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Alexis Brown

1704 Chula Vista Drive ! Cedar Park, TX 78613 ! Phone: (512) 788-3399 ! E-Mail: alexiiiis.brown@gmail.com ! Website:
http://downtownlexibrown.blogspot.com

Profile
I was born on February 16, 1995. I attend The University of Texas at Austin and am majoring in journalism with an emphasis in sports journalism. I
graduated from Cedar Park High School in Cedar Park, TX in June 2013. I was part of the Newsies First Year Interest Group (FIG) in the Moody
College of Communication for Fall 2013. I was a FIG mentor for the Newsies FIG for Fall 2014, and was just accepted to continue that role in Fall
2015. I’m a member of the Texas Sweethearts, the primary spirit organization for the University of Texas at Austin, and in Fall 2014 I was the pledge
class Spirit Chair. Additionally, in Spring 2015 I began to take classes to work in the sports department of Texas Student Television (TSTV). TSTV is a
student run broadcast station at The University of Texas at Austin, which has shows ranging from hard news to entertainment to sports.

Experience
First Year Interest Group (FIG) Mentor, The University of Texas at Austin; Austin, TX

A FIG mentor is someone who is very similar to a Teacher’s Assistant. However, FIG mentors develop the syllabus, course outline and daily
lesson plans. I lead a group of anywhere from 15-20 freshmen students, and I meet with them individually so they can adjust to college life
better. I prepare a lesson plan every week, so it betters my time management skills as well as my preparation skills. We discuss topics from
police on campus to how to register for classes. I serve as a transitioning guide from high school to college

Shadowed, WFAA (Sports and News Dept.); Dallas, TX

March 2014 – Present

July 2014 – July 2014

For a several days I shadowed several reporters at WFAA in Dallas. I shadowed two news reporters, Rebecca Lopez and David Schechter,
and sports reporter, George Riba. I worked alongside two interns as well, which provided me with an opportunity to preview what an
internship would be like. For example, I did my own stand-ups, and watched the cameramen shoot and edit their material with WFAA’s
software. Additionally, I entered the sound booth, and heard David Schechter record a voice over.

Sports Editor, Team Editor, Staff Member, Cedar Park High School Yearbook; Austin, TX

August 2009 – June 2013

I was a staff member of my high school yearbook all 4 years. My junior year I became a team editor, where I lead a group of 5 other members
on assignments. I gave them their topics, reviewed their pages, and edited their copy and photographs. Additionally my senior year, I became
the sports editor while maintaining my team editor position. I was in charge of all the sports pages and statistics of every game. I edited sports
photographs and copy specifically, and kept record of every games outcome, which was then put into a table in the back of the yearbook.

Education
The University of Texas at Austin; Austin, TX

August 2013 – May 2017 (Anticipated Graduation)

Sophomore, 2015 – Academic membership in Phi Eta Sigma, scholastic honor fraternity, and Alpha Lambda Delta, national society that honors
academic excellence during a student’s first year in college.

Cedar Park High School; Cedar Park, TX

August 2009 – June 2013

H.S. Diploma, 2013 – Academic membership in National Honor Society, and received a Balfour Yearbook award for Best Sports Action Shot

Skills
Proficient in the use of Microsoft, Macintosh and photo editing software. These programs include:

Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel

Macintosh Pages, Notes

Photo editing: Final Cut Pro, Audacity, Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Premiere, Sound Slides, Indesign, Passport Photos, Kodak Photo
Kiosk

Story/News Article Interviewing, Writing and Editing