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com, 850-284-1600 EDUCATION Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL Major: Broadcast Journalism Graduation: Fall 2013

Esi Yamoah

EXPERIENCE Universidade Federal de Viçosa / Exchange student / Viçosa, Brazil • Produced a five-minute documentary on the use of ethanol • Studied and used conversational Portuguese • Blogged cultural experience in Brazil at mebusua.blogspot.com • Taught private English classes three times week KO-Mar Productions /Assistant to the Senior Producer / West Palm Beach, FL • Produced a 30-second commercial for the Palm Beach Zoo and a 5-minute photo montage for KO-Mar Productions FAMU 2012 Homecoming Special / Associate Producer and Editor / Tallahassee, FL • Introduced ideas, wrote scripts and oversaw productions and reporters • Served as video editor for the television show and website Election 2012 Special / Assistant to Executive Producer / Tallahassee, FL • Oversaw and contributed with production, news crew, script writing, video editing and technical support FAMU TV-20 / Student Instructor / Tallahassee, FL • Overseer for daily newscasts, which includes camera operating, floor directing, serving and technical board FAMU’s J-School Journals / Producer / Tallahassee, FL • Selected out of 25 students to have documentary featured in Florida A&M University’s biannual event • Created a mini documentary focused on Republican/conservative voter views on success of President Barack Obama’s re-election The Famuan / Correspondent / Tallahassee, FL • Provide multimedia content for the university’s newspaper AFFILIATIONS National Association of Black Journalists member. President/Vice President FAMU Association of Black Journalists (2010-2012). SKILLS Technical Director, Server Operator, Floor Director, Videographer, Video Editor, Multimedia Reporting, ENPS, Canon EOS Rebel T3i DSLRN, AVID, Final Cut Pro, Conversational Portuguese and AP Style.

Jan.-June 2013

Aug.-Dec. 2012 Aug.- Dec. 2012

Aug.-Nov. 2012

July 2009-Present

April 2012

Sept. 2010-Present

AWARDS • 2013 Academy of Television Arts & Sciences College Emmy Award for the 2012 Homecoming Special • 2012 National Association of Black Journalists: Awarded best leadership as an assignment editor at the Multimedia Short Course.

References made available upon request.

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