The Résumé. Education, Experience, Achievements.

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Experience

CBS3 Eyewitness News
News Producer, 2016-Present

WTVR-TV CBS 6
News Producer, 2014-2016

WUFT News
2012-2014
Newsroom Graduate Assistant
News Producer

WJXT-TV News4Jax
Intern, 2013

Florida’s 5, WUFT-TV
2009-2012
Producer
Director

Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM
2010-2012
Producer
Anchor
Reporter

WUFT-FM Radio Reading Service
Managing Director, 2010-2012

 

Service

American Red Cross Eastern Pennsylvania Region
Communications Volunteer/Recruitment Lead/Events Coordinator, 2016-Present

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Coat Check Volunteer, 2015-2016

 

Education

Master of Arts in Mass Communication
University of Florida, 2012-2014

  • Grade Point Average: 4.0/4.0
  • Specialization: Multimedia Telecommunication
  • Master’s project: Insight Florida, a news magazine program examining three stories in North Central Florida in-depth

 

Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
University of Florida, 2009-2012

  • Grade Point Average: 3.9/4.0
  • Graduated with highest honors from UF College of Journalism and Communications
  • Graduated with honors from UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

 

High School Diploma
Christopher Columbus High School, 2005-2009

  • Grade Point Average: 4.9/4.0
  • Completed a 200-page dissertation examining the history of the piano and its music

 

Achievements

  • NATAS Chesapeake Bay Chapter Regional Emmy Award, Outstanding Morning Newscast (2016)
  • NATAS Chesapeake Bay Chapter Regional Emmy Award, Outstanding Morning Newscast (2015)
  • RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Award, News Documentary, Regional; (2014)
  • Florida Associated Press Broadcasters Best College TV Newscast Award (2012)
  • RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Award, Best Radio Newscast, Regional; (2012)
  • SPJ Sunshine State Award, Radio News Division, Regional; (2012)
  • UF CJC Outstanding Master’s Student Award (2014)
  • UF CJC Ruth and Rae O. Weimer Award, Outstanding Graduate of the UF College of Journalism and Communications (2012)
  • UF CJC Major Garland Powell Award, Service in Broadcasting to the University (2012)
  • UF CJC Division of Multimedia Properties Executive Director’s Award, Outstanding Service to Division of Multimedia Properties (2011)

 

Skills

  • Native Spanish speaker
  • Microsoft Windows, Mac OSX
  • Avid iNews
  • AP ENPS
  • Tribune Media newsroom systems: OPUS, TONS
  • Non-linear editing — Adobe Premiere Pro CS6, Final Cut Pro 7, Avid MediaCentral, Avid Media Composer
  • Adobe Audition CS6
  • Adobe After Effects CS6
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • WordPress
  • Social media
  • Social media management — SocialNewsDesk, Hootsuite, Tweetdeck
  • Google Fusion Tables
  • BSI Simian
  • KLZ Newsroom
  • Microsoft Office