Anna Josefin Palm                                                       

ajpalm2@oakland.edu

 

Communication experience:

Oakland University—Rochester, MI

            Collaboration with the University Communications and Marketing department at OU, April 2017

  • Made a video about my research on the women in Game of Thrones, as part of the school’s video series on research. It was released on YouTube on July 16, 2017: “Student Research Series – Anna Palm, Media Studies” (https://youtu.be/fHJ6Qty-L-4).

Oakland University—Rochester, MI

            Communication department graduate assistant, Jan. – April 2017.

  • Assisted the faculty with their research: data entry, gathering relevant information, analyzing scholarly articles, and preparing literature reviews.
  • Graded essays from an undergraduate communication class.
  • Re-designed the billboard for the Graduate Program in Communication.

Michigan Academy of Science, Art and Letters—Kalamazoo, MI

Presenter at a day-long conference, March 10, 2017

  • Presented a research paper on women’s representation on Game of Thrones and other fantasy shows.

 

Journalism experience:

The Morning Sun—Mount Pleasant, MI

Multimedia reporter with education and city beat, Sept. – Dec. 2015.

  • Covered topics and events related to Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant schools, educational programs in the area, and occasionally city matters.
  • Performed in-depth research and interviewed state experts for longer stories, such as child poverty in Michigan.
  • Used social media and photo galleries to draw readers’ interest.
  • Developed relationships with members of the Mount Pleasant Board of Education.

Midland Daily News—Midland, MI

Freelance reporter, Organic Reporting Project, Aug. – Dec. 2013.

  • Traveled to farms in Alma, Hersey and Rosebush as well as to an organic store in Midland to interview owners, farmers and consumers.
  • Co-wrote the leading front-page article that launched the Sunday-Monday package.
  • Researched extensively on food recalls and food production, contacted state and national experts, and wrote two articles on my own in addition to the lead story.

Leadership experience:

American Association of University Women (AAUW), Michigan

     Student advisory council member (or state representative), July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018

  • Held a presentation with fellow SAC members at Leadership conference.
  • Writing on the AAUW-MI blog about topics such as activism, women’s issues and events.
  • Advising the student-led e-Board on Oakland campus (AAUW Rochester branch).

 

Education:

Central Michigan University—Mount Pleasant, MI (Graduation: May 2015)

            BA: English major, creative writing concentration, and Journalism minor.

     Oakland University—Rochester, MI (Expected graduation: April 2018)

            Master’s in Communication, with a focus on media studies.

Anna Palm_Resume

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