Matthew Shiflet
35205 Likens Road
Rutland, OH 45775
Cell: +1 740-444-9149, +852 9483 4544

PR/Journalism, Marketing & Social Media Experience

Ohio Teens For Christ Convention (
09-2017 to present
Social Media Manager
Duties: Creating and managing Facebook, Twitter and Instagram profiles for Ohio Teens For Christ. Twitter @OhioTeens, Facebook at, Instagram @ohioteensforchrist

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

IGS Energy
05-2017 to 08-2017
Home Energy Consultant Intern (Sales)
Duties: Helped homeowners understand the market and find the right energy supplier for them, made sales in a competitive environment, and provided support for current, former and prospective customers. Gave a marketing strategy presentation to company leadership at end of program.

Gamers Sphere (
01-2014 to 08-2017
Head Editor
Writing news articles, opinion pieces and game reviews and serving as a public relations contact. Articles compiled at:

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.

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 occasional game reviews).

Other Work Experience                            

Office for Multicultural Access and Retention
09-2017 to 12-2017
Front Desk Worker
Duties: Organized student files, answered phone calls, updated the OMSAR event calendar, signed students into the office for meetings, etc. (I am studying abroad in Hong Kong for my spring semester, which required me to leave the job in December.)

University Communications and Marketing (Ohio University)
06-2015 to 04-2017
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


Hong Kong Baptist University
Spring Semester, Junior Year (01-2018 to 05-2018)
Exchange Student

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