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Sierra Porter

Alumni of Georgia State University
Sierra Porter is an aspiring journalist/creative writer from Atlanta, Georgia. She has interviewed multiple emerging artists in Atlanta, written current events in the African-American community, hip-hop, urban, poetry, human interest stories, &, celebrity news. Interning at Atlanta's Number 1 Station in the Streetz, Streetz94.5 and TUC Magazine has increased her passion for music. Sierra is also a website owner at CeeSoDope.com. Her website was created in 2015 for her and other media professionals to showcase their talent, passion, and editing skills in all aspects of journalism/creative writing. Sierra has attended events for Streetz94.5 to help promote sponsors such as Shea Moisture, 411Pain, 1800Hurt911, DTLR, and SunTrust Bank.She currently attends Georgia State University. Maintaining an ambitious attitude is how she strives for success.
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Sierra Porter Earns a Bachelor's Degree from Georgia State University

Sierra Porter of Decatur earned a bachelor's degree from Georgia State University during May 2018. More than 2,000 students earned bachelor's degrees from the university this spring, with more than...

June, 14 2018 - Verified by Georgia State University
Sierra Porter Named to the Dean's List for Spring Semester 2018

Sierra Porter of Decatur was named to the Dean's List at Georgia State University during the spring semester of 2018. To be eligible for the Dean's List, degree-seeking students must have earned a...

June, 06 2018 - Verified by Georgia State University
Sierra Porter Named to Summer 2017 President's List

Sierra Porter of Decatur has been named to the Summer 2017 President's List at Georgia State University. To be eligible for the President's List during the summer semester, students must earn a 4....

September, 26 2017 - Verified by Georgia State University
Sierra Porter Named to the Spring 2017 Dean's List at Georgia State University

Sierra Porter of Decatur was named to the Spring 2017 Dean's List at Georgia State University. To be eligible for the Dean's List, degree-seeking students with a minimum Georgia State cumulative G...

June, 06 2017 - Verified by Georgia State University
Sierra Porter Named to President's List for Fall 2016

Sierra Porter, of Decatur, was named to the President's List for Fall 2016 at Georgia State University. To be eligible for the President's List, degree-seeking students with a minimum Georgia Stat...

February, 10 2017 - Verified by Georgia State University
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Atlanta Press Club
Attend meetings, panels, and conferences with other established journalists in Atlanta.
Summer 2016 - Georgia State University
Sisters In Action, Inc.
Helped wrap Christmas gifts for the homeless. Cleaned up the school and community. Attended monthly meetings. Mentored young women. Helped set up for the school's Christmas Party. Field trips to community service activities.
Fall 2012 - Spring 2013 - Southwest DeKalb High School
Black Doll Affair
Mentoring young women. Give out dolls to young girls. Uplift and empower other women.
Shades of Melanin
Attend Meetings. Plan Community Service Activities. Attend Panels/Discussions on social issues.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Community Service Committee.
College Girls Rock
Set up Committee. Community Service Committee.
Drama Club
Read scripts. Attended Rehearsals. Performed plays at school events.
Southwest DeKalb High School
Sales Associate at Victoria's Secret
•Assist customers with questions, concerns, products, apparel, and sizing. •Operate registers and credit card machines during sales transactions. •Abide by Victoria Secret’s standards and policies. •Clean and fold items in stores. •Ensure customer satisfaction before and after sales transaction.
September 2016 - Present
News Journalist at The Signal Newspaper
•Attend weekly meetings on Monday and Wednesday from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. •Pitch four story ideas weekly. •Update news editor on articles. •Research, contact and gather reliable sources for articles. •Meet weekly deadlines. •Complete final edits promptly. •Distribute newspapers around the school.
September 2016 - Present
Journalism Intern at TUC Magazine
•Interview well-known artists and musicians. •Assess forms for editing to include grammar, punctuation and spelling checking for accuracy. •Demonstrate the ability to read and comprehend information. •Write reporting events on news and music with facts twice a month. •Attend musical events and write compelling stories with details of the event.
February 2016 - Present
Intern at Core Communicators Broadcasting LLC-Streetz 94.5 FM/Old School 87.7
•Shared news, monitored trends and used media tracking tools to convey facts for engagement. •Filed important documents. •Assessed forms for editing to include grammar, punctuation, and spelling checking for accuracy. •Demonstrated the ability to read, comprehend, analyze and wrote reporting events with facts and the latest on entertainment news. •Created ads, flyers, business cards, and brochures to deliver information clearly for entertainment purposes. •Gathered air drops to be played during commercial breaks for The Breakfast Club. •Uploaded flyers and information to social media outlets such as Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram that informed listeners and the public about events. •Read scripts and created radio commercials for clients that entertained and informed listeners to buy a customer’s product. •Set up equipment for remotes or events and take down and load equipment back correctly in station’s automobile. •Used Creative Cloud (Adobe Audition) and Adobe Premiere to create and edit advertisements and commercials. •Handled board operation duties as well as setting up microphones, electronic, and mechanic components specific to the radio station. •Captured photos and composed a monthly newsletter with in-depth details of events. •Created liners (sweepers) for Charlemagne the God, Angela Yee, and DJ Envy.
August 2015 - July 2016
Website Owner at CeeSoDope.com
•Website Owner. •Publish articles. •Interview new recording artists in Atlanta. •Write compelling stories with facts. •Poet. •Research,write and edit current events in the African-American Community. Ex. Baltimore Riots, Sandra Bland, Charleston Shooting, & Laquan McDonald
June 2015 - Present
Cashier at Chick-fil-A Inc.
•Resolved customer’s issues and displayed leadership skills while working well under pressure. •Collaborated with associates to create orders for accuracy while improving customer service. •Successfully multi-tasked to serve customers providing a pleasant dining experience as a team.
August 2014 - August 2015

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