Experience and Skills





Skills


Broadcast Writing
Experience writing scripts for video and radio formats as well as creating news packages.

Video Editing
I have spent years editing different kinds of videos. I have used programs such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro and iMovie.

Social Media
Learned how to use social media to spread messages and promote campaigns.

Personal Branding
Ability to use social media, graphics, and stationary to present the best image of an individual.

Graphic Design
Self-taught in the Adobe Creative Cloud including; Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

Internships


'Here and Now' Intern

Intern at 'Here and Now', a weekly one hour program airing on WABC-TV, Channel 7. Hosted by Sandra Bookman, the show is dedicated to covering the latest news stories, issues and interests that impact the black community in the New York tri-state area. Responsible for escorting guests, researching story ideas, and ensuring team organization.


Social Media and Marketing Intern

Responsible for social media outreach to maximize subscriptions for COCOTIQUE, the monthly beauty and lifestyle subscription box for Women of Color and diverse ethnicities. Researching bloggers, YouTube personalities and social media influencers for potential collaboration with COCOTIQUE. Working alongside company executives while engaging with the community across social media channels and email marketing campaigns.

Employment History


Founder and Lead Designer

Launched a personal branding design shop that supplies custom made branding materials. Self-taught in areas of graphic design. Creating logos, resumes and business cards using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and GIMP Image Manipulation. Consulting college students on their personal brands and demo reel websites.

News Field Reporter

Produced news packages as a one-man-band reporter for the news shows that air on Plattsburgh State Television. Researched and sourced stories, interviewed experts within the SUNY Plattsburgh community as well as the Plattsburgh, NY area. Shot and edited video elements, graphics and vocal tracks together.

Producer

Advanced from Associate Producer to Producer in less than a year. Working to conceptualize and produce the daily news show, 'News Briefs' on PSTV (Plattsburgh State Television) that is broadcast to 40,000 homes in the North Country region. Working with anchors to present the best news performance while pitching, writing and editing news stories. Producing the entire news cast by way of live-to-tape to ensure it airs every evening. Composing camera shots and angles and also creating graphics for the newscast.

Associate Producer

Pitched, composed and edited news stories, composed shots and timed the segments for 'News Briefs', a daily news show on PSTV (Plattsburgh State Television)