Resumé

WORK EXPERIENCE

Various Agencies
Freelancer, May 2015 – Present

Various Higher-Education Institutions
Adjunct Faculty
, January 2015 – May 2015

Pearson Education 
Associate Editor, October 2010 – November 2014

  • Associate Editor for iLit, Pearson’s digital educational program
  • Editorial and Content Development Coordinator
  • Bilingual Editor and Proofreader

teleSUR                                          
Freelance Project Coordinator, July 2010 – October 2010

  • Joined teleSUR’s Social Investigative Unit to coordinate a focus group about CNN in Spanish and teleSUR among news viewers .

Prensa Comunitaria
Editorial Coordinator, February 2010 – October 2010

  • Planned and assigned coverage for this Spanish-language online news media outlet.
  • Part of the development team of www.prensacomunitaria.com.
  • Editorial Assistant for Puerto Rico Cooperativista (Puerto Rico Credit Unions League’s newspaper)
  • Citizen Journalism Workshops Instructor

Metropolitan University of Puerto Rico, SUAGM 
Adjunct Professor, March 2009 – June 2010

  • Taught “Translation for Media: Theory and Practice,” Department of Communication

Periódico Claridad
Reporter/Journalist, February 2009 – February 2010

  • Reported on a variety of stories about different topics: current events, human interest, etc.
  • Research and interviews for the photo-journalism book, A través del lente de Claridad

Freud Communications
Intern, December 2008

PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS

“Latin American Integration Policies” Virtual CourseCLACSO (May 2016)

Speaker at the International Symposium “Communication and Latin American Integration from the South” at CIESPAL in Quito, Ecuador (July 2015)

MOOC: Introdução ao Jornalismo Móvel (Introduction to Mobile Journalism) & MOOC: Tools for Data Journalism, Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas (August and December 2014)

VOCALO Radio Storytelling Workshop en españolChicago Public Media (October 2014)

EDUCATION

Fellow at the Gabriel García Márquez Fellowship in Cultural Journalism, New Journalism Foundation (FNPI), Colombia (2015)

M.A. Mass Media and Cultural Studies, University of NottinghamUK (2009)

Dissertation, “Media Imperialism in Latin America and the emergence of teleSUR“:  Its aim was to study the creation and introduction of teleSUR to the Latin American media market as an alternative to hegemonic media. (Grade: Distinction)

B.A. Social Sciences, University of Puerto Rico (2007)

 

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