Who I Am

Hi, I’m Samantha! A communications professional with a passion for politics, poetry, and a strange addition to powerpoint presentations.

I graduated from Brigham Young University Idaho in April 2020 with a Bachelors of Science in Communications and an emphasis in Public Relations.

Communications is the blood of my professional life. I’ve always loved helping people find their voice in whatever way that may be.

who I AM. what I DO. where I’ve been.

What I Do

Writing for Communication

Blog Posts, News Releases, Feature Stories, Emails, Social Media, MS Office, Google Suite

Research & Data Analysis

Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, Survey Writing, Critical Thinking

Interpersonal Communication

Public Speaking, Teamwork, Digital Communication, Inquisition, Brainstorming

Visual Communication

Adobe InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop, Content Creation, Web Design, Graphic Design

where i’ve been

2019 Utah Public Relations Student of the Year
Promoted a personal public relations by consulting a young non-profit on marketing communications and public relations strategies and tactics using a 38-page proposal which included a PR plan, a media kit, a branding kit, a contact sheet, a CSR strategy and a board of directors job description mock-up letter

Teachers Assistant @ Brigham Young University Idaho
(2018 – 2020)
Advanced department objectives by increasing student accountability through the modification of assignments to create opportunities for students to better report on their learning.

Heber J. Grant Peer Mentor @ Brigham Young University Idaho
(September 2019 – December 2019)
Strengthened the professional, emotional, social, and physical characteristics of four young students by diligently and individually tutoring and serving them for +1 hour each week

Intern @ Workfront
(May 2019 – August 2019)
Increased visibility into internal relations for the CEO and executive teams by visually and textually summarizing 480+ answers to company-wide survey using Google Sheets and Slides

Volunteer Teaching Staff @ International Language Programs
(January 2019 – May 2019)
Increased the likelihood of professional and personal success for over 80 non-English speaking children, ages 4-8, by teaching them English for four hours each weekday

Missionary @ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
(2016 – 2017)
Increased the likelihood of professional and personal success for Created awareness and positive public relations through daily contact with target audiences via face-to-face communication and social media