Discover how I can help you Portfolio Ashton M. Newman firstname.lastname@example.org
2Contents About me (3) Cover letter (4) Resume (5) View my work (6) References (27)
3About MeBorn and raised in Iowa, I studied journalism and Time management, attention to detail, and my abilitycommunication studies at The University of Iowa in to partner with others are critical skills as I work toIowa City, which taught me diverse skills in implement marketing campaigns and regulatejournalism, public relations, marketing, publication communication among community members anddesign, and mass communications. approximately 600 staff members.After graduating in 2009 with Bachelor of Arts I am a great believer in continually developing my owndegrees in Journalism and Communication Studies, I skills and experiences. I am always eager to learn, andrelocated back to my home town of Fort Dodge to I enjoy working with others to further my knowledge.begin a career as the Director of Communications I describe myself as creative, friendly, driven, andfor the Fort Dodge Community School District. personable.Currently serving in this position, I have gained a My experience and expertise demonstrate success.range of experience, including marketing, Web However, my hard work, commitment, anddevelopment, publication design, and experience in determination is what sets me apart. Please take ainternal and external communications. closer look at my portfolio, and explore how I can helpMy responsibilities are diverse as I am the only further your organization.communications specialist among the District. Thank you for your consideration.
4 Cover LetterClick on the link above to viewmy cover letter onSlideShare.net. After arriving toSlide Share, click on the fullscreen icon at the bottom ofthe publication to view thedocument in full.
5 Resume Click on the link above to view my credentials.
Discover my qualificationsView My Work Press ReleasesPublished Writing Samples Publications & Design
7 Press ReleaseBy Ashton NewmanReleased to print, radio, andWeb media outlets Oct. 4, 2011
8 Press Release By Ashton Newman Released to print, radio, and Web media outlets Aug. 20, 2011
9 Press ReleaseBy Ashton NewmanReleased to print, radio, andWeb media outletsJune 30, 2011
10 Press ReleaseBy Ashton NewmanReleased to print, radio, andWeb media outletsMarch 10, 2011
11 Press ReleaseBy Ashton NewmanReleased to print, radio, andWeb media outletsDec. 9, 2010
12Web PressBy Ashton NewmanClick on the imageto view publishedWeb content onfdschools.org
13Web PressBy Ashton Newman “The RewardingCareer of a School Bus Driver” May 2, 2011
14Web PressBy Ashton Newman“Kindergarten Classof 2010 – 2011 Plants Their Roots” May 17, 2011
15Web PressBy Ashton Newman “Purple Hand Pledge: A Daily Devotion inElementary Schools” Jan. 20, 2011
16NewsletterClick on the image to view theFort Dodge Schools e-Newsletter, a strategyimplemented to increasecommunications. Thenewsletter is distributed via e-mail to approximately 2,500contacts and growing.
17NewsletterContaining links to the District’sWeb site, the e-newsletter alsoserves as a tool to increaseWeb traffic.
18 Published News Click on the link above to view the following news pieces, which were published in the local newspaper, the Fort Dodge Messenger.
19 Published News Click on the link above to view the displayed news article, which showcases my writing skills and ability to collaborate with media outlets.
20Published NewsView the adjacent news articleby clicking the link above. Iwrote the following article onbehalf of the Fort DodgeSuperintendent of Schools.
21 Published News The link above will direct you to news submissions that demonstrate how media is used to promote a positive identity and community relations.
22 Published News Click on the link above to view the news announcements shown on the left. The following were published December 2010.
23Publications & Design The displayed publication was used during a community groundbreaking ceremony on Sept. 23, 2011. The 8 ½ X 11 program was created using Adobe InDesign CS5. Click on the image to view the publication in full.
24 Publications & Design The illustrated curriculum chart was a collaborated project between myself and the Fort Dodge Director of Curriculum. The publication demonstrates my design skills and ability to work well with others.Click here
25Publications & Design View the letterhead document at left, which was created using Adobe InDesign software. Click here
26Publications & DesignClick on the images below to view the informationalbooklets created using Microsoft Publisher.
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