Work History

Em Kribs
emdashkribs at gmail dot com

Personal Statement: I seek to use my communications skills to promote well-being and make a positive difference in my community.


Prevention Services Outreach Coordinator • Counseling and Testing Center
Wichita State University • Wichita, Kansas
April 2016 to present

  • Create marketing materials, including social media posts, flyers and brochures
  • Table at University and suicide prevention events to raise awareness of suicide prevention and the WSU Counseling and Testing Center’s services and resources, as well as promote help-seeking behavior
  • Tabling and executing social media campaigns to raise awareness of mental health conditions, their treatments and to reduce the stigma against them
  • Document suicide prevention activities to report to federal office in charge of suicide prevention grant
  • Supervise summer communications intern and help them to grow as a communications professional
  • Perform maintenance on Counseling and Testing Center website
  • Develop partnerships with community partners interested in suicide prevention
  • Assist in facilitating trainings on mental health conditions how to address them

Copy Editor • Jigsaw Media
Via email
April 2016 to present

  • Copy edit public relations and advertising documents for errors in grammar, spelling, consistency, accuracy and style
  • Understand and use AP style
  • Meet deadlines and communicate with supervisor via email

Marketing Coordinator • Trinity Home Health Care, Inc.
Westminster, Colorado
July 2015 to October 2015

  • Created marketing materials such as postcards, brochures, mailers and business cards while matching the company’s brand
  • Delivered marketing materials in person to hospitals, doctors, rehabilitation centers and senior/assisted living facilities to promote the company and encourage those with frequent contact with the target audience to refer their clients

Marketing and Membership Intern • Alumni Center
Colorado State University • Fort Collins, Colorado
October 2014 to May 2015

  • Created marketing materials and signage to promote cap and gown rentals for graduation, as well as tabling events to rent caps and gowns
  • Interviewed previous years’ scholarship winners and wrote letters to previous donors to encourage further donations by demonstrating the difference donations make in students’ lives
  • Addressed envelopes to international students’ home addresses
  • Worked at the front desk, greeting visitors to the center and assisting them

Entertainment Editor, News/Entertainment Writer, Copy Editor, Cartoonist,
Web Content Manager • Rocky Mountain Collegian

Rocky Mountain Student Media Corp. • Fort Collins, Colorado
August 2011 to May 2015

  • Wrote for the News and Entertainment desks
  • Was promoted to Entertainment Editor for excellent work as a writer
    • Supervised seven writers and collaborated with 12 other editors to produce the Weekender edition each Friday
    • Edited an average of 14 stories per week
    • Collaborated with photography and design desks to ensure stories had accompanying photos and/or illustrations
    • Managed deadlines and multi-tasked effectively
  • Used a CMS (WordPress) to schedule and post stories to the website as Web Content Manager
    • Used Google Analytics to analyze peak times for readership, as well as the flow of traffic to and from the website, to optimize online content management
  • Drew five cartoons per week as cartoonist
  • Copy edited an average of 15 articles per day as a copy editor


Wichita State University, In Progress
Master of Communication

Colorado State University, Class of 2015
Bachelor of Arts • Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Concentrations in French and Spanish
Minor in Business Administration

Colorado Free University (2014)
Introductory Class in HTML5/CSS3


The positions listed here are those relevant to the field of communications. If you have concerns about breaks in work history, contact Em at emdashkribs at gmail dot com.

For a printable version of this resume, click here.


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