Ella Field


Personal Profile

A highly motivated Magazine Media and Environmental Science major with a long-lived love for writing, journalism, science, art, and design. Hardworking college student and professional with a background in leadership, creativity, photography, and an obsession with knitting.


BAJMC Magazine Media and 

BS Environmental Science, Drake University, Des Moines IA, (Aug. 2018 – Present)

Expected Graduation: May 2022

GPA: 3.73, President’s List (x2), Dean’s List (x2)

Presidential Scholar

High School Diploma, Barrington High School, Barrington, IL , (Aug. 2014 – June 2018)

National Honors Society, 3.9 GPA

Journalism, Creativity, and Leadership award

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Writing
  • Reporting
  • Creativity
  • ArcGIS
  • Leadership
  • Graphic and Editorial Design
  • Research Statistics
  • Collaboration
  • Photography, Design, Editing
  • Social Media Management
  • Web Design
  • SEO

Writer, Drake Magazine (Feb. 2021 – Present)

   – Writing and developing a story on toast for the Spring ‘21 issue

Research Assistant, Drake University (Sept. 2020 – Present)

   – Working to create equity among neighborhoods in a research case study about urban stream planning and flooding in Des Moines, Iowa, and Jakarta, Indonesia

– Summarize current research through written poster presentations

Writer, Drake Political Review (Sept. 2020 – Present)

   – Queried for a piece on congress members for the Spring ‘21 issue

   – Wrote “Bipartisan Baking and Congressional Cocktails” food recipe story in the Fall ‘20 issue

Career Transition Coordinator, BPI Group (June 2020 – Present)

   – Assisted more than 60 individuals throughout the job search process

   – Guide career transition services by communicating with hundreds of individuals each month

   – Provide updated content by managing and reviewing webinar recordings, and editing and writing closed captions.

VP Public Relations

Drake University Epsilon Eta (Dec. 2019 – Present)

   – Increase organization visibility by writing and designing content for social media, posters, and any other graphic needs.

   – Increased following and engagement by 300% on social media

   – Establish a new organization on campus and work with executive council to write a constitution

Web Intern, Drake University (Oct. 2019- Present)

    – Update Drake University and Alumni website with HTML and CSS

    – Increase web traffic by rewriting SEO, and editing the campus calendar and map. 

Corporate Intern, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (May 2019 – Jan. 2020)

   – Improved functionality by writing how-to guides, manuals, and FAQs for over 31,000 global employees

   – Improved customer service by assisting with audit checks, expense reports, and email boxes. 

President, Drake Environmental Action League (April 2019 – Present)

   – Improve sustainability on campus by managing the organization, executive council, and writing agendas

   – Create and manage meetings, events, and sustainable practices

Photographer, EField Studios (Aug. 2017 – Present)

   – Created business to photograph and edit for clients 

   – Booked over 30 sessions with clients in the first 3 years