Drake University


School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Class of December 2017


Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication

Major in Advertising

Minor in Marketing


Secretary of Drake Advertising Club. Secretary of National Residence Hall Honorary. Certificate of Business and Professional Communication Proficiency
Kate loves being behind a camera lens and currently works for 2 Drake publications. However, her true passion is photographing her family and friends.
Kate has had the opportunity to serve in many leadership roles such as working as Store Supervisor at the local Scooters Coffee Co. and as a Director of live event production with Drake University's Creative Services.


The American Red Cross

Des Moines, IA

September 2016-Present

Public Relations and Communications Intern

Interview Red Cross “clients” and volunteers in-person and/or over the phone.

Take photos and video providing well-written captions.

Write short vignettes about Red Cross service delivery in Iowa.

Write press releases to announce or share information.

Post relevant, timely content on Iowa Red Cross social media channels


From The Hip Photo

Denver, CO

June 2016-August 2016

Marketing Intern

Produced content for company’s media outlets

Developed and maintained company’s social media presence

Assisted with schedule and coordination of special events

Helped secure features on blogs and in magazines


Station 1 Records

Des Moines, IA

May 2015- January 2016


Communicated with program directors for artist promotion

Use social media to effectively promote upcoming events

Distributed promotional material throught Des Moines area

Assist in the planning and marketing of a live concert event


WZSR Star 105.5

Crystal Lake, IL

May 2015-August 2015

Morning Show and Promotions Intern

• Assist with production of Star morning show
• Edit and create promotional audio
• Assist with live broadcasts
• Create lively and engaging social media posts


Looking to interview potential team members?