Elizabeth Trovall

Lira 140 #2113 / Santiago, Chile / +56 9 65608853
elizabeth.trovall@gmail.com / @elizTrovall / elizabethtrovall.weebly.com

EXPERIENCE
Business News Americas: Reporter; Santiago, Chile
January 2014 – present
• Report on mining, energy, infrastructure, banking, insurance, IT and telecommunications news across Latin America.
The Santiago Times: Reporter; Santiago, Chile
January 2013 – June 2013
• Wrote breaking news articles in Santiago, Chile.
• Wrote feature articles about human rights issues, art, culture and energy in Chile.
The Daily Meal: City Travel Editor; Austin, TX
October 2012 – January 2013
• Wrote Austin-area food articles and assisted in launching The Daily Meal’s Austin Travel page.
StateImpact TX (KUT): Intern; Austin, TX
August 2012 – December 2012
• Wrote energy, environment and innovation articles affecting Texas.
• Produced radio stories to accompany Austin-area StateImpact articles for the KUT radio newscast.
Culturemap Austin: Contributor; Austin, TX
August 2012 – December 2012
• Wrote stories about the film, theatre and performing arts scene in Central Texas for CultureMap Austin.
• Posted Austin performance and event listings, updating CultureMap Austin’s events calendar.
Global Parish Project: Storytelling Intern; Belize City, Belize
June 2012 – August 2012
• Shot and edited short documentaries on Belizean poets for the Global Parish Project.
• Redesigned organization Wordpress and Facebook sites and wrote site content.
KBIA-FM: Reporter; Columbia, Missouri
August 2010 – May 2012
• Reported, pitched, and produced radio news stories in mid-Missouri.
• Produced features and two-ways for Off the Clock, Exam, Talking Politics and Under the Microscope magazine shows.
• Produced live broadcasts and public forum for the KBIA program Intersection.
• Reported and produced My Life, My Town KBIA multimedia documentary.

ACTIVITIES & SERVICE

MU’s Relay for Life: Entertainment Committee Chair; University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
August 2009 – May 2012
• Scheduled and coordinated logistics for 12 hours of entertainment programming for MU’s fundraiser, Relay for Life.
Alpha Psi Omega Honors Theatre Fraternity: President; University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
January 2010 – May 2011
• Coordinated cast meetings, initiation ceremonies, the annual spring gala, winter cabaret, fundraisers and receptions.

HONORS
First place for Radio News Reporting in Region 7 SPJ, National Critic’s Institute Region 5 Finalist, Dean’s List 8 out of 8
semesters, Luverne Walton Gender Studies Scholarship, Tom Berenger Acting Scholarship, Mark Twain Nonresident Scholarship

SKILLS

Computer: Adobe Audition, Avid, MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Wordpress, Google+, Facebook, Twitter, HTML
Languages: Native English, fluent Spanish

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Journalism
Emphasis in Radio Broadcast
Reynolds Institute of Journalism
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre
Emphasis in Performance
Minor in Spanish
Minor in Multicultural Studies
University of Missouri
Summer Semester Abroad
Universidad Austral (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

GPA 3.5/4.0

Graduation Date: May 2012
Columbia, Missouri
May 2011 – July 2011