Cell: (952) 994-6963 500 W 110
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism,
New York, N.Y. M.S. in Journalism, Broadcastconcentration.
Expected May 2012.
Coursework includes on-air reporting, ethnic andneighborhood beat reporting, print, radio, television, and digital media editing and production.
George Mason University
Arlington, Virginia. Master’s in Early Childhood Education. May 2011.
University of Kansas
, Lawrence, Kansas. Bachelor of Science in Journalism and American Studies.May 2009
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCETeach For America/Cesar Chavez Elementary School
Head Start Teacher P
rince George’s County, Maryland
June 2009-July 2011
Fulfilled two-year Teach For America commitment teaching fifteen three- and four-year-old HeadStart students in a low-
income public elementary school. Earned Master’s in Early Childhood
Education and teaching certification. Also selected by Teach For America staff to organize and leadweek-long induction activities for incoming corps members.
Jayhawk Sports Talk (live sports show broadcast locally)
Director and Web Producer Lawrence, Kansas Spring 2008-Spring 2009
Directed backstage crew and anchors throughout thirty-minute live broadcast, four days a week.Responsible for rundowns, writing copy, and booking guests. After nightly broadcast, responsiblefor reformatting and editing stories for the Web site. Covered
BIG 12 network and Kansas Jayhawk’s
basketball National Championship win in 2008.
A Current Affair (nationally broadcast entertainment news show, Network Nine)
Newsroom Intern Sydney, Australia Fall 2007
Researched, fact checked, conducted in-field interviews, wrote and edited scripts for newsroomreporters. Also, independently reported and wrote two feature stories that aired nationally inAustralia.
SKILLS AND INTERESTSMultimedia production and Web Skills
Proficient in Final Cut Pro7, Avid, ProTools, Adobe: Bridge, Flash, InDesign, Photoshop
Experience in shooting and editing video, audio, and photos
Proficient in WordPress, SoundCloud, Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare, and LinkedIn
Basic HTML, coding
REFERENCESJose Taboada, Principal, Cesar Chavez Elementary, (301)853-5694, firstname.lastname@example.org