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Megan Johns

Drake University 2017
Public Relations and Politics | 608-201-4313

Professional Experience

Des Moines Performing Arts
Marketing Intern | Jan. 2017 – June 2016

  • Contributed to publicity efforts including editing, writing and sending press releases
  • Constructed engaging social media content for a diverse range of productions
  • Supported communications staff during opening nights and the season announcement
  • Wrote institutional stories for playbills

Des Moines Community Playhouse
Marketing Intern | May 2016 – Present

  • Write and edit press releases, playbills and promotional copy
  • Compose a monthly newsletter and email blasts
  • Update and maintain website content

American Red Cross
Disaster Services Intern | Jan. 2016 – May 2016

  • Developed partnerships with organizations in the community
  • Coordinated preparedness programs, such as The Pillowcase Project, to reach over 2,000 Des Moines/Johnston students
  • Assisted in recruitment, training and engagement of volunteers

Hillary For America
Organizing Fellow | June 2015 – Aug. 2015

  • Built relationship with Iowa supporters and volunteers
  • Created and shared captivating social media content
  • Attended and planned events to identify or energize supporters

Visit Beloit
Marketing Intern | June 2014 – Aug. 2014

  • Created short videos highlighting local businesses and recreational activities
  • Designed, wrote, and distributed a weekly, one-page newsletter for local hotels
  • Represented the city of Beloit at regional events such as fairs and concerts

Campus Involvement

Public Relations Student Society of America
Sept. 2014 – Present

  • Co-Developer and Co-Chair of Mentorship and Professional Development Program, Spring 2016 – present
  • National Conference Chapter Development Session Presenter,¬† 2015 and 2016
  • National Assembly Delegate, Spring 2016
  • Communications Chair, 2015-2016
  • Regional Conference Speaker Committee Member, 2014-2015

Drake Political Review
Spring 2015 Issue and Fall 2015 Issue

  • Staff Writer


  • Copy Writing
  • Social Media Management
  • News Writing
  • Research
  • Public Speaking
  • WordPress, CSS, HTML 5
  • Problem Solving
  • Lip Sync to Every Song of Hamilton and In the Heights