- Employed as Advertising Manager for campus newspaper.
- Interned as Copwriter/Editor in Media Relations Department.
- Selected as campus newspaper staff member of the year.
- Served as student president of International Association of Business Communicators, WSU Chapter.
BYU-Idaho (formerly Ricks College)– Associate of Arts and Sciences, Journalism – 1993
- Reported on news, features, and sports stories for student newspaper.
- Served as an advertising sales representative for student newspaper.
- Completed Utah PIO Association two-day PIO training in 2006
- Have attended a wide range of leadership and specialized training conferences and workshops over the years (usually one conference per year)