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Omar Majzoub

806 Wild Valley Road Houston, TX 77057


713-553-8223 | omarmajzoub34@gmail.com
ePortfolio: OmarMajzoub.com | Twitter: @OmarMaz34


EXPERIENCE
Houston Texans, Houston, TX
Game Day Intern for the Communications and Public Relations Department August 2014-Present
Monitor and assist the media by creating and distributing game notes, flip cards, programs, credentials, stats, and more
Record and transcribe audio of post-game press conferences and interviews by home or visiting coaches and players
Assist in other game preparations while attending every preseason, regular season, and postseason home game
Communications and Public Relations Intern July-August 2013
Assisted with the departments media monitoring responsibilities and all other tasks as the 2013 training camp intern
Coordinated interviews between reporters, players, and coaches during open locker room and after practices daily
Recorded and transcribed interviews with players and coaches for media use daily and monitored press coverage
Prepared daily news briefings, press releases, and updated media guides for HoustonTexans.com and mass mailing

FanSided, Houston, TX
Co-Editor of ClimbingTalsHill.com July 2014-Present
Generate at least 25 stories per month on the Houston Astros and their minor league affiliates for FanSided.com
Cover Astros games and give my opinion on the team through blog posts while working with four other writers
Provide analytical content about the team and incorporate multimedia posts while updating readers on social media

The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX
Sports Web Producer, SMU Staff Writer March 2014-August 2014
Generated content for SportsDayDFW.com, which is the online, sports component of The Dallas Morning News
Aggregated content and conducted news searches to find compelling items while working on an hour-by-hour deadline
Created a minimum of 10 news items or photo galleries per day using Escenic Content Engine and Parse.ly Technology
Edited and prioritized content of all types in a fast-paced, deadline environment with a staff of other writers and editors
Adjusted sports page and social media accounts creatively to present users a compelling and engaging content mix

FOX Sports, Dallas, TX
Managing Editor of PonyStampede.com March 2013-August 2014
Generated a minimum of six stories per week on SMU football, basketball, and recruiting for Scout.com
Contacted potential football and basketball recruits to conduct interviews about interest while working with four writers
Covered SMU practices and games, while also providing analytical content, for both the football and basketball teams
Started and managed the official Pony Stampede Twitter account (@SMUScout) to update readers on social media

The Daily Campus, Dallas, TX
Contributing Writer November 2012-May 2014
Contributed weekly stories to the student-run newspaper at Southern Methodist University and SMUDailyCampus.com
Covered the 17 SMU sports and helped with campus news, student opinions, and other Dallas-Forth Worth area material
Wrote a wide-range of articles, interviewed subjects, produced multimedia content, and updated readers on social media

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
Proficient in social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Pinterest, Google+, Hootsuite, and more
Experienced using Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite applications, and Escenic Content Management System
Ability to write in AP style, build press releases, transcribe interviews, and edit video with CisionPoint and Final Cut Pro
Manage and contribute to blogs on WordPress (understanding of HTML coding, CSS coding, and web design)

LEADERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES
Blogged about SMU basketball on MustangsMadness.com February 2014-August 2014
Served as the chapter scribe and house manager for the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at SMU 2011-2014
Managed the official Twitter account of the Texas Bowl for the annual game December 2013
Assisted ESPNs Jean-Jacques Taylor during the 2013 NFL Draft April 2013

EDUCATION
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX Graduated in May 2014
B.A. in Journalism, Minor in Sports Management
GPA: 3.72