CV

EXPERIENCE

Lecturer • Lehman College

www.thebronxjournal.com • Bronx, New York • August 2010 to present

+ Taught new media journalism courses to undergraduates
+ Developed new course curricula for introductory and advanced multimedia courses
+ Created and produced an online student publication, thebronxjournal.com
+ Taught introductory courses in multimedia storytelling techniques and digital reporting
+ Taught an advanced course in web site design, with Photoshop, Dreamweaver, CSS
+ Taught a radio reporting course and developed a news magazine
+ Developed guidelines for the multimedia major in Writing Across the Curriculum
+ Developed data journalism lessons in Quantitative Reasoning Across the Curriculum
+ Received a faculty recognition award for teaching, 2011-2012

Adjunct Lecturer • CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

www.journalism.cuny.edu • New York, New York • August 2011 to present

+ Taught a Fundamentals of Multimedia Storytelling course
+ Taught multimedia storytelling techniques and digital reporting strategies
+ Covered: WordPress, Photoshop, Reaper, Final Cut Pro, Google Forms, HTML
+ Taught Craft II Interactive, an intensive writing/reporting course
+ Led WordPress workshops, WordPress coach for students and faculty
+ Faculty adviser on ONA award-winning The Missing NYC, SPJ award-winning/ONA finalist DenseCity, SPJ award-winning Sense in the City, The End, Invisible Hands, Breakdown, Failure to Yield, Sex, Apps & Bingo, Food PlightThe Sex Talk.

Teaching Assistant • Columbia Graduate School of Journalism

www.nycitylens.com • New York, New York • January 2015 to present

+ Taught multimedia storytelling techniques and digital site production
+ Produced and redesigned the NYCity Lens news site
+ Faculty adviser on EPPY-finalist End of Trash and Guns of New York documentary sites. Faculty adviser on Lovenomics, Nightshift and EPPY/SPJ award-winning Killing Rikers.

Online Media Consultant, Project Manager

New York, New York • September 2009 to August 2010

+ Developed editorial strategies for commercial and non-profit sites
+ Created compelling multimedia content
+ Increased site traffic through SEO and third-party publication
+ Engaged current and new site users with crowd-sourcing and social media
+ Collaborated with partners on content sharing and cross-promotion

Managing Editor • WNYC.org

www.wnyc.org • New York, New York • August 2008 to September 2009

+ Oversaw the daily publication of online content
+ Managed a team of content producers and freelancers
+ Collaborated with digital operations on replatforming the site
+ Worked with on-air programs to promote and extend their offerings online
+ Built site traffic through third-party distribution
+ Increased user engagement with crowd-sourcing and social media

Senior Web Producer News, History, Documentary • WNET • PBS.org

www.pbs.org • New York, New York • September 2004 to July 2008
+ Developed content strategies for a range of news, documentary and history sites
+ Managed web production from conception to delivery
+ Produced site maps, wire frames, timelines, budgets and project requirements
+ Directed teams of designers, developers and multimedia editors
+ Created audio, video and interactive features

Director of New Media • Web Editor  • Colorado College

www.coloradocollege.edu • Colorado Springs, Colorado • August 2003 to August 2004
+ Directed digital communications at the college, including an institutional site redesign
+ Worked with the alumni office to produce an online magazine
+ Produced online materials for development fundraising campaigns
+ Designed and programmed an online newspaper and magazine for journalism classes

Consultant • Writer • Online Producer • UNICEF

www.unicef.org • New York, New York • December 2001 to May 2003
+ Developed online content for the UNICEF web site
+ Wrote copy and produced multimedia features for immunization and nutrition modules

New Media Instructor  • Universitat de Barcelona

www.il3.ub.edu/ca/Home.html • Barcelona, Spain • October 2002 to May 2003
+ Taught an online storytelling course covering editorial and production of news sites
+ Worked with students to produce a site on the municipal elections

Co-Founder • Senior Producer • Candide Media Works

New York, New York • November 1997 to September 2001
+ Co-founded a digital documentary company
+ Conceived and produced award-winning sites for Time, Fortune, Discovery, and PBS
+ Directed teams of designers, programmers and sound editors

Multimedia Producer • TIME Magazine

www.time.com • New York, New York • March 1996 to November 1997
+ Conceived, reported, and produced award-winning weekly multimedia stories
+ Directed a team of designers, programmers and sound editors
+ Developed a production system for multimedia projects

Producer • AthenaNow • Time Warner Electronic Publishing

New York, New York • June 1995 to December 1995
+ Developed and produced interactive broadband stories
+ Designed online editorial production systems and templates
+ Trained and supervised a team of freelance writers

Investigator • California Appellate Project

San Francisco, California • January 1993 to August 1994
+ Lead the defense investigation for death row inmates
+ Located and interviewed case witnesses and family members
+ Wrote witness declarations and extensive case chronologies

EDUCATION

+ M.S. Journalism • May 1995 • Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
+ B.A. Rhetoric • June 1991 • University of California at Berkeley

LANGUAGE & COMPUTER SKILLS

+ Fluent Spanish, Degree Superior Level 1992, Escuela Oficial de Idiomas, Barcelona
+ Proficiency in Dreamweaver, Photoshop, FinalCut Pro, audio editing, WordPress, CSS,  HTML, SEO

PROFESSIONAL ACTVITIES & MEMBERSHIPS

+ Judge: Editor & Publisher Awards, City University Film Festival, Ippies, Society of Professional Journalists Awards, Newsies
+ Member: Online News Association, Phi Beta Kappa

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