Clara K. Bonner
28 Traction Street
Spartanburg, SC 29307
Experienced professional with expertise in high-level public relations. Skilled in devising creative strategies to maximize and extend the advertising budget.
Quaker Penn Oil, Spartanburg, SC
1992 – Present
Public Relations Director
• Work with company to create and distribute travel magazine to promote family travel fun and safety. Negotiated several beneficial sponsorships and advertising agreements for magazine.
• Manage all radio and television advertising campaigns.
• Created a car safety brochure with costs underwritten by government grant.
• Cooperated with DOT to create safety campaign which reached over ten million people.
McDonald International, Spartanburg, SC
1989 – 1992
Public Relations Manager
KABJ-TV, Spartanburg, SC
1986 – 1989
Assistant News Director
South Carolina House of Representatives, Columbia, SC
1983 – 1988
Spartanburg Archives, Spartanburg, SC
1983 – 1986
The Daily Review, Spartanburg, SC
1981 – 1983
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, Columbia, SC
Bachelor of Arts, Marketing/Communications
Member of the National Communications Honor Society
Public Relations Society of America
American Marketing Association, Public Relations Committee
International Association of Business Communicators
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Photoshop, PageMaker, and Adobe Illustrator.