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Twitter: @FranzCaitlin

LinkedIn: Caitlin Franz Ke


A language enthusiast with a passion for the written word and its production, who adapts quickly and is armed with a varied skill set of media talents. 

Senior Associate, Communications
Milken Institute
Washington, D.C.
December 2018 - present
Associate, Communications
Milken Institute
Washington, D.C.
January 2018 - December 2018
Associate, Communications
FasterCures, a Center of the Milken Institute
Washington, D.C.
August 2016 - January 2018

Work alongside the organization's various programs to provide communication and promotional support through the following tasks:

  • Manage the organization's Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram

  • Live tweet events

  • Create shareable graphics for social media use

  • Design graphics for e-newsletters and website updates

  • Update organization website using Silver Stripe CMS

  • Provide event planning support to Partnering for Cures

Assistant Web Editor/Producer and Reporter
Gainesville, Florida
August 2015 - May 2016
Reporter and Web Producer for WUFT, Gainesville's NPR affiliate. 
  • Pitch and write stories for the web platform
  • Edited web stories
  • Managed reporters and first-line editors
  • Produced social media content (Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram)
Marketing Intern and Alumni Outreach Coordinator
Washington Media Institute

Washington, D.C. (Remote)

June 2015 - March 2016


Marketing intern for a semester-long media education program

  • Maintained the social media presence of the organization on the following platforms: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.

  • Communicated with perspective students

  • Wrote and curated blog content

  • Managed alumni communication channels and planning of alumni events.


Editor and Content Developer
Smokin' Notes Inc. 

Gainesville, FL

​January 2014 - January 2015, August 2015 - April 2016

Editor and content developer for study materials that are distributed across the state of Florida in cities like Orlando, Tallahassee and Gainesville.​

  • Wrote practice exams, study guides, and other supplemental academic materials. 

  • Copy-edited content

Corporate Communications Intern
Acosta Sales & Marketing

Jacksonville, FL

June 2015 - August 2015
Provided support to the Corporate Communications staff of a business specializing in the consumer packaged goods industry through:
  • Research
  • Copy editing company publications
  • Drafting press releases
  • Running a local United Way corporate fundraiser
  • Managing a company-wide networking channel for interns.
Contributing Writer and Social Media Intern
Georgetown Media Group

Washington, D.C.

​January 2015 - May 2015


Contributing writer for the Georgetowner and Downtowner newspapers (online and print mediums). Additional responsibilities:

  • Updated the website daily, using Wordpress

  • Edited online content

  • Managed the Downtowner's social media: Instagram: @_thedowntownr. Twitter: @TheDowntownr


Adobe Creative Suite

Content Management Systems

Microsoft Office Suite

Content Creation

Proofreading and Copy Editing

Social Media


Process Management Applications

LinkedIn Learning

University of Florida

​August 2013 - April 2016


Cum Laude

Bachelor's of Science: Journalism

Minor: English 


Washington Media Institute

January 2015 - May 2015


A semester-long immersive and intensive media course. 







Member of PRSA


University of Florida Alumni Association

2013 - 2016

Member of the Society of Professional Journalists

Member of Delta Epsilon Iota

Member of Student United Way

Member of the Golden Key International Honor Society

Florida Bright Futures Academic Scholarship recipient


2015 - 2016

Member of Journalism and Communications Ambassadors


Awards & Affiliations
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