Sophie Edens

Creative Storyteller – Digital Designer


Phone: 765-667-8656



  • Creative Storytelling
  • Videography & Production
  • Professional Writing and Editing (MLA, APA, AP)
  • Experience with social media posts and account management
  • Project Management
  • Web Design via WordPress, Limited HTML/CSS experience
  • Digital Design Knowledge for creation and editing with sound, photo, and video products
  • Proficient Knowledge of Adobe Products, including Audition, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro


Ball State University, Class of 2020

August 2016 – May 2020

  • Creative Writing Major
  • Double Minors in Digital Medias and Professional Writing
  • GPA: 3.6/4.0

Work Experience

Marketing Director/ YMCA of Muncie

Febraury 2021 – Present, Muncie, IN

Appointed to Marketing Director – August 2022

  • Coordinate with program directors for upcoming programs and the designs for their desired marketing materials, including check-ins and editing
  • Design marketing assets for YMCA events, programs, and other notices for Y members
  • Manage social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • Photograph events and special moments at the Y for a continuous portfolio of the YMCA of Muncie’s activities and for future marketing usage
  • Spear-headed the YMCA360 launch for the YMCA of Muncie, managing social media launches, flyers, website pushes, in-person classes, and videography production

Writer / Ball Bearings Magazine

January 2018 – May 2020,  Muncie, IN

  • Brainstorm ideas for publications and completed briefings as apart of the Junior Executive Committee (4 semesters to present)
  • Communicated with team of writers and editors for in-person suggestions and problem-solving situations
  • Conduct online and in-person research on topics to ensure accurate content of copy material
  • Fact checked submissions to ensure accuracy according to included sources
  • Provided detailed and critical feedback to freelance writers on how to improve their submissions
  • Wrote and edited articles (8) for publication (print and online)
  • See my publications below

Visitor Assistant / David Owsley Museum of Art

January 2018 – May 2020,  Muncie, IN

  • Acted as Lead, coordinating with fellow assistants for events and daily tasks such as a checklist
  • Answered phone calls and directed calls to the staff from the front desk
  • Assisted with planning and coordination of programs and outreach, including cash handling, event setup, etc.
  • Experience in helping plan event concepts, setting the space, overseeing event security, and cleaning up swiftly afterwards
  • Interviewed potential new guards with Assistant Director of the museum
  • Monitored the protection of the displayed artwork, answered questions from visitors, and assisted visitors with the use of museum technology
  • Provided exceptional customer service by creating a warm, positive, and welcoming atmosphere for all visitors
  • Performed as an informational resource for answering questions on programs, exhibitions, and events, for the museum

Internships and Projects

Digital Medias ICOM 299X: Experimental Development Topics

Ball State University, Spring 2019 course

  • Analyzed numerous classes within the Digital Media minor, distinguishing vital skills for students to learn and showcase in their classwork and projects
  • Created scripts and filmed instructional videos over large topics and small skills for students in Digital Media courses, specifically Digital Storytelling
  • Developed a prototype website for the Digital Media minor for future development
  • Designed digital medias materials specifically adhering to Ball State University branding
  • Collaborated and brainstormed other ideas with fellow classmates and coordinated with the professor to create meaningful and understandable content for future classes

Cozy Cat Press Intern (Summer 2019)

  • Read through manuscripts, identifying the qualities of a cozy mystery
  • Wrote reports about my findings, if the manuscript fit the qualities of a Cozy Cat mystery
  • Advised if I thought a manuscript should be accepted, revised, or rejected

David Owsley Museum of Art

Public Relations & Marketing Intern (Summer 2019)


Ball Bearings Publications

  • Museums 2.0” – Adding fresh technologies in exhibits and hosting special events can help museums attract a younger generation of visitors.
  • The New Nostalgic” – As culture trends often come back every few decades, styles can overlap so much that almost anything is popular.
  • Families You Choose” – Spectrum provides a close family environment and supports the LGBTQ community at Ball State.
  • Blossoming on Stage” – Evan Schacherer always found the most acceptance in their high school marching band. Now they feel that comfort while performing drag as Holly Berry Blossom.
  • How Familiarity Endangers Desire” – Strong romantic relationships are built on trust and safety, but it’s mystery that we find most attractive. Here’s how to balance the two.
  • There’s a Map For That” – Digital navigation has changed the way people travel. But what happens when the technology fails?
  • Kirk’s Bike Shop” – Follow the growth of bicycles in Indiana and Kirk’s Bike Shop, established in 1865 and still thriving.

Hope For Women Magazine Publications

Short Story Publications

  • Wrote, edited, and self-published my book When the Mighty Fall on Amazon – July 2020
  • My short story “75.22” was published in the March edition of The Broken Plate, published by Ball State University Students
  • My short story “Wendigo Syndrome” was published in the bi-annual edition of Tributaries, published by Indiana University East Students
  • My short story “You Are Not In Control” was electronically published in the October edition of Newfound Magazine