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Aleigha Nicole

Résumé

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Email: aleigha [at] aleighanicole [dot] com

Education

North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC (January 2014 – December 2016)
Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with a concentration in Multimedia, December 2016

Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC (July 2012 – December 2013)


Campus Activities

Bombshells In Business (2014-Present)
Was actively involved in an organization that helps equip women with the necessary tools to excel in their desired career field.

A&T Chapter of NABJ (2014-2015)
NABJ provides services and media-related programs, while advocating Black journalists worldwide.

Aggie News & Views (2015)
Provided a standup report that included an on-camera interview.

WNAA 90.1 Street Team (2014-2015)
Promoted radio station events, conducted 3 meet-and-greets and 2 press conference interviews.

Aggie Press (2014-2015)
Published 5 articles through the campus’ online publication.

FSU’s 24-Hour Theatre Project (2012)
Memorized script and developed a character, in a nonstop 24-hour period, that was also produced during this time.

Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Society (2012)
Inducted into Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Society with a 3.8 GPA.


Work Experience

  • Scare Actor (September 2016 – October 2016)
    – Mixed up performance to execute “new” experience for repeat guests
    – Won an award and repeatedly recognized for acting and scare tactics
    – Worked closely with fellow scare actors to achieve better scares
  • Supervisor — Food & Beverage (May 2013 – August 2015)
    – Profitable sales provided and enforced through upselling
    – Supervised a team up to 10 employees at a time
  • Associate — Food & Beverage, (February 2010 – October 2011)
    – Provided exceptional guest service to large crowds in a fast paced environment
    – Promoted for earning trust within department to lead buildings and teams

Journalism & Communications Experience

Communications Internship for Jill White-Huffman’s private practice (September 2016 – December 2016)

  • Produce, write edit and organize videos and manage social media accounts efficiently

Self-Made Entertainment Website (September 2012 – August 2016)

  • Transitioned to self-hosted WordPress platform to provide readers a higher quality viewer experience
  • Pitched, wrote, edited entertainment stories and conducted interviews
  • Grew as an entertainment journalist through self-teaching and by applying educational studies

Website Builder, Content Writer, Big O’s (July 2016 – Sept 2016)

  • Manages website and content for entrepreneur’s online store
  • Increased sales by 5% within first week of website’s launch by    SEO visibility and social media launch promotion

Entertainment Contributor, Slant News (November 2015)

Videography & Editing, Skky Marketing (April 2017)

Event Photography, Videography & Editing, Be You Be Beautiful (March 2015 – Present)


Volunteer Experience

Color Vibe 5K Run (August 2016)

  • Assured over 4,000 runners were safe, comfortable and enjoying themselves in a fun and non-competitive environment

The Healthy America Initiative (September 2015 – Present)

  • Work with the community of Greensboro, NC, at various partnered events, with intent to help combat obesity

Journalism & Communications Skills

  • Engaging writer
  • Proficient in WordPress
  • Analyzed researcher
  • Knowledgeable of AP Style
  • Social media savvy
  • Effective with DSLR & JVC GY-HM750
  • General transcription

Transferable Skills

  • Attentive listener
  • Tactful communicator
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Self-starter