Communication Portfolio

Blake Brust’s Cover Letter

Blake Brust’s Resume

http://www.linkedin.com/in/blake-brust ◊ 314.728.0302 ◊ blakebrust4u@gmail.com ◊ Idaho Falls, ID

Education

Bachelor of Science in Communication                  Anticipated Graduation: July 2017       Brigham Young University-Idaho                                                                                   Rexburg, Idaho

  • Emphasis in Video Production
  • Relevant Coursework: Public Relations Principles, Visual Media Production, News Journalism, Advertising, Professional Presentations.
  • Developed skills in Communication, Adobe premiere, Public Speaking

Media Experience

Photography Internship  March 2013 “GO” Outdoor Adventure Filming (St. Louis, Missouri)

  • Prepared and operated Professional Film and Photography Equipment
  • Edited photos and videos for social media

Freelance Photographer   March 2013-July 2014

  • Worked to produce Senior/Engagement/Wedding Photos ( St. Louis, Missouri)
  • Managed large/small group photos in order to create memories that last

DJ    January 2008-Sept 2014  Dana DJ Divine  (St. Louis, Missouri)

  • Prepared and Operated Professional  Audio Equipment and Programs
  • Managed and directed activities at Pool Parties, Weddings, Festivals etc
  • Created playlists for target audiences

Other Experience

Director  Aug 2009–May 2011 Affton High School (St. Louis, Missouri)

  • Directed Musicals and Stage Plays in blocking, lighting, costumes, sets, acting etc
  • Advertised and promoted the shows to bring in more audience and clients

Waiter/Cashier/Cook August 2011–July 2014 Steak N’ Shake  (St. Louis, Missouri)

  • Trained to become an Operations Supervisor (Not completed due to Volunteered Mission Trip)
  • Served Customers with excelled service with a smile in a timely fashion
  • Multitasked to help the entire Restaurant rather than just my assigned area

Life Guard  May 2009–Sept 2012 Sunset Hills Pool (St. Louis, Missouri)

  • Trained in AED, First Aid, CPR and lifesaving skills
  • Provided cautious supervision over individuals and families

 

Volunteer

Missionary  Aug 2014–July 2016

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (San Salvador, El Salvador)

  • Taught religious values in the Spanish language
  • Trained and directed others in effective communication and planning
  • Organized and taught English lessons
  • Provided service from building homes to hauling water in order to give more hope and more smiles
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