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Jane A.

Silcock 1705 B Oxford Drive

Columbia, MO 65203
(480) 273-9507,


Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word Chimbote, Perú 08/08 - 08/10

Humanitarian Service Provider
• Wrote and produced 5 short documentaries in Spanish and English to successfully secure international
funds for development projects involving women’s rights, public health, and education.
• Produced 5 social media marketing workshops given to representatives of more than 15 regional NGOs.
• Developed a strategic operational plan for NGO Comisión de Justicia Social in a five person multi-
cultural team focused on programs involving women’s rights, democracy building, and anti-racism.
• Designed and maintained two websites for human rights NGOs and created their first social media
marketing plans resulting in greater regional awareness and increased attendance at events.


University of Missouri – Political Science Department Columbia, MO 12/10 - present

Research Assistant
• Analyze primary sources in Spanish and write co-authored journal articles for English publications.
• Research evaluates contentious politics in Peru with specific attention to anti-neoliberal protests in Bagua,
Peru, June 2009.

KOMU TV-8 (NBC) Columbia, MO 11/06 - 05/08

Reporter/ Web Editor
• Successfully launched Spanish TV news series for the Web focusing on social programs for Latinos.
• Edited and posted print and video news stories to the Website (
• Researched, shot, wrote, and edited TV news stories for newscasts meeting daily deadlines.

Cooperative Media Group Columbia, MO 09/04 - 08/08

Assistant TV News Producer
• Wrote press releases distributed nationwide to promote research at the University of Missouri.
• Assisted in production of more than 200 TV news stories. Materials aired across Missouri, Illinois, and on
AgDay, a nationally syndicated agri-business newscast.


University of Missouri
Bachelor of Journalism Cum Laude, May 2008
Emphasis in Multiplatform Journalism: Online, TV & radio
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, May 2008
Emphasis in International Affairs
Honors: Journalism Honors Scholar, Dean’s List (all semesters), Honors College, Excellence Award

Universidad de Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), Spain: January 2007 - July 2007

Walter Cronkite School, Arizona State University - Europe Media Studies Program
London/Paris/Dublin – June 2003 & June 2004
Jane A. Silcock – page 2 1705 B Oxford Drive
Columbia, MO 65203
(480) 273-9507,


• Language: Fluent in Spanish (written & spoken)

• Web & Design Programs: Active Content Manager, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Photoshop, Microsoft
Office Suite including Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word

• Social Media: HTML & CSS, Blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Wordpress, YouTube

• Videography: Shooting with professional HD cameras, editing with Avid & Final Cut Pro


 Founding member, Voces por el Cambio (Voices for Change), 2010

Implemented human rights campaigns online and offline with a group of journalists and university
students interested in using social media as a tool to promote social change in Chimbote, Peru.

 Social Justice Coordinator, Chimbote Prison, 2008-2010

Planned programs and events for more than 800 inmates at the Chimbote Prison focusing on economic,
psychological, and social development. Maintained program budget.

 English Teacher, Centro Latino & Parroquia San Francisco de Asís, 2007-2010
Taught English to more than 150 students in Columbia, MO and Chimbote, Peru.

 Co-Founder, The One Campaign: Mizzou Chapter, 2007-2008

Established organization and planned events to promote the One Campaign at the University of Missouri.

 Alumnae Relations Officer, Kappa Alpha Theta, 2006-2007

Organized events for area alumnae, produced communication materials, and maintained budget.