6903 Preinkert Drive

6903 Preinkert Drive



APT 5311A


(301) 667-0215


July 2009 – Present Policy Analyst Robert Weiner Associates Washington,DC

• Co-author Op-Eds for major papers and develop media talking points for interviews in press, radio, and TV for national

public affairs company of former Clinton White House public affairs director

May 2009 – Present Press Secretary U. Maryland Student Government Association College Park, MD

• Responsible for all marketing and communications for organization that represents university’s 25,000 undergraduates

• Manage and supervise department of 15 people responsible for implementation

• Work with local media to ensure prominent and fair coverage

• Garnered media attention from The (Baltimore) Sun, Washington Post, Prince George’s Sentinel, and The Diamondback

Jan 2008 – Present Research Assistant Center for American Politics and Citizenship College Park, MD

• Executive Editor of center’s bi-annual newsletter

• Write and contribute toward center’s published journal articles and reports

• Research and organize reports on candidates for United States congressional office

Oct 2008 – May 2009 Communications Intern Office of Congresswoman Donna Edwards Washington, DC

• Draft speeches for upcoming local and national event

• Research and develop effective talking points for interviews and Op-Eds

• Monitor local media for relevant stories

Jan 2007 – May 2009 Opinion Columnist The Diamondback College Park, MD

• Analyze and offer commentary in weekly column for 17,000-daily circulation award-winning newspaper

• Specialize in local and national governmental issues

• Featured on CBSNews.com

• Promoted to columnist from copy editor in fall 2008

June 2008– Aug 2008 Sports Copy Desk Intern The (Baltimore Sun) Baltimore, MD

• Reviewed and edited articles for clarity, grammar and Associated Press style for high volumecirculation daily paper

• Wrote clear, accurate and engaging headlines, sub-headlines and photo captions

Aug 2007 – Dec 2008 Ford Brand Ambassador RepNation College Park, MD

• Executed large-scale marketing campaign on behalf of Ford Motor Company on campus of U. of Maryland

• Finished in top-5 in all four benchmarks (out of 25 teams nationally) all three semesters

• Featured as “Top Rep” on RepNation Web site


Aug 2008 – May 2009 Federal Semester Program University of Maryland College Park, MD

• Competitive two-semester program studying homeland security

• Analyze practical application of current homeland security environment

• Contribute to the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review

Sept 2008 ‘Pitch Dingman’ Award Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship College Park, MD

• Received monetary prize for business concept

• Monetary prize will help run student business

• Co-founder and concept developer of The College Pawn Shop

EDUCATION 2006-Present University of Maryland College Park, MD

Expected B.A. Government and Politics

GPA: 3.14