Matthew Shiflet
35205 Likens Road
Rutland, OH 45775
Cell: 740-444-9149

PR/Journalism Experience

University Communications and Marketing, Ohio University
05-2016 to 08-2016
Event Communications Assistant
Duties: Produced Twitter content for @OHIO_CUE, contacted event sponsors, wrote scripts for training videos, and added events to the official university calendar as a summer intern.

GuessworkVR (
04-2016 to present
Public Relations Manager
Duties: Managing company website and social media, writing blog posts and serving as press contact to promote upcoming title UNDR[H2O]., Twitter @GuessworkVR, Facebook at

ImPRessions (Student-run Public Relations firm)
09-2015 to 04-2015
Account Member
Duties: Helped this student-run PR organization promote and publicize AVW Productions through social media and event planning on campus.

The Post (student newspaper at Ohio University)
08-2015 to 11-2015
Culture Reporter
Duties: Reported on gaming, food, events and other related topics (and still write occasional game reviews).

Gamers Sphere (
01-2014 to present
Head Editor
Writing news articles, opinion pieces and game reviews and serving as a public relations contact. Articles compiled at:

Other Work Experience                            

University Communications and Marketing (Ohio University)
06-2015 to present
Front Desk Student Worker
Duties: Fielding calls, filing papers, making copies, odd jobs, etc.

Jan Hall Editorial
06-2013 to 08-2013
Duties: Edited short stories in Chicago style for magazines and anthologies.

Dairy Queen (Middleport, Ohio)
05-2013 to 07-2015
Front Line Worker
Duties: CSR and food prep


Ohio University freshman, since 08-2015
Honors Tutorial College of Journalism
Working toward a degree in journalism with a marketing minor and social media certificate. 3.95 GPA.

Rio Grande Community College (Meigs County, Ohio branch)
36 credit hours under Post Secondary Education Options
Student during high school, between 2011-2015, 4.0 GPA

Ohio Connections Academy (Virtual public school)
Graduated with honors, May 2015
Class Valedictorian, 3.97 GPA, 32 ACT