Rachel W. Jones Resumé
Asst. Director of Communications
St. Louis Catholic High School (2018-2020)
Led database management. Executed the school’s communications plan involving marketing strategy, web & social media content creation, alumni engagement, event planning, and media relationship building in order to increase enrollment and inspire giving.
Marketing Communications Manager
New Orleans Business Alliance (2016-2018)
Provided support and project management for all communications and marketing projects, including writing all content for NOLABA’s 2016 and 2017 annual reports.
Sports Reporter/Multimedia Journalist
NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune (2012-2015)
Lake Charles American Press (2011-2012)
Anchored NOLA.com’s video coverage with daily New Orleans Saints “Black & Gold Today” and LSU “Talkin’ Tigers” sports shows.
In Lake Charles, was the first female sports reporter hired. I covered high school sports and launched a sports video series on http://www.americanpress.com.
University of Florida – 2022 – M.A. Mass Communication (Public Relations)
LSU – 2011 – B.A. Mass Communication (Journalism)
Public Relations Volunteer/Facebook Live Video Host
American Heart Association – Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Awards (2015-2020)
- Planned and executed PR coordination with other aspects of this event, including writing finalist bios for the program and press releases.
Hosted AHA’s Facebook Live video broadcast in Houston, Texas, and secured a post-awards ceremony live interview with the winning coach annually since 2018.
Religious Education Teacher (10th & 11th Grade)
Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church (2021-2022)
Taught Lake Charles high school students foundations of the Catholic faith and how to live it during their preparation for Confirmation.
Incorporated active learning strategies & group discussions into lesson plans to help students retain core concepts.
More Writing & Reporting Samples
- St. Louis Catholic High School 2018-2020: Magazines & Video
- Rachel Jones’ 2020 Reporter Reel, featuring highlights from NOLA.com and the Paul “Bear” Bryant Awards.