Shot, wrote and edited daily news packages about urban issues for broadcast. Produced and edited an hour long show of 11 packages for cable broadcast. Published several articles focusing on urban issues, especially health and education.

Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
Masters of Science in Journalism December 2008
• Broadcast Concentration
• Key Courses: Urban News Reporting, Advanced Interactive Storytelling

University of Pittsburgh, College of Arts and Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA QPA: 3.42
Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies and Business Management April 2007
Minor in Chemistry, Certificate in Latin American Studies

Industry Experience
Medill News Service / Northwestern News Network WYCC-TV 01/08 – 09/08
Urban Affairs Reporter Chicago, IL
• Research, write, edit and upload local print stories to http://www.medillnewsservice.com.
• Write, shoot, edit and produce stories for weekly broadcast.

WQED Multimedia 01/07 – 07/07
Intern with OnQ Magazine TV Pittsburgh, PA
• Research and facilitate production of a daily magazine-style news program
• Distribute scripts, obtain permission for releases, meet and assist on-air guests

Other Work Experience
Boston Public Schools 08/07 – 01/08
Elementary School Teacher Boston, MA
• Preschool, primary and special education experience
• Conducted before and after school programs everyday for up to twenty students in kindergarten one through fifth grade

Language: High proficiency in written and spoken Spanish

Technical: Chyron generator, Panasonic HD P2 and Canon video cameras, canon cameraAvid, FinalCutPro, and Adobe Premiere Elements

Computer: Avid, FinalCutPro, Adobe Premiere Elements, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, iNews, ENPS, WinQ, MS Office

Austin Polytechnical Academy 05/08 – 09/08
Volunteer Chicago, IL
• Assist high school students with community newspaper

National Association of Black Journalists 01/08 – Present
Student Member

Veritas University, Costa Rica 05/05 – 08/05
Study Abroad San Jose, Costa Rica
• Intensive Spanish classes and outreach trips throughout the country
• Volunteered at Children’s Hospital emergency room

One response to “Résumé

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