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ABOUT ME

Bilingual producer involved in all aspects of storytelling: booking, shooting, writing and editing. 

To see my work visit: http://vimeo.com/joannasuarez

WORK HISTORY

Sep 2013Present

Producer

FUSION, Miami, FL
  • Extensive travel across the country to live-stream, field produce, shoot, write and edit pieces for all platforms, including Real America with Jorge Ramos. 
  • FUSION stories also turned around for Univision Network platforms. 
  • Produced seven original documentaries, including The Naked Truth: Undocumented on Campus. 
  • Launched/produced political series on young Latino voters for 2016 election. 
  • Produced on the ground for special events coverage such as 2014 World Cup in Brazil, 2016 Brown and Black Presidential Forum, 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions, election night at Trump HQ, Women's March and March for Our Lives. 
Apr 2013Sep 2013

Nightline Primetime, Production Associate

ABC News, New York, NY
  • Worked with production team to research, book, shoot, write and edit pieces for weekly investigative/consumer news magazine program.
  • Organized undercover shoots with multiple hidden cameras.
Nov 2010Apr 2013

Newsgathering, Digital News Associate

ABC News, New York, NY
  • Shot pieces and video elements for all ABC platforms including Good Morning America, World News, Nightline, 20/20 and NewsOne affiliate service.
  • Fed breaking news elements as backpack journalist/producer. Also gathered and sent editorial information to news division.
  • Field produced for correspondents and produced live remotes during daily and breaking news coverage.
  • Wrote and contributed to pieces on ABCNews.com
Oct 2011Nov 2012

2012 Political Desk, Digital News Associate  

ABC News, New York, NY
  • Selected for special three person team that headed 2012 election coverage for ABC News. 
  • Managed daily network coverage of candidates and deployment of reporters assigned to them.
  • Worked with all ABC programs to identify newsworthy stories, produce and cut daily politics pieces.
  • Coordinated unilateral and pool feeds for daily pieces, video and editorial notes, campaign schedules, travel and credentialing. 
  • Traveled and produced for special events coverage of primaries, conventions and debates.
  • Shot elements of local visits by candidates and campaign surrogates to New York area.
Mar 2010Nov 2010

Morning Shows, Associate Producer 

WPLG Local 10 News, Miami, FL
  • Wrote for four hour-long morning shows in fast-paced news environment at ABC affiliate station.
  • Produced local Good Morning America cut-ins and station webcast.