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Naamua Sullivan CV February 2016 PDF

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  • 1. NAAMUA SULLIVAN 17830 County Road 6, Plymouth, MN 55447 | (C) (310) 990-6399 | Professional Summary Communications Director with a lifestyles journalism background and law degree offering 15+ years of experience at Fortune 500 companies and leading broadcast news outlets. Brings award-winning writing skills and accomplished in supporting major strategic business initiatives, internal and external engagement and systematizing and driving the corporate response to issues. Skills/Accomplishments Emmy Award-winning journalist Created an issues management system deemed a best practice Communications lead for a major restructuring Drove corporate response to changing consumer food values Produce C-Suite communications, including videos & speeches Engage external stakeholders to advance corporate reputation Author monthly report read by 250+ leaders Develop/deliver branded communications tools/training Work History General Mills, Various – Minneapolis, MN September 2010 to present Director, International & Stakeholder Communications (January 2015 to present)  Corporate communications lead for the International division, including internal and external communications for the 2015 restructuring; CEO and COO presentations, speechwriting and videos; roll-out of major initiatives and escalation guidance  Advance communications capabilities, including leading a global Community of Practice, producing a monthly External Relations report read by 250+ leaders; building and running an intranet site and producing and delivering training, e.g. media Director, Issues Management (September 2010 to January 2015)  Built a corporate issues management system, deemed a best practice, offering branded issues website, custom prioritization tool and bi-annual leadership engagement program; authored over 70 original position papers with stories on top issues  Identified Changing Consumer Food Values as the top company-wide issue and led initiative to develop/activate response  Trained in eVSM (electronic value stream mapping) to develop protocols and guidance materials on all communications activities for markets, including issues management, media/social media response and NGO engagement CNN, Anchor – Atlanta, GA 2007 – 2010  Anchored and freelance anchored on CNN International, typically presenting 3-4 one hour newscasts per day  Researched and produced 7-10 segments per day on international, domestic and local issues under deadline, leveraging social media to enhance interactivity and engagement  Wrote original stories for NBC Network, Host – New York, NY 2006 – 2007  Co-hosted one hour daily live talk show for top 12 NBC markets  Researched current events to prepare for segments/interview guests on politics, economics, health and lifestyle issues  Integrated online chat comments throughout show to engage viewers and wrote a weekly blog Fox 5 WNYW, Reporter – New York, NY 2003-2006 Fox 25 WFXT, Reporter – Boston, MA 1999-2003 CTV, Anchor/Reporter – Vancouver, Canada 1997-1999 Education LL.B Law Degree: University College London (UCL) – London, England 1995 Other/Interests/Awards Emmy Award – Entertainment Feature “Radio Man” 2005

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