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136 EDUCATION Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism, May 2011 New York, N.Y. Fulbright Scholarship. Scripps Foundation Jack R. Howard Fellowship. Master of Science with coursework in magazine writing, documentary, video editing, photography, and social media skills. Member: SPJ, NAHJ. Universidad Ricardo Palma, July 2001 Lima, Peru B.A. in Translation and Interpreting with French and German Concentration. WORK EXPERIENCE British Embassy in Lima, Head of Communications, August 2012 Current Lima, Peru Line management, communications strategy, social media strategy, public diplomacy / political work. Universidad de Lima, March 2013 current Lima, Peru Journalism professor at the Communications School. Caretas magazine Perus premier weekly newsmagazine Lima, Peru Editor, Ellos&Ellas lifestyle weekly magazine (March June 2012). Web editor, Social Media Manager, Politics reporter (June 2012 August 2012). Univision News, Latin American Affairs Editor, September 2011 January 2012 Miami, FL. Covered and edited for Univisions English news platform for Hispanic audiences. The Miami Herald El Nuevo Herald, Newsroom intern, June August 2011 Miami, FL. Wrote breaking news stories with photos and videos, with some cover stories too. Freelance Journalist, December 2001 Current Magazines, newspapers, and websites. Wrote feature stories from 300-5,000 words including breaking news, profiles, enterprise, investigative, and others in Latin America. Contributing writer for Rolling Stone Colombia (2003-2008); publications include SoHo, Gatopardo, Etiqueta Negra, Playboy, In, Dedo Medio, and several others. Web editor for Depor.pe (El Comercio) from Jan.-Feb. 2009 Communication Specialist Peru Sr. Analyst, Comms. at Conga, Yanacocha Mining (Set.Dec. 2006) // Head of Communications JW Marriott Cusco (Jul.-Oct. 2009) // Sr. Accounts Exec. at Chirinos & Salinas Asociados S.A.C. (May-Aug. 2010) Panorama, TV Reporter, June-July 2009 Lima, Peru Sunday night national TV newsmagazine on Panamericana Televisin. Weekly stories on social issues. DIRECTV, Publisher and content analyst, January 2007 December 2008 Lima, Peru Access DIRECTV and DIRECTV Zone magazines: Photo & text editing, writing, proof reading. La Repblica newspaper, Staff writer, October 2004 August 2006 Lima, Peru Feature writing for Sunday newsmagazine Domingo at La Repblica, Perus second national newspaper. Caretas magazine, Staff writer, July 2002 September 2004 Lima, Peru Perus premier weekly news magazine. Covered politics, social issues, and culture. SKILLS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Anthology: The Best of Latin American Journalism II, Fondo de Cultura Econmica - CEMEX, 2010 Scholarships Fundacin de Nuevo Periodismo (fnpi.org), 2003 & 2007 Cartagena/Bogot, Colombia Established by Nobel Prize-winner Gabriel Garca Mrquez. Scholarships for chronicles workshop with Alma Guillermoprieto (Newsweek), and profiles workshop with Jon Lee Anderson (The New Yorker). Official Selection, New Journalism Latin American Prize CEMEX-FNPI, 2006 Languages: Fully fluent in spoken and written English, Spanish, French, semi-fluent in German. FinalCut Pro, Photoshop, WordPress, Tumblr. Social media: Facebook, Google+, Hi5, LinkedIn, Twitter, HootSuite, TweetDeck. Academic blog at ClasesDePeriodismo.com: http://bit.ly/pA4IKn REFERENCES UPON REQUEST