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Melissa Hogue

Bio
My name is Melissa and I am a journalist, well Communications Consultant on the side of my 9-5 job at Sprint Campus. I'm in IT(damned being a computer wiz;)) but I hope to get into Journalism. I have a degree in Public Relations and Journalism. I have been on the radio for 4 years in Iowa, was the editor and english tutor of the William Penn Chronicle, Quaker Yearbook, and Penn and Ink. Since then I have done many reviews online but nothing perm. I would like to find a place to call my home and hopefully it'll let me do some traveling while living in California. I hope to move back to the Northern California area.

Profile Summary:
Host Kansas City, MO
Reporter Kansas City, MO
Public Relations Rep Kansas City, MO
More About Me
Painting, singing in the car lol, concerts, writing, radio, traveling, reading, movies, exploring, cards, shooting, snowboarding, dancing, parting, goign to events, ya know ya know tha basic
Work Experience:
Summary
Results oriented leader who has excelled in teambuilding with proven project methodologies, developed as a business manager, customer service representative, operations specialist, and Technical Support Representative 1..

Technical expertise
Microsoft Office Suite, HTML coding, DBAS II, QuarkXPress, Adobe Illustrator, In Design, Acrobat, Photoshop, general PC hardware and software installation and troubleshooting, MLA APA formatting, MS Access, Front Page, SPICE, and basic system administration tools

Experience
Sprint/TEKsystems - Technical Support Representative I (September 2007-Present)
? Ported numbers for cable companies such as Time Warner, Wide Open West and Mediacom
? Managed independent projects for Sprint, including CAPT Native Porting, SNC Mailbox, Migration from SOE to CAPT, and training COM in SOA
? Led troubleshooting for porting, LRN updating and corrections
? Resolved IV issues with Call Center environment
Tools/Technologies used – Windows XP, Internet Explorer, SOE, Excel, and Microsoft Outlook

Pacific Pulmonary Services - Customer Service Representative (April 2006 – April 2007)
? Coordinated external vendors and staff to arrange oxygen delivery and support for traveling clients
? Administered, monitored, and completed customer reports
? Analyzed patient difficulties and created instructions for safe use of oxygen tanks and concentrators
Tools/Technologies used – TIMMs, Pacific Pulmonary Services Intranet, CSR Dashboard, Windows 2000, and Microsoft Outlook

Machine Laboratories/Strategic Staffing - Production Control Clerk (June 2007-September 2007)
? Daily entry and updates of production and inventory data
? Generated packing lists and daily shipping labels
? Delivered high level of accuracy while meeting deadlines
Tools/Technologies used – MRP, Global Shop, Access, Excel, and Microsoft Word

Gloria Perez Cancer Foundation - Grant Writer (January 2006 – May 2006)
? Attended local meetings with government o
Education:
Education
William Penn University Oskaloosa, IA
BA in Communications Duel Emphasis on Journalism and Public Relations
Mission Valley ROP Newark, CA
Web and Graphic Design Courses
JC Tech Vocational School Olathe, KS
Graphic Communications Courses
Organizations / Affilations:
Melissa Hogue is located in Kansas City, MO and has the following skills: Host, Reporter, Public Relations Rep
Media, Communications
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Host

Category: Media
Description
I have been on the air at KIGC 88.7 FM for about 4 years, became the business manager of the station after only two years. I was the most listened to female on campus and brought in more than 50% more listeners my first year
Relevant Education / Credentials
BA in Communication Duel emphasis Journalism and Public Relations
Years Experience: 4

Reporter

Category: Media
Description
I have been the editor in ever magazine or chronicle I was involved in while in college. After I was a communiations consultant creating brocures and grant writing for several different businesses and non profits
Relevant Education / Credentials
BA in Commincation Duel emphasis in Journalism and Public Relations
Years Experience: 6

Public Relations Rep

Category: Communications
Description
I have orginized many college fund raising activities. I have been a grant writer after college as well as a promotions and graphic designer for local realtors in the Newark, CA area. I have worked as customer service as well learning the ins and outs of businesses.
Relevant Education / Credentials
BA in Communication Duel emphasis in Public Relations and Journalism
Years Experience: 1