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LB LEZIGA

BARIKOR
FREELANCE JOURNALIST

EDUCATION
BACHELOR OF ARTS: DIGITAL JOURNALISM
PROFESSIONAL MINOR(S): SPANISH, INTERACTIVE DIGITAL STUDIES: COMPUTATION
SKILLS University of Northern Iowan | Expected Graduation Date: May 2019

AP style editing
Social media promotion
Photography/ Photojournalism
WORK EXPERIENCE
Videography
CAMERA OPERATOR TEMP
Python programming
KCCI-TV | June 2018 - Aug 2018
Web design and CSS
News writing Operates broadcast studio cameras for live shows and promotions
Research and data analysis Works in team setting, responding to cues of producers under pressure
Adobe: Acrobat, InDesign, Review and submits local and national programming in media
Photoshop, Premiere operations ingest for broadcast
Windows & Apple OS knowledge
MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS INTERN
Layout design
Photo editing Freedom for Youth Ministries | May 2018 - Aug 2018

Designs and writes ministry emails assigned
Creates written and visual content for social media accounts
PUBLICATIONS & Collaborates with staff on new ideas, directions and venues for
CONTRIBUTIONS marketing and communications
Assists in planning and marketing ministry events
Northern Iowan
CAMPUS LIFE EDITOR
Iowa Watch
The Des Moines Register Northern Iowan | May 2017 - Apr 2018
The Courier Managed a team of writers, assigning stories and mediating contacts
InDepthNH Used Adobe InDesign to layout pages for by-weekly publication
KCCI-TV Set content, edited writing for spelling, grammar and AP style
Increased social media presence for the publication and fulfilled
CONTACT needed roles such as photography and content coverage

COPY EDITOR
8704 Meredith Dr Apt 111
Northern Iowan | May 2016 - Apr 2017
Urbandale, IA 50322
Proofread all sections of the newspaper for AP style, spelling,
P: +1 515 528 0941 grammar and continuity errors
E: barikorn@uni.edu Fulfilled staff writing duties of researching, interviewing and writing
W: https://lezigabarikor.weebly.com/
FREELANCE JOURNALIST
Iowa Watch | Feb 2016 | Apr 2017

SOCIAL Conducted multiple interviews collecting audio and video recordings
Live coverage of the 2016 Iowa caucuses including interviews and
Twitter: @LezigaBarikor photography
LinkedIn: Leziga Barikor
LB REFERENCES

PAUL SIDDENS
UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA
Communications Department Head
CONTACT
E: paul.siddens@uni.edu
8704 Meredith Dr Apt 111 P: +1 319 273 6118
Urbandale, IA 50322

P: +1 515 528 0941
E: barikorn@uni.edu
W: https://lezigabarikor.weebly.com/
LAURA SMITH
UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA
Northern Iowan Advisor
SOCIAL
E: LauraSmith.Iowa@gmail.com
Twitter: @LezigaBarikor P: +1 319 464 6477
LinkedIn: Leziga Barikor

MICHELE SMITH
NORTHERN IOWAN
Northern Iowan Business Manager

E: Michele.Smith@uni.edu
P: +1 319 240 3725