Erin Flemming

A passionate and motivated University of Washington graduate seeking a career in public relations

Work History

Allison+Partners, Account Coordinator

Feb. 2014-Present

Allison+Partners, Intern

Dec. 2013-Feb. 2014

Only The Beat, Freelance Writer/Editor

January 2013-Sept. 2014

  • Interview artists and produce editorial content for Only The Beat, an international online community founded by a group of dedicated web developers, coders, writers, musicians, and fans with the intention of sharing the music we love with the world.
  • Manage a team of writers and edit content for Only The Beat.
  • Promote content using social media and WordPress SEO best practices.

Edelman, Consumer Intern

June 2013-September 2013

  • Prepared coverage reports and audits for existing clients and new business.
  • Developed targeted media lists, assembled press kits and pitched media.
  • Completed a daily roundup of key travel industry updates for Edelman employees working with tourism clients.
  • Compiled and analyzed coverage for consumer brand teams.
  • Worked with team members in brainstorming and strategy meetings.

KING 5 – Consumer Reporting Intern

February 2013-April 2013

  • Collaborated with the “Get Jesse” consumer reporting team monitoring our phone hotline and email account for potential story ideas.
  • Worked with PR professionals to find solutions to viewer problems that wouldn’t be covered on the show.
  • Conduct phone and internet research to investigate possible stories for the segment.
  • Transcribe interviews for stories.
  • Help out with interviews and undercover shoots for the show.

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KIRO 7 – News Desk Intern

September 2012-December 2012

  • Learned daily news desk operations at a TV station in the 12th largest media market in the U.S.
  • Chased leads through online research and phone calls to sources and public information officers.
  • Wrote voiceovers for broadcast on nightly news shows.
  • Assist reporters and photographers at shoots.

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The Jordan Times – Reporting Intern

June 2012-August 2012

  • Tackled the challenging of living and working in an Arabic-speaking country through the University of Washington’s Foreign Intrigue scholarship.
  • Wrote articles and took photos for the only national English-language newspaper in Jordan.
  • Quickly picked up on British newspaper style to proofread and edit stories for print.
  • Monitored stories and photos from wire services and selected them for the paper.

The Seattle Times – Business Section Intern

March 2012-June 2012

  • Worked under tight deadlines balancing multiple stories at once.
  • Reported for two articles that appeared on the A1 page of the paper.
  • Wrote feature and news articles for the business section.

TVW (Washington State Public Affairs Network) – Legislative Reporting Intern

January 2012-March 2012

  • Wrote stories, recorded voiceovers and appeared on TV nearly every night during the legislative session.
  • Used critical thinking skills to accurately break down complex political issues for viewers.
  • Actively contributed blog posts and photos to TVW’s blog, The Capitol Record.

Section editor and writer, The Daily – University of Washington

January 2010-December 2011

  • Wrote over 60 articles for student newspaper.
  • Gained experience writing specialized articles in different beats.
  • Worked as development and opinion editor.

Awards/Scholarships

Washington News Council scholarship winners after being recognized at the WNC’s 2012 Gridiron Dinner with Washington state Gov. Chris Gregoire

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