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Communications Specialist

Effingham, Illinois, 62401, United States
May 24, 2010

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Adam L. Lueken


Objective: To obtain a challenging position in the communications/advertising field utilizing skills learned

Work Experience:

May 2009 to September 2009

The Bleacher Report

Online Editorial Intern

•Edited and revised articles submitted online

•Communicated with authors, provided feedback

•Contributed original articles of my own

January 2007 to June 2007

Emmis Communications – 105.7 KPNT, St. Louis, MO

Promotions Intern

•Assisted in the creation/coordination of promotional events

•Assisted in the set up and successful execution of events

•Interacted with clients/vendors

•Office duties

July 2005 to January 2007

SIUE Office of Admissions and Registrar, Edwardsville, IL

Student Office Assistant

•Typing/mailing letters

•Database management

•Answering phones/assisting students

•Other clerical duties


Fall 2004 to Summer 2007

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Bachelor of Arts degree, August 2007

Major: Mass Communications, emphasis in advertising

Minor: Psychology

Fall 2002 to Spring 2004

Lake Land College

Major: Liberal Arts

Relevant Skills/Program Knowledge:

Microsoft Office Pro Tools Audio Editing Adobe CS3

Avid Video Editing Macromedia Flash/Dreamweaver Quark XPress

Writing (AP Style) Public Relations Publication/Web Layout and Design

Creating Advertising/Marketing Campaigns, Market Research Radio/Television Script Writing and Production Data Entry, Database Management

Mass Communications courses completed at SIUE:

Electronic Media Advertising Publication Layout and Design Media Law and Policy

Introduction to Advertising Media Critical Theory Media Ethics

Video Production Writing for the Media Audio Production

Introduction to Mass Media Broadcast Writing Transnational Media

Multimedia in Mass Communications Internship

•Portfolio of scripts, television/radio commercials, publications, news stories, and advertisements available upon request

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