Kacie Thomas

Kacie Thomas


Kacie Thomas

867 E. Country View

Fresno, CA 93720





2005 to Present    California State University, Fresno, Bachelor of Arts in mass communication and journalism with an emphasis in public relations (expected graduation in Spring, 2010)

  • Certificate in Marketing (in progress)
  • Certificate in Special Event Coordinating
  • Cumulative GPA:  3.6

Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, FTP, Dreamweaver CS4 and Photoshop CS4


Public Relations and Community Representative, Yosemite Ranch and Pismo’s Coastal Grill, Fresno, CA.

January 2010 to Present

  • Create, structure and implement public relations and marketing opportunities while working directly with owner
  • Manage Web site graphics and content; created logo and redesigned content layout
  • Execute and manage new media opportunities, which include: Facebook, Twitter and WordPress blog.

Associate Director of Business Operations, TALK Strategic Promotion Solutions, Fresno, CA.

October 2008 to Present

  • Co-founder directing internal operation of Fresno State’s first student-operated PR firm
  • Help to organize recruitment and hiring of students; handling successful client relations
  • Maintain and update Web site content
  • Make successful presentations to potential sponsors; successfully solicited monetary support and office and         meeting space.

Communications Intern, Community Regional Medical Centers, Fresno, CA.

August 2009 to December 2009

  • Reported and wrote articles for the corporate Web site, which served as a reliable news source to local media
  • Created and executed communication plans and implemented strategies cooperatively with local marketing agencies
  • Assisted in media relations; created and distributed community calendars and public service announcements to local media

Community Representative, Tahoe Joe’s Famous Steakhouse, Fresno, CA.

September 2008 to December 2009

  • Managed relationship  marketing by distributing various marketing materials to the community
  • Assisted in organizing and setting up events to promote the business to the community
  • Collaborated with community businesses in an effort to execute promotional events

Public Relations Intern, Mulberry Marketing Communications, San Francisco, CA.

June 2009 to August 2009

  • Pitched national media through media advisories, phone pitches and news releases
  • Organized clients’ media clippings via FTP files onto clients’ internal Web site
  • Researched and pitched client prospects
  • Enhanced social media opportunities via twitter: redesigned the Web site layout and created new logos via Photoshop CS4

Special Events Intern, Fresno State Alumni Association, Fresno, CA.

September 2008- December 2008

  • Assisted in preparing and executing university-related events and ceremonies
  • Created and managed a successful promotional plan; appeared as a guest on a local morning talk show


  • President of Public Relations Student Society of America
  • Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society

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