Professional Experience

Take a look at my portfolio here.

Professional Experience

On-Air Reporter/Editor/Producer
City of Coral Gables
January 2018 – Present
Coral Gables, FL

  • Interview, edit and create packages to be distributed on social media and local channel.
  • Manage social media accounts and post continuous content.
  • Stay up to date with all the happenings around the city to be able to report on them.

Public Relations Coordinator
Univision Communications Inc.                                 
August 2016 – August 2017
Miami, FL

  • Assist media credential process for tentpoles: Premio Lo Nuestro, Premios Juventud and Premios Univision Deportes.
  • Write and update talent and executives biographies and show fact sheets, as well as any other support that may include thorough proofing, assembly and delivery.
  • Assist NY team executing internal communication tactics.
  • Provide support staffing photo opportunities  and interviews with talent.
  • Distribute upload and tweet press releases.

Travel Counselor
American Express                                              
November 2015 – August 2016
Miramar, FL

  • Creating memorable travel experiences for Card Members by booking travel with a key focus in domestic and international destination air travel arrangements.
  • Staying ahead of industry trends and continuously building destination knowledge.
  • Creating innovative ways to resolve Card Members’ issues or concerns to win their loyalty and travel spend.

English Language Assistant
September 2015 – November 2015              
Ministry of Education                                                    
Madrid, Spain

  • Provided one-on-one and small group tutoring during school.
  • Worked with elementary teachers to improve conversational English in the classroom.

Reading Interventionist
AmeriCorps: City Year Miami                                      
July 2014 – June 2015                                         
Overtown, FL

  • Provided 46 high school students with yearlong intensive academic intervention resulting in a 15% increase in reading proficiency at the mid-year.
  • Successful mentoring initiative engaging 12 students in targeted behavior interventions leading to demonstrated improvement in citizenship skills.
  • Organized and led activities and projects to improve the school environment.
  • Completed a curriculum of professional and leadership development sessions including techniques for providing socio-emotional support to youth, group facilitation, and hands on presentation skills.
  • Completed 1700 hours of service.

Instructor                                          
John Casablancas Modeling and Career Center
February 2010 – December 2013                    
Doral, FL

  • Produced/ hosted quarterly Fashion Shows. Produced weekly photo shoots.
  • Instructed groups in techniques and methods of self-improvement, utilizing principles of modeling, such as visual poise, wardrobe coordination, and cosmetic application.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
  • Monitored students’ performance to make suggestions for improvement and to ensure satisfaction of course standards, training requirements, and objectives.

Projects

The Blonde Mademoiselle 
July 2015 – Present

  • Founder and author of TheBlondeMademoiselle.com
  • Writing multiple stories from places visited around the world.
  • Promoting on multiple social media sites.

EyesOnTheRise.org                                                     
May 2014 – July 2014

  • Co-Produced a video explaining how students at Florida International University were communicating Sea Level Rise in South Florida.
  • On-Air Reporter.
  • Interviewed the Mayor of South Florida at the time, Philip K. Stoddard.
  • Recorded and edited multiple footage.

Education

Florida International University
January 2012 – August 2014
Bachelor of Science in Communication
North Miami, FL

Università Per Stranieri di Perugia
June 2012
Italian Language
Perugia, Italy

Miami-Dade College
June 2008 – July 2011
Associate in Arts in Journalism
Miami, FL

Skills

  • Fluent in Spanish and intermediate Italian.
  • Communication/ Interpersonal skills.
  • Adobe Premier, Final Cut Pro
  • Sabre GDS
  • Agility, MuckRack
  • Audio-Video Editing.
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