Nationally published journalist, social media editor, and on-camera reporter covering breaking news, lifestyle, entertainment, and human-interest stories. Skilled using Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, WordPress, various CMS platforms, iNews, and SEO.

Freelance Writer 2007 – present

NBC Latino, GOOD, Bustle, The Los Angeles Times, Cosmopolitan, Hemispheres, Dame, Modern Luxury, Los Angeles Blade, and Words Etc. (South Africa’s first literary journal)

Fox News and Fox Jan. 2016 – May 2017 General Assignment Reporter, Lifestyle Editor and Social Media Producer

  • Pitches, reports and writes feature stories covering news, lifestyle and entertainment daily.
  • Researches, interviews and writes an average three original pieces of content per day.
  • Created “Latinos on the Rise” column and was the primary contributor to “Our American Dream” series.
  • Managed and edited Fox News social channels — launching Snapchat and Facebook Live.

    CBS Distribution Television – The Dr. Phil Show Aug. 2014 – Oct. 2015 Digital Web Writer and Social Media Producer

  • Produced social media integration including: Conceiving and writing promotional video content.
  • Wrote original content for 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 for the newspaper.
  • Created daily on-air social media spots and trained social media staff on best practices.
  • Served as on-air reporter with accompanying media packages.

    First To and 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 Guide.

    San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyle Magazine 2011 – 2012 Style Editor

  • Edited and created monthly style page called 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 and Shop Local 2007 Founder and Writer

  • 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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