Experience


The Dallas Morning News, Metro Intern 
Dallas, TX | June 2018 - August 2018

During my ten weeks I focused on long-term stories, two of which were featured on 1A and three on the metro front • My editor saw a growth opportunity for me and reallocated my responsibilities to cover 5 suburban cities • Collaborated with social media and video team to facilitate the production of Instagram stories 

The Buffalo News, Metro Intern 
Buffalo, NY | June 2017 - August 2017

Wrote more than 50 stories over the course of a 10-week internship, including seven bylines on A1 • Served as a general assignment reporter • Reported on features, metro, crime and breaking news • Pitched stories with urban affairs focus • Live tweeted breaking news including floods, tornadoes, press conferences and festivals

The Daily Orange, Syracuse, NY
Feature Editor | May 2017 - Present

Doubled content across print and online • Created ten new beat writer positions to cover the on and off campus community • Oversaw six person staff department of 50 • Revived writer listerv, contributors went from 5 to 45 in 2 months • Edited each story in the section for structure, context and narrative • Coordinated 7 specialty guides (ex. Homecoming Guide, Halloween Guide and Outdoors Guide) that serviced readers and brought in $400-$1,300 in ads each • Diversified section coverage • Produced print product 4-times-a-week

Asst. Feature Editor | December 2016 - May 2017

Managed group of 8 writers and columnists • Guided columnists in pitching creative and timely content • Approved story ideas • Wrote and scheduled tweets using TweetDeck • Took photos for print and online

Asst. News Editor | May 2016 - December 2016

Regularly featured on A1 • Developed 7+ story ideas weekly • Wrote and posted breaking news in 10 - 30 minute time frame • Communicated with staff of 50+ writers • Sourced writers • Edited stories to improve structure, content and readability • Posted stories on Wordpress nightly • Was on call 24/7 for breaking news • Collaborated with designers to create graphics

Staff Writer | September 2015 - May 2016

Covered national, state, city and campus news • Took last minute articles as needed by news editor • Interviewed national and local experts • Worked under tight deadlines 


The Stand, Urban Affairs Reporter 
Syracuse, NY | January 2017 - September 2017

Engaged with local community to uncover what issues were affecting the south side of Syracuse • Covered infrastructure, education, poverty, housing and philanthropy 

The Newshouse, Multimedia Reporter
Syracuse, NY | September 2015 - May 2017

Revamped appearance, content and mission of the website • Integrated video and data visualization in stories 

Office of Program Development, Social Media Coordinator
Syracuse, NY | September 2016 - Present

Produced content across social media platforms • Doubled followers on Twitter and Facebook• Used Facebook Ads to promote giving campaigns and events • Engaged with 3,000+ students and alumni • Created database of campus organizations and leaders 

Education


S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University

August 2015 - May 2019 • Bachelor of Arts in magazine journalism and Latino-Latin American studies • Study abroad in spring 2018: São Paulo, Brazil • Dean’s scholarship • McNair Scholar • Our Time Has Come Scholar 

Languages 


English: Native Proficiency

Spanish: Native Proficiency

Portuguese: Conversational, intermediate reading and writing


Skills


Native Spanish Speaker • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Lightroom, Photoshop, Premiere) • A.P. Style • Basic HTML/CSS • Copy Editing • DSLR cameras • Final Cut Pro • iMovie • LexisNexis • Photography • SEO • Slack • Social Media (Facebook, Hootsuite, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Snapchat, TweetDeck,Twitter, Youtube) • Videolicious • Wordpres


Activities


Brown Girl Published Co-Founder • Newhouse Peer Adviser • Spanish Action League Volunteer • Mundy Branch Library Volunteer • La Casita (Latino Cultural Center) Volunteer • National Association of Black Journalist • National Association of Hispanic Journalist • The Fall Workshop


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