Resume

I am proud to have deep roots in Chicago and am committed to continue to further develop and experience opportunities in the city I love. Below is my resume that highlights a few of my experiences.

Internships

NBC Midwest News Bureau

Bureau Intern  June 2019 – August 2019

  • Assisted reporters & producers in researching & logging video
  • Created a proposal that was presented to NBC executives as to how NBC Chicago/Telemundo can increase viewership. This was apart of NBC Universal’s summer intern project.
  • Contacted local officials, courthouses, and other personnel to confirm information 
  • Shot man on the street interviews that aired on Nightly News
  • Shadowed producers as they created packages – editing VO/SOTs shots
  • Further enhanced my proficiency in Media Central & News Connect software

WTTW Chicago Tonight

News Production Intern August 2018 – December 2018

  • Assisted reporters & producers in researching & pitching story ideas, logging video, & booking guest
  • Ensured guest satisfaction while in studio
  • Submitted FOI request, seating charts, rundown, and scripts for the daily live & weekly pre-tapped news cast 
  • Shadowed producers as they created packages – editing VO/SOTs shots
  • Assisted director as AD in Chicago Week in Review shows
  • Developed skills and understanding of iNews and Media Central software  

City Hall Chicago, IL

Aldermanic Communications Intern

June 2018 – August 2018

  • Collaborated with community organizations, members, & city officials on local issues that directly impacted residence within the community
  • Led in-depth research efforts & drafted city resolutions to be presented at city council meetings
  • Led drafting initiatives for all press releases & maintained social media platforms – Facebook & Twitter
  • Used my fluency in Spanish to aid residents with their concerns

Rich Table LLC, CA

Social Media Intern

December 2016 – May 2017

  • Developed & piloted new branding campaigns for Rich Table LLC through social media 
  • Controlled, produced & edited new content across various social media platforms
  • Led all day-to-day performance & optimization by interpreting & analyzing platform’s analytics for each campaign  
  • Coordinated & piloted influencer campaigns that collaborated with Michelin star chef-owner within the Bay Area

Skills

Adobe

Premiere Pro

Photoshop

InDesign

Other

Media Central

Audacity

iNews

News Connect

Canon EOS Series

Spanish (Professional Working Proficiency)

French (Limited Working Proficiency/ Conversational)

Microsoft

Word

Excel

Powerpoint

EDUCATION

Loyola University, Chicago, IL                                                                                                                                     2018- Present Bachelor of Arts & Sciences; Major: Journalism      

  • Graduated May 7, 2020
  • Developed Adobe suite skills – Rhino & Premiere Pro & Audacity
  • NAHJ 2019 Scholarship recipient & NAHJ-Chi member
  • Loyola Phoenix – opinion & photographer contributor

University of San Francisco,San Francisco, CA                                                                                                                 2016- 2018 Bachelor of Arts & Sciences; Major: Communication Studies                                                                                                            

  • Minor:Journalism 
  • 2016-2018 Academic Deans List for maintaining a GPA above 3.5
  • Honors College of Humanities  – focus on African Congo studies
  • USF Foghorn – opinion contributor

Walter Payton College Prep,Chicago, IL                                                                                                                          2012-2016 

  • GPA 4.36/5.0 
  • Studied abroad in both Seville, Spain & Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Recipient of 2016 Walter Payton Principal Award: Curiosity, Character, Courage, & Compassion 
  • McCormick Foundation Journalism Awards (4) 2016
    • Editor-in-Chief of Payton PawPrint       
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