Frances Shook’s Resume

Magazine Media and Public Relations


Newpoint Marketing Intern Lafayette, Indiana Summer 2020

  • Researched and found topics to relate to the target audience
  • Write and edit blogs to inform the target audience on various topics
  • Used WordPress to write, edit and find the  best SEO for each published blog

Parkwest Fitness Director of Social Media and Marketing West Lafayette, Indiana June 2020 – Present

  • Coordinate, create, organize, and manage posts for Facebook and Instagram to keep members up to date about what is happening at each different department of Parkwest
  • Create and design monthly newsletters and event flyers using Canva to inform members what is occurring at Parkwest in the upcoming month
  • Work and communicate with directors of all departments of Parkwest to help the best market and advertise them to the community

Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communications Des Moines, Iowa 2019 – Present

  • Magazine Staff Writing
    • Developed and pitched story ideas and wrote articles on various topics relating to the class’s magazine mission statement and target audience
  • Media Editing
    • Edited the Magazine Staff Writing students articles to check for significant issues, organization, paragraph structure, content, and grammar
  • Web Page Design
    • Used WordPress skills to create and publish my own website
    • Used Brackets to create skills in HTML and CSS when creating a website
  • Intro to Visual Communications
    • Used Photoshop skills to edit and retouch images
    • Used Indesign skills to design posters, newsletters, and business cards
  • Reporting and Writing Principles
    • Research, interview, write, and edit one article a week, on a deadline, about campus activities


Hard-working college student with an aptitude for lifestyle writing and design. Experienced in writing, design, and social media through social organizations, an internship, and being a social media director. Excited to work for a magazine company and gain real-world experience.


  • Attention to Detail
  • Commitment to Deadlines
  • Creative
  • Multitasking
  • Intuitive
  • Personable
  • Positive attitude
  • Problem Solving
  • Self-motivated
  • Team collaborator
  • Time management
  • Writing


Drake University. – 2019 – 2023 – Des Moines, Iowa – BS Journalism and Mass Communications – Magazine Media and Public Relations

West Lafayette Jr./Sr. High School – 2015 – 2019 – West Lafayette, Indiana –

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