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Media Experience

Texas Public Radio, San Antonio

Oct. 2016Present

Assistant Producer & Texas Station Collaborative Coordinator

Researches program topics and books guests for award-winning call-in show "The Source," assisting with pre-production logistics, sound editing, web & social content.

Collects daily budget lines, distributes rundowns and audio from TPR newsroom to the Texas Station Collaborative, a partnership with KERA in Dallas–Fort Worth, KUT in Austin and Houston Public Media.

National Public Radio, Washington, D.C.

Jan.May 2016

“Here & Now” + Newsdesk Intern

Ran studio and managed guests for live and pre-taped interviews in D.C. headquarters; assisted in coordinating network coverage for NPR’s fastest-growing program

KUT 90.5 FM, Austin

Sept.Dec. 2015

“Texas Standard” Social & Special Projects Web Editor

Wrote and prepared stories for digital-first, multimedia publication of state-syndicated newsmagazine show; hired from internship

ORANGE Magazine

Aug.Dec. 2015

Assistant Multimedia Director

Produced pilot podcast "SLICE," oversaw multimedia team’s audio and video logistics; previously all-sections photographer for 3 semesters

Texas Student Media

MayDec. 2015

Board of Operating Trustees Member

Elected by student body as Moody College representative, served on Handbook & Trust + Executive Committees. Previously: The Daily Texan editorial writer + TSTV News anchor, programmer and social media producer

The Alcalde Magazine

MayAug. 2015

Editorial Intern

Pitched and wrote stories for UT-Austin's award-winning, bi-monthly alumni magazine in print and online, proofed copy and provided feedback on upcoming issues

Proficiencies

Team-driven collaboration · AP Style editing · photography · videography · recording tapesyncs · fact-checking · event planning & mobilization · experience handling sensitive information · cross-platform content creation

Audio/Visual: Adobe Creative Suite – Audition, InDesign, Premiere, Photoshop · Sony Vegas · Audacity  · Final Cut Pro

Content Management, Social Networks & Tools:  Wordpress · Filemaker · Twitter · Instagram · Facebook  · Snapchat · Trello · Slack · Storify · Buffer · Medium · Soundcloud · Piktochart

NON-PROFIT & PUBLIC SERVICE EXPERIENCE

United Nations Assn. of the United States of America

20142016

Board of Directors Member, Austin Chapter

Former secretary and UT liaison providing outreach to university community, seeking sponsorships and opportunities for student attendance at UNA-USA events, recording minutes for chapter meetings, photography.

Innovations for Peace and Development

Jan.Dec. 2015

Communications Team Co-Lead

Kick-started development research lab's communications strategy, managed content on website, edited blog posts, coordinated social media and visuals. Previously: Experiments Team research affiliate

Office of the Texas Governor

JuneAug. 2015

Governor's Fellow: Economic Development & Tourism

Assisted in digital reformat of annual tourism marketing plan, editing content for media release, searching for relevant news articles

Texas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)

Sept.Dec 2014

Training & Communications Intern

Organized and edited weekly and monthly newsletters to the Texas CASA network. Corresponded with regional programs to ensure accurate information, compiled media lists by publication type, geography & specialty.

Texas Interscholastic League Foundation

Sept. 2012Aug. 2014

Student Assistant, Scholarships

Generated scholar feature stories, digitized 50+ yr old files, logistics support for University Interscholastic League academic contests  

Education

University of Texas at Austin

20122016

Bachelor of Journalism, Moody College of Communication

Government Minor, Bridging Disciplines Certificate in Social Inequality, Health & Policy, UT System Bill Archer Fellow

Salzburg Global Seminar

Aug.2014

Academy on Media and Global Change Fellow

Proposed media literacy-based solution targeting issues of poverty & livelihood to the United Nations Development Programme with international cohort

Awards & Scholarships

University of Texas System

20152016

Bill Archer Fellowship

Competitively selected for a semester-long internship and academic fellowship program in Washington, D.C.

Texas Exes

20142016

Betty Nguyen Broadcast Journalism Scholarship

Awarded to deserving minority students exhibiting a professional intent to pursue a career in broadcast journalism career via extracurricular activities and internships, demonstrating financial need and academic excellence with at least a 3.3 GPA.

Texas Student Television

20142015

Best Staff Member

Awarded by TSTV News Department as social media producer for "Good Morning Texas" weekly live program