Brenda Gallegos

Education

Education

Aug 2005 - Dec 2010

Bachelor of Arts, Communication

University of Texas at Brownsville

Objective

To be an astute learner and the best performer in your organization. So that I can be an innovative career in your esteemed organization by using my skills and other significant talents with a genuine enthusiasm that would allow me to progress.

Work History

Work History
Feb 2013 - Present

Live Band Entertainment Manager

Self Employed (DejaBlue Band)

Taking charge of the business part of the band, acting as a booking agent.and of of the music, technial and entertainment part by organazing every aspect of the band such as rehearsals and equipment.

Jan 2011 - Dec 2012

Vocalist

24/7 Productions

Singing, planning and hosting an entertainment show each weekend at public Restaurants and bars in the Rio Grande Valley.

Oct 2010 - Jan 2011

Co-Lead Singer and Entertainer

Dego Productions (Grupo La Onda)

Performing as a vocalist at a variety of music venues around the country such as radio festivals and promoting the band in radio and television channels for every show.

Aug 2008 - Mar 2011

Mentor

AmeriCorps

In this position I was responsible for mentoring high school students on the process of initiating college. Informing students about graduation requirements, extracurricular opportunities,and school resources.

Jan 2007 - Feb 2008

Co-Lead Singer and Entertainer

Grupo La Onda (Dego Productions)

Singing, planning and hosting an entertainment show each weekend at social events such as weddings and graduations

Mar 2004 - Jan 2005

Correspondent

Televisa Noreste (ESKP)

Live on-the-scene correspondent for a local television show

Formulated, conducted and edited daily interviews for entertainment purposes.

Skills

Skills

Design Skills

Ability to work with Premiere, Final Cut, and Photoshop.

Computer Skills

Ability to work with Premiere, Photoshop, Premiere, Microsoft software, and  ability to type 60 WPM.

Bilingual

Advanced in English and Spanish.

Film and Video Production

Ability to film, develop a story board and edit mateiral. Adobe Premier and  Final Cut softwares.  

DSLR Photography

Took a class in photography. (Experience with Nikon D90 DSLR)

Interviewing Skills

Constructing an effective interview guide and using an appropriate structure for the interview. 

Persuasion

Ability to persuade others to change their minds or behavior.

Coordination 

Ability to adjust actions in relation to others' actions.

Social Perceptiveness 

Ability to see other's reactions and know why they react a certain way.

Critical Thinking

Ability to  use logic and reasoning to find the best solution, conclusion or approach to problems.

Reading Comprehension

Ability to understand work related paragraphs and sentences.

Active Learner

Understanding the importance of new information for current and future problem solving.

Active Listening

Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying by analizing what is been said, asking questions to understand the points been made, and not interrupting when others are speaking..

Time Management

Ability to meet deadlines and maintain an efficient workflow. by managing my own time and the time of others.

Goal Oriented

Ability to set personal and career goals that benefit the company.

Willingness to learn

Seeking to improve what I do in my field.

Ability to Read Customers

Being able to listen, analyze, and interpret the needs of people.

Good Customer Service Relationships

Treat customers with respect, let the customer know what you are doing for them, and being able to follow up with clients. 

Good Listening Skills

Ability to listen analytically.

Problem Solving

Ability to give solutions to

Initiative 

Willing to give ideas and innovate

Creative ability

Ability to think creatively and think outside of the box.

Analytical Skills

Ability to think thoroughly before taking action.

Role model

Ability to lead by example and maintain a positive attitude.

Collaborative 

Able to work well with a range of people both within and outside of the organisation.

Communication Skills

Effectively managing conflict, adapting to difference of opinions, being open minded and accepting feedback. 

Volunteer & Causes

Skinner Elementary School

I assisted the teacher with lecture activities to enhance children with the appreciation and comprehension of reading incorporating music.

Extracurricular Courses

Attended extracurricular courses related to my career pathway.

Courses:

Photography

Television/ Video and Production

Film

Art 2D

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