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Arden Shirley

Media Relations Assistant at Tennessee Titans
Nashville, Tennessee USA


I'm a May 2020 graduate from Texas Christian University with a B.S. in News and Media Studies and a minor in Political Science. I recently finished the 2020 NFL season with the Titans as their Seasonal Media Relations Assistant. Now that our season is over, I'm currently looking to stay in PR/Marketing in the sports and entertainment industry.


Seasonal Media Relations Assistant

Jul 2020 - Jan 2021
• Monitors daily media coverage & distributes TV & written news coverage to internal personnel • Mediates player & coach press conferences with local & national media • Transcribes interviews & archives audio; distributes transcripts to media • Tracks statistics & completes research on opponents for the weekly game release

Sports Information Director & Social Media Coordinator - Beach Volleyball

Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
• Created content for all TCU Beach Volleyball social media platforms • Analyzed reach and engagement of posts and stories; adjusted posts based on performance • Updated statistics, rosters, information, and the website throughout the season • Main contact for rosters, statistics, and any other information for opponents and media

Public Relations Game Night Staff

Sep 2019 - Mar 2020
• Distributed statistics to media and staff; completed other requests for information, etc. • Recorded and transcribed postgame interviews; input audio • Asked to join staff for 2019-20 season after completing an internship during the previous season

Public Relations Training Camp Intern

Jul 2019 - Aug 2019
• Aided in facilitating, coordinating, and transcribing player and coach interviews • Assisted in the credentialing process for media personnel • Distributed daily quotes to internal and external media members • Facilitated various requests for media members, coaches, and scouts, including requests for information, statistics, etc.

Corporate Communications Intern

Jan 2019 - May 2019
• Researched, updated, and formulated statistical information for media's use including game notes, pre-game emails, and game day information • Managed the credentialing process, press box setup, and media hospitality efforts • Compiled and archived daily news clips to be sent to media before and after game day

Athletics Communications Intern

Aug 2018 - May 2020
• Provided office assistance in covering the Horned Frogs' 21-sport athletics program through statistical analysis and collection, news clippings compilation, social media updates, press releases, and editing external communications • Managed press box setup, media will call, and credentialing process during game days

Community Relations Intern

May 2018 - Aug 2018
• Managed the development and upkeep of creative content for the Foundation’s website • Used scheduling software including HootSuite and Percolate to update the Penguins Foundation social media platforms • Communicated with donors, recipients, and fans regarding charitable donation requests, donation pickups, and grant updates

Athletics Content Creation Intern

Jan 2018 - Jan 2020
• Provided updates to TCU Athletics social media by capturing and editing photos of games and team events using Photoshop and InDesign • Drafted content for external communications, blogs, and social networking platforms • Managed the creation and upkeep of the recruiting websites for football, baseball, and basketball


News and Media Studies, Political Science Minor - Bachelor's
Aug 2016 - May 2020
Cum Laude

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