KATE McKEE


EXPERIENCE

Director of Marketing - SpectrumGro - Denver, Colorado                                                                            2017-Present
- Redesigned the company logo
- Created all promotional marketing materials
- Developed internal and external websites
- Established all social media accounts and managed all content
- Prepared all marketing materials for trade shows and supported
   sales team through customer contact 
- Produced video and photography projects for internal use and as promotional materials
Marijuana Editor - Westword - Denver, Colorado                                                                               2016-2017
- Managed the writing staff for the marijuana section
- Wrote one to two articles a day
- Co-produced Westword’s quarterly publication, Chronicle, which lists every dispensary in Colorado
Assistant Managing Editor - Odyssey - New York, New York                                                            2015-2016
- Managed 15-20 editorial teams, each with staffs ranging from 12 to 30 writers
- Edited over 200 articles a week
- Acquired over one million page views each month
Reporter - New York Post - New York, New York                                                                                 2015
- Reported on a variety of breaking news stories in the greater New York City area
- Coordinated coverage with photographers and editors
- Worked with the online team to produce articles for the New York Post website  
                                                                   
Content Managing Editor - Rocky Mountain Student Media - Fort Collins, Colorado                  2014-2015
- Managed the content for the daily paper, nightly television show, and weekly magazine
- Supervised the training of over 100 print and video reporters and photographers
- Led the organization into a digital-first operating structure 
VOLUNTEERING

President - Society for Professional Journalists at CSU - Fort Collins, Colorado
- Organized events and guest speakers
- Led monthly meetings with the Vice President and Treasurer
- Implemented a mentorship program for students in the journalism department
Creative Director - Knitting4Peace - Denver, Colorado
- Assisted the founder and executive director with logo and website design
- Created original knitting patterns and promotional materials for the organization
- Taught knitting classes to over thirty people in a period of seven weeks over the summer 
 
Youth Representative - Abrahamic Initiative - Denver, Colorado
-  Served on the Steering Committee for five years
-  Helped organize events and worked as staff at lectures, services and 150-person dinners
-  Founded an interfaith youth group for high schoolers 
EDUCATION
 
Bachelor of Arts: Journalism and Media Communications with a minor in English 
Colorado State University - Fort Collins, Colorado
 
AWARDS

Outstanding Ethics in Journalism Award - Colorado State University Journalism Department
Honorable Mention, Best General News Photo - The Catholic Press Association