RESUME

 

Curiosity-driven anchor, multimedia journalist and producer. Adept at shooting video, editing, script writing and on camera presence with more than five years of experience. I have a strong understanding of social media storytelling and news gathering. I am detail oriented and a self-starter able to work under pressure to meet multiple daily deadlines in both Spanish and English.

IN A FEW
WORDS

NBC 7 and Telemundo 20

         February 2020 - present

San Diego, CA anchor and Multimedia Journalist

  • Produce live news reports and packages, monitor news across the world, with a focus in the local news angle. 

  • Pursue leads and pitch breaking news stories with a deep local market angle and knowledgeable contacts to respond rapidly to breaking news.

  • Shoot, write and edit my own news stories on a daily basis for station’s newscasts, recorded programs and/or other live, station broadcasts on the field.

  • Excellent English and Spanish, reading, writing and speaking.

  • Ability to perform under tight time deadlines and a problem solver with excellent on camera presence even under pressure.

  • Creative, strong sense of community involvement and the ability to connect on an emotional level with the audience.

 

NTN24 and Noticias RCN

(Int. news outlet: aired in Colombia and Latin America)

         February 2018 - February 2020

Washington, D.C. anchor and Political correspondent 

  • Covering breaking news from the White House, Congress, Department of state, Supreme court, OAS and more.

  • Live hits for four newscasts a day and turned around a PKG.

  • Well-versed in how politics inside and outside of Washington, DC works.

  • Versatile reporting skills in hard news, feature and entertainment topics. 

  • Reported, researched, wrote, produced and reported accurate news stories

  • Gathered and verified news information to anchor the prime time news cast 'Cuestión de Poder' for NTN24 across different platforms. 

Entravision, Washington D.C.                               

          June 2016 - February 2018

Anchor/ producer / multimedia journalist

  • Began as a multimedia journalist and was promoted to anchoring the weekend newscast.

  • Developed live shots as a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ).

  • Turned around PKG's under pressure and breaking news for two newscasts. 

  • Covered breaking news in the DMV and developed contacts. I found my own stories, shot video, wrote my script, and recorded my stand-ups as well as my live shots. 

  • Excellent writing and script editing skills.

  • Ability to pitch unique stories and angles with research to back it up.

  • Ability to solve problems, prioritize decisions, and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high pressure, breaking news environment.

  • Knowledge of non-linear editing and shooting.

  • Workflow Experience being actively engaged in editorial processes and meetings.

 

CM&, Bogotá, Colombia                                                                                  January 2015 - June 2015

Journalist

  • Pitched ideas, shot footage, interviewed sources, edited and narrated PKG’s. Interviewed international experts and Colombian senators on topics including Colombia’s peace process, cyber security, animal cruelty, plastic surgery, and national security.

  • Well-versed in how politics inside and outside of Colombia and Latin American countries work.

  • Collaborative team player with a positive attitude.

 

iHeart Media Inc. West Palm Beach, Florida                                                May 2013 - December 2014

Associate producer/Board operator /Intern       

  • Produced content for Mia 92.1fm, Wild 95.5fm, and Kool 105.5fm. Wrote stories and created visuals for the station’s website. Researched stories; wrote scripts for on-air shows on “iHeart Radio.”

  • Created, managed blogs and other social media for on-air personalities; traffic for 92.1fm grew 4x.

 

NBC/Telemundo Miramar, Florida                                        

          May 2012 - December 2012

Intern                                                        

  • Associate producer, researched and wrote stories for newscasts.

  • Video editor for newscasts; edited packages, vo’s, and vo/sot’s to run on-air; used Final Cut Pro, Dalet editing software, and  INews.

 

OwlTV/Florida Atlantic University                                                                August 2011 - May 2014

News director                                                                                        

  • Anchored for multiple platforms, wrote copy, reported from the field.

  • Multimedia journalist, researched, wrote, produced, and edited stories for on-air across multiple platforms.

  • Creative, highly organized and Detail oriented.

 

JOURNALISM
EXPERIENCE
Skills

FINAL CUT PRO

ADOBE PREMIER

SOCIAL MEDIA 

INEWS

DALET

Languages

BILINGUAL IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH

Education

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois                             

Medill School of Journalism, 2016

          Master of Science in Journalism

 

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

Communication Studies, 2013

    Bachelor of Communication, Minor in Sociology