Professional Experience /// CV

JoAnna LeFlore CV | 2010-2017

\\\ Writer \\\ Cultural Producer \\\ Social Justice Advocate ///

Professional Partnerships: 2017

Assistant Editor (January 2017 – Present) – The Reader Magazine

Event Assistant (February 2017 – Present) – Scoular Ballroom

Freelance Collaborations: 2017

Writer, Arts (October 2016 – Present) – Flatlanders – A Contemporary Arts Blog for Nebraska

Writer & Social Media Blogger (October 2016 – Present) – Creative Mornings Omaha &

Writer (January 2017 – Present) – “Partner Spotlight Series” Seventy Five North Revitalization Corp.

Social Media & Email Marketing (March 2017 – July 2017) – Loves Jazz Art Center

Blogger (2015-Present) – Identity by Design Magazine

Professional Partnerships: 2014-2016

Public Engagement Coordinator (August 2014 – January 2017) – Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

Marketing & Communications Consultant – Omaha Small Business Network (2014-2016)

Public Relations Chair, Board Member:

Community Relations Chair, Board Member: FemCity Omaha Chapter (2016)

Freelance Collaborations: 2015-16

Feature Writing:

Event Planning & Marketing (2015):

Featured as a public opinion – Identity by Design Magazine (Online Lifestyle Magazine)

Freelance Collaborations: 2015

Social Media Coordinator – Seventy-Five North Revitalization Corp.

Copy Editor & Marketing Researcher – University of Nebraska Medical Center (Diversity Recruitment)

Copy Editor (2014-2015) – Verbal Gumbo (A Monthly Spoken Word Stage Production)

Marketing Coordinator – Denise Chapman, Great Plains Theater Conference, Metro Community College

Featured as a public opinion – Omaha Magazine & The Reader (lifestyle magazines covering the Nebraska region).

Professional Partnerships: 2013-14

Graduate of M.S. in Managerial Communications – Bellevue University

Social Media & Public Relations Intern – (Xuba, LLC.)

Carver Bank Program Coordinator (2013-14) – Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

Community Arts Intern (2013)– Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

Gala Event Planning Committee – Public Relations Society of America, Nebraska Chapter

Midwest District Conference Committee – Public Relations Society of America, Nebraska Chapter

Freelance Collaborations: 2013-14

Marketing & Brand Consultant – BOTH Sucks, Hip-Hop Music Artist Duo with Scky Rei & INFNTLP

Marketing & Brand Consultant – Little Miss Fashion (Children’s Apparel), Omaha Fashion Week feature

Event Planning Committee – Style Omaha, Help All Fashion Show (Abide Network)

Panel Moderator – University of Nebraska, Phi Beta Sigma & African American Organization Black History Conference – Omaha, Nebraska.

Professional Partnerships: 2012

Marketing Intern:

Public Relations Chair – National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Omaha Metropolitan Chapter –

Programming Committee – International Association of Business Communicators, Nebraska – (2012-2013)

Freelance Collaborations: 2012

Panel Moderator – University of Nebraska, Multicultural Affairs Diversity Conference – Omaha

Event Planner – “Moneyvations” Financial Literacy Conference for Marco Kpelgo

Professional Partnerships: 2011

Community Development Intern – Greater Omaha Chamber – (2011-2013)

Freelance Collaborations: 2011

Fashion Marketing Consultant:

  • Rare Salon & Boutique (Mens & Womens Apparel);
  • House of Kotero (Couture & Ready-to-Wear Womens Apparel);

Runway Model – Omaha Fashion Week (3 shows): House of Kotero & Juantisha Christiansen

Professional Training: 2010

Graduate of B.S. in Journalism & Public Relations – University of Nebraska, Omaha

Assistant Firm Director – Public Relations Student Society of America, University of Nebraska, Omaha Chapter – (2009-2010)


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