ExperienceDownload the PDF version of my resume.
The Gainesville Sun News Intern
January 2013 - Present
- Wrote human interest features and news stories for the daily city newspaper that has a circulation of 125,000.
- Covered city government, education, crime and other breaking news.
The Gainesville Sun Contributing Writer
August 2012 - Present
- Covered news and events in the Gainesville area and on-campus.
- Live-blogged the 2012 presidential and county election for the Sun.
University of Florida Department of Housing Graphic Designer
July 2012-December 2012
- Internship at the marketing and communications team in one of the largest housing departments in the country.
- Worked on creating posters, fliers, brochures, booklets, photo, video and other marketing materials for the housing department.
- Responsible for social media aspect of housing, which was anything from scheduling more than 200 tweets on HootSuite to maintaining both UF Housing Facebook pages.
- Copy edited marketing plans, communication plans and master plans for the department.
The Independent Florida Alligator Contributing Writer
June 2012 - Present
- Covered news and events in the Gainesville area and on campus for the student newspaper thats serves a population of about 50,000.
WUFT Noticas Writer
June 2012- September 2012
- Wrote broadcast readers in Spanish for the news radio Noticias on a weekly basis.
EducationUniversity of Florida
August 2011-August 2013
Bachelor of Science: Journalism, with a minor in Spanish
Skills- Languages: Fluent in Spanish; can read, write and translate at the advanced level.
- Multimedia Software: Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, Audacity, Soundslides and Prezi.
Familar with iMovie, Final Cut Pro and HTML5/CSS.
- Social Media: Proficient on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Google+, HootSuite, WordPress, Vimeo, LinkedIn and Instagram.
AffiliationsSociety of Professional Journalists
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Hispanic Communicators Association at UF
ReferencesGreg Hamilton: local editor at The Gainesville Sun, 352-697-1636
Amy Jorgensen: brand manager at the University of Michigan, 734-276-2714
Jeff Tudeen: assistant local news editor at The Gainesville Sun, 352-374-5044