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Last updated April 2015

Resumé

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Skills

Final Cut Pro, Motion, After Effects, Avid, Photoshop, Dream Weaver, HTML/CSS, Logic Studio, song writing, score composition and recording, plays/performs many instruments including drums/percussion, steel drums, guitar, trumpet, keyboard, trained to shoot video, proficient with Canon EOS 7D and GoPro, Ap style, experienced in info gathering, conducting interviews, reporting on camera or radio

Education

TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY, San Marcos, Texas
B. A. December 2010 - Magna Cum Laude
3.71 Texas State GPA
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Major: Electronic Media /Minor: Music

UNIVERSIDAD DE VALENCIA, Valencia, Spain [Fall 2010]

Honors

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • Dean's List Texas State University - Five consecutive semesters, fall 2007- fall 2009
  • Sigma Alpha Lambda national leadership and honors organization member
  • Inducted into Texas State University's Council of Scholars
  • KTSW Production Star of the Month October 2009
  • KTSW Production Elements of the Month October 2009- November 2009
  • Contest winner in ISA's 2010 photo contest
  • National Finalist in Chipotle's “30 Seconds of Fame” commercial contest in 2007
  • Music featured on UFC Fighter Paul Buentello's website in 2007
  • Music featured on Kevin Sorbo film "Abel's Field" DVD

Experience

  • Sajen's 30 2013-present
    Producer/Host
    Films, edits, composes music, generates graphics and animation for the webseries

  • Winter Park Ski Resort 2011-2013
    Barista/Trainer
    Created tasty beverages and delighted guests before and after their ski/snowboard adventures

  • SXTXSTATE.COM January - April 2010
    Reporter/Promotion
    Contributed content to a graduate-level student-run website promoting and covering panels that appeared at SXSW 2010 in Austin, Texas

  • SXSW INTERACTIVE, Austin, Texas, February - March 2010
    Interactive Panel Crew Member
    Contributed to the operation of the SXSW Interactive 2010 by directing people, accommodating panels and checking attendees' entrance passes

  • BOBCAT UPDATE NEWSCAST, San Marcos, Texas, January - May 2010
    Reporter and Photog
    Pitches, reports, shoots and edits news stories to be shown on the air

  • KTSW 89.9, San Marcos, Texas, August 2009- May 2010
    Production Assistant
    Creates liners, promos, PSAs, legal IDs, hotkeys and request block elements to be played on the air

  • UNIVERSITY STAR NEWSPAPER, San Marcos, Texas, March 2009- August 2009
    Reporter
    General assignments reporter for campus community of 30,000

Freelance

  • Music Score Composer
    Writes/records music for films, documentaries and web series

  • Phong Pipes Performer
    Plays the self-invented 'Phong Pipes' as a busker on the street

  • Web Designer
    Creates websites using HTML and CSS for clients internationally

  • Photographer/Videographer
    Photographs and films weddings and events

Activities

  • Stringer for The Associated Press, March 2010
  • Freelance songwriter and film-score composer
  • Played lead steel pan in Texas State University's Panarama Steel Band, spring 2009
  • Performed as a drummer on live television fall 2004

References

Available upon request

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