work experience

Contributing Editor, BestProducts.com, Jan. 2019 – current                                                                            

-Create and update Search Engine Marketing (SEM) content for BestProducts.com and other Hearst Digital Media brands, like Good Housekeeping, Popular Mechanics, and Men’s Health, based on products with searchable volume

-Search affiliate revenue websites to find the most interesting, innovative, and customer-loved products based on searchable keywords and write about them. Monitor sales over several months to accurately and beneficially update content via Google Analytics

-Personally test product samples to include in articles or pitch to the site’s franchises, Best Obsessed and I Tried It, as well as include picks in BP’s Editor’s Choice series

-Contribute product knowledge and expertise for gift guides and round ups

-Pitch SEO content ideas focused on products ranging on topics from health to beauty to lifestyle to home. Find new angles to write content and interview experts in the appropriate fields

-Attend PR and company events to learn about new products and make connections with agencies in New York

 

Digital News WriterWSVN 7News, April 2015 - Dec. 2018    

-Write articles for the digital team on breaking and local news and update stories throughout the day

-Write features and pop culture pieces in coordination with the entertainment show, Deco Drive

-Post and schedule articles on the station’s Facebook and Twitter pages via Social News Desk

-Take pictures, videos for food show, Bite with Belkys, for social media posts. Assist in shoots and food prep​ 

-Shadow Deco Drive entertainment reporters and pitch video content ideas for entertainment show

Freelance WriterNYLON Magazine, Jan. 2015 - Aug. 2017                        

-Pitch ideas, interview, write articles to feature in the print edition of NYLON magazine

 

Freelance WriterSocialMiami PR, Jan. 2015 - March 2016    

-Edit and update social event calendar        

-Write descriptions for several special projects and Miami socialite profiles             

Contributing WriterElite Daily, June 2014 - Feb. 2016                          

-Pitch ideas on articles and blog posts to be published online for millennials 

-Write on topics that range from self-empowerment, gender issues, science studies, and from personal experience

 

Fashion InternBPCM PR Firm, Nov. 2014 - Dec. 2014                          

-Assist editors and stylists on projects
-Create a clean and neat showroom ambiance
-Help organize clothing inventory and merchandise client products

 

Editorial InternNYLON Magazine, Aug. 2014 - Dec. 2014                       

-Transcribe interviews 

-Fact check and edit article pieces for the print edition of NYLON and NYLON Guys

-Write for the the Digital Department

 

AM Tonight InternFusion Media Network/Univision Television Broadcasting Company, May 2014 - Aug. 2014  

-Work for the Alicia Menendez Show, AM Tonight

-Edit video and help produce different show segments, pitch ideas, fact check, help manage the social media platforms, transcribe interviews, book talent, compile show logs and write video synopsis for online editions

 

Science BloggerThe Daily Free Press, Aug. 2013 - May 2014

-Write weekly science blog posts of recent studies and medical advancements, while incorporating pop culture

 

Editorial WriterHer Campus, Jan. 2013 - May 2014

-Write editorial articles and blog posts on campus related and lifestyle/self-empowering articles in a young, blog-style tone at BU

 

Features Reporter/BloggerThe Daily Free Press, Sept. 2012 - Jan. 2014

-Covered news and lifestyle at BU as well as new studies and medical advancements at universities and hospitals in the greater Boston area

 

Science EditorThe Daily Free Press, Aug. 2013 - Dec. 2013

-Edit and fact check all science articles in my section at BU at least 2-3 times

-Assign topics to writers and collaborate with them throughout the week

 

Newsroom InternMiami Herald Media Company, May 2013 - July 2013

-Report for the Continuous News Desk, Neighbors, and Business sections

-Write articles, conduct interviews, report on breaking news in the city and feature style articles and create multimedia posts for each section

 

News and Editorial ReporterThe Beacon, May 2010 - Feb. 2012

-Writer for the News, Opinions, and Campus Life sections at FIU

-Interview contacts and wrote weekly articles on campus news 

-Television columnist for the Campus Life section on 21 television shows

 

Education

 

Boston University

College of Communication, Boston, MA

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Minor in English Literature

2012-2014

 

Florida International University

School of Journalism & Mass Communication, Miami, FL

2010-2012

Skills

PROGRAMS: 

-Microsoft Word

-Powerpoint

-Excel

-ProPresenter

-QuarkXPress

-InDesign

-Lightroom

-Final Cut Pro

-SoundCloud

-Storify

-Soundslides Plus

-Audition

-Avid

-WordPress

-Social News Desk

-iNews

-Edius

 

EQUIPMENT:

-Canon T3i

-JVC 100/150u

-Tascam audio recorder