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Corporate Communications and Public Relations Specialist

Columbia, South Carolina, United States
February 26, 2018

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Jordan Ribelin

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University of South Carolina Columbia, SC

Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communications Fall 2017

Professional Experience

107.5 The Game

Public Relations Intern Jan 2018-Present

• Support radio show hosts with writer, statistical and general research along with various drafting

• Handle any incoming interview requests

• Edit and upload the shows podcast

Accounting Intern Aug 2017-Present


• Prepare corporate, partnership and individual income tax returns as well as assist in miscellaneous business filings and small business financial management

• Generate different financial documents necessary for the IRS and companies well being

• Produce and organize payroll tax return documentation required for companies to send to the IRS Public Relations and Brand Communications Intern June 2017-Aug 2017 Time Inc. – Sports Illustrated Group, InStyle, Essence and TIME Magazines

• Compiles press reports, press lists and handles television bookings using CISION, Meltwater and Criticial Mention for various magazine brands including: InStyle, Essence, TIME and the Sports Illustrated Group, which contains Sports Illustrated and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit

• Builds and research talking points for Sports Illustrated journalists interviews and coordinate media availability to promote content and initiatives effectively

• Creates strategy and writes press releases, media alerts and media pitches for online news stories

• Pitches online news stories for the Sports Illustrated Group to editors and reporters at other media outlets

• Collaborates with the social media team, including writing content and coordinating timing

• Determines media attendance and cooperate with the events team for events such as Sports Illustrated’s ‘Fashionable 50’ red carpet, Essence magazine’s ‘Essence Fest’ and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit’s ‘Miami Swim Week Party’

Public Relations and Corporate Communications Support Intern Jan 2017-May 2017 Ultimate Fighting Championship

• Coordinated fighter interviews, media availability for fighters, media tours, and schedules in conjunction with events

• Drafted press releases, media pitches, assist with maintenance of the media database, and produce various media alerts including satellite coordinates and conference calls

• Supported corporate and department executives with various drafting, research, press reports, transcribing and administration tasks

• Placed in charge of planning WME-IMG’s company-wide Walk-the-Walk charity day where our 400+ employees work in some form or facet to give back to the community

• Developed working relationships with members of the media and research media outlets and news articles using CISION

• Attended and contributed in department meetings geared towards developing fighter marketing strategies and special appearances

Sports Marketing/Event Intern Aug 2016-Dec 2016

University of South Carolina Athletic Department

• Aided in the development and implementation of marketing plans for the department going forward

• Managed marketing booths during each athletic event to promote these marketing plans Garnet and Black Public Relations Staff Jan 2016-Dec 2016 Garnet and Black Magazine at the University of South Carolina

• Assisted in the distribution of 8,000+ magazines to 60 buildings, promote issue launch parties

• Promoted the magazine across social media as well as in person at marketing events on campus Public Relations and Marketing Consultant April 2016-Aug 2016 Queen Wood Products/Real Deal MX Training Facility

• Built, operated, and maintained the organization’s official website

• Designed advertisements using InDesign and Photoshop for wholesale distribution

• Traveled across the Southeast to assist in sales Sports Columnist Aug 2013- Aug 2014

The Lancaster News

• Published weekly articles on local college and high school athletes across all sports Sports Broadcaster/Media Editor Jan 2013-Sep 2014

Learn TV

• Produced and anchored a bi-weekly ESPN-style show

• Edited over 100+ shows that aired using Final Cut Pro

• Broadcasted high school football games on television, conducted on-field interviews before and after the games

• Operated all aspects of a television broadcast including executive producer, teleprompter, cameras, and audio manager


• Graduation with Leadership Distinction

• Vice President of the University of South Carolina Wrestling Club (Active Wrestler)

• Social Officer and Recruitment Chair (Delta Kappa Epsilon) Membership

• Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)

• International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Skills

• InDesign, Photoshop, Critical Mention, Meltwater, CISION, WordPress, Final Cut Pro, and all Microsoft Office programs

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