Jennifer Padget

Jennifer Padget


San Francisco Bay Area
Public Relations and Communications

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Jennifer Padget's Overview


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Jennifer Padget's Summary

On the ground or over the wires, I understand the heart of branding and marketing. Experienced with event production, social media, team managing, and media wrangling, I'm currently finishing my Masters in Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts.

Jennifer Padget's Experience

Interim Special Events Coordinator

California Institute of Integral Studies

Educational Institution; 51-200 employees; Higher Education industry

October 2013December 2013 (3 months) San Francisco Bay Area

Acting as the interim while the team searched for a full time permanent replacement, I coordinated lectures and concerts for the public programs department of CIIS. I worked with international booking agents and management on contract negotiations and coordination of all details prior to day of show. My position included negotiating backline between the venues and artist management, on-site hospitality, as well as ensuring all transportation and accommodations were ready for performer arrival to San Francisco. With CIIS, I had the great pleasure of working with minds like Michelle Alexander and Reza Aslan, along with talented musicians such as Rokia Traore and Nitin Sawhney.

Promotions Assistant


Public Company; 11-50 employees; Broadcast Media industry

September 2012October 2013 (1 year 2 months) San Francisco

Everything from managing a promotional street team of twenty to coordinating artist meet and greets. I am responsible for the on the ground presence of the radio station as well as prize distribution and listener correspondence.

Board Op/Action Team Member

Live 105

Public Company; 11-50 employees; Broadcast Media industry

September 2009September 2012 (3 years 1 month) San Francisco Bay Area

As a board op I utilized VoxPro to cut live interviews, ran voice tracks, and avoided dead air. The face of the station, the action team represents Live 105 at sponsor and artist events.

Public Relations and Marketing Assistant

Stern Grove Festival Association

Nonprofit; 1-10 employees; Performing Arts industry

April 2011March 2012 (1 year) San Francisco, California

Provide support to the PR/Marketing Director, including copy for website and print materials, handling of distribution for print material, creation of press releases, and management of media on-site at events and concerts. I managed Stern Grove Festival's social media presence from 2009 to 2012, growing fan following on both Facebook and Twitter over 800% (with currently over 8,000 followers on FB and over 1,000 on Twitter). I also worked closely with the development department on editing grants and promotional messaging, including creating graphics for donor outreach mailings.

Freelance Contributor

Beyond Pix Studios

Partnership; 11-50 employees; Media Production industry

January 2011September 2011 (9 months)

Creating Public Relations and Marketing campaigns for bustling San Francisco studio and production company.

Public Relations and Marketing Intern

Stern Grove Festival Association

Nonprofit; 1-10 employees; Performing Arts industry

April 2009August 2010 (1 year 5 months)

Prior to being hired as a year round employee, I interned for Stern Grove Festival. During that time I created a social media plan, created print materials and online copy, and managed media relations through press releases, contractual negotiations, and on-site hospitality, as well as working with artist management on merchandise sales.

Communications Intern


Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Internet industry

November 2008March 2009 (5 months) San Francisco Bay Area

As an intern with VolunteerMatch, I initiated a social media plan, creating a coherent system of messaging across platform, wrote monthly volunteer and nonprofit spotlights as well as trending articles, and maintained media outreach efforts.

Promotions Assistant Director

107.7 The End, KNDD

July 2007August 2008 (1 year 2 months)

Coordinated promotional and station events, including private concerts, sales events, and banner shows
Acted as winner liaison for promotional giveaways, including coordinating travel, guest lists, and prize retrieval
Represented national sales partners at promotional events
Organized filing systems and databases within the promotions department, including archival information, website updates, and promotional giveaway information

Technical Intern

Reel Grrls

Nonprofit; 1-10 employees; Motion Pictures and Film industry

September 2007December 2007 (4 months)

Edited commercial and original clips for use in thesis program and promotional videos
Produced, packaged, and submitted film festival entries
Organized venue rental for film screenings
Acted as camera grip and digital archivist for student workshops

Assistant News Director and On-Air Host


September 2003May 2005 (1 year 9 months)

Editorial director for features regarding campus, local, and international issues
Directed scheduling for on-air talent and feature plays for twice daily live broadcast
Planned, organized and executed first multi-media town hall with the George Washington University student body government
Hosted and produced weekly show featuring music of the 1930's, 40's, and 50's

Broadcast Journalism Intern

KUNM, National Public Radio

May 2004August 2004 (4 months)

Produced features for daily local news broadcast, including research, interviewing, and editing
Organized and produced daily broadcasts, including weather, traffic, Associated Press items, and local features
Updated web site archives with backlog of digital files

Jennifer Padget's Skills & Expertise

  1. Social Media Marketing
  2. Video Production
  3. Radio
  4. Writing
  5. Newsletter Design
  6. Adobe Creative Suite
  7. Public Relations
  8. Community Outreach
  9. Media Relations
  10. Music
  11. Management
  12. Research
  13. Broadcast
  14. Social Media
  15. Digital Media
  16. Event Management
  17. Marketing
  18. Publicity
  19. Editing
  20. New Media
  21. Interviews
  22. Final Cut Pro
  23. Nonprofits
  24. Broadcast Journalism
  25. Facebook
  26. Film
  27. Press Releases
  28. Social Networking
  29. Television
  30. Blogging
  31. Event Planning
  32. Email Marketing
  33. Journalism
  34. Copywriting
  35. Video Editing
  36. Video
  37. Fundraising
  38. Integrated Marketing
  39. Digital Marketing
  40. Creative Writing
  41. Radio Broadcasting
  42. Advertising
  43. Copy Editing
  44. Entertainment
  45. Audio Editing
  46. WordPress
  47. Radio Producing
  48. Photography
  49. Web Content
  50. Radio Advertising

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Jennifer Padget's Education

San Francisco State University

Masters Candidate, Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts


Activities and Societies: KSFS Radio

University of Washington

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science; Political Science


, Relevant Course Work: The Politics of Risk, Mass Media Law, Media, Society, and Political Identity, International Conflict, U.S. Courts and Civil Liberties, Political Economics of Latin America

The George Washington University

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science


Activities and Societies: WRGW Student Radio, Women's Leadership Program, Honors Program, Phi Sigma Sigma

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