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Jenna DeThomasis

256 Spruce Avenue Ÿ Emerson, New Jersey 07630


jdethomasis29@hotmail.comŸ (201) 638-8019

EDUCATION Bachelor of Arts in Communications May 2018


Concentration: Public Relations/ Advertising and Film/ New Media
The College of Saint Rose, Albany New York

COURSEWORK Communication Research and Theory, Communication Law, Public


Relations Copywriting, Public Relations & Advertising Publications, The
Agency, Video for Field and Studio, Broadcast Performance, Design for Visual Communication,
Film Genre, Film Arts, Media Ethics, Strategic Communication, Multimedia Production,
Contemporary Advertising.

ACADEMIC WORK The Agency: U.S Grant Cottage in Wilton, New York. Public Relations work included:
• Creation of a new Brochure.
• Creation of a new logo.
• New website design and content.
• Produced an introductory video for the new website.
• Identified and implemented a variety of tactics to increase social media usage.
Broadcast Performance: Filmed and edited a commercial for black history month that aired on
local television channels in and around Albany, New York.
Video For Field and Studio: Produced, filmed and edited a Public Service announcement about
life after a stroke.
Public Relations & Advertising Publications: Created a media kit for a party planner entitled,
"Glamour Girls" located in Tappan, New York.

WORK EXPERIENCE Media Relations Intern, Cerebral Palsy Associations of NYS- Cohoes, New York
January 2018- May 2018
• Prepared materials for annual COPA Lobby Day at NYS Capitol.
• Wrote and edited articles for the monthly CP News E- Letter.
• Wrote and edited material for the new CP of NYS Metro Services Website.
• Interviewed a number of people and wrote stories on different topics assigned.
Sales Associate, Ann Taylor Loft- Paramus, New Jersey
June 2014- Current
• Executed compelling presentations in visual merchandising of the windows and sales
floor.
• Use brand code filters to style and elevate the client experience.
• Created an engaging client experience by connecting with her in a genuine way and
using technology to enhance and deliver on her needs.
• Communicated and engaged with all employees and learned how to work as a team.
• Demonstrated poise and confidence and ability to work under pressure during peak
seasons.
Marketing and Video Blogger Internship, ClassLink
May 2017- August 2017
• Produced, filmed and edited “How to Videos” for the company’s software to increase
awareness.
• Created an excel workbook for Pardot data to track progress.
• Produced, filmed and edited interviews.
• Obtained photographs at press events.
• Produced, filmed and edited a commercial for ClassLink.
VOLUNTEER Next Step Ministries, Lorraine County, Ohio, Summer 2015
• Volunteered in the construction of homes for those less fortunate located in Lorraine
County, Ohio.
Next Step Ministries, Braxton County, West Virginia, Summer 2013
• Volunteered in the construction of homes for those less fortunate located in a
depressed rural area in West Virginia.
SOME (So Others Might Eat), Washington D.C, January 2015
• Prepping and serving food at the homeless shelter in Washington D.C.
SKILLS Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Photography and Videography, Excel,
Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.