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The University of Texas in San Antonio
Studied Communication and Political Science before transferring to UT
Transferred with 3.76 GPA

The University of Texas at Austin
Bachelors of Journalism (Broadcast concentration)
Bachelors of Arts in Government
Graduated with 3.49 GPA

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE                                                                          Fall 2012 – Present Reporter / Host of “A Slice of Silicon Hills” web show

  • Wrote stories on a wide variety of technology events and startups in San Antonio, San Marcos, and Austin.
  • Stories included profiles and features as well as hard news events on a deadline.
  • Found original story ideas in addition to assignments from editor.
  • Created and hosted the weekly “A Slice of Silicon Hills” web show: A one-on-one interview show produced in the Silver Fox Studios.
  • Personally handled all prep for show including graphics, content, and questions asked.

Texas Newswatch (production of UT Austin)                                   Spring / Summer 2012
Reporter / Producer

• Shot, wrote, voiced, and edited broadcast stories that aired on an Austin public access channel
• Found original ideas and angles for all stories created
• Produced Texas Newswatch show – created story lineup, assigned newsroom responsibilities, made decisions on the quality of reporter packages, and made changes to the show in real-time when it aired
• Gained newsroom experience – wrote anchor tags, edited video, and coordinated rundown changes in a fast-paced news environment with tight deadlines
• Anchored Texas Newswatch Show
• Became proficient with Final Cut Pro

KSAT 12 TV in San Antonio, TX                                                     Spring / Summer 2009
• Shadowed reporters and photographers on over 20 story assignments including fires, shootings, criminal investigations, court proceedings, milk, parades, crooked car salesmen, and the Cuero Chupacabra
• Learned and used reporter writing and editing software at the station
• Wrote, voiced, and edited video for complete air-worthy broadcast stories under the coaching of multiple broadcast journalists
• Learned and practiced on camera “standup techniques” under coaching of multiple broadcast journalists
• Partially wrote and edited video on several VO/SOTs that aired on the newscast
• Pitched, wrote, and edited all video for a VO/SOT that aired on the newscast


University of Texas at Austin                                        Fall 2009 – Summer 2012 Writing for Online Publications
• Learned how to write stories specifically for web
• Learned the importance of integrating social media into web publications
• Produced web content under tight deadlines

Fundamentals of Multimedia Journalism
• Produced a video story for the web on the wildfires in Bastrop, TX – the story focused on how residents were rebuilding their lives
• Learned to work with Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, and

Broadcast News Writing and Radio Reporting
• Created original stories for “In the Know” radio show
• Learned to voice and edit audio

TV Reporting / TV Producing
Produced content for Texas Newswatch production

Austin Community College                                                                               Summer 2010
News Reporting 1
• Wrote several print news stories using Associated Press Style book in all stories
• Wrote full article on World Cup soccer fans with interviews from several U.S. soccer fans at Fado Irish Pub

Video editing: Familiar Final Cut Pro software
Story writing and editing: Ability to write and edit video content under tight deadlines, Ability to write in both print and broadcast format, Knowledge of AP style
Interviewing: Practical knowledge of interview strategies and techniques for both print and broadcast


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