakefield Times, Rakefield, WA

  • Managed a staff of fifteen reporters and editors and devised coverage and work schedules.
  • Directed daily and weekly meetings regarding newspaper coverage, standards and goals.
  • Increased both subscription and advertising revenue during tenure.
  • Earned over fifty local, state and national newspaper awards

May 1981-August 1984
Staff Writer/Reporter, Home News, Mt. Opus, CA.

  • Covered state business and our local state representatives
  • Attended press conferences and shifted through press releases to find information worthy of more coverage and a newspaper article.
  • Won five state journalist awards for state government coverage and investigative political reporting.

• 1981- BA in English and Communications, Hopewell College, San Polena, CA

  • 1977- Graduated with honors from, Mt. Opus Senior High School, Mt. Opus, CA


Public Relations Resume Example

Public Relations Resume Example

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