Resume

Education: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (December 2013)
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
Second Major: Spanish
Certificate: Latin American and Caribbean Studies
GPA: 3.79/4.00
Advanced Proficiency in Spanish
Coursework included travel to Australia, United Kingdom and Peru to study media and culture

Journalism Experience
The Associated Press Des Moines, IA
Legislative Relief Staffer (January 2014-May 2014)
 Covered Iowa’s 2014 legislative session
 Generated stories on deadline in both broadcast and print formats for the AP wire
 Developed fresh story ideas about legislation moving through the Statehouse for a wide range of audiences

Indiana Daily Student Bloomington, IN
IU’s nationally acclaimed student newspaper (February 2011-December 2013)
 Social Media Editor: Supervised all IDS-affiliated social media accounts and generated strategies to better promote content
 General Assignments Editor: Trained incoming students for preparedness in desk reporting
 Women’s Soccer Beat Reporter: Covered IU women’s soccer for sports desk
 Copy Editor: Revised daily copy for next day’s paper
 Administration Beat Reporter: Reported breaking IU administration news on deadline

School of Journalism Bloomington, IN
Web Reporter (October 2012-December 2013)
 Developed features, shot photos and covered events relevant to IU journalism to keep website current and attractive
 Turned stories around on deadline to maintain their news value and timeliness for site visitors

Content That Works Chicago, IL
Marketing Communications Intern (January-February 2013)
 Reported trends and managed social media to strengthen customer access to Brides365, company’s online bridal vertical
 Created markets in several states for salespeople to target editorial sales
 Assisted with client outreach and product promotion through press release writing and designing

Morris Visitor Publications London, United Kingdom
Editorial/Social Media Intern (May-June 2012)
 Initiated and launched company Facebook and Pinterest pages to attract broader audiences
 Coordinated sites with London 2012 campaign to build excitement for all local events
 Contributed posts for Where Traveler blog about personal experiences in London during 2012 Olympics and Queen’s Jubilee
 Produced and fact-checked copy for three travel magazines to ensure high-quality publications

The Herald-Times Bloomington, IN
Features Intern (January-May 2012)
 Reported on local events, organizations and artists for Sunday paper
 Wrote briefs about art news, businesses and competitions around southern Indiana for Arts section

Reflejos Bilingual Journal Arlington Heights, IL
Editorial Intern/Translator (May-August 2011)
 Translated articles, photo captions and other documents between Spanish and English
 Developed story ideas, conducted interviews, edited photos and reported news and features for print and online platforms
 Edited story packages using wire service sources

Volunteer Experience
ESL Tutor
Centro Comunal Latino (August-December 2013)
 Instructed 35-year-old Spanish-speaking woman in beginner English skills
 Planned weekly lessons to ensure improvement of verbal, written and reading abilities

Honors
 Ernie Pyle Scholars | IU Journalism Honors Program
 Kappa Tau Alpha | Journalism Honor Society