Daysi Calavia-Lopez

Freelance Blog Writer & Article Writer

Location:Miami, Florida, United States
2 Skills
Daysi Calavia-Lopez

I am a self-motivated journalist; with experience in print and broadcast; bilingual; excellent communication skills; ability to multi-task; can effectively use social media platforms to promote work

Telemiami TV Station (Spanish language cable channel) January 2012 to Present
• Camerawork for the 7 a.m and 12 a.m newscast “El Informativo”
• Switchboard operator for different paid programming shows
• Voiceovers for special section “Tecnologia Al Dia”
• Updating of social media networks facebook and twitter; blogging
• Ad creation for the station’s programs
South Florida Times January 2011-May 2011
• Report on deadline (political campaign in Liberty City)
• Found, researched, and wrote enterprise articles (ex. farmers market, green spaces)
• Collaborated with other reporters to produce shared bylines (covering town hall meeting)

The Queens Courier/ El Correo de Queens December 2010-May 2011
• Edited (articles written by other reporters)
• Wrote (profiles, community events and general news affecting Hispanics in Queens)
• Translated (my own articles and articles written by non-Spanish speaking reporters)
South Florida’s The Sun-Sentinel August 2005-September 2011
• Wrote editorial columns for “College View” (ex. being an exchange student in WA)
• Contributed story ideas (ex. College Kids addicted to Coffee?)

Florida International University August 2008-May 2011
BA in Mass Communications with a track in Print Journalism
Concentration area in Anthropology
Central Washington University
National Student Exchange Program August 2009-January 2010

I am bilingual and fluent in Spanish both verbally and in writing. I can use computer-assisted reporting, know how to blog, and can effectively use social media to promote my work. I’m a self-starter and I enjoy finding my own stories. I can also effectively work in a team with others and I’m an active learner that can easily integrate and apply new information to my work.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Familiar with Moviemaker and Final Cut Pro.
Skills (2) Rating
Blog Writing
Article Writing