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Katie Heimer

PROFILE
Non-profit educator and media spokeswoman with a Master’s in media studies; possess excellent classroom, public speaking and communication, writing and computer skills. 

EDUCATION

The New School, New York, NY
            Master of Arts in Media Studies
            Overall GPA: 4.0/4.0                                                                                     (May 2010)

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Bachelor of Arts in English/ Correlate Sequences in Music and Anthropology
Overall GPA: 3.71/4.0, graduated with Honors                                                          (May 2006)

University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Study Abroad Program in Music and Literature                                                          (Fall 2004)

WORK EXPERIENCE

Community and Education Coordinator (formerly Director of Education and Outreach), Multi-service Eating Disorders Association (MEDA), Newton, Massachusetts (2010-2012)

Communications Intern, National Organization For Women, Washington, D.C. (2007)

Editorial Intern and Freelance Writer, Paste Magazine, Decatur, Georgia (2006-2007)

Research Assistant, Vassar College English Department, Poughkeepsie, New York (2005-2006)

Intern, Library of Congress’ American Folklife Center, Washington, D.C. (2005)

HONORS AND ACTIVITIES
Critical Themes in Media Studies Conference, member of planning committee (2008-2009)
Academic Honors, in recognition of ranking in the top twenty percent of graduating class (2006)
Penland School, summer workshops in documentary and artistic photography (2003, 2006)
Eating Disorder Reachout Service, peer outreach and campus activism work (2005, 2006)
Independent Fieldwork involving Irish traditional music (2004)

SKILLS
Language: Proficient in Spanish, limited background in French, Chinese
Office: Transcription, keyboarding, research, interviewing, basic office skills, use of a multi-line phone system, Internet, Microsoft Office, Commence, Outlook, Photoshop, Dreamweaver