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Sept. 2015—Current | Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 

On-air host / producer / reporter, The Sun Sentinel / – largest circulating newspaper in South Florida and 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winner

  • Spearheaded weekly Facebook Live series called “What’s Up South Florida?”
    • For each show, produced and reported on-air; communicated between video and entertainment departments; gathered b-roll; organized rundown; acquired guests; facilitated interviews
  • Launched and managed’s Snapchat
  • Awarded 10 Pride Awards, a monthly recognition for above-average work
  • Averaged five content items per week including stories, videos and photo galleries
    • Photo galleries averaged over 70,000  views
  • Diversified online coverage by integrating electronic music in reportage.
  • Increased traffic interviewing electronic musicians such as Markus Schulz,  Steve Aoki and Claude VonStroke.
  • Urged to cover the inaugural Okeechobee Music Festival, which tripled viewership  in two weeks.

Feb. 2015—July 2015 | Jerusalem, Israel 

Intern,  The Media Line – American news agency specializing in the Middle East

  • Pitched and published articles focusing on Middle Eastern culture
  • Worked as a production assistant for videos projects around Israel
  • Gained understanding of political, social and economic policy of the MENA region
  • Updated databases upon the rebranding of the website
  • Transcribed hours worth of interviews

Nov. 2014—Jan. 2015| Naples, Fla.

Staff Writer, The Naples Herald – start-up digital news publication

  • Promoted from freelance to full-time within the first month of working
  • Demonstrated time management by meeting daily deadlines

June 2014—Aug. 2014 | Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 

InternThe Sun Sentinel  

  • Received and accepted an offer to extend internship at editor’s request
  • Composed over 66 articles for print and online in English and Spanish, making the front page
    • Achieved an average of 450 page views per online publication
  • Designed, edited and arranged 6 videos associated with
  • Implemented photo galleries for as well as the Spanish counterpart, El Sentinel
    • One gallery from an NBA finals game garnered over 11,000 page views
  • Earned nearly 27,000 page views on all content created during internship

Aug. 2012- May 2014 | Gainesville, Fla. 

Reporter, WUFT – University of Florida news station reaching 16 counties in Florida                      

  • Covered local elections in 2012, breaking the news with live updates and candidate interviews
  • Acquired on-air camera and radio experience during live and prerecorded segments for WUFT-TV’s 5 p.m. newscast, First at Five, as well as WUFT-FM’s Front Page Edition of All Things Considered 
  • Met deadlines and multitasked when creating news packages involving reporting, writing, shooting and editing using Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro

Jan. 2014—April 2014 | Apopka, Fla.

Intern, Pink Sneakers Productions  producer for TV networks like CMT, VH1 and MTV                       

  •  Assisted with post-production, editing content airing on CMT’s My Big Redneck Family
  • Modified over 2 hours of recorded interviews footage down to several minutes

Jan. 2014—April 2014 | Gainesville, Fla.

Intern, GainesvilleScene   start-up digital publication

  • Researched information and initiated business development in four new cities for upcoming Scene publications
  • Curated playlists for “Your Weekly Dirty Dozen”
  • Gained better understanding of start-up companies
  • Produced video content showcasing Gainesville’s culture

Dec. 2013—April 2014 | Gainesville, Fla.

Brand Ambassador, Klique – social media platform 

  • Advanced marketing skills while promoting the social media app
  • Honored as the first ever Campus Ambassador of the Month, February 2014
  • Conducted media outreach to ensure press coverage on the day of the app’s lauch
    • An article was published on the fourth page of the Independent Florida Alligator, a newspaper with a daily circulation of 35,000

Jan. 2014—April 2014 | Gainesville, Fla. 

Marketing and Promotions, Evolve Group – leading electronic dance music promotion company in Gainesville

  • Organized and executed events that supported activations
  • Increased audience engagement and ticket sales for live music events

Nov. 2013 | Orlando, Fla.

Night Owl Volunteer, Insomniac Events – organizer of major electronic dance music festivals 

  • Gained understanding of event operations from on-site experience working behind-the-scenes withInsomniac Events, a major tour promotion company for electronic music events in America

June 2012—Aug. 2012 | New York, N.Y.

Intern, 4th Row Films – production company  specializing in documentaries and branded marketing          

  • Created the Connecticut Challenge’s official promotional video while serving as a production assistant
  • Scouted and secured locations for upcoming shoots

  • Updated databases while performing media outreach and business development


May 2014

Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications-News
University of Florida | Gainesville, FL
Minors: Spanish and theater
Dean’s list: spring 2011, fall2011, fall 2012, spring 2013, fall 2013

May – June 2013

Study Abroad Program | Sydney, Australia
University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications
Coursework: Video Storytelling and Sports and Travel Reporting
Completed assignments using Adobe Premiere Pro C6 and

June – July 2011

Study Abroad Program | Buenos Aires, Argentina
University of Belgrano
Coursework: Spanish translation, History of Argentina, Argentine Literature
Courses taught in Spanish


  • Award: Excellence in Feature Writing – Integrated Storytelling (honorable mention) from the Society for Features Journalism
  • Garnered over 30,000 hits on personal YouTube channel
  • Languages: English and Spanish
  • Participated in the 30th annual International Radio and Television Society Career Workshop – competitively selected via national competition to attend March 2014 conference
Technical Skills: ENPS (Electronic News Production System), Newsroom Computer System, KLZ Newsroom, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Microsoft Office, Mac OSX, Microsoft Windows,, Facebook, TwitterInstagram, Snapchat, as well as professional, digital, GoPro and DSLR cameras


Member, Nap Girls 

  • a creative collaboration for women and GNC individuals in the music industry with a common goal of nurturing, empowering and educating one another.
2012-2013 school year

Member, Panhellenic Counselor

  • Ambassador within the Greek community with a primary focus on leadership and communication skills
spring 2011, spring 2012

Morale Staff, Dance Marathon

  • Organized and oversaw in house events and activities for dancers during the 26.2 hour long philanthropy
2010-2011 school year

Announcing Chair, Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority

  • Chapter representative and public relations liaison responsible for maintaining communication between various campus organizations

Member, Hispanic Communicators Association

Member, National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Member, UF National Broadcasting Society


Investigative Journalism
  • Produced in-depth investigative news stories for TV and radio using professional recording equipment and Adobe Premiere Pro C6
  • Improved news reporting skills
  • Developed and researched story ideas before presenting pitches in a newsroom environment
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  • Polished on-air performance skills including voice work, stand-ups, interviews, anchoring and live shots
  • Completed class projects using professional camera equipment and Adobe Premiere Pro C6
Marketing and Advertising in the Spanish Speaking World
  • Gained awareness of different cultural and commercial customs within Spanish speaking Countries
  • Developed marketing proposals and advertising strategies for products
  • Presented 30 minute product proposals entirely in Spanish
 Electronic News Media 2
  • Practiced proper usage of tools such as professional cameras, tripods, microphones and lights
  • Captured and edited footage using professional television cameras and Final Cut Pro to generate video content
  • Created news packages for WUFT-TV
Radio 1
  • Simulated real world work environment within a news studio and radio booths
  • Conducted interviews, researched stories, spent time on air.
  • Edited content using KLZ Newsroom
Computer Editing with Premier Pro C6
  • Further increased existing skills in this workshop style class
  • Improved editing techniques such as audio mixing, modifying speed, stills and graphics, color correction and transitions

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