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News 12 Networks: News 12 En Español, Long Island, NY
Producer, (July 2010 – Present)
-Launched Spanish-language web-based newscasts targeting emerging Hispanic market.
-Prepare, manage, and supervise daily newscast coverage and staff of five.
-Conduct daily editorial and planning meetings.
-Direct training and one-on-one coaching.
-Write, edit and produce content for all newscats.
-Anchor newscasts in Spanish for Bronx and New Jersey bureaus.
-Publish newscasts to the Internet, mobile devices, and social media.
Dateline Belize, Belize
Panelist/Instructor, (June 2010 – Present)
-Lecture at yearly journalism symposium for media professionals and students.
KOMU TV – NBC affiliate, Columbia, MO
Producer/Reporter, (June 2008 – June 2010)
- Managed and line produced newscasts in English. Led training of new producers.
- Investigated and reported special stories in Spanish for “KOMU En Español” online segment.
STL TV, St. Louis, MO
Production Crew/Anchor, (August 2009 – June 2010)
- Anchored segments in English and Spanish.
- Operated in-studio camera, edited video and coordinated graphics.
Newsy.com, Columbia, MO
Associate Producer/Anchor, (2008 – 2009)
- Wrote scripts evaluating how media outlets cover news stories & anchored three-minute newscasts.
Orinoco Television, Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela
Political and Union Reporter, (2007 – 2008)
- Wrote and produced news stories for the political and union beats.
NBC5/Telemundo Chicago, Chicago, IL
- Assisted reporting teams for both NBC5 and Telemundo Chicago. Researched and produced stories for “Nuestra Familia” segment.
Master of Arts, International Relations.
Webster University – Saint Louis, Missouri
Bachelor of Journalism, Broadcast News.
University of Missouri- Columbia’s Missouri School of Journalism
Bilingual: English and Spanish. Software: Final Cut, Avid, VIZrt VIZ Media Studio, Photoshop, I-News, ENPS, Newtek Tricaster, WordPress and Tumblr. Cameras: P2 and DVC Pro.
Regional Edward R. Murrow Award (RTNDA), 2006. – KOMU-TV, Columbia, MO.
“Immigration in Depth,” Contributed with stories in English and Spanish to an 11-part series.
Meredith-Cronkite Fellowship, 2010 – KPHO-CBS 5, Phoenix, AZ.
Selected to an exclusive fellowship from a pool of nationwide candidates.
National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ), Member (October 2005- Present)
NAHJ NYC Chapter, President (September 2013 – Present)