Maria Alejandra Berroteran

Freelance Press Release Writer & Spanish Translator

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Location:Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela
Phone: +58-414-1191705
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/maberroteran
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Focus towards challenging projects in the communications area and editorial products. I have experience as a journalist for spanish media in Latinamerica, and I also teach Journalism at college level.

Degrees
+ B.A. in Mass Communications, major in Journalism. UCAB, 2003 (Caracas, Venezuela).
+ Teaching Specialist Degree in Higher Education. UCV, candidate (Caracas, Venezuela).

Experience
RSE Venezuela Magazine| 2010-2011
Proofreader (previous Managing edito)r
Assigning editorial instructions specialized magazine in news about corporate social responsibility.
Reference: Pablo Rincón | pablorincon@asterisco-ce.com

Universidad Central de Venezuela | 2006-2011
Instructor professor at Mass Communications School
Full time teacher for the Journalism Department and internships tutor.
Reference: Moraima Guanipa |moraima.guanipa@gmail.com

Salud al Día Health Supplement | 2009-2011
Proofreader
Publication of Venezuelan Leaver Transplant Foundation (Fundahígado).
Reference: Patricia Pérez| saludaldia.redaccion@gmail.com

Diario El Nacional | 2007-2009
External managing editor
News reporter for Cuerpo U and RSE supplements. I also developed special features for Travelling section and special supplements. Since October, 2006 till April, 2007, I reported for Mi Negocio supplements line.
Reference: María Isabel Capiello | mcapiello@el-nacional.com

International Center for Journalists | Oct-Nov, 2007
Douglas Tweedale Program Fellow
Journalists training program in Hispanic newsroom in United States and Latin newspapers. News coverage in Los Angeles (La Opinion newspaper) and México, DF (El Universal newspaper).
Reference: Luis Botello | lbotello@icfj.org

Centro de Análisis de Imágenes Biomédicas Computarizadas | 2006
Senior journalist
I led the communicational team in journalistic wirting assignments and medical papers edition for the electronic biomedical magazine VITAE.
Reference: Héctor Arrechedera | harreche@ucv.ve

COFAVIC | 2004-2006
Junior journalist
I lectured on using media as an educational and denouncing strategy for human right promotion. I gathered victims’ statement in 4 states and collaborated for a compilation book.
Referencias: Liliana Ortega| lortega@cofavic.org.ve

Courses
+ Journalism as a public service. Centro de Periodismo Digital, Universidad de Guadalajara.
+ Journalistic coverage in crisis situation. Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, University of Texas. On line session through Second Life platform.
+ Digital skills for journalists.. Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, University of Texas. On line sessions.
+ Humans Rights defense process and media as an educational strategy for HR promotion. Programa Andino de DDHH y Democracia de la Unión Europea. Caracas.
+ Psychologic First Aids. COFAVIC. Caracas.
+ Special events productions workshop. Centro de Estudios Culturales, UCV. Caracas.