Daysi Calavia Lopez

Daysi Calavia Lopez


I am a self-motivated journalist; with experience in print and broadcast; bilingual; excellent communication skills; ability to multi-task; can effectively use social media platforms to promote work

Work experience

Work experience


The Queens Courier

• Edited (articles written by other reporters)• Wrote (profiles, community events and general news affecting Hispanics in Queens)• Translated (my own articles and articles written by non-Spanish speaking reporters)

Mar 2012 - Present

Social Media Editor/ Writer

Miami Family Magazine
Jan 2012 - Present

On-Air Talent/ Reporter


* Weekly On-Air Segment "Cartelera Cultural" 

providing families with free or low of charge cultural events in the community 

• Camerawork for the 7 a.m and 12 a.m newscast "El Informativo" • Switchboard operator for different paid programming shows • Voiceovers for special section "Cartelera Cultural" • Updating of social media networks facebook and twitter; blogging • Ad creation for the station's programs

Aug 2004 - Sep 2011


South Florida's The Sun-Sentinel

*Wrote community news pieces for the city of Weston 

*Wrote articles for the Travel section

*Contributed stories for the Next Generation section 

•Wrote editorial columns for "College View" (ex. being an exchange student in WA) 

• Contributed story ideas (ex. College Kids addicted to Coffee?

Jan 2011 - May 2011


South Florida Times

• Report on deadline (political campaign in Liberty City)• Found, researched, and wrote enterprise articles (ex. farmers market, green spaces) • Collaborated with other reporters to produce shared bylines (covering town hall meeting)


Aug 2008 - May 2011


Florida International University




I am fully bilingual and can effectively express myself verbally and in writing in English & Spanish.