Resume

EXPERIENCE

Sports Reporter, Antelope Valley Press, Palmdale, Calif.
August 2016-PRESENT

  • Cover high school, junior college and university sports
  • Cover Lancaster JetHawks, the Colorado Rockies’ minor league baseball team
  • Cover NBA games, write features on players with local ties as needed
  • Record, edit and post athlete videos to paper’s Twitter account
  • Covered the Los Angeles Clippers’ 2016-17 playoff run against the Utah Jazz

Staff Writer, Assistant Editor, Malibu Surfside News, Malibu, Calif.
October 2013-August 2016

  • Responsible for average of 15 pieces of written content per week
  • Helped Editor plan content for weekly paper
  • Posted to and update website
  • Managed sports section and cove all high school sports
  • Managed Twitter account and grow following
  • Wrote stories for local news, sports and features on community members
  • Shot, edited and captioned photos for weekly print and online publication
  • Covered important events in a small community, such as a triathlon where local high school boy won first place, and high school swim team winning
 a league championship

Staff Reporter, News Editor, Cal State Northridge Daily Sundial, Northridge, Calif.
August 2013-December 2014

  • Wrote stories and took photos for campus events, breaking news, sporting events and features on students and faculty, some of which made the front page of the print product
  • Covered the Big West Tournament where basketball team almost advanced to the NCAA Tournament; stories were posted online before the school’s official recaps
  • Planned, assigned and edited stories for the daily print product and website
  • Wrote short, catchy headlines for print product and informational, SEO-centric headlines for online product
  • Copyedited stories in each section for accuracy, grammatical errors and flow

News Intern, Santa Monica Daily Press, Santa Monica, Calif.
January 2013-June 2013

  • Wrote stories, news and community briefs and headlines for news, sportsand feature stories, which sometimes made the front page
  • Wrote news and community briefs
  • Wrote listings for the Events section, updated movie timesfor the Movie section and transcribed reader voicemails for Q-Line section

Staff Writer, Arts & Entertainment Editor, Santa Monica College The Corsair, Santa Monica, Calif.
August 2012-June 2013

  • Wrote stories and shot photos for News, Sports, Opinionand Arts & Entertainment sections, which made the front page on several occasions
  • Covered the space shuttle Endeavour’s three-day journey from LAX to theCalifornia Science Center, the LA Marathon and the 2012 Presidential election
  • Assigned and edited stories for print and online product
  • Edited raw copy for grammar, punctuation and accuracy
  • Wrote headlines for stories that were publishedEDUCATION

EDUCATION

  • Cal State Northridge, Northridge, Calif., Journalism

SKILLS

  • AP style
  • Photo editing with Adobe Photoshop
  • Page design with Adobe InDesign
  • Video editing with Final Cut Pro, iMovie and Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Creating infographics
  • Data visualization
  • Google Analytics
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • HTML and CSS
  • Social Media Management
  • Fluent in English and Spanish, with beginning proficiency in French
  • Proficient with Mac and Windows operating systems