Education

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Washington State University

Bachelor of Arts in Communication- May 2014 

  • Emphasis in Journalism and Media Production

 

Work Experience

 

Spring 2014                              

Student Intern                                                                                                                                                                                    The Documentary Group, NY, NY

  • Upgraded production books and show boxes for a documentary series that has been ongoing for 10 years, updating and cataloging licensing contracts.
  • Conducted research of archival footage and photographs for acquisition and use in ongoing projects 
  • General research and development for potential future documentaries. 
  • Assisted in the creation of pitch presentations for existing/potential clients and/or funders
  • Kept up with and researched current events to update social media content. 

 

August 2013-December 2013

Producer/Reporter/Anchor                                                                                                                               Murrow News 8, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

  • Wrote, shot, and edited news packages for 15 and 30 minute newscasts
  • Produced both 15 and 30 minute newscasts
  • Used iNews to stack stories on nightly newscasts in accordance to relevance for our local audience
  • Wrote scrips and teases for newscasts
  • Gained experience acting as weather, sports, and main anchor

 

August 2012-December 2013

Office of the Tribal Liaison Communication Assistant                                                                                                                                 Washington State University

  • Research, interview, and write articles for monthly newsletter
  • Shoot and edit video to provide newsletter with multimedia content  
  • Aid in every day office tasks such as answering phones, taking messages, and assisting visitors

 

January 2013-December 2013                                                             

Lab Monitor                                                                                                                                                                     Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

  • Assisted Communication students with projects and use of Adobe Creative Suite software      
  • Enforced computer lab rules
  • Cleaned and maintained computer lab

 

Summer 2013                               

Study of U.S Institutes (SUSI) Peer Mentor                                                                                                                      Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

  • Assisted professors in the journalistic training of Arab students from multiple Middle Eastern countries.
  • Planned activities to give students a memorable cultural experience
  • Aided students with coursework

 

International Experience

 

Murrow College Backpack Journalism Scholar- The Galápagos Islands                                                                                                                           December 2013

  • Selected as scholarship recipient for a fully funded solo trip to the Galápagos Islands
  • Reported on conservation efforts within the island of San Cristóbal
  • Produced multimedia content on location

 

Backpack Journalism in Cuba                                                                                                                                                                                          Summer 2013

  • Experienced multimedia reporting within a new and unfamiliar environment
  • Produced multimedia content on location
  • Adapted to communicate with people who spoke a foreign language

 

Semester Abroad in London                                                                                                                                                                                               Spring 2012

Kingston University- Music Technology

  • Adapted to new and foreign surroundings
  • Embraced cultural diversity
  • Used communication skills to navigate through unfamiliar countries and cities
  • Managed finances in various currencies

 

International Travel Experience: Canada, England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, Cuba, Ecuador 

 

Special Skills and Abilities

 

-Adobe Creative Suite                                                   -Comfortable working with people from other cultures

-Final Cut Pro                                                                -Adaptable to new environments and situations        

-Avid Media Composer                                                 -iNews

-Microsoft Office Suite                                                  -Strong Written and Verbal Skills

-Highly teachable                                                          -Organized