Resume

SKILLS

  • Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier Pro, Photoshop CS5, Lightroom, Audacity
  • Digital photography and videography
  • Social media, HTML, SEO, blogging and web production
  • AP style
  • Portuguese and Spanish
  • Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

EXPERIENCE

Sun Sentinel, multimedia journalist

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., January 2014 to present

  • Covered South Florida lifestyle, culture and entertainment through stories, photos and videos. Introduced the use of the GoPro in the newsroom. Tripled the monthly video production of SouthFlorida.com
  • Shot and edited weekly original programming for the web and a Hulu channel
  • Covered live events through social media posting photos and videos on Twitter, Instagram, ScribbleLive, Snapchat and Facebook

New York Times Student Journalism Institute, reporter

New Orleans, May 2014

  • Helped produce a newspaper and website from scratch in only two weeks. Wrote stories about Louisiana’s environmental challenges, New Orleans’ rising tourism industry and a new theater restored after Hurricane Katrina. Shot and edited a video and took photos

NBC News Partnerships,  intern

New York, N.Y., September 2013 to Present

  • Produced cross talks between NBC News talent and affiliate stations from across the country
  • Assisted affiliate stations during their stay in New York to cover the Education Nation Summit in the NY Public Library
  • Researched stories
  • Freelanced for NBC Latino writing stories and assisting with video
  • Monitored trends on Twitter

Naples Daily News, intern

Naples, Fla., June 2013 to August 2013

  • Covered local government, entertainment, culture and lifestyle through stories, photos and videos

Scripps Howard Foundation Wire, intern reporter

Washington, D.C., May 2013

  • Covered an immigration hearing in the U.S. Congress, local protests, a mental health conference in the White House and the Scripps National Spelling Bee through stories, photos, videos and social media platforms

Miami Herald, intern reporter

Miami, Fla., January 2013 to May 2013

  • Covered breaking news, local government and lifestyle trends through stories, videos and social media platforms
  • Published front page stories on local, lifestyle and national sections
  • Assisted WLRN reporters gathering audio
  • Covered the City of South Miami
  • Wrote cop reports, breaking news stories and briefs

WLRN Field Experience, reporter

Miami, January 2013 to April 2013

  • Interviewed people and gathered sound using professional recorders like Edirol
  • Reported and edited four radio wraps about politics, education, arts and culture

South Florida News Service, reporter

Miami, August 2012 to present

  • Wrote stories, produced videos and took photos
  • Published stories in The Miami Herald, The Sun Sentinel and The Palm Beach Post
  • Published front page stories on national and opinion sections of The Miami Herald

The Beacon and FIU Student Media, assistant news director

Miami, August 2011 to December 2012

  • Wrote stories, took photos and produced videos as a reporter
  • Produced and hosted FIU radio news show once a week
  • Updated WordPress website, managed social media accounts
  • Edited stories, created headlines and captions

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication, 2014
Florida International University, Miami
Major: Journalism
Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society

Technical degree in Video Production, 2007
Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Major: Photography and film

SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

President of the Society of Professional Journalists – FIU, FIU – 2013

  • Organized a trip to cover the 2013 presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C.
  • Organized and led meetings
  • Organized events and workshops, including a national photo competition
  • Recruited members
  • Worked as SPJ-FIU social media director in 2012

Neughbauer Movie Project, PUCRS, Brazil  – 2006

  • Taught cinema and acting techniques for 20 employees
  • Wrote a script and produced a short movie in less than a month
  • Directed and edited a short movie production