233 Grapevine Rd. Higganum, CT 06441 (860) 345-2533 Cell (860) 759-2357
Journalism student seeking to develop academic skills and gain journalistic experiencethrough a professional media internship in the fast paced and ever changing world of newsmedia.
TECHNICAL SKILLSBroadcast/Multimedia Technology
:Digital Video Production, DVD, DVCam & MiniDV Tape Formats (advanced)Final Cut Pro Non-linear systems (advanced)Adobe PhotoshopAdobe After EffectsMotionAudio editing: Garageband and Soundtrack
Slate/SlateV.com in Washington D.C.(Spring '11)At this internship, I wrote one of the two a day thirty second readers for the websites“Trending News Channel,” performed research for larger projects, edited pieces for “DearPrudcnce” and TheRoot.com, maanaged SlateV's Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube accounts,and assisted on production shoots.News Station WFSB/Channel 3 in Rocky Hill, CT (Spring '09)At this internship, I gained insight into the local news media world by shadowingreporters and executive producers who shot, edited and produced central Connecticut’snews. Throughout my internship, I produced a short documentary on their news-makingprocess, using WFSB’s camera equipment and editing systems.Middlesex Community College, Middletown, CT – Broadcast Communications Studio and EditSuites – Student Employee (Spring'08 to Spring '09)In the communications department at Middlesex Community College, I managed theupkeep of the equipment rentals, which included camera maintenance and repairing brokenor misused equipment. My responsibilities included montinoring student equipment sign-outprodecure and insuring equipment was properly used and returned. I also assisted cameraand technical instructions alongside professors. I aided students learning to use Final Cut Proand Photoshop.Radio: The Rock 106.9 WCCC, Hartford, CT - internship (Fall '08)At The Rock: WCCC, I shadowed radio DJs as they produced and aired radio segmentsand commercials. I shadowed the marketing department team and learned how the stattionconducts business with clientele.Middletown, CT Theater Company ARTFarm - Wardrobe Assistant(Summer '10)In July, I worked as a wardrobe assistant and running dresser for Shakespeareanactors in a production of “As You Like It.”