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Work experience

Jan 2010Jun 2010

Intern, Newsroom Investigative Team ("I-Team")

KGTV- 10 News

Research, investigate and assist in production of news stories that need attention and thorough investigative work; assess the value of a news lead from the public; research a variety of subjects; conduct interviews; go to courts to look up and research court cases; work on five to six cases at one time; assist in newsroom duties; accompany reporters for undercover shoots and field reports.

Sep 2009Jun 2010

Freelance Writer, Reporter

World Socialist Web Site (Online news web site)

Write news articles; shoot, edit, and produce video segments; report on and feature 'events' and issues involving the WSWS's associated student organization, the International Students for Social Equality (ISSE).

Feb 2009May 2010

Senior Staff Writer, 'Greek Beat' Reporter

The Daily Aztec

Write an average of one to two news articles per week for the City section; research and develop story ideas; work on deadline. Publish a weekly "beat" report about the SDSU Greek system/community.

Education

Aug 2006May 2010

BA

San Diego State University-California State University

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Groups and Associations:The International Students for Social Equality, SDSU

Secretary, (2009-2010)

Member, (2007-2009)

Assist in planning, organizing and conducting public events; handle media relations, advertise and promote events to media outlets; report on activities in the community; occasionally prepare for and present weekly meetings and events; manage and update the ISSE at SDSU's website at intsse.com/sdsu and official Facebook page.

The Daily Aztec

Writer, Since 2009

Society of Professional Journalists, SDSU

Member, Since 2009

Honors and Awards:

James Conniff Award, Received May 2010Outstanding Student in Political Theory, SDSU Department of Political ScienceDean's List, College of Arts & Letters, SDSU2007-2010Dean's List, Professional Studies & Fine Arts, SDSU2007-2010 

Skills

Proficient in editing with Final Cut Pro; familiar shooting video with cameras Sony J550 and Sony HD; familiar with producing scripts through I-News; proficient in the Arabic language

Interest

Journalism, politics, writing, reporting, producing journalistic packages, digital photography, reading, traveling, blogging, social networking, public communications, public speaking, planning & organizing events.

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