Addie W.

  • Joined April 2016

Social media savvy millennial, foodie, music lover, music and portrait photographer, House of Cards enthusiast.

  • Chicago, IL, United States
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Addie W.
Chicago, IL, United States



Social Media Public Relations Copywriting Content Design



Graduating in May of 2016, I'm about to receive my undergraduate degree in Advertising/Public Relations with minors in Photography and Marketing. I've worked in multiple industries including music, healthcare and hospitality.

Work history

Digital Media Associate
I've been working with Starkey Hearing Foundation's Listen Carefully initiative. With my focus on social media and the company blog, I spend my time looking for sharable content and engaging with our following.
Social Media Intern
I've been working with Preferred Hotels & Resorts to create social media content and boost our analytics. I work on design, social media content and using SimplyMeasured to learn more about our stats.
Issue Editor + Social Coordinator + Online Editor
Founding member of digital music magazine, based on 45 day cycle. I manage social media, our online website, do the layout design of the magazine and manage our issue content.
Communications Intern
As the communications intern, I spent a lot of time working on public relations tools, social media content and design work.
PopFiction Networks
Music Management Intern
I work with various music clients, managing social media, publicity and design work.



Loyola University Chicago
Advertising/Public Relations



social media social media management paid social promotion public relations publicity wordpress photo editing media relations media monitoring blogger outreach


Simply Measured Vocus Cision Wordpress Google AdWords Google Analytics Hootsuite Buffer


Not seeking work


  • Available evenings and weekends


  • Can work 10hrs per week
  • Can commit to 3-6 months


Industries I love

Music Advertising & Marketing Entertainment Media PR & Communications Photography Travel

What I read

Blogs, magazines, books

Side projects

Beyond The Stage Magazine

Ideal team

Extroverted team, any size, willing to have fun, open to criticism, willing to give criticism and creative feedback