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Ciara V.

(610) 999-5670, @CiaraVLucas

Production Intern, NBC Sports- Rio Summer Olympic 2016, Stamford, CT- July 2016-August 2016
I will assist producers with Olympics coverage by logging tape and selecting the best shots.
News Director, Ithaca College Television, Ithaca, NY- December 2015-May 2016
I managed all news programs for the nation's oldest college television station, ICTV.
Multimedia Journalist, NBC News South Carolina GOP Primary, Columbia, SC- February 2016
I produced content across multiple platforms:, NBC Nightly News, Instagram,
and Snapchat for NBC's coverage of the primary.
Radio Newscaster, WICB-FM Radio, Ithaca, NY- September 2014 -May 2016
Write, edit, and broadcast top daily news stories for the local area.
Editorial News Intern, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, New York, NY,- May 2015-August 2015
I assisted the editorial team with pitching stories, logging tape, and flipping spots for the web. I
also researched content, found sources, and coordinated interviews.
Photojournalist, NBC Nightly News-Selma to Montgomery Project, Selma, AL- March 2015
I shot video, interviews, and edited footage in Selma, AL for NBC Nightly News' coverage of the
50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery march.
Reporter/Anchor, Ithaca College Television-Newswatch, Ithaca,NY- January 2015-December 2015
Pitch, shoot, write and edit stories for air. Hosted the weekly news broadcasts.
Assistant Producer, Ithaca College Television-Newswatch, Ithaca, NY- September 2013-May 2014
I wrote stories, created graphics, and edited VO for each weekly broadcast.
Social Media Intern, Campus Philly, Philadelphia, PA- May 2014-August 2014
I managed the organizations social media platforms to promote and report events in
Philadelphia. I also worked alongside partner companies to fulfill their promotional needs.

Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
B.A. Journalism, Minors in French Language and Sociology
Class of 2017, G.P.A. - 3.8

Languages: Conversational French
Computer Skills: Premiere, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, WordPress
Other: Public speaking, Interviewing, Writing

Vice President, The Society of Professional Journalists, Ithaca College Chapter Dec. 2015-May 2016
I coordinate bi-weekly journalism programs with an executive board aimed to sharpen writing
skills, build resumes, and create networking opportunities.
NBC News Fellow, NBC Universal- May 2015-August 2015
I was selected to be a summer 2015 NBC News Fellow and was placed with NBC Nightly News
with Lester Holt for three months.
Student Member, National Association of Black Journalists

Student Trustee, Ithaca College Board of Trustees,- May 2014-2016
For two years I was a full-voting member of Ithaca College's Board of Trustees. I represented the
student perspective during all Board activities, developed strategic decision based on the higher
education market, and contributed to maintaining the fiduciary well-being of the campus
Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership- Spring 2016
In spring 2016 I was among a select group of students at Ithaca College who achieved
outstanding performance in both academic and non-academic endeavors during their years at
the College. I was chosen for this honor by faculty, administrators, and peers, as a tribute to my
achievements at Ithaca College.
Presidential Search Committee- Spring 2016
In the spring of 2016 I was selected by the Ithaca College Board of Trustees to serve on the
Presidential Search Committee to select Ithaca College's ninth President.
Shared Governance Committee- Spring 2016
In the spring of 2016 I served on the Ithaca College Shared Governance Committee alongside
faculty, staff and administration to create a new model of governance for the institution.
Vice President of Enrollment Search Committee- Spring 2016
In the spring of 2016 I worked alongside faculty, staff, administration, and the President to
review candidates, conduct interviews and select a new Vice President of Enrollment for Ithaca
Superior Silver Junior Award- Fall 2015
I received this award for having a 3.7 and above following the Spring 2015 semester.
Exceptional Academic Achievement Award- Fall 2014
I received this award which honors students who have semester grade point averages of 3.5 and
above after completing the 2013-2014 academic year.
Oracle Honor Society- Fall 2014
Following my freshman year, I was inducted into the Oracle Honor Society for being in the top
10% of my class.