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Email: raulplata14@gmail.

com

RAUL PLATA Phone: 210-574-2831


Address: 1419 Whitman Ave. San Antonio,
TX 78211
GRADUATE STUDENT @ UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD
Portfolio: www.raul-plata.com

R E S U M E O B J E CT I V E

Graduate student with B.A. in Communications. Prior experience in journalism consisting of academic and internship
experience, and one full-time job opportunity. Looking to enhance my knowledge and experience to achieve ultimate
goal of reporter/producer in broadcast journalism.

SKILLS
Adobe Creative
Microsoft Office AP Writing Style Social Media News Writing
Suite

Photography Videography Editing WordPress Slack Trello

EXPERIENCE

REPORTER, CORNERSTONE PUBLICATIONS, INC. (CASTROVILLE, TX)


10/2019 – 11/2019
 Wrote 10-12 stories a week for publication in three newspapers serving Medina and Atascosa counties
 Took photos and created cut lines for use in papers
 Fostered relationships with local city and county officials to obtain additional information for stories

EDITORIAL INTERN, SAN ANTONIO CURRENT


06/2019 – 08/2019
 Pitched blog ideas on a weekly basis, created 3-6 blog posts a week
 Sourced photos
 Research trending topics to make decisions on newsworthy stories
STUDENT REPORTER, THE MESQUITE – DIGITAL NEWS – TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-SAN
ANTONIO
08/2018 – 12/2018
 Pitched, created and edited news stories for online publication in The Mesquite.

MARKETING INTERN, AMAEZING MARKETING GROUP (SAN ANTONIO, TX)


06/2016 – 08/2016
 Wrote copy for TV/radio advertisements
 Shadowed live-shots of advertisements and event coverage
 Updated client database and sent emails to prospective clients
EDUCATION
M.A. B.A. Texas State University – San Marcos, San Marcos,
Communication Communications TX
Arts Texas A&M 08/2016-12/2016
(in pursuit) University – San University of Houston – Victoria, Victoria, TX
University of the Antonio 08/2014-05/2016
Incarnate Word,
08/2017 – 08/2019