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KEY SKILLS

LANGUAGES
Spanish: written, verbal, comprehensive
English: native

PROFESSIONAL
Experience with professional media outlets: Journalistic research, interviewing, reporting, content/copy editing, and online production
Travel experience: Deep understanding of cultural diversity and familiarity with foreign media practices
Professional content writing: Creating/managing social media campaigns, developing/maintaining online blogs, and writing product/event reviews

TECHNICAL
Photo/video: Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, basic photography and editing, basic video and editing
Layout design: EidosMedia Methode, Adobe InDesign, Content Managing Systems
Platform creation/maintenance: Squarespace, WordPress
Social media fluency: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Pinterest
Analytics: Hootsuite, Google Analytics, Parse.ly, TweetDeck, Facebook Analytics, ChartBeat
Other: Extensive knowledge of AP Style

EDUCATION

Colorado State University | Fort Collins, CO | AUG. 2012–MAY 2016
Bachelor of arts: Journalism and media communication
Bachelor of arts: Language, literature, and culture — Concentration: Spanish

EXPERIENCE

DiningOut MagazineDenver, CO | April 2019—present
Managing Editor
Oversee daily production tasks of publication's seven print market and general office operations. 
- Manage and advise a staff of in-house writers and off-site freelancers
- Oversee and field communication with all publishers and staff across all print markets
- Research, write, and edit stories for large and minor print features
- Create and maintain print and web editorial calendars
- Build relationships with clients and serve as a representative for DiningOut press events
- Lead staff meetings to monitor progress and generate ideas

DiningOut MagazineDenver, CO | May 2018—April 2019 (1 year)
Content Editor
Oversaw daily creation and production of publication's online content. 
- Crafted, edited, posted daily stories for web on WordPress
- Monitored and managed social media presence across a variety of platforms
- Created and maintained online editorial calendar and weekly newsletters
- Lead content creation and production of various products, events, and publications
- Assisted in social promotion of DiningOut festivals and products

The Denver Post | Denver, CO | OCT. 2016–May 2018 (1 year, 8 months)
Community Reporter | Editor | Designer
Worked with a team of reporters to cover suburbs across the Denver metro area with a hyperlocal focus.
- Pitched stories in a team environment, offering suggestions and welcoming feedback
- Conducted research, scheduled interviews, and produced up to three articles under a weekly deadline
- Managed and designed the print product of eight newspapers
- Oversaw online production of stories on WordPress and across a variety of social media platforms

303 Magazine | Denver, CO | JUNE 2016–OCT. 2016 (5 months)
Lifestyle Writer | Social Media Assistant
Wrote feature pieces with a focus on Denver’s lifestyle and culture trends and assisted in managing the magazine’s online presence.
- Produced stories centered around local lifestyle/culture news and trends under an assignment-based deadline
- Published a minimum of one article weekly, with additional stories on an as-pitched basis
- Created and maintained weekly event calendars
- Generated engagement on a variety of the magazine’s social media accounts

Positive Altitude Editorial | Arvada, CO | JUNE 2016–OCT. 2016 (5 months)
Content Writing Assistant
Worked with a variety of professional clients in maintaining business blogs, websites, and newsletters under a weekly deadline.
- Conducted thorough research on subject matters of the clients' choosing
- Took photos and edited them as assigned to meet client needs

International Media Studies | Europe | MAY 2014–JUNE 2014 (2 months)
Student
Spent four weeks traveling in Europe alongside peers and under the guidance of two CSU journalism professors to study foreign media practices.
- Attended media seminars at notable businesses and universities, including BBC London, Johannes Gutenberg University, and more
- Studied and witnessed foreign media practices
- Developed a deep understanding of cultural diversity
- Maintained an online blog to relay experiences while traveling

Rocky Mountain Collegian | Fort Collins, CO | DEC. 2012–JAN. 2014 (1 year, 1 month)
Senior Entertainment and Arts reporter
Produced cultural stories of interest for the university’s campus and surrounding communities.
- Pitched stories in a team environment, offering suggestions and welcoming feedback
- Conducted research, scheduled interviews, and wrote up to two stories under a weekly deadline
- Focused on stories that pertained to art, culture and entertainment, including previews and reviews of local events

PROJECTS

Gabby Gourmet Dining Guide | Denver, CO | DEC. 2018
Contributing writer and editor
An extensive local dining guide produced by DiningOut Magazine and radio/television personality Pat Miller (aka Gabby Gourmet).

CSU Diversity Handbook | Fort Collins, CO | JAN. 2016–MAY 2016
Team member specializing in writing and research
A collaborative project by CSU staff members and students  for the CSU Department of Journalism and Media Communication documenting ethical journalistic practices when reporting to include diversity.

Conversation Partners | Fort Collins, CO | JAN. 2013–MAY 2013
Language tutor
Worked with foreign exchange students at CSU to assist them in practicing English as a second language and better understanding the American culture.