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Emily Grace Walshegwalsh@smu.edu Portfolio: egwalsh.wordpress.com LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/emilygwalsh

OBJECTIVE: Bilingual, highly motivated college student aspiring to gain experience in public relations, communications and media; Willing to relocate and travel as necessaryProfessional Skills: Spanish, AP Style, Hootsuite/Social Media, Meltwater, InDesign, TVEyes, Cision, Wordpress, Microsoft OfficeAwards: SMU Outstanding Graduate in Public Relations, SMU PRSSA Outstanding MemberEDUCATIONSouthern Methodist University Dallas, Texas, May 2015Bachelor of Arts, Public Relations & Strategic CommunicationMinors: Spanish, EnglishCumulative GPA: 3.82Kappa Tau Alpha Honor Society MemberMortar Board National Honor Society Member

La Universidad NacionalHeredia, Costa Rica, Summer 2013SMU-in-Costa RicaImmersion experience and completion of Spanish minor

Danish Institute for Study AbroadCopenhagen, Denmark, Spring 2014SMU-in-CopenhagenCross-Cultural Communications Concentration

EXPERIENCEWeber Shandwick, Dallas, Texas January 2015- presentChicago, Illinois May-August 2014Consumer Intern; Motorola Mobility account, Hispanic Market Team Monitor and report international media coverage for global launch of Moto E spanning seven international regions Event logistics in preparation for 50+ long lead editor event; research, securing of vendors, media list creation Conduct daily brand monitoring and reporting across two products; track 58M+ impressions to date Draft both short and long client-facing reports on technology industry based off media coverage Compose speaking points for Hispanic executives, draft pitches in Spanish, create Hispanic media lists, transcreate digital content from English to SpanishPower Public Relations, Dallas, Texas August-December 2013Intern Assisted in account management, event planning, media placement, industry research Created social media content, drafted press releases, produced coverage reports, pitched the media Secured fashion industry client coverage on Dallas television station KTXDDallas Regional Chamber, Dallas, Texas January-May 2013Communications & Member Engagement Intern Prepared published external and internal communication pieces such as employee communications, social media kits, blogs, member spotlights and brochures Assisted in the preparation and execution of events hosted by the Dallas Regional Chamber Public Relations Student Society of America, Southern Methodist University April 2013-presentPresident (2014-2015), Vice President of Social Media (2013-2014) Oversee chapter of 70+ members; preside over executive board of 10 members Grow chapter presence on campus and in professional community by planning at least four events per semester to facilitate networking opportunities for studentsORGANIZATIONS & AFFILIATIONSHonor Council, Southern Methodist University August 2012-presentPresident (2014-2015), Vice President of Investigations (Spring 2013) Manage council of 40+ members; review cases and participate in determining verdicts of alleged undergraduate academic dishonestyAlpha Chi Omega, Iota Sigma Chapter January 2012-presentAlpha Chi Couture Public Relations Committee Manage media relations, including social media, media lists and press releases, for a luxury fashion show benefitting Genesis Womens Shelter; SMUs largest philanthropic event raising over $60K