Devin Miller is a recent graduate of the the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Currently, she is the Conference Services Coordinator at the Partnership for Public Service, a nonprofit in Washington, D.C., dedicated to promoting an effective federal workforce and inspiring a new generation to serve.
Prior to her position as the Conference Services Coordinator, Devin was the Communications Fellow at the Partnership for Public Service. During her time with the organization, Devin was able to implement a social media strategy using platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest in order to increase momentum for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals Gala. Each year, the gala helps to pay tribute to outstanding members of the federal workforce who have made significant contributions to our country. Through her work on Facebook, Devin was able to help generate 90% of the traffic on the Service to America Medals website.
During college, Devin was an intern for WTOP Radio in Washington, D.C. As an intern, she was able to report stories for on-air programming, conduct interviews with people ranging from senators, to World War II veterans, to health experts, and write stories to be read on-air or posted to the station’s website.
In addition to her internship at WTOP, Devin was the senior editor for the College Park Scholars Communications Team. Every month, she was responsible for producing at least two stories for the Scholars newsletter which is sent out to students, faculty, parents, and alumni. She also worked on public relations for the living and learning program.
Devin has received broadcast journalism experience from reporting for Maryland Newsline Monday and Terp Weekly Edition. During her sophomore summer she interned at WDEL1150 AM, a news/talk radio station in Wilmington, Del. To explore other forms of journalism, Devin has written for the online magazine Relate, the campus magazine Unwind!, and her hometown newspaper the Cecil Whig.
When Devin was not in class, at work with Scholars, or interning in D.C., she could be found on the basketball court or football field cheering on the Terps! She was a member of the University of Maryland Dance Team for all four years of her college career.