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Carolyn Vallejo

41  Coolidge  Rd.,  Apt.  1   Boston,  Massachusetts   978.270.4787  ♦ clyn.vallejo@yahoo.com CarolynVallejo.com

Education:
9.2008-5.2012

Boston University ♦ College of Communication; Boston
BS in Journalism, Minor in Psychology Magna cum Laude honors

Experience:
10.2012-Present

Competition Policy International ♦ Managing Editor; Boston
Newsletter development, web design, editing, profile & feature writing, interviewing, content curating, web traffic & newsletter distribution growth, subscription selling & promotion, event planning, publication oversight; increased average monthly hits by about 5,000 with newsletter redesign, new columns and content overhauls; 19,000+ newsletter circulation

6.2012-4.2013

Alter the Press ♦ Writer; Global
Artist interviewing, album reviewing, profile writing, concert reviewing, concert photography; 18,000+Twitter followers

3.2012-3.2013

Performer Magazine ♦ Writer; Boston, National Circulation
Artist interviewing, profile & feature writing, album reviewing, concert reviewing, concert photography; 60,000+circulation

12.2011-12.2012

Allston Pudding ♦ Writer, Photographer; Boston
Artist interviewing, concert reviewing, music promoting, profile & feature writing, concert photography; Winner of the Best Music Blog at the Boston Music Awards 2011, 2012; Winner of the Boston Phoenix’s Best Music Blog 2012

9.2009-5.2012

Journalism Department at Boston U. ♦ Office Assistant; Boston
Faculty, staff & student support; overall coordination of department functions; office communications; student outreach of announcements and job opportunities, event planning

1.2011-5.2012

Dig Boston ♦ Writer, Boston
Interviewing, profile & feature writing (often working on the local cuisine beat), event photography; 60,000+circulation

2.2011-3.2012

Big Cheese/Vive le Rock Magazines ♦ Writer/Intern; London
Artist interviewing, profile & feature writing, videography, photography, concert reviewing, album/demo reviewing, book reviewing, videogame reviewing, content curating; Big Cheese: 13,000+circ.; Vive le Rock: 15,000+ circ.

10.2010-12.2011

Boston Globe’s Your Town website ♦ Correspondent; Boston
Contributing student writer as part of a partnership between Boston University and the Boston Globe (the Boston University News Service), profile & feature writing, news writing, event photography, on-site reporting

9.2011-12.2011

Patch.com ♦ Writer; Boston
Profile & feature writing, photography, videography, audio slideshow creation, multimedia journalism development, on-site reporting

1.2010-5.2010

MySecretBoston.com ♦ Writer/Intern; Boston
Content curating, restaurant reviewing, local music promoting, music reviewing

Beyond the Writing:
Present 3.2009-Present Proficient in Spanish language Member of Delta Gamma Fraternity, Zeta Zeta Chapter at Boston University – served as recruitment day chair for 2010 & 2012 recruitments (currently an alumna). Studied abroad in London, UK as part of the BU London Internship Program; simultaneously worked as a Resident Assistant. Received dual citizenship in Colombia and the United States Studied abroad in Medellín, Colombia for 1 semester; attended the Columbus School

1.2011-4.2011 8.2010 1.2006-5.2006

Quick Look: Copy and paste the link to your web browser to view these pieces
Sample CPI Newsletter – 32% click rate, 1,719 website hits ♦ March 26, 2013 http://conta.cc/11MA8uK ‘Jayson Zeeman of Z-Rant’ – profile – Dig Boston ♦ March, 2012 http://digboston.com/taste/2012/03/jayson-zeeman-of-z-rant/ ‘Local Music Venues Surprisingly Busy in Tough Economy’ – feature – Boston.com ♦ October, 2011 http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/allston_brighton/2011/10/local_music_venues_surprisingl.html ‘Hostage Calm: Please Remain Calm’ – album review – Alter the Press ♦ October, 2012 http://www.alterthepress.com/2012/10/atp-album-review-hostage-calm-please.html

To view my entire online portfolio, please visit www.CarolynVallejo.com