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Katherine Elizabeth Vick
kevick@email.unc.edu

Current Address
503-C Greensboro St.
Carrboro, NC 27510
(919) 967-2764

Permanent Address
2303 Kelly Pl.
Wilson, NC 27896
(252) 237-2389
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EDUCATION
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
B.A. expected May 2004; Public Relations sequence;
History Minor

Relevant Courses: News Writing, Principles of Public Relations, Public Opinion and Data Analysis

EXPERIENCE
Special Events Manager, Blue & White Magazine, UNC-CH
September 2000-present
· Coordinate campus events to distribute the features-based magazine
· Successfully coordinated, in conjunction with The Daily Tar Heel, a Student Body President debate that 75 students attended
· Write press releases to inform various media outlets of Blue & White events
· Organized and directed a 5K fundraiser

News Intern, Wilson Daily Times, Wilson, NC
August 1998-January 2002
· Wrote for local news desk and features desk
· Wrote 3-5 stories weekly for a newspaper serving approximately 30,000 readers
· Researched stories using the Internet, archives and interviewed sources from various local institutions, both face-to-face and via telephone
· Awarded "Best Story of the Quarter" for a feature story
· Two articles were accepted by the Associated Press and were published in 7 newspapers throughout North Carolina

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
Waitress, Squigley's Ice Cream, Carolina Beach, NC
June 1999-September 1999
· Opened and closed restaurant 3-4 times each week
· Waited on customers and prepared various food items
· Worked cash register

SKILLS
Computers: Proficient in Microsoft Word and Works, Netscape Navigator/MS Explorer and NewsEdit Pro IQ on both IBM and Macintosh computers. Knowledge of HTML, Dreamweaver and Adobe Photoshop.

REFERENCES
Hal Tarleton, Editor
Wilson Daily Times
2001 Downing St.
Wilson, NC 27896
(252) 243 - 5151

Ann Cohen, Owner
Squigley's Ice Cream
208 S. Lake Park Blvd.
Carolina Beach, NC 28428
(910) 458 - 8779