Caryn Maconi
(443) 534-5954
caryn.maconi@gmail.com
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Communications Experience

United States Olympic Committee, 2014 – current
Development Writer, U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Foundation

  • Responsible for managing and creating content for TeamUSA.org, including athlete features, press releases, photo galleries and donor profiles
  • Provides speaking points for USOPF and USOC executives, board members and Team USA athletes at foundation events
  • Oversees communications for Team USA Fund marketing and fundraising campaigns
  • Writes proposals and impact reports to steward current donors and solicit new gifts
  • Produced written, photo and video content in the lead-up to and onsite during the USOPF’s hospitality program at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

United States Olympic Committee, 2013 – 2014
Paralympic Communications Intern

  • Media relations assistant at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games and Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games; primarily responsible for compiling and editing USA Daily newsletter and posting to U.S. Paralympics social media
  • Produced feature stories, athlete profiles, bios and press releases for org
  • Assisted Olympic communications staff in aggregation of daily news clips and coordination with local and national media for coverage of the Olympic Movement 

University of Colorado Sports Information, 2013
Contributing Writer, CUBuffs.com

  • Produced game stories, features and athlete profiles for CU men’s and women’s basketball, football and other varsity teams
  • Reported on student-athlete community service and leadership development events

VeloNews (Competitor Group Inc.), 2012
Editorial Intern, Velo magazine and VeloNews.com

  • Worked with reporters and editors on all aspects of magazine and online production, including copy editing, feature writing and coverage of breaking news in the professional cycling industry
  • Produced content and analysis for the VeloNews USA Pro Cycling Challenge Guide 

CU Independent online student newspaper, 2010 – 2013
Sports Editor

  • Worked with a co-editor and small sports staff to produce game stories, features, athlete profiles and opinion pieces covering varsity, club and intramural sports
  • Collaborated with larger newsroom staff including managing editors, breaking news and social media managers to cover events and stories of wider scope

Education

University of Colorado Boulder Class of 2013
Bachelor of Science in Journalism: News-Editorial, with honors; Sociology emphasis
Dean’s Scholar: CU Journalism and Mass Communication

 

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