Résumé

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Work History by Year:

2017  

  • Contractor – Manpower employee
    • JP Morgan Chase & Co.
      • Quality Control
  • Soccer staff for Si Se Puede Foundation youth league
  • Special Events Director at Si Se Puede Foundation, which is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that serves an at-risk youth population in the East Valley
  • Manage news blog: The Gilbert Gumption
2016  

  • Soccer Coach for Si Se Puede Foundation
  • Special Events Director at Si Se Puede Foundation, which is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that serves an at-risk youth population in the East Valley
  • Manage news blog: The Gilbert Gumption
2015  

  • Soccer Coach for Si Se Puede Foundation
  • Fundraiser/Public Relations Specialist at Si Se Puede Foundation, which is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that serves an at-risk youth population in the East Valley
  • Contractor for Multi-Media Marketing as a sales associate
    • Working with Gannett Publications to sell subscriptions for The Arizona Republic
  • Manage news blog: The Gilbert Gumption
2014  

  • Freelance Journalist at San Tan Sun News
  • Fundraiser/Public Relations Specialist at Si Se Puede Foundation, which is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that serves an at-risk youth population in the East Valley
  • Manage news blog: The Gilbert Gumption
2013  

  • Worked at The Human Rights Campaign, which is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that serves America – Washington, D.C.
  • Worked as Multimedia Reporter at Arizona Republic (AZCentral.com/NBC 12 – Phoenix affiliate)
  • Fundraiser/Public Relations Specialist at Si Se Puede Foundation, which is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that serves an at-risk youth population in the East Valley
  • Managed news blog: The Gilbert Gumption
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TEACHING RELATED EXPERIENCE

Title: Graduate Teaching Assistant
Company/Organization: University of Arizona’s Department of English
Category: Teaching/Teacher’s Protégé
From: Spring 2012 semester
Responsibilities: Creating and leading study groups, assisting students with writing required essays, observing the grading process of faculty mentor, managing course website, promoting discussion related to the course material through social media – such as Facebook and YouTube. Visit the course site @ http://engl431b.wordpress.com/

Title: Lead mentor
Company/Organization: University of Arizona (Dow Jones Diversity in Journalism Workshop for Arizona High School Students)
Category: Tutoring/mentoring
From: 2007-2011
Responsibilities: Help high school students put together a news product (both print and on-line editions).

Title: Einstein Protégé
Company/Organization: University of Arizona
Category: Tutoring/mentoring
From: January thru May 2007
Responsibilities: Assisted peers in a general education course. Also led a  study team and received training by the Teaching Teams Program.

Title: Supervisor/teacher’s aide
Company/Organization: D.W. Higgins Charter School
Category: Tutoring/mentoring
Duration: One week (2006)
Responsibilities: Aided teachers with kindergarten, elementary and middle school students (some with learning challenges) in general studies.

Title: Member
Company/Organization: Future Teachers Club
Category: Activities/societies
Duration: December 2011 – Present
Responsibilities: Attending meetings that prepare future teachers with their eventual teaching expedition. The club prepares students for applications, interviews, leadership skills and helpful classroom tips that are so important in the development of quality teachers. By bringing in distinguished teachers and administrators from the Tucson area, the club is further integrated into the teaching community and more acquainted with the situations surrounding us in the educational community. The club also provides tutoring services at Menlo Park Elementary School. Menlo Park is classified as an “underperforming” school largely serving underprivileged children. Members work directly with youngsters in computer technology as well as in math and reading. Members also assist each other as they step out into the teaching world.

Title: Note taker
Company/Organization: University of Arizona – Disability Resource Center
Category: Volunteer
Duration: One semester
Responsibilities: Took notes for a general education course and sent the notes daily to the Disability Resource Center so they could pass them along to students in the course with special needs.

EDIT BELOW INFO

JOURNALISM RELATED EXPERIENCE

Company: Casa Grande Valley Newspapers, Inc. (Casa Grande Dispatch/Maricopa Monitor/Coolidge Examiner)
Title: Editor and general assignment multimedia reporter
Category: Daily and weekly newspapers
From: July 2010 to June 2011
Responsibilities: Wrote articles about the Pinal County and City of Maricopa governments. Duties also included editing stories, taking photographs, shooting and editing video, writing general assignment stories, laying out and designing the print edition of the newspaper.

Company: Arizona Daily Wildcat
Title: Assistant news editor
Category: College daily newspaper
From: January 2010 to May 2010
Responsibilities: Wrote several stories each week along with editing and ensuring a steady steam of stories from other reporters. Mentoring and advising colleagues was also part of the job.

College capstone course: El Independiente
Title: Managing editor/team leader for education beat
Category: Bi-lingual college newspaper that serves the City of South Tucson
From: August 2009 to December 2009
Responsibilities: Edited, wrote and took photographs of newsworthy events; as well as managed budget meetings, uploaded/updated items on the website and delivered newspapers.

Company: Arizona Daily Star
Title: Metro intern
Category: Daily newspaper
From: August 2009 to December 2009
Responsibilities: Covered the public safety beat and breaking news at Tucson’s largest newspaper.

Company: Tucson Daily Citizen
Title: NASA Space Grant intern
Category: Daily newspaper
From: January 2009 to May 2009
Responsibilities: Reported on innovations in science, engineering and technology for the Tucson Citizen through a grant from NASA and the University of Arizona.

Company: Arizona Daily Star
Title: Apprentice
Category: Daily newspaper
From: August 2008 to December 2008
Responsibilities: Wrote feature stories as part of an innovative collaboration between the Daily Star and the University of Arizona School of Journalism; while concurrently taking a course reinforcing professional journalistic skills and standards.

Company: Tucson Lifestyle Magazine
Title: Editorial Intern
Category: Monthly magazine
From: May 2008 to August 2008
Responsibilities: Wrote stories, performed fact-checking duties, participated in editorial board meetings and cataloged information.

Company: San Manuel Miner
Title: Intern (General Assignment Reporter/Photographer)
Category: Monthly newspaper
From: February 2008 to April 2008
Responsibilities: General assignment reporter/photographer.
Beat: Features – Reported and photographed community events, such as a new health care facility opening, a car show and a Boy Scout troop earning their badges.

Company: Arizona Summer Wildcat
Title: News Reporter
Category: College newspaper
From: June 2007 to September 2007
Responsibilities: General assignment reporter.
Beat: News – Covered science and technology milestones at the University of Arizona.

Freelance: Arizona Daily Star (Jan. 8, 2011 Special Edition)
Title: Freelance journalist
Category: Freelance submission
Date: Jan. 8, 2012
Story: Jan. 8 gave student leader new perspective

Freelance: The Arizona Republic
Title: Freelance journalist
Category: “News by You” Reader Submissions/Local section (Chandler)
Dates: Nov. 7, 2007 and Apr. 7, 2008
Stories: “Support network helps parents of autistic children;” “Foundation’s robotics program plants science seeds

Freelance: Glendale Visitors Guide (Super Bowl Edition)
Title: Freelance journalist
Category: Magazine briefs
Date: June 2007
Topics: Cooking classes, sporting good stores, entertainment venues, history of sports arenas and Glendale city parks.


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