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Cesar R. Bustamante, Jr.

Crbustamantejr@gmail.com 80-20 162 St., Jamaica, NY 11432 347-829-9165

EXPERIENCE Aug. 2012 Present Street Smart Video, New York, N.Y. Freelance Videographer Shot video of firehouses and police precincts across New York City and an interview of a downtown-based business owner & High Line artistic curator for Street Smart Video, a stock footage company. Center for an Urban Future, New York, N.Y. Freelance Data Visualization Developer Creating an interactive map to accompany the publication of an upcoming report about entrepreneurship in the city for the Center for an Urban Future, a public policy think tank whose mission is to improve the citys overall health. CUNYJCamp, New York, N.Y. Program Assistant Performed administrative work and acted as liaison among mentors, faculty and director for CUNYJCamp, a multimedia training and journalism workshop. Also, maintained and updated the Facebook, WordPress and Eventbrite. Assistant to Columnist and Author Greg David Research Assistant Summarized economic reports, copy edited, fact checked, found sources, conducted and transcribed interviews for Greg David, business columnist and author of Modern New York, a book on the economic history of New York. Also created data visuals for the books website. Crains New York Business, New York, N.Y. Research and Video Intern at Crain's New York Business Gathered and analyzed economic data for the 2011 City Facts while shooting and editing online videos for Crains New York Business, a weekly business publication. Queens Courier, Bayside, N.Y. Intern Reporter Wrote articles and blog posts while assisting staff reporters with copy editing, conducting interviews and shooting photos. Articles include Battling sludge to keep the city running and Queens day care centers spared budget cuts.

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EDUCATION May 2012 May 2009 City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism, New York, N.Y. M.A., Journalism. Business concentration. Queens College CUNY, Flushing, N.Y. B.A., English

HONORS AND AWARDS Fall 2012 2nd Place in SPJ 2011 Region 1: Online In-Depth Reporting-4 Year College/ University