Nationally published journalist, social media editor, and on-camera reporter, covering breaking news, lifestyle, entertainment, and human-interest stories. Skilled using various CMS’, social platforms, iNews, and SEO best practices. Recently wrote a feature story for VICE.com that was the most shared/aggregated story on the site to date, referenced on the “The Tonight Show,” with Jimmy Fallon, and featured on NPR’s “Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me.”

Freelance Multi-Media Journalist                                                                          2007 – present

  • VICE, NBC Latino, GOOD.Is, Bustle, The Los Angeles Times, Cosmo for Latinas, Hemispheres, Dame, Modern Luxury, Los Angeles Blade, and Words Etc. (South Africa’s first literary journal)
  • Editor-in-Chief e-commerce website The Dooplex.com. Creates, edits and posts all content to social platforms.

Fox News Latino                                                                                                       Jan. 2016 – May 2017

General Assignment Reporter, Lifestyle Editor and Social Media Producer

  • Pitched, reported and wrote feature stories covering news, culture & lifestyle in the Latino community.
  • Researched, interviewed and wrote an average three original pieces of content per day. Conducted on-camera interviews.
  • Created “Latinos on the Rise” column and was the primary contributor to “Our American Dream” series.
  • Managed and edited social channels — launching Snapchat and Facebook Live.

 

CBS Distribution Television – The Dr. Phil Show                                                  Aug. 2014 – Dec. 2015

Digital Web Writer and Social Media Producer

  • Produced social media integration including: Conceiving and writing promotional video content.
  • Wrote original content for DrPhil.com and articles for the Dr. Phil vertical on Huffington Post.

Produced and directed a social campaign seen by over 7 million and shared by over 8k.

 

San Diego Union-Tribune                                                                                      Jan. 2014 – Aug. 2014

Social Media Editor, Entertainment and Business Reporter

  • Reported on entertainment and business sections.
  • Created daily on-camera social media spots & trained staff in social media.
  • Served as on-camera reporter with accompanying media packages.

First To Know.com and Knowworthy.com                                                             2013 – 2014

Managing Editor

  • Managed, created and edited social media content and editorial schedules, edited videos, managed three staff writers, and tracked analytics & SEO.

Zagat and Google                                                                                                      2012 – 2013

Zagat Guide Editor and Maps Editor

  • Provided headline descriptions for various businesses in U.S.
  • Reviewed local and independent boutiques for Shopping Section of the 2012 San Diego Zagat

San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyle Magazine                                                         2011 – 2012

Style Editor

  • Edited and created monthly style page titled Products +, incorporating fashion with household trends.

San Diego Magazine                                                                                                   2010 – 2011

Style Editor

  • Created fashion-related content, monthly product page, weekly posts, and wrote featured articles.

 

Shop Local SD/L.A.                                                                                                 2007 – present

  • Designed website to educate public about benefits of supporting local businesses to boost economy.
  • Researches and writes all site content, using SEO, and promoting on social media channels.

Carnegie Mellon University, Bachelor of Fine Arts

The National Hispanic Media Coalition 2016: Excellence in Journalism

San Diego Press Club 2010: Best Reviews, New Boutiques

San Diego Magazine 2010: Best Fashion Blogger

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