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Lily has worked for The Maroon since the fall of 2016. She started as a contributing writer, but now works as the Assistant News Editor. She still writes not only for The Maroon, but Loyola’s magazine The Wolf as well.

You can find her staff profile for The Maroon and all of her published work here.

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Excerpt from one of Lily’s published articles. Click here to read the full article.

Broadcast

Lily has gained valuable experience in the broadcast world by working on Loyola’s one to three minute long news segment they produce every weekday. Lily has anchored, wrote scripts, directed, produced, prompted and created graphics for The Maroon Minute. She loved getting to know every aspect that went behind creating a newscast, but enjoys telling the stories most. Below you can click on the link below each image to watch her anchor.

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Click here to watch this Maroon Minute.
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Click here to watch this Maroon Minute.
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Click here to watch this Maroon Minute.

Resume

Lily Rain Cummings

lilyrain.c@gmail.com | (918) 704-1132

Experience

Loyola University New Orleans Residential Life 2017-2018 Academic Year

Resident Assistant

  • Facilitate social, academic and personal adjustment of first-year honors students
  • Act as a liaison between residents and administration while implementing rules

The Maroon

Executive Producer May 2017-Present

  • Proofread scripts, assist staff, edit final production content and upload to social media

Assistant News Editor, Contributing Writer August 2016-May 2017

  • Created, wrote and distributed articles and assignments for staff writers

Contributor for The Maroon Minute August 2016-May 2017

  • Anchored, produced, prompted, directed and created content

Tulsa Drillers Minor League Baseball Tulsa, OK

Promotions/Game-Day Intern May 2017-August 2017

  • Coordinate and assist in game-day operations including promotions, sales, graphics, social media and video production

Promotions Assistant April 2015-August 2017

  • Implemented the promotional schedule, led on-field entertainment and created an exciting and involved environment for fans
  • Trained other team members and managed time and stressful situations

Catholic Charities Incarnate Word Head Start New Orleans, LA September 2016-Present

Teacher’s Assistant/Service Learning Volunteer

  • Enforced rules for behavior and procedures for a class of 17 3-Year-Olds
  • Developed and administered weekly homework plans and assignments

Education

Loyola University New Orleans May 2020

B.A. in Mass Communication with honors

Journalism Sequence, Minor in Marketing

Activities

Delta Gamma September 2016-August 2017

Director of Public Relations

  • Created biannual newsletters to publish, designed promotional items for social and philanthropic events and contributed to Epsilon Phi social media platforms
  • Managed PR budget with VP Finance and VP Communication

Radio, Television and Digital News Association May 2017-Present

Vice President of Loyola University New Orleans’ Chapter

Awards and Honors

Scholarships

  • Crescent City Scholarship
  • Jesuit Identity Scholarship
  • President’s Scholarship

Awards

  • Delta Gamma Article II Award 2017

References

Justin Gorski: Director of Promotions and Game Entertainment for the Tulsa Drillers: (918) 574-8315

Lisa Collins: Mass Communication Professor and Advisor: (504) 606-5843