Resume

Education
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Graduation: May, 2014
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Photojournalism sequence
Second major in Sports Administration

Arizona State University, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Graduation: December, 2016
Master of Arts: Sports Journalism
Concentration in Latino Studies and Border Reporting

 

Work Experience

Association for Women in Sports Media Scholar, May 2017 – Present
USA TODAY Sports, Washington DC
Cover DC teams and athletes, as well as national trends for print and digital

Los Angeles Correspondent, August 2016 – Present
Cronkite News – Arizona PBS, Los Angeles, CA
– Covered UCLA football, Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Angels and high school featured games and athletes for various news partners in the greater Los Angeles area

Rio Olympics Correspondent, May 2016 – September 2016
Cronkite News – Arizona PBS, Phoenix, AZ and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
– Reported from the 2016 Summer Olympics for a number of US based outlets
– Wrote, photographed and produced features in both English and Spanish on the Games, the athletes and the culture of Brazil

Reporter, January 2016 – May 2016
Hungary: Europe’s Borderland, Phoenix, AZ and Budapest, Hungary
– Worked with a large group to report on the Hungarian reaction to the Syrian refugee crisis
– Produced a long-form multimedia piece on the intersection of soccer and politics in Hungary

Production Assistant, February 2015 – May 2015
UNC Athletic Department, Chapel Hill, NC
– Produced game highlights, postgame interviews, previews and recaps on UNC teams
– Produced feature stories on UNC student-athletes, coaches and teams
– Shot, edited, wrote and distributed content for goheels.com and video boards at live events

Production Intern, August 2014 – February 2015
NFL Films, Mt. Laurel, NJ
– Research and digitize footage, log interviews and edit sequences for Emmy award-winning shows, including A Football Life, Sound FX and Together We Make Football
– Assist with company’s social media and show promotion by running their Snapchat account

Project Assistant, May 2014
Carolina Photojournalism Workshop, Chapel Hill, NC
– Assist students and coaches for 10 day documentary boot-camp run by UNC-Chapel Hill
– Work out in field as second shooter for video documentaries
– Transcribe interviews
– Assist with storyboarding, editing and polishing students’ documentary
– Promote project during the workshop and after post-production through social media outlets

Videographer and Marketing Director, January 2014 – May 2014
Fault Lines: Race, Class and Education in Durham, NC, Chapel Hill, NC
– Film and edit video documentary content for a large group multimedia project
– Create marketing strategy to promote project locally and to national news outlets

Video Coordinator, May 2012 – May 2014
UNC Men’s Lacrosse, Chapel Hill, NC
– Film all practices and games, cut footage for players and coaches to watch

Reporter, January 2013 – May 2014
SportsXtra, Chapel Hill, NC
– Report from all Olympics sporting events at UNC for student-run television show
– Log game footage, conduct interviews, create features on UNC athletics

Web Developer, Summers from 2008 – 2013
KE Hardware, Baltimore, MD
– Work on front and back ends of website, as well as site’s blog
– Built, edited and wrote HTML content; took, edited and uploaded product pictures

Videographer, January 2013 – May 2013
Living Galápagos, Chapel Hill, NC and Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
– Spent 10 days onsite in the Galápagos gathering interviews and footage for a documentary
– Edit and produce content for bilingual multimedia website
– Manage and monitor social media outlets for the project

Intern, January 2013 – May 2013
News 14 Raleigh, Raleigh, NC
– Write and edit script for broadcast, edit accompanying video
– Edit stories to be published on the web
– Assist reporters and photographers out in the field with interviews

Recruiting Administrative Assistant, August 2012- May 2013
UNC Football Department, Chapel Hill, NC
– File recruiting paperwork, contact high school coaches, send out mailings

Intern, April 2012 – August 2012
The Chesapeake Bayhawks, Annapolis, MD
– Wrote and published stories about players and games to Facebook page
– Monitored and created content for different forms of social media
– Prepared News & Notes for gameday media packages

 

Skills
AP Style, Spanish, Photography, Videography, Video Editing, Avid, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Dalet Pro, Adobe Photoshop, PluralEyes, Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, Blogger, SEO

Awards
– Hearst Journalism Awards Program | 2nd Place, Team Multimedia Reporting
– The Webby Awards | People’s Voice Award, Best Online Film & Video: Travel & Adventure
– Television Academy Foundation 35th College Television Award | 2nd Place, Best Newscast
– UNC Men’s Lacrosse | Danny Fox Memorial Award for Service to the Team