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Jane A.

Silcock 1705 B Oxford Drive


Columbia, MO 65203
(480) 273-9507
www.janesilcock.com, janesilcock@gmail.com

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

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.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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 (www.komu.com).
• 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.

EDUCATION

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
www.janesilcock.com, janesilcock@gmail.com

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

• 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

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

 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.