Resume

Aldo’s Resume

Education
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University B.A. Broadcast Journalism, May 2011
-Dean’s List
-Admitted as a reporter and anchor to Cronkite NewsWatch, the #1 college newscast in the nation
-Sports reporter for Sun Devils 101, a sports magazine style TV show produced by the Cronkite school’s top broadcast students for FOXSportsAZ
-Admitted as a bilingual reporter to Cronkite NewsWatch En Español

Experience
KTVX-TV ABC4 News/KUCW-TV Utah’s CW30, Salt Lake City, Utah
Bilingual Multimedia Reporter (March. 2015 – present)
-Responsible for pitching story ideas, shooting, editing, writing, setting up live shots, and going live in Utah for ABC4 News and Utah’s CW30
-Spanish speaking reporter reaching out to hispanic communities for story ideas.
-Posting and writing web scripts.
-Engaging with my audience on Facebook, Facebook Live, Twitter, Periscope, especially on breaking and developing news situations to share details of events in real time.
-Engage with audience on social media to develop stories, find stories, and keep audience engaged to our organization and website to generate more traffic.
-Enhanced skills in work ethic, time management, interpersonal skills.
-Worked in breaking news and developing news situations, investigative reporting, and worked on very tight deadlines.

KAET-TV/Cronkite NewsWatch, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Anchor/Reporter (Aug 2010 – May 2011)
-Worked as a reporter where I helped to make it the top broadcast journalism program in the country
-Reported on politics, the environment, immigration, social issues, and sports in the nation’s 12th market
-Scheduled interviews, shot, wrote and edited my own packages
-Worked on tight deadlines
-Anchored the 30-minute live newscast that reaches over 1 million viewers a day
-Researched story ideas and concepts
-Collaborated with reporters, producers, and directors to produce the #1 student run newscast in the country
-Traveled in and out of the state to report on important issues

KAET-TV/Cronkite NewsWatch En Espanol, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Reporter (Jan – May, 2011)
-Worked as a reporter in the top broadcast journalism program in the country
-Reported in Spanish for the 30-minute Spanish version newscast of Cronkite NewsWatch
-Reported on issues important to Arizona’s Hispanic community such as immigration
-Scheduled interviews, shot, wrote and edited my own packages
-Worked on tight deadlines
-Researched story ideas and concepts
-Collaborated with reporters, producers, and directors
-Traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border to report on immigration

FSAZ-TV/Sun Devils 101, Fox Sports Arizona
Sports Reporter (Jan – May, 2011)
-Reported for the monthly 30-minute sports show
-Collaborated with fellow reporters to brainstorm and develop stories and ideas for television
-Worked in teams to shoot, write, schedule interviews, and edit stories
-Produced the 30 minute sports show and worked alongside Fox Sports TV producers
-Utilized social media (Facebook, Twitter) to promote the show

KPNX-TV/12 News, Phoenix, AZ 
Reporting/Online Intern (May – Aug, 2011)
-Assisted producers, directors, online coordinators, reporters and anchors in developing the morning newscast
-Managed the 12 News homepage
-Worked with software such as AVID to produce content for the newscast
-followed trending topics and kept the 12 News homepage up-to-date to generate traffic
-Shadowed 12 News reporters on their daily reporting
-Helped produce an evening newscast by writing copy, editing video, and gathering b-roll to use on the show.

Honors and Awards
1st Place – Online News Reporting – “24 hours at the border reveals region that defies stereotypes” – Society of Professional Journalists, Mark of Excellence Awards
1st Place – Sports: General Reporting – “Professional Boxer Speaks Out About Shooting” – Society of Professional Journalists, Top of the Rockies Awards
1st Place – News Feature – “Junk Mail Kid’s Request Goes Viral, Mailman Delivers” – Society of Professional Journalists, Top of the Rockies Awards
1st Place – Health: Enterprise Reporting – “Hepatitis C Scare Prompts Response From Ogden Hospital” – Society of Professional Journalists, Top of the Rockies Awards
1st Place – Breaking News Story – “Reports of Shots Fired, SWAT Responds” – Society of Professional Journalists, Top of the Rockies Awards
1st Place – A&E Single Story – “World Famous Pianist Headlines Utah Symphony’s 75th Anniversary” – Society of Professional Journalists, Top of the Rockies Awards
2nd Place – Television: General News – “West Jordan Middle School Teachers Save Student’s Life” – Society of Professional Journalists, 2016 Utah Journalism Awards
2nd Place – Television: Multimedia Journalist – “New F-35 Fighter Jets Arrive At Hill Air Force Base” – Society of Professional Journalists, 2016 Utah Journalism Awards
2nd Place – News Feature – “Cruise Ship Baby Finally Home in Utah” – Society of Professional Journalists, Top of the Rockies Awards
3rd Place – Television: Minority Issues – “Junk Mail Kid” – Society of Professional Journalists, 2016 Utah Journalism Awards
8th Place – Multimedia Team Reporting – “24 Hours at the Border” – 2012 Hearst Journalism Awards
Honorable Mention – Television Hard News Reporting – “Haiti Amputee Soccer” – 2011 BEA Festival of Media Arts, Student News Competition

Strengths/Skills
-Final Cut Pro
-Facebook Live
-AVID
-Adobe Premier
-Social NewsDesk
-Precis
-Oasis
-Edius
-Live shots with Dejero units
-Live truck experience
-Syndicaster
-Endplay
-Inergize
-Soundtrack Pro
-Dreamweaver
-Adobe Photoshop
-ENPS
-iNews
-Microsoft Office
-Microsoft Excel
-Microsoft Word
-Microsoft Powerpoint
-Website Management
-Videography
-Photography (Canon cameras)
-Social Media
(Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Youtube, Periscope)
-Creativity
-Strong work ethic
-Leadership
-Team-player
-Bilingual (Spanish)

References
REFERENCES UPON REQUEST

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