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Kayla Evans Plagge 

Education

Liberty University

Expected Date of Graduation: August 2024

University of Denver 

Graduation: June 9, 2023

Auburn University 

Graduation: December 11, 2021

Executive Certificate in Communication

Master of Arts in Professional Creative Writing

Concentration in Fiction Writing

College of Liberal Arts: Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

College of Business: Minor in Marketing 

Employment

Naval Supply Systems Command; Sicily, Italy

Public Affairs Specialist: December 2023-Present

I coordinate multiple public affairs efforts with a variety of contacts to develop positive community relations. My role involves creating and editing written products that are selected to meet the information and communication needs of the command and its audiences. I assess media, congressional, and public attitudes toward the organization to incorporate the knowledge into outgoing messages, responses, and communications products. Responding to requests from the media and general public to provide information regarding programs and activities is a key aspect of my role.

Liberty University

Graduate Writing Tutor: November 2023-Present

For the Liberty University Online Writing Center, I tutor graduate-level students in writing and review graduate-level papers.

Southern Bride Magazine

Associate Editor: March 2023-February 2024

Freelance Writer: August 2022-March 2023

As an Associate Editor, I wrote and edited features for the magazine and website. I worked directly with the other editors to establish monthly objectives. I oversaw interns that worked directly with me on their assigned project for the duration of their internship.

Experience

Southern Bride Magazine; Memphis, TN

Writing and Fashion Assistant Intern: May 2022-July 2022

Auburn Sports Properties; Auburn, AL 

Intern: August 2021- December 2021

Eagle Eye TV; Auburn, AL

Sports Anchor and Reporter: January 2020-December 2021

The Stiles Law Firm; Memphis, TN

Intern: May 2021

Opelika Observer; Auburn, AL

Intern: January 2021-April 2021

Wrote articles and resized images for the website while helping edit and proofread features

Worked the Auburn University home football games in the hospitality suites

Anchored the sports show weekly and reported on Auburn news and sports by filming the event or game, recording a standup, writing an article and creating a final package 

Worked the front desk in the office and attended meetings with clients 

Wrote articles for the newspaper and magazine each week and proofread the magazine before publication

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