Emily Ellen Connor





University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bachelor of Arts

Major: Journalism GPA: 3.6/4.0, Dean’s List

Minor: Gender Studies

Area of Emphasis: Strategic Communication and Reporting

Date Expected: June 2013


Communications Experience


The Devil’s Advocates Radio Show, The Mic 92.1 FM, Producer: Madison, WI September 2012 to February 2013

-Create and organize show topics for a two-hour weekly political talk program.

-Schedule guest appearances and interviews.

-Assist in show opening and promotional script writing.

-Assist in social media promotion.

-Assist in finding and cutting audio clips.

-Transcribe audio clips for hosts.

-Assist in background research for hosts.


UW-Madison Office of the Registrar, Communications Assistant: Madison, WI May 2012 to October 2012

-Operate and monitor official Twitter account leading to a 25% increase in total followers in three months.

-Create and operate Facebook page.

-Responsible for maintaining a cohesive style and editing website content.

-Create bi-weekly reports on website and social media analytics for UW-Madison administrators, including the University Registrar and Vice Provost.

-Edit campus brochures, manuals and newsletters.


E! Entertainment Networks, E! News Fashion/Lifestyle Segment Intern: Los Angeles, CA January 2012 to May 2012

-Develop thought-provoking questions for on-camera interviews.

-Interview celebrity guests at red carpet events.

-Pull clips from internal videotape databases and archives.

-Research current celebrity trends and fashion.

-Pull photos from celebrity photo databases.

-Write biographies for celebrities, designers, fashion trends and more to assist field producers.

-Assist on video shoots by taking notes and typing transcripts for supervising producers.

-Complete expense reports, assist with scheduling and other administrative tasks for the Fashion and Lifestyle Segment producer.


MODA Magazine, Fashion Writer/Dining and Nightlife Editor: Madison, WI March 2011 to May 2012

-Write and edit articles for an online student operated publication about fashion, style, nightlife and wellness.

-Contribute ideas for marketing and advertising campaigns to increase magazine awareness and readership.

-Assist in maintaining Facebook and Twitter accounts to increase readership.

-Assist in event planning and promotions.


Wisconsin Union, Newsletter Editor: Madison, WI June 2011 to December 2011


-Write, edit and publish human-interest articles and features for a monthly e-newsletter for the Wisconsin Union with a distribution of approximately 7,000 readers.

-Interview department directors and interview sources.

-Maintain newsletter website appearance and functionality.

Advertising and Public Relations:

-Create and maintain a promotional plan to increase subscription list including email advertisements, online and print ads, and social media campaigns and promotion.

-Assist in maintaining the Wisconsin Union Twitter account to create a relationship with Union members and increase membership sales.

Analytical Skills:

-Monitor website click-through analytics to keep track of popular story themes and ways to enhance the publication.

-Consider and implement search engine optimization techniques and methods to increase readership and page views.


Leadership Involvement

Wisconsin Union Student Event Manager August 2009 to April 2011

Associated Students of Madison, Shared Governance August 2010 to May 2011

Wisconsin Union Council Administrative Committee, member September 2011 to December 2011


Technical Skills

Computer: Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Dreamweaver software

Video and Audio: Proficient in iMovie, Final Cut Pro X and Audacity editing software



Available upon request.


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