EXPERIENCED JOURNALIST / REPORTER
NEWS | MEDICINE | TOURISM | LIFESTYLE FEATURES
• Dedicated reporter with a nose for news, a passion for community journalism and a reputation for impeccable ethics.
• Six-year record of commended performance as a staff journalist / reporter for print edition of daily newspapers with circulations of up to 300,000.
• Adapt storyteller who treats news, features and other events with equal passion and thrives within the deadline-intensive, 24x7 newsroom environment.
EL VENEZOLANO EN HOUSTON NEWSPAPER – Houston, TX Journalist Freelance,
2013 to Present
EL CORREO NEWSPAPER – Weston, FL, MN
Staff Journalist / Reporter,
2002 to 2003
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY MAGAZINE – Miami, FL – Monthly Edition Correspondent,
2001 to 2002
DIARIO EL UNIVERSAL – Caracas, Venezuela
Daily Edition Staff Journalist / Reporter / Investigator
1997 to 2000
• Covered a range of areas (Investigative Research, news, sports, business, education, healthcare, lifestyle, travel and interviews) as a full-time general assignment journalist / reporter (and photographer)
• Consistently singled out as one of the most organized, prolific writers and productive story contributors among reporting staff at these medias. Never failed to meet a deadline.
• Provided complete, accurate and compelling coverage of both anticipated and spontaneous news for print media.
• Developed and maintained the web page for “Fundación Andrés Mata” - Diario El Universal (http://www.eluniversal.com/fam/).
UNIVERSIDAD CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA -- Caracas, Venezuela
BA in Mass Communication (Journalism, PR. and Advertising) 1991
I.E.S.P.T.S.A – Caracas, Venezuela
Minor in Protocol and Special Events
• Community Journalism
• Multimedia Reporting
• News Writing
• Business Writing
• Feature Writing • Photography
• Bilingual: Spanish - English
• Windows & Mac OS Platforms
• MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Digital Cameras