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Jovel Garcia

Freelance Creative Writer & Article Writer

Location:Plantation, Florida, United States
2 Skills
Creative, results-driven and detail oriented professional with writing, producing and managerial skills. Experience in AP editing, article writing, and proofreading.

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Media Production, 2009
American InterContinental University, Weston, FL
GPA 4.0/4.0
Related Courses: Scriptwriting, Media Writing, Editing and Post Production II, Producing and Directing.

Associate of Science in Radio and Television Broadcasting, 2001
City College, Fort Lauderdale, FL
GPA 3.9/4.0
Related Courses: Broadcast Journalism, All News Broadcasting, Radio I, II and III, Advertising and Sales

Work Experience
Demand Media Studios (Telecommunicate) December 2010 to Present
Freelance Writer
Published work as a freelance writer on
Collaborate with the copy editor to create the best article possible

Midnine Productions (Plantation, Florida) February 2009 to Present
­Video Editor/Videographer (Part Time)
Create movies from private events footage
Provide editing support using Adobe Premiere Pro CS5
Play key role in multi-camera operations in contracted appointments
Conduct interviews during events

North Coast Times (St. Ann, Jamaica) December 2003 – October 2005
Assistant Editor/Reporter
Managed, trained and evaluated employees as head of editorial department
Created news features each week which translated into profit
Preferred for human interest, health and entertainment articles
Proofread pages before print, correcting all grammatical and layout mistakes

Related Experience
. Continuity personnel and Script Supervisor of short film, “Mind Taker” (2011)
Writer/Director/Editor/Producer of senior student thesis film, “RECKONING” (2009).
Director/Writer/Producer/Editor of 30 minute documentary, ‘MY NAME IS JEVON!’ (2007) which has aired in The United States, Barbados and Jamaica.
Camera Operator/Co-director of live-to-tape shoot of American InterContinental University’s annual fashion show (2009).
Radio Manager of WNEC Thunder 104.3, College Radio Station (City College).

Honors And Awards

Cine Jamaica Honor Award recipient for short film, “RECKONING”
Nominee – Short Film Feature for “RECKONING” in Jamaica Reggae Beach Festival
“RECKONING” - Official selection at the Delray Beach Film Festival (2010); Acadiana Film Festival (2010); Reggae Beach Film Festival (Jamaica), 2011.
Recipient of the Joyce M. Huizenga Scholarship, totaling $22,000 (January 2009 - December 2009)
Was on Dean's List every semester while attending American InterContinental University (AIU)
Awarded Student of the Quarter (Spring Term) in Broadcasting Department while attending City College (2000)
Awarded Student Ambassador in Broadcasting Department while attending City College (2001)
Appointed first Radio Manager of WNEC Thunder 104.3, College Radio Station while attending City College (2000)
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing
Article Writing