Resume

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

VIDEO PRODUCER | THE STATE NEWSPAPER
December 2017-April 2018
Produce, edit, and upload video content for South Carolina’s daily newspaper within digital platforms such as our main website and social media. Collaborate with reporters on producing complimentary multimedia content—using Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects—such as text-caption videos summarizing articles, on top of filming and editing footage to enhance the article (interviews, B-roll footage). Monitor viral content, spike alerts, video plays and analytics via ChartBeat and Adobe Omniture.

Highlights include compilation gallery videos on local sports prodigies throughout South Carolina, breaking news video curator on fatal Amtrak train crash in Cayce, SC, producing a summary explainer on arrest details of Morgan Roof—younger sibling of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof—in Richland County.

FREELANCE JOURNALIST | SELF-EMPLOYED
June 2014-Present
Contributor to several publications on print and online mediums based on the knowledge and research on subject materials.

Bylines included are South Florida Gay News on OUTCon preview blurb, profiles on South Florida’s prominent LGBT competitive eSports players for special video games/Gaymer issue, Japan Travel.com for a travel feature based on Shonen Jump’s  indoor theme park, WLRN 91.3 FM Miami for a multimedia coverage piece on the 10-year anniversary celebration of a cultural open-mic venue, and Huffington Post: Latino Voices on an op-ed post about 2016 Olympics.

BROWARD CAMPUS CHIEF OF STAFF | FAU STUDENT GOVERNMENT
July 2015—February 2016
Appointed official under FAU’s Broward Student Government executive branch between Summer 2015 until Spring 2016 semesters. Leadership position where I maintained proper operations between executive and legislative branches, presided over budget meetings and monitor disbursement of funds, accurately wrote bi-weekly agendas and transcribed recordings of meeting minutes following Florida Sunshine Law.

STAFF CONTRIBUTOR | UNIVERSITY PRESS
July 2013—February 2015

Serve as contributing writer, designer, and copy editor for both print and online mediums of Florida Atlantic University’s student newspaper and website. Report on current events, news, and features. Submit stories before deadline, edit and proofread for grammar, voice, and spelling by following Associated Press style.

ADMINISTRATIVE CLERK | OFFICE & ADMINISTRATIVE WORK
2009—2015

Administrative assistant, file clerk, and front desk receptionist at numerous small businesses and corporate offices throughout Washington, DC metro and South Florida metro areas with over 5+ years of clerical experience and proficiency.

Skill sets include data entry, filing, customer service, copywriting, time management, payroll, hiring procedures, coordinating office meetings, business travels, promotional events and more.

EDUCATION

FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY | BOCA RATON, FL
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Multimedia Studies: Multimedia Journalism
August 2012—August 2017

FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY | BOCA RATON, FL
Certificate of Executive Education, Marketing Management (College of Business)
August 2012—November 2012

INDEPENDENT WORKSHOPS

SKILLS & SOFTWARE

  • Native Bilingual: Spanish & English (Read, Write, Speak)
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite: Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, Audition, After Effects
  • Technology Equipment: MacBook Pro with macOS Sierra, Sony Alpha a6300 SLR camera, Sony SEL50F18 50mm f/1.8 Lens, Rode VideoMicro Compact external microphone, portable tripod and monopod setup.
  • Social Media Metrics: Chartbeat, CrowdTangle, Adobe Omniture, Google Trends, HootSuite
  • Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel
  • Basic HTML 5, CSS and WordPress.com & WordPress.org technical knowledge
  • Associated Press style editing and formatting
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