Mia Simone Rush. I am an energetic, ambitious, adaptive creative based in Chicago, Illinois ready to pursue opportunities within Journalism and Media Related fields.



Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa
August 2013- May 2017
BA JMC, Magazine Journalism
Entrepreneurship, Leadership Education & Development

Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
March- June 2015
Certificate Course in Maori Development


Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, Illinois
May 2016-August 2016
Communications and Outreach Intern

  • Distributed programming information to potential school partners.
  • Managed records and files.
  • Assisted with contracting processes along with internal communications.
  • Fostered community and customer relations.

Adult Literacy Center, Des Moines, Iowa
January 2016-August 2016
Student Blogger

  • Conducted interviews and wrote profiles based on Adult Learners within the center.
  • Managed blog account

Shut Out Human Trafficking Week| NCAS and UNICEF USA
September 2015-November 2015

  • Fulfilled the role as creative team leader, organizing campus wide events, whether passive or interactive.
    • Created all marketing materials (flyers, posters, Facebook promo).
    • Created supplemental materials (t-shirt design).

Des Moines Music Coalition, Des Moines, Iowa
October 2014
Student Blogger

  • Wrote a Q & A segment in preparation for the Des Moines Music Coalition’s Annual event Music University.
  • Met tight deadlines where I copy edited work prior to submission.


To learn more, download my full resume here.