Kelly Allen

Journalist

Level
Junior
Location
Minneapolis, United States
Availability
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Professions
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About me

Writer, journalist, blogger, world-traveler. My career goals and free-time activities align in the best way, making work and play difficult to define.

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Skills

  • Writing
  • Blogging
  • Journalism
  • Photography
  • Editing
  • Social Media
  • Social Media Marketing
  • CMS Platforms

Companies I’ve worked with

  • M

    Minnesota Monthly

    • M

      MLML London

      • D

        Delta Sky Magazine

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          Odyssey

          Work history

          2018

          Social Media Marketing Intern

          MLML London

          Jan 2018 - Apr 2018
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • • Social Media Marketing intern for fashion label MLML London • Improve existing social media strategy with a marketing and creative approach • Upload content to the blog to generate more interaction with the right influencers • Take and edit photos • Create look book for AW 18-19 collection • Write and publish social media posts • Research the strengths and weaknesses of the MLML brand • Work closely with the whole MLML team from sales to designer

          2017

          Editorial Intern

          Delta Sky Magazine

          Jun 2017 - Dec 2017
          • Minneapolis, United States
          • Internship
          • • Editorial intern for MSP Communications’ custom publications including Delta's Sky magazine, Viking magazine, Renew magazine, Independent Banker magazine and special content for 3M (including Filtrete) • Fact-check, research and write pieces for all custom publications • Pitch story ideas • Attend intern seminars to hear from other departments of the company including art/design, marketing and freelance writers

          2017

          Editorial Intern

          Minnesota Monthly

          May 2017 - Aug 2017
          • Minneapolis, United States
          • Internship
          • • Editorial intern for Greenspring Media's Minnesota Monthly magazine • Attend editorial staff meetings • Participate in generating and pitching story ideas • Conduct background research and fact-checking • Write for blog and print magazine (ex. write about events happening in Minnesota and food-related posts) • Proofread copy • Attend and help art director and photographers with photoshoots

          2017

          Editor-in-chief

          Odyssey

          Oct 2015 - Dec 2017
          • Minneapolis, United States
          • Internship
          • • Co-editor-in-chief of the University of Minnesota chapter of Odyssey • Produce content ideas on a weekly basis and brainstorm improvements to the functionality of the publication • Edit 10-12 articles per week on MUSE content management system • Interview applicants for fit and capability • Train new writers (on style and how to use CMS) • Plan and hold staff meetings • Manage writers and answer any questions they have • Make sure deadlines are met (editing and writing deadlines) • Occasionally write and submit articles using CMS • Assist with marketing Odyssey on campus and through social media

          Education

          Currently

          Sep 2015
          • Minneapolis, United States