Portland State University

Master of Science – Book Publishing
June 2022

  • Publicity Manager at student-run trade press
  • Social Media Coordinator for book project team
  • Coursework in editing, marketing, Adobe design softwares, and HTML coding

Arizona State University

Bachelor of Arts – English, Film Production minor
May 2020

  • Vice President of one of the largest student event-planning organizations in the nation
  • Director on the Panhellenic Executive Board, supervising sixteen sororities
  • Member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority


Emma is a Portland State University graduate as of June 2022. She is receiving her Master’s degree in Book Publishing and graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s in English in May of 2020.


Publicity Manager at Ooligan Press

  • Create and oversee publicity schedules for every book we publish
  • Supervise press kit production and distribution
  • Complete award applications and update an organized spreadsheet that I created
  • Develop our in-person and virtual launch party experience, alongside our book project teams
  • Communicate regular marketing updates about our book titles in the media to Ingram Publishing Services
  • Managed Ooligan Press’ booth at the 2021 Portland Book Festival

Intern at Beaufort Books

  • Read and evaluate proposals and manuscripts
  • Write reader reports
  • Create and design social media posts
  • Write back cover copy
  • Develop marketing and publicity content
  • Simultaneous responsibilities for sister press, Spencer Hill Press

Vice President of the Programming and Activities Board – ASU

  • Served on the executive board with 5 other students, acting as a liaison between our student staff members and professional staff with the University
  • Led 3 operational teams, the Live Entertainment, Special Events, and Game Day departments
  • Supervised the overall planning process for highly-successful campus activities – from developing initial theme ideas to marketing strategies to the execution
  • Prior, I held the positions of first Event Coordinator, then Director of the Game Day department