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  • Expert using Canon S5 and with a Panasonic 3CCD Mini DV cameras.
  • Expert with Adobe Premier Pro, Final Cut and Vegas video editing software.
  • Expert in maintaining news sites using interactive platforms. (Trained on the McClatchy Interactive Platform.)
  • Expert in Photoshop and most similar photo editing programs.
  • HTML certified by World Wide Web Consortium.


Qualifications Summary

Remaining a viable journalist in the industry’s current climate is no easy task, but my reporting chops, myriad audio and visual skills, dexterity with a camera or microphone in hand, ability to accurately edit written stories as well as video and audio on deadline, research expertise and Web 2.0 knowledge intermix on a foundation of a strong written voice to form the ideal, do-it-all journalist for the 21st century.

Relevant Experience

Jan. 2010 – PresentEditorial DirectorIntriago Group

  • Introduced multimedia efforts to traditional trade magazine approach
  • Broke several national stories that were picked up by the mainstream media
  • Increased site traffic by more than 50 percent
  • Redesigned and overhauled our news content site,
  • Use research skills to build a members-only reference library from scratch
  • Managed move from a proprietary CMS to an open source Drupal solution

June 2006 – January 2010Reporter/ Producer/Clerk Miami Herald

  • Covered all South Florida professional sports teams, colleges and high schools
  • Reported on general assignment topics including sports, crime, courts, features, health, politics and finance. Also covered the Cuban community regularly
  • Conceived and created the first Herald-branded Web shows (The Season, Dolphins Weekly)
  • Frequently contributed as a correspondent for National Public Radio
  • Wrote Get Up, Get Out, a biweekly health and fitness column in Tropical Life
  • Covered Super Bowls, Orange Bowls and the BCS National Championship Game
  • After being hired as a clerk, penned over 400 bylines in print and online editions
  • Authored series on socioeconomic conditions surrounding baseball in the Dominican Republic
  • Contributed to the revamp and redesign efforts by rewriting taxonomy
  • Scripted, shot, edited and produced consistently top-rated videos
  • Conceived and executed several research-based interactive multimedia ventures
  • Covered editorial shifts on the rim, copy editing and paginating on deadline


Aug. 1998 – Dec. 2003University of Nevada, Las VegasEarned Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)

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Work experience

Jun 2006Present

Online Producer-Reporter

The Miami Herald
Jan 2006Jun 2006

Technical Writer

Ahern Rentals
Apr 2003Aug 2004

Sales Manager (B2B)

Feb 2002Sep 2003


OPM Nightclub
Feb 1999Nov 2002

Sales Associate

Verizon Wireless


Aug 1998Dec 2003


University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Aug 1993Jun 1997


Cary High School